The newest chapter of UNICO National in Delaware, the Delmarva Chapter, held a meeting at the home of president David Jones and wife Christine on March 12.   The chapter, chartered in November 2012 at an installation dinner at Ristorante Luca in Millsboro, was attended by national officers from California, Connecticut and New Jersey and by l...

Dig into Italian history before you dig into ravioli at next week's Italian Festival in Wilmington. The Delaware Historical Society's exhibit 'Little Italy, Big Festival' goes to the origin of the famous festival. Curator Ed Richi says you can see photos of the early Italian settlers in Wilmington and how they lived.   "There's photographs...

Rehoboth Beach and Greve-in-Chianti, Tuscany, signed a Sister Cities agreement in 2010. Rehoboth Beach Sister Cities Association members and interested citizens visited the Italian city and formed a successful rapport and friendship.   Each year since 2010, there have been exchange visits: Delawareans to Greve in 2012 and 2014 to celebrate V...

There's a new addition coming to the streets of downtown MilfordTouch of Italy, an Italian restaurant, is moving into the old M&T Bank building at 1 NW Front Street.Larry Pack, spokesperson for the restaurant, said this was an opportunity the company couldn't pass up. They were looking for a chance to expand the restaurant's operations to the s...

by Joanne Shriner   Adding a Touch of Italy to Ocean City was an opportunity that could not be refused for both the Harrison Group and restaurant ownership. Touch of Italy opened its first location on Baltimore Ave. in Rehoboth in October of 2009, serving fresh handmade mozzarella cheese, pasta, pizza, cookies and crispy bread as well as ma...

In celebration of the 225th anniversary of Gioachino Rossini's birth, OperaDelaware will hold a spring festival featuring the Italian composer's popular setting of "Cinderella" and his rarely-performed tragedy "Semiramide." The 2017 festival runs April 29, April 30, May 6 and May 7, with afternoon and evening performances of "Semiramide" and "...

Greg Dorak, general manager of Gallucio's Italian Restaurant, which has been named Delaware's Best Italian Eatery & "Irish-Style" Pub, recently announced they are now serving Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. "We are excited to now offer brunch to our patrons," said Dorak. "Our brunch menu includes breakfast staples such as pancakes, omel...

by Shirley Min   For the first time outside of Italy, an exclusive U.S. art exhibit of stolen Italian artifacts is set to open right here in Delaware. "These pieces don't come from a private collection or museum collection," said exhibit organizer Emiliano Guerra. "All of the pieces that you see is stolen art. It's Italian stolen art."...

The DaVinci Society of Delaware is pleased to announce that the 12th Annual Vendemmia Da Vinci Wine & Food Festival will be held Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 2pm to 6pm on the grounds of the Bellevue State Park just off I95 in Northern Delaware.   Vendemmia Da Vinci is one of the premier Italian American Wine & Food festivals on the...

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, famous for its delicious, handmade subs, reopens its Hockessin location under new management. The award-winning sandwich shop will be returning to its original address at 120 Lantana Square, Hockessin, DE 19707. To celebrate the grand reopening, Capriotti's in Hockessin will be giving away 100 free 9" Bobbies to the first...