My mom has been talking about how much she misses Europe and how she can't wait to go back to Italy. Well, we don't have to wait -- we are so close to the Bronx Little Italy! This summer when school is out, The Belmont Business Improvement District (BID) safely welcomes families back to the borough, announcing the latest offerings from Bronx Little...

People living in St. Charles regard the Fox River as an important resource, something the owner of Salerno’s on the Fox on the bank of the river understood immediately. Oak Brook resident Adam Salerno, 73, has run the iconic restaurant at 320 N. Second St. in St. Charles since 1975. “There was a real estate agent in St. Charles – she was a friend o...

A Nashville-based Italian restaurant is bringing its first Alabama location to Huntsville at the Hays Farm development. Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate announced that Amerigo will open a 7,513 square foot location at The Market at Hays Farm as part of the development anchored by Publix on South Memorial Parkway. It’s expected to open in late 2021...

Michael D’Orlando took the greatest risk of his life in October. He walked away from a lucrative job as a banker in Manhattan to open a restaurant at a time when the pandemic was beginning a resurgence and the economy was stagnating. Not to mention a skyrocketing unemployment rate that was shrinking wallets up and down the Shoreline. “It could have...

For many, George Clooney might be the first name that springs to mind when one thinks of Lake Como. But if you’ve actually spent time on the lake, he’s likely just an afterthought (no disrespect, Mr. Clooney!). With something for everyone, Lake Como has a variety of appealing elements: colorful waterside villages, centuries-old historic villas, hik...

When you write a book, people ask you what it’s about. When people ask me about Cucina Tipica: An Italian Adventure, I tell them that it’s the story of a disheartened American who arrives in Italy on holiday and decides he never wants to leave—pretty much what’s written on the back cover. That’s accurate and appropriate from a traditional book mark...

Hofstra’s Italian American Lecture Series presented a film screening and commentary on “Arrangiarsi (Pizza ... and the Art of Living)” with director Matteo Troncone on Tuesday, April 13. ‘Arrangiarsi’ translates to overcoming obstacles, and it is the main theme of the film. The film is a documentary not only about the gastronomy of Italian culture,...

In what might be Quentin Tarantino’s magnum opus — the 2009 film Inglorious Basterds — there is a scene in which Brad Pitt’s character Lieutenant Aldo Raine is tasked with disguising himself as an Italian by the name of Gorlami in order to infiltrate a Nazi movie premiere. It’s a rather iconic scene, with Pitt having to repeat the name with increas...

Mici Handcrafted Italian, a family-owned, fast casual chain based out of Denver, Colorado, will open their sixth location in Colorado Springs, Colorado on April 22, 2021 at 11:00 AM. The newest addition to the Mici Family is located at the corner of N. Carefree and Powers, at 3707 Bloomington Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80922. To celebrate the...

The Lynora’s family of local restaurants is on the verge of yet another expansion. The popular West Palm Beach-based chain built on an Italian mother’s recipes and her son’s hospitality business and branding chops will welcome a Boca Raton location in September, according to owner Angelo Abbenante.  Lynora's fifth restaurant The upscale trattoria w...