C'era una volta Little Italy a Manhattan. A dir la verità c'è ancora ma è così cambiata da essere quasi irriconoscibile. Invasa da Chinatown, resiste solo con un piccolo avamposto fatto di ristoranti, bar e gastronomie lungo Mulberry St. Anche l'italiano di New York nel tempo è cambiato. Di immigrati di lunga data nati in Italia (o figli di italian...

by Mai Pham   'You don't even need a knife," the woman seated next to me, the wife of a prominent local judge, advised. I'd just picked up my knife and fork, ready to take a bite of a delicious-looking piece of gaddina a 'muddicata, Sicilian for our second course of breaded baked chicken. Taking her advice, I put down my knife and used my fo...

A few years ago, an electronic supplies company launched an extremely interesting advertisement campaign, whose claim was "optimism is the scent of life". The man behind the company who presented itself to the public with such a powerful statement was Oscar Farinetti, a serial entrepreneur that soon after launched Eataly.   When he thought to bri...

The Flathead Valley's extensive suite of dining options has transformed this far-flung corner of Montana into an unlikely pleasure center for foodies, and this week the Beacon highlights some palate-pleasing eateries, from budget lunch options at an array of food carts to fine dining at acclaimed restaurants — nearly all of them emphasizing local,...

Come and join us for the consignment of the seal and certificate to the 15 selected restaurants in Miami, winners of the prestigious Q seal. The awards will be given by Hon. Adolfo Barattolo, Consul General of Italy in Miami and Mr. Eugenio Magnani, North America Director of ENIT (Italian National Tourism Board).   An Italian food & wine...

Avete ragione, non è stata un'estate ma abbandonarla è dura lo stesso. Tornano il traffico, i fidanzati che vedono quote parossistiche di calcio, le pause pranzo primitive e le dichiarazioni ottimiste di Renzi. Il prossimo break, possibilmente quello natalizio, dista ancora troppo e la depressione scalcia. È tempo di confort food: è tempo di d...

Siena Tavern Miami opens to the public Monday, November 10, at 6 p.m., and the hotly anticipated outpost of Siena Tavern in Chicago, helmed by former Top Chef contestant Fabio Viviani, is gaining buzz before the first diner chows down on the restaurant's social-media-savvy (and savory) meatball. But what's behind the restaurant that's taken over t...

The Hon. Vice Consul Comm. Stefano Acunto will be traveling to Albany on Thursday March 26th to be in attendance at TASTES of the World on behalf of the Consul General of Italy and representing the Italian Government. His role is to assist ICCR in honoring Professor/CAV Philip J. DiNovo, President/Director of the American Italian Heritage Associati...

Gatherings at Josephine Strednak's property constantly included meals and hugs. "She was a tremendous Italian cook. We under no circumstances bought cookies, cakes or pies," said her husband, Raymond R. Strednak. Josephine A. "Josie" Cifone Strednak of Acme died Monday, March 23, 2015, in Cary, N.C., from complications of dementia and Par...

They are some of the best cooks in the Ohio Valley and their specialty is Italian sausage. The Bellaire Sons of Italy lodge members have been spending long hours in the kitchen lately and it's all for their delicious sandwiches at the Italian Festival this weekend. Their lodge has hundreds of members, but it's always the same core group t...