It just goes to prove that if you have the right mixture of speakers, and a special guest, the masses will turn out. And, to show you what I mean, Nelson Sardelli, who is the founding President of the F.I.O.R.E Club (Fun Italians Organizing Ridiculous Events), booked as his guest speaker this Thursday evening, our former Mayor and his entourage (Os...

"Authentic Italian cuisine, impeccable hospitality and entertaining in the Italian tradition have long been the cornerstones for Panevino ­ ever since Tony Marnell first opened the doors in 2002," said General Manager Vincenzo Granata.   "A longtime innovator and visionary in the community, Tony's passion for hospitality coupled with his dee...

Verrà inaugurato oggi, 5 novembre, a Las Vegas il Salone AAPEX dedicato alla componentistica auto, ricambistica ed attrezzature per garage ed auto-officine. Tra i 2.412 espositori provenienti da 32 Paesi diversi presenti al Centro fieristico Sands Expo Center anche gli italiani: sette le aziende tricolore che partecipano alla Collettiva Ice.  ...

Three proven local restaurant operators are launching new concepts. The family behind longtime local fave Ferraro's will debut its new venture, Pizza Forte, this spring, offering Roman-style pizza, Hofmann hot dogs, meatballs and more at two locations—inside Sunset Station and at the Hard Rock Hotel.   Chada Thai & Wine creator Bank Atch...

by Bradley Martin   Rumored for almost a year, the replacement for Sirio Ristorante at Aria will indeed be New York's hit, retro Italian-American restaurant Carbone.   The Maccioni family's restaurant occupied the space across from Jean Georges Steakhouse and Michael Mina's American Fish, now Bardot Brasserie, for five years before sh...

by Kristen Peterson   It's 1970, and Neil Scartozzi is cutting hair in a Detroit bookie joint that doubles as a barbershop, feeling disillusioned about the mob life he's facing and wondering how to get out. He's not made. Hasn't killed anyone, only gone to collect money. And the "life," he says, isn't for him.   So one day he pic...

The great American Italian restaurant has changed in style probably more than any other genre of restaurant over the past several decades.   Even as recently as 50 years ago, the term "Italian restaurant" conjured images of red and white checkered tablecloths, carafes of middling chianti, and a red sauce-heavy menu with classics like chicken...

Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar announced its new executive chef, Francesco Di Caudo. Di Caudo has more than 20 years of experience cooking in kitchens around the world. In his current role, Chef Di Caudo will work closely with family patriarch Gino Ferraro to oversee not only the staff and operations, but also the award-winning menu fe...

By Robin Leach    The old-fashioned glamour and luxury is the first thing you're bowled over by at the new, swanky Italian restaurant Carbone at Aria that officially celebrates its grand opening Thursday night. The second thing that grabs you by your cogliones is the legendary lineup of captains — no waiters here.   Just vet...

In 85 emotional, jam-packed minutes tonight, stage and film actor Chazz Palminteri will play 18 characters nonstop in his one-man show "A Bronx Tale." It's a powerful tour de force that's mesmerized audiences previously in Las Vegas at the Mirage and the Venetian.   Now it's at the prestigious Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center for the Perfor...