Remember Osteria del Mondo? It's coming back and will be known simply as Osteria. "I am extremely excited. And it's about time," said chef and co-owner Marc Bianchini. Osteria del Mondo closed on Milwaukee's lower east side in 2011. It was in the Knickerbocker Hotel, 1028 E. Juneau Ave., for 16 years. Bianchini will reopen his Italian restaurant wi...

Fiat FreakOut 2017. Annual National Convention. July 19-23, 2017. Milwaukee, WI. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW! From all over North America… and often from overseas… hundreds of Italian car lovers drive, trailer, and fly to converge at a chosen destination, usually rich in history and culture, to play! We unite in the spirit of friendship to celebrate...

You can go to Potawatomi Hotel and Casino and have a great time without spending a cent on a game of chance. The complex includes bars, a live performance venue, charming gift shop and many options for the hungry. One such place is the new Bella Italiana, ensconced on the third floor of the casino.  Bella Italiana, in the former space of the Wild E...

The ribbon has been cut at the new San Giorgio Pizzeria Napoletana, a passion project spearheaded by the Calderone Club's Gino Fazzari. The restaurant, which is located in the former Thai Palace at 838 N. Old World 3rd St., hosted soft openings this week. Although a date has not yet been set, Fazzari predicts he'll open the doors to the public some...

It's been almost exactly a year since news emerged that Gino Fazzari would open a new pizzeria right next door to his Calderone Club, 842 N. Old World 3rd St. Pizzeria San Giorgio – located in the former Thai Palace, 838 N. Old World 3rd St. – will host a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. with Mayor Tom Barrett and Bucks President Peter...

by Matt Mueller   Every band, big or small, has at least a small group of devoted fans cheering it on and supporting it on its way to the spotlight. The retro "nu-wop" family band The Bronx Wanderers is no different – save for the fact that some of those devoted fans just happen to be music and entertainment icons from their hometown neighbo...

È da quando ho iniziato la mia collaborazione settimanale con AlessandriaNews che desidero parlarvi della Milwaukee italiana e di come sia possibile essere italiani senza, molte volte, averne il passaporto.   Oggi vorrei farvi conoscere questo aspetto di Milwaukee, che magari non è conosciuto come la Milwaukee di Happy Days, ma per me è dive...

By Katie O'Connell For Michael Glorioso, his family's original market at 1018 E. Brady St. was more than a business — it was "the heart of his family." Michael grew up in an apartment in the back of the store. His father, Teddy Glorioso, was one of the three brothers who helped open the shop on Feb. 14, 1946.   Every day, the store was...

Once again, OnMilwaukee.com readers have chosen Ristorante Bartolotta in Tosa Village as Milwaukee's best Italian restaurant. That makes six in a row for this Bartolotta gem. Though Bartolotta's has branched out into steaks, seafood, French food, gastropubs and beyond, Ristorante Bartolotta has been there from the beginning. For nearly two decades...

Festa Italiana is accepting recipes in its second annual Chef's Choice Recipe Contest. Recipes for Italian appetizers are due June 15 and can be submitted by mail or email. A Festa food committee will select the top five recipes based on ease of preparation, creativity and appearance. The five participants will be notified by mail and asked t...