Mici Italian, The Denver-based family-owned destination for pizza, pasta, salads and more, is celebrating National Pizza and Pasta month throughout the whole month of October with free pizza and pasta at their Arizona and Colorado locations.  COLORADO This October, the Miceli siblings invite the Denver area to celebrate National Pizza and Pasta mon...

As Denver’s great chefs go, so goes the city’s fine-dining scene—at least in the case of Sapore Prime Italian, which debuted in Littleton this past March. The kitchen is helmed by Brent Turnipseede, who honed his chops (and filets and strips) at downtown’s Guard & Grace and West Highland’s American Elm before moving from the Mile High City to Littl...

Paravicini’s Italian Bistro and Ristorante Di Sopra are staples in the Colorado Springs community known for their amazing pasta dishes and authentic Italian cuisine. Since 2003, Paravicini’s Italian Bistro has served the Old Colorado City community by head chef and owner, Chef Franco Pisani. Two years ago, he opened Sopra Antipasto and Wine Bar in...

When Amanda Minervini, assistant professor and director of the Italian Program, was planning her First-Year Program class on the rise of fascism last year, she had an idea that would inspire and teach her students more than just the history of fascism: Equine-Guided Learning and Healing Experience. “EGLHE inspires students to look for communication...

This week on JobMakers, host Denzil Mohammed talks with Giovanni Ruscitti, son of immigrants from Italy; founding partner at the law firm of Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti in Boulder, Colorado; and author of the just-released Cobblestones, Conversations and Corks: A Son’s Discovery of His Italian Heritage. Giovanni shares his family story, of his gra...

Mid-afternoon on a recent Thursday, Canino's Italian Restaurant is understandably quiet. A handful of customers wrap up a late lunch before the dinner crowd arrives. Owner Clyde Canino tries to take a break, but the phone interrupts the peace. Word has gotten out that the restaurant will close by the end of the year. Friends and customers call to w...

A brief history lesson: Trivelli’s originally opened in 1976 at this location, owned by current operator Steve Trivelli’s parents. He took over many years back (and one of two franchises outside the family still stands at 4547 Austin Bluffs Parkway) but he moved the business to 6827 Space Village Ave. in 2014. That location remains in operation tod...

Denver-based Mici Italian's Dining for Dollars charitable giving program is amping up as school gets back in session. The program donates funds for school supplies to public schools through a new contest called "Mici Clears the List," according to a press release. The brand raises around $70,000 a year, which goes directly to the schools. The Dinin...

D ’Amici Italia! Friends of Italy picnic is held in Glenwood Springs each summer, Covid-19 years of interference excepted. For those who don’t know, Italians have had a huge influence on the Roaring Fork Valley, from Aspen to Glenwood Springs and beyond. The first to arrive, most likely, was Fred Clavel, who settled in Woody Creek around 1884. The...

Restaurants come and go all the time. After one closes, most people eventually forget it ever existed. Did you know Old Town Fort Collins used to have a Jimmy John's? You probably had to think about it. Still, some eateries stand the test of time — even after they're long gone. This is the case for Pagliacci's, a famous Italian restaurant that sat...