Guerra di fornelli italiani a San Francisco. Lunedi' 25, nella sede del "San Francisco Italian Athletic Club", tre chef del Belpaese si sfideranno a suon di primi piatti per una competizione in cui a decidere il migliore sara' il pubblico.   Protagonisti della sfida, parte dell'agenda del "2013 Anno della cultura italiana", saranno Rutilio D...

When the first heat waves of summer begin to role into town, Republic Square Park will keep you cool with a creamy dessert competition. The Gelato World Tour, a globe-hopping extravaganza of sweetness, has announced that Austin will be the only North American stop on its international tour.   From May 9-11, Austinites are invited to the even...

Slow Food USA has recently rolled out a "Members Only" program–basically a bonus opportunity for dues-paying members.   The idea is to express appreciation for members' commitment, dedication, and financial contribution to the slow food movement. And to increase membership, obviously.   Read more   Source: http://saltlakem...

Living the Italian lifestyle and culture is the perfect way to discover Italy!   This program, developed in collaboration with Pelago University in Naples offers the opportunity to experience and taste the Mediterranean cuisine, learn Italian language and visit Campania, a region in the south Italy rich in artistic and archaeological sites,...

Terroni, the Toronto-based Italian restaurant with locations in Beverly Grove and Downtown, announced yesterday it places to open a new café called Dopolavoro on Spring Street, just a few steps away from their Downtown location (next to Peking Tavern). It's expected to open in early 2015.   According to a press release, Dopolavoro—which mean...

John Gabrielle tells a love story just about every night. It's about him and his wife, Francesca. They own Agostino's Restaurant in Fairview Heights with other family members, including his mom, Rosa, and brother, Paul, who is executive chef. John, 57, works the dining room, a large area with murals of Italy on the wall and white cloths on th...

Rolle has earned his stripes in town as a go-to guy for a successful restaurant opening. He was on the line with Riebel when Butcher and the Boar burst onto the Minneapolis restaurant scene. He was the one sweating over the burger perfection at Parlour and turning out the gorgeous plates at Borough. Rolle is an Iron Range from an Italian family. So...

Da centro di meditazione tibetano a pinseria romana. E un forno ultracentenario murato tra le pareti dell'edificio, nel cuore del Financial District di San Francisco. Sembra la sceneggiatura di un copione fantasy hollywoodiano e invece è la semplice realtà dei fatti, l'inizio di un'avventura imprenditoriale che da Montesacro, quartiere della perife...

By Mark Fisher The Fazoli's Italian restaurant chain, which operates seven restaurants in the Dayton-Springfield area, has a new corporate owner. The Lexington, Ky.-based, fast-casual restaurant chain has been sold by Sun Capital Partners to Sentinel Capital Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Private-equity group Sentinel has ac...

Marco's Pizza, the fastest-growing pizza franchise in the United States, is targeting the Southeast for growth. With hundreds of franchise locations already open and operating in the region, the company has announced plans to open more than 300 additional locations through strategic franchise partnerships in the coming years.   The new franc...