Tuesday March 10th • 7:00 pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Register Today!! Presented by: Lou Barrella. DONATION: $15 Member • $20 Non-Member. Although St. Joseph’s Day is celebrated as a sacred and secular holiday (“Father’s Day”) throughout Italy, it has special significance in Sic...

Chef Lidia Bastianich is a living symbol of the American dream. A refugee from Isitria, this self-taught chef made a name of herself by introducing the country to the regional flavors of her homeland of Italy. Before Chef Lidia opened her first Manhattan in 1981 — and it's still going strong — risotto was not on the map. Julia Child and James Beard...

Millions of Italians emigrated to America during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and hundreds of them arrived toting a pizza recipe. In 1905, Gennaro Lombardi opened America’s first pizzeria on the corner of Spring and Mott Streets in New York, leading other pizzaioli to follow suit and set up shop in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. In 1964...

Mike Cammel had plenty of experience with Italian-style food before he opened his own business, Camellone Italian American Cuisine, in December 2016. In 1988, he started delivering pizzas for Domino’s. Then he shifted to cooking, at Boccutti’s, Noble Roman’s and Pizza Hut. For 19 years, he managed Sbarro in the food court at Belden Village Mall. Wh...

Thursday March 26 | 5:30pm. Milton & Betty Katz JCC, 501 N Jerome Ave., Margate, NJ 08402. A delicious Kosher Italian Pasta Meal and presentation by Eleanor Foa, author of Mixed Messages: Reflections on an Italian Jewish Family and Exile. In post-World War II America, who ever heard of an Italian Jew? Author, Eleanor Foa born in Italy raised in Ame...

The IACC's 2nd annual International Specialty Food Summit (ISFS) will be held on March 10-11, 2020, at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. Co-organized with the Academy of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University, the ISFS is an exclusive forum for food industry executives to explore emerging and future trends, merchandising technique...

Touch of Italy is known throughout Delaware’s Cape Region, Ocean City, Md. and Wilmington for authentic Italian ingredients imported from Arthur Avenue in the Bronx! But this Delaware landmark is a lot more than that: Touch of Italy’s Italian Marketplace features hard-to-find imported items and one-stop-shopping where guests can purchase TOI-brand...

Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta plans to acquire The Palm steakhouse chain out of bankruptcy in a deal worth at least $50 million, further expanding his business empire. Fertitta, who also owns the Houston Rockets, said on Friday he has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the iconic restaurant chain, whose Naples, Fla.-based licensing compan...

Have you heard of San Marzano tomatoes? They're considered the Ferrari or Prada of canned tomato varieties, and loyalists say they are well worth the higher price tag compared to other canned Italian tomatoes or domestically produced canned tomatoes. Recently there has been some controversy about this famed Italian food product, so we set out to fi...

Italian cuisine might be more closely associated with long, lazy sit-down lunches with multiple courses, stretching out over many enjoyable hours. But Italiy also excels at street food, a fact that's just been recognised in a new index published by travel site My Late Deals. Rome and Palermo were named as some of the top 20 street food cities in th...