The Italian Community of St Louis welcomes two great curators of Italian art to St Louis: Yuri Primarosa of the Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica in Rome and Roberto Palermo of the Gallerie degli Uffizi in Florence. Both curators are in St Louis on behalf of their respective museums for the closing of the St Louis Art Museum's exhibition "Paintings...

Josh Albarelli is seemingly always on the move. For many in Kansas City, Stag Pizza has been impossible to miss. The small white and teal pizza trailer with its distinctive red “STAG PIZZA” sign has been making the rounds throughout town for several years, popping up outside of breweries and at street festivals – and even the occasional private par...

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop is opening this week in Kansas City at 10406 NE Cookingham Dr., offering an order-ahead option and third-party delivery services. Owned and operated by business partners and friends, Mike and Kathleen Brooks and Mark and Sumer McPhee, the store brings 20 jobs to the area. "Having moved from Las Vegas where Capriotti's is v...

Fourth-generation Italian American Michelle “Shelly” La Fata began her culinary journey back in 2007. She started off working for other chefs, but she says she always knew she wanted to be her own boss someday. By 2015, she was staying up late each night working on pasta recipes and binging Netflix documentaries about successful professional chefs....

It’s a view unlike any other. And it’s coming to the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri, on April 1. Spectators will have the chance to gaze upon near-life-size reproductions of the frescoes that adorn the Sistine Chapel. “This is an up-close, never-before- seen perspective,” said Eric Leong, senior producer at Special Entertainment Events...

In South County, a new fast-casual eatery offers the St. Louis area a taste of Chicago. Mike’s Italian Beef debuted in Affton, Missouri, on Jan. 15, featuring Chicago-style Italian beef sandwiches, smash burgers, hot dogs, hand-cut fries and more. The concept comes from chef-owner Mike Roos and owner George Simon, who also owns neighboring Middle E...

The January 2000 purchase of Cavaliere d’Arpino’s exquisite “Perseus rescuing Andromeda” by Judith W. Mann, curator of European art before 1800 at the Saint Louis Art Museum, stimulated the creation of her magisterial exhibition “Paintings on Stone: Science and the Sacred, 1530-1800,” on view at the museum until May 15. The 74 works on view were ch...

Italian residents in St Louis, Sara and Edoardo di Benedetto, have decided to make their home in Italy available to refugees from Ukraine. While they are offering it for free, additional costs must be paid to help support the family, (utilities, food, clothes, insurance, transportation and more). The Italian Community of St Louis is more than happy...

America is a melting pot. It is a place where folks of all creeds, religions, ethnicities and backgrounds can come and make a better life for themselves and their families. I really like the term “Melting Pot,” especially for our area, because most of the ethnic groups came here to work in our steel industry where the process of making steel involv...

Pizza is perennial. While styles and trends in food come and go and certain dishes fall in and out of fashion, pizza always sits high on the hierarchy of foods we can depend on. Serra’s Pizzeria has always counted on this culinary truth, and, for over 50 years, it has paid off.  "We make our own pizza dough, we make our own sauce, we grind and seas...