by Joyce Smith   On the Saturday before Christmas — one of the busiest nights of the year at the Northland's Cascone's Italian Restaurant —partner Jimmy Cascone still stopped to reminisce with longtime customers.   One customer who had been celebrating the season with his family there for decades forgot to make reservations for his pa...

When Lidia's Kansas City opened in the Crossroads 15 years ago, there had never been a restaurant in the former railroad freight house (there are now three), and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich (the proprietor of Felidia, Becco, Esca and Del Posto restaurants in New York City) had never opened a location outside New York (she now has two).   "...

by Shannon O'Brien   A popular Midtown restaurant was robbed and the owner ended up in the hospital on Tuesday. Police say a man followed the owner into the store and attacked him, then got away in a yellow cab. For 13 years, Franco Cupini has owned the restaurant and says he has never had any trouble until Tuesday.   "I am lucky...

Major League Soccer All-Star coach Peter Vermes, whose day job coaching Sporting Kansas City, did not look like a man who had just watched his squad lose a game 3-1. Partly it was because it was an all-star game, but mostly it was because his city came through with shining colors Wednesday during the All-Stars' 3-1 loss to Italian team AS Roma...

Sunday, february 8 at 1.30 pmGarozzo's Ristorante - 526 Harrison St, Kansas City 64106 **Please make sure to R.S.V.P. by phone or email (jhvalet@aol.com). The Club is responsible for 90% of R.S.V.P.'s even if you don't show up.**   Ciao paesani! We have scheduled our next meeting for Sunday, February 8th. This will be a combination of...

È stata inaugurata ieri, 29 gennaio, presso il Kansas City Convention Center di Kansas City, nel Missouri, la Fiera Internazionale AG Connect Expo 2013, una delle più importanti manifestazioni fieristiche di tutto il Nord America per il settore della meccanizzazione agricola. Organizzata dalla AEM (Association of Equipment Manufacturers), associaz...

A local Italian eatery is garnering national attention on the eve of its 60th anniversary. Jasper's Restaurant on 103rd and State Line is one of only four restaurants in the United States to be named to the 2013 Fine Dining Hall of Fame by Nation's Restaurant News. The restaurant was founded by Leonardo and Jasper Mirabile in 1954. The Mirabile fa...

Soccer is growing in the US, where generally sport has a critical role in the education of the young Americans.   As we think that this is one of the things Italy should import from the US, we're happy to talk to Stefano Radio, CEO and Co-founder of College Life Italia: a wonderful project made by Italians who now live in the US, that brings Ital...

Authorities say two armed men robbed Garozzo's Italian Ristorante in Columbus Park Monday night. They received the call around 10:30 p.m., just after the restaurant in the 500 block of Harrison closed.   Employees told police one man held two workers at gun point while the other man went to the office and demanded cash from a manager counti...

Date: Thursday, November 05, 2015. Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. Organized by: WWI Museum - Kansas City, MO. In collaboration with: https://supportinganally.eventbrite.com "Supporting an Ally: American Forces in Italy, 1918" a lecture by Jonathan R....