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When it comes to Italian food in the Valley, it can usually be broken down into three categories: high-end, fast-casual, and pizza. For individuals who are looking to kick back and enjoy Italian food that is beyond fast-casual, there are a handful of options in metro Phoenix, but often there is a long wait or hours are limited for the restaurants....

After a two-year hiatus due to the novel coronavirus, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel will be bringing back its annual parish festival. The 30th Annual Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Annual Parish Festival will take place from 2 p.m. to midnight June 24 at the Wickliffe Italian-American Club, located at 29717 Euclid Ave. Admission to the festival is free. “In weste...

In one of Khabane Lame's TikTok videos from last year, he reacted to a clip of someone using scissors to open a container of milk. To show how it's done, Lame simply peeled a milk carton open and poured the liquid into a glass while smiling goofily at the camera. It's a simple act, something most people do every day. But the video has over 8 millio...

To friends and family growing up, Danny Sabatello was “The Italian Stallion.” No mystery there: His roots trace back to Palermo, Sicily, and he loves the “Rocky” movies. But that was then, back before the former Division I wrestler began to build his own fighting legacy — and not a fictional one like Sylvester Stallone’s iconic character. He needed...

After being canceled in 2020 and 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, Taste of Joliet returns to Memorial Stadium Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Thursday morning, Joliet Patch found several food vendors getting their booths ready for Friday's 3 p.m. opening. Romeoville resident Don Marino runs the Marino's Kitchen food stand. His banner procl...

The Orlando Magic selected Duke forward Paolo Banchero with the first pick in the 2022 NBA draft on Thursday night. After weeks of Auburn's Jabari Smith being projected as the consensus top pick, the Magic shocked everyone by selecting Banchero. Banchero is the second No. 1 pick in the last four years for the Blue Devils (Zion Williamson went No. 1...

Cassioli Groups, the Italian producer of automated systems for material handling and intralogistics solutions, announced its expansion into the U.S. market with the new flagship manufacturing plant opening at Creekside Industrial Park in Newnan. CASSIOLI, a leading European provider of high-performance industrial material handling solutions, recent...

Capraia, in the province of Livorno, is an island of volcanic origin, still particularly wild and uncontaminated, which owes its name to the historic presence of wild goats on its territory, which is just over 50 kilometers from Piombino, and it is also the furthest from the mainland of the Tuscan Archipelago islands. Much of its territory falls wi...

As you might have guessed by the name, Little Italy San Diego is a haven for all things authentic Italian. And when San Diego eats, it eats exceedingly well when it comes to incredible Italian edibles. One stroll down the adorable plaza, and you’ll quickly come to find that you’ve momentarily transported to a piazza in the heart of Italy–pizza, pas...

The Italian Minister of the Interior Luciana Lamorgese visited the United States of America on June 16, 2022. In the early afternoon, the Minister held meetings with U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, as well as U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. Topics of discussion included combating organized crime and terrorism, coun...

Bread and filling. Nothing more ancient, practical, substantial, good. The tradition of stuffing slices of bread dates back to the mists of time. Greek philosopher Diogenes of Sinope is often described in the act of eating lentils in a hollowed piece of bread. The sandwich, however, seems to have taken hold more massively in Rome: the name of via P...

Italian producers won the highest number of awards for the sixth consecutive year at the NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition. At the 2022 edition of the world’s largest olive oil quality competition, producers from Italy earned 158 Gold and Silver Awards. Spain came in second with 128 awards. However, this year’s tally represented a significant drop...