Entering Eataly, the perfume of freshly baked bread, cured meat and aged cheese hits hard. It draws you into the busy warmth of the Italian marketplace, where you could spend a few blissful months grazing. But inhale deeper and a heady blend of smoke and sizzling fat will lead you to Eataly’s jewel of a butcher’s restaurant: Manzo. That’s Italian f...

Casa Italiana di Las Vegas proudly presents Beautiful Things (2017, 1h 35m), a heartfelt documentary by Giorgio Ferrero and Federico Biasin, winner of Best Italian Film by the Arca Jury (under 26) at the 74th Venice Film Festival. It is dedicated to those of us who could not endure a life without collecting useless objects, to those of us who are a...

Thursday, April 4, 2019 @6pm–7pm PDT. Sahara West Library, 9600 W Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89117. The talk is part of the Discovering Italy Series offered through the Sahara West Library. Matera is a town in Basilicata in the arch of the boot of Italy.A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Matera is famous for its remarkable “Sassi” neighborhoods ca...

How do you say "pick-me-up" in Italian? Answer: Tiramisù! A delicate medley of bold espresso, creamy mascarpone, and airy ladyfingers, all dusted to perfection in cocoa powder, tiramisù is a classic Italian dessert allegedly invented in Treviso. One taste reminds us why the Italian name means “pick-me-up.” And in time for World Tiramisù Day on Thur...

When it comes to a restaurant, its name can be everything. The right one can convey your signature dish, cooking style, cuisine or maybe all of the above (here’s looking at you, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Chinese Restaurant). But the wrong words can keep diners away. That brings us to the newly opened Factory Kitchen at The Venetian. The term “factory,”...

Nicole Brisson is grocery shopping on the Las Vegas Strip. The executive chef of Eataly Las Vegas, she's collecting ingredients as she moves around the sprawling new complex, which opened Dec. 27 at the Park MGM. First a stop at La Salumeria to pick up a selection of Italian cheeses and paper-thin strips of prosciutto and mortadella. Then a trip to...

When Harry’s Bar opened its doors in Venice, Italy, in 1931, Giuseppe Cipriani Sr., the Cipriani family patriarch, probably never imagined his quaint bar turning into a global restaurant and hospitality brand. Giuseppe Sr. was still alive and present for the family business’ early expansion—Hotel Cipriani opened in Venice in 1958—but he wouldn’t se...

From Thursday, March 07, 2019 to Monday, March 11, 2019. Organized by Riverside Community College, Ventura Guitar Society, University of Southern Nevada and Casa Italiana, Desert Oasis High School. In collaboration with : Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. Entrance: Free As a part of his "A guitar at the Opera" series, guitarist Carlo Fierens...

Promising “an authentic Philly experience” for East Coast transplants looking to cool down, Philly Freeze-Me has debuted a menu inspired by the owner’s hometown and a nostalgia for flavors Las Vegas just didn’t offer. Located at The Twain Center on the corner of Twain Avenue and Swenson Street, the retail center is actively luring new casual-dining...

Sergio Pagni beat-out 23 other archers in the largest shootdown ever to take the compound open championship at the 53rd Vegas Shoot and win a first-prize cheque for USD 53,000. “I feel great. At the beginning of the  week, I said I was confident in my shot and I was sure to make 900. When I look back and see how many 900s were in the final with me,...