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PN Wood Fired Pizza is a new concept—a restaurant where guests can choose the type of flour used to make the crust on your pizza—as well as enjoy a full spectrum of authentic Italian cuisine.   PN Managing Partner Giacomo Baldi is a man with a mission: to improve the quality and flavor of the flour (and hence, the pizza) we consume. As CEO o...

di Paolo Tartamella   Quattro giovani donne, quattro italoamericane, piccole imprenditrici alle prese con la quotidianeità del loro business. Quattro persone innamorate del loro lavoro. Martedì scorso la National Organization of Italian American Women (Noiaw) ha radunato attorno ad un tavolo Mickela Mallozzi, Joan Pelzer, Nikki Padilla...

by Jasper J. Mirabile Jr. Festa Italiana 2016 is back again this weekend, June 3 to June 5. The longtime local ethnic festival draws visitors from across metropolitan Kansas City and beyond, and this year it celebrates 10 years at Zona Rosa. Festa Italiana Kansas City is a celebration for local Italians to share some of their culture and heri...

The Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia, Andrea Canepari, presented New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney with the Italian Consular General Award May 23 at Rowan University. The award recognizes Sweeney's support of, and friendship with, Italian Americans in Sweeney's legislative district and around the state, Canepari said. &...

By Conor Clancy   Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle's goals proved enough for Italy as they saw off their old foes Spain by 2-0 at the Stade de France in the last 16 of Euro 2016. Antonio Conte's side completely dominated the first half, and could have been out of sight at the break were it not for the heroics of David De Gea, before...

When word first went out that Lillian's Italian Kitchen, one of Santa Cruz's most popular, and coziest, restaurants, was moving to a vast space just down the street, I heard some worried muttering. Would the Moreno family be able to maintain the homey, intimate atmosphere developed at their little eatery over the last nine years? Relax. "Va be...

Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., president of the Italian Language Foundation, announced today that The College Board's Advanced Placement Italian Language and Culture exam (AP Italian) in 2016 saw its highest level of participation ever.   "We are delighted that nearly 2,800 students took the AP Italian exam in 2016," Dr. Cuomo said. "With each pas...

If you like Italian cuisines/restaurants, St. Louis offers some of the best Italian restaurants in the country as a result of our rich Italian/American population. The community known as "The Hill" is full of Italian history and is known for its great Italian restaurants, deli's, bakeries and stores. Local residents and even famous people, includin...

By Lisa Reisman   Anyone who's traveled through the center of Guilford at various times in the past year or so cannot have missed the purple emblazoning its churches, schools, and businesses. With its popular Italian Festival on Friday night, Aug. 26 and all day Saturday, Aug. 27, the St. George Men's Group will do its part to highlight...

What started as a dining room table discussion more than 30 years ago has evolved into, among other things, the long-running La Festa Italiana. In 1980, eight people sitting around a table hatched the idea of an American Italian Heritage Society, and out of that grew La Festa Italiana, now in its 32nd year.   La Festa Italiana, which wr...

by Willie Clark   Those looking for a little comic relief during this caustic election season would do well to check out opening night at the Sacramento Italian Film Festival. The 34th installment of the festival, sponsored by the Italian Cultural Society of Sacramento, kicks off at 8 p.m. Friday with a screening of the 2015 Italian com...

As a child, Mary Menniti spent a lot of time with her Italian grandfather, who visited their rural home to tend his figs. "He came from a lifestyle of surviving on what he could grow and brought that knowledge to New Castle," she says.   Even then, she could tell there was a special connection between her grandfather and those figs. The...