You might feel like you're in Venice if you visit the Italian Festival of Arizona this weekend at SouthBridge in Scottsdale.   Umbrella-shaded tables will be placed along the bridge to re-create the ambiance of the canal-laced city in northeastern Italy. "People can look over the canal while they eat dinner, kind of like you're in Venic...

For many families in Europe, viagra attending the circus around Christmastime is an annual tradition. Arizona families can share in the custom thanks to the Zoppe Family Circus show in Chandler. During its "Ricominciare" themed circus show from Dec. 27 to Jan. 8 at the Chandler Center for the Arts, the sixth-generation family circus will give...

Italian restaurant La Locanda Italiano will host a grand opening Dec. 27 in Old Town Scottsdale. La Locanda Ristorante Italiano offers an authentic Italian dining experience using the best local ingredients, shop served with flourish. The menu is simple, order with fresh original recipes from the northern regions of Italy. Pasta is fres...

by Gerald M. Gay   As food truck options continue to grow in Tucson, one family is banking that bigger is better. Joseph Sotomayor and his father, Daniel Sotomayor, launched the Jozarelli's Italian Street Food truck earlier this month. They enlisted the Armenco Catering Truck and Hot Dog Cart Manufacturing Co. in Los Angeles to bui...

Quality of food, service most important Owner and chef of Mezza Luna, Juan Barcenas, practices fundamentals of fine Italian cooking by creating simple, fresh and comforting dishes. Following the unspoken oath of soulful chefs, he starts with simple ingredients and makes as much as possible from scratch. The lasagna noodles, sauces, salad dressings...

An Arizona woman is hoping a discovery at the bottom of Italy's largest lake may lead to the recovery of the remains of her uncle from western Indiana who was among 24 soldiers who died in the last days of World War II.   Although the volunteer group trying to recover the wreckage of an amphibious vehicle that sank in 1945 hasn't positively...

‘A Ziarella va in America. Non è un titolo da film, ma una piacevole realtà.   Il gruppo folk di Reino (Benevento), infatti, dal 14 al 24 marzo prossimi, il gruppo – lo comunica il direttore artistico e responsabile, Giovanni De Nunzio - sarà protagonista di una tournée nello stato dell'Arizona (USA), rispondendo così all’invito dell’ ‘’It...

Ever since returning from New York, which is arguably the food capitol of the world, I've been on the hunt for food that can measure up. Because Tucson is such a cultural melting pot, it's never been difficult to find good food here, and I'm generally pleased with wherever I go. I never had any complaints until I left this city and saw the blends...

by Logan Burtch-Buus   Sicilian native Giovanni Rizza and his wife, Agnes, own and operate Giovanni's Gelato Café in Oro Valley, an establishment that offers a wide array of both traditional and intriguing flavors of the classic Italian dessert. Giovanni's is authentic to the core, according to Rizza, a point in which he takes great pri...

Two new restaurant concepts are coming to downtown Phoenix this summer. Both will be within an easy walking distance to Talking Stick Resort Arena and Chase Field. Mancuso's Restaurants said earlier this month that it was relocating its Scottsdale restaurant, Bobby's (which closed April 30) to the Collier Center along Jefferson between Se...