Warning: Menu changes often. No objections here. Bruculino cooks with the season. Bruculino is slang for a guy from Brooklyn. That's what Chef Joe Bruno is. The chef — who pioneered SoNo's Washington Street restaurant row with freshly made pastas — closed Pasta Nostra after 30 years and opened Bruculino around the corner.   The sli...

Luna Park – the amusement district on Coney Island – now has a gelato maker from Italy making fresh artisanal gelato daily for Coney's Cones. He name is Daniele Del Sasso from Vincenza (in the Northeast of Italy) and his gelato's creative flavors and dense, rich texture is drawing crowds.   Three year ago, Alberto Zamperla (owner of Zamperla...

by Antonia Ferraro   Last we spoke on the topic of front yard religious statuary, I posited the question to Carroll Gardens, Where Will All Your Marys Go? I won't lie. I had a great time writing that piece. I thoroughly enjoyed chatting with both Monsignor Massie and St. Stephen's Pastoral Associate, John Heyer II. Msgr. Massie helped me to...

Parmesan Pete's, an award-winning Italian restaurant created by chef and owner Peter Della Rocca, is now serving up a little bite of Brooklyn—on the go—with the launch of Little Pete's Italian food truck.   Little Pete's offers up four generations of Brooklyn-style cooking, including traditional sandwiches; meatball and chicken Parmesan; sau...

Born in New York, but with Italian blood flowing through her veins, originally from Francavilla Angitola in Calabria, Lucia Grillo is a fireball of energy within a witty, creative mind. She's an actress, screenwriter, an award winning director (her shorts "A pena do pana" and "Ad Ipponion" won some festivals), a producer and excellent TV host. &nb...

By Judy L. Randall Joking that she should have donned a pair of work boots for a two-day foray to upstate produce and dairy farms, as head of the Senate's Labor Committee, state Sen. Diane Savino Tuesday swatted away questions about whether her travels might have a second purpose: To raise her profile statewide, possibly as a running mate for Gov....

New York Italians- New York Chapter Internships are available for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 term in: • Marketing/Publicity • Fundraising • Social Media • Administration   Location/Department: New York Italians Office [Windsor Terrace Brooklyn, NY] Part-Time 10-15 hours per week   POSITION DESCRIPTION AND GENERAL DUTIES New York...

by Ginger Adam Otis   Any journalist who has ever been an author has lived through that uncomfortable moment when, for the first time, the tables are turned and you become the interview subject who's put on the hot seat.   I wrote about my experience with that for Page Views last month with the publication of my first book — and it se...

Osteria il Paiolo is a gem and a welcome addition to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The neighborhood is a hip place, reminiscent of a European-style neighborhood with a touch of youth, fun, and whimsical with a little funkiness, without being contrived. It's easily accessible for Manhattanites—worth the trip and only a hop and a skip from Manhattan. &nb...

Once home to the likes of astronomer Carl Sagan and Oscar-winning actress Marisa Tomei, Brooklyn, New York's Bensonhurst neighborhood has produced more than celebrities. Its generations-owned pasticcerias, salumerias, homemade bread and mozzarella stores and open-air produce markets have created some of the most authentic Italian specialty foods th...