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On this week’s episode of the Italian American Podcast, we’re going back to the Big Easy to chat with our friends Lena Prima and Charles Marsala to get an inside look at their new web-TV series, “Buona Sera Louisiana,” a weekly show about the Italian culture of the Pelican State and beyond! These two Italian American champions are no strangers to o...

Everett High School football star Jonathan DiBiaso, one of the most prolific quarterbacks in Massachusetts state history, has a new college football address. DiBiaso has been named an assistant football coach at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He will be an offensive analyst on new head coach Clark Lea’s staff in addition to serving as Vanderbi...

During his year away from the field recovering from colon cancer, Orioles slugger Trey Mancini dearly missed baseball. It appears the feeling was mutual. That much was evident by the warm welcome Mancini received before and during his successful spring debut Sunday, when the O’s opened their Grapefruit League schedule with a 6-4 loss to the Pirates...

Sat, Mar 6, 2021 at 3:00 PM. Yolan, 403 4th Avenue South, Nashville, TN, 37201. More info: https://www.yolannashville.com/events Yolan, the signature Italian restaurant at The Joseph, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nashville (401 Korean Veterans Boulevard) – has announced a new, monthly wine series that invites guests to explore Italy’s bountiful wine...

Kisses From Italy Inc. (OTCQB:KITL), the U.S. based fast-casual and quick-service restaurant specializing in Italian sandwiches, with fresh grilled meats and deli with an All-American flair, announced today plans to expand through franchising in Atlanta. Delighting guests for more than five years with amazing hospitality and delicious American stap...

The mourners at Tuesday’s funeral at Idlewild Baptist Church had many names for the deceased. They called him Mike, Mags, The Little Prince. They referred to him as son and brother and, though the 5-year-old and the 9-month-old were too young to speak at such a thing, everyone knew that to them, he was daddy. His boss, Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtier...

La Bottega, a high-end Italian market and café from Italy's famed Cipriani family, will make its debut next year at the family's Mr. C Residences in Coconut Grove. Located within the new residential development across the street from Regatta Park, the 5,250-square-foot restaurant and marketplace will offer a selection of imported foods along with h...

In Manhattan, there’s a saying among restaurateurs that “New Yorkers eat with their eyes,” meaning that they are happy when the meal covers the plate, and more. In Sarasota, we have the opportunity to experience just that at Marcello Ristorante Italiano. This inviting, intimate restaurant provides a dining experience unlike any other. It seems as i...

It’s 8:45 a.m. and 28 degrees outside of Amici’s in the Hazelwood neighborhood of Waynesville. The sidewalk has been shoveled, while the roof of the fine Italian restaurant is still covered in a fresh blanket of snow that had fallen the night before.  Sitting at a table in the dining room is Amici’s owner Mary Anne Perrone, going through the books...

When Skip Quillen tried to open Pazzo! Cucina Italiana 25 years ago, he hit a snag. “We had a hard time getting waiters, because waiters didn’t want to bet on a new restaurant. And what happened was about a week before we were about to open, we realized these waiters were horrible,” Quillen said. In what would become emblematic of his team-centric...

Patrick Tropea sings karaoke, creates beaded poodles to sell for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, plays cards and bocce. What is unique is he does all this as he prepares to turn 100 Feb. 26. Certainly the pandemic has kept him home, other than going to routine doctor appointments and venturing out to get the coronavirus vaccine. But girlfriend Paul...

A family-owned Italian restaurant with locations in Shelbyville and Mount Washington is opening a Louisville location this year. Milano Italian Restaurant will open in east Louisville at 11300 Westport Road in late April or early May, owner Jonathan Balderas told The Courier Journal.  Balderas said his Shelbyville landlord, Kris Towery, also owns t...