Join us for Ferragosto 2023 - The St Louis Italian Summer Party on Friday, August 18th at the Enterprise Pavilion at Shaw Park in Clayton. Ferragosto is an ancient tradition going back over 2,000 years. It is the largest Italian summer festival of the year. Today we invite to taste and experience contemporary Italian cuisine and culture.FRIDAY, AUG...

Born and raised in Italy, but currently living in St.Louis, MO, mezzo soprano Benedetta Orsi has earned a global following for her “breathtakingly beautiful voice, full and rich, with remarkable easy power and perfect diction.” Broadway World. Recently Ms Orsi’s received the Paul Harris Fellow Award as one of the 14 most influential Italian excelle...

Family is baked into the core of Laura Norris’ restaurants, she shared, from the Italian recipes served at Ragazza in Westport to the brother-sister duo running the new Enzo Wine Bar and Bistro together in the River Market. She opened Ragazza, which now sits at the corner of 43rd and Main streets, in 2013 and Enzo — in the former City Market Bo Lin...

Riccardo’s On Broadway is opening downtown in the former home of Shady Jack's Saloon at 1432 N. Broadway. The Italian eatery is a new iteration of Ricardo’s Italian Cafe, which was in Lafayette Square (now the home of Polite Society at 1923 Park Ave.) and closed nearly a decade ago. The new restaurant will unveil a revamped menu at its grand openin...

Since the opening of Zanti’s Deli (181 Concord Plaza Shopping Center, Sappington), husband and wife Roberto and Annette Zanti have been busy serving Italian sandwiches in a counter-service setting. The 10 sandwiches include the Zanti’s Italiano — a customer favorite with mortadella, salame, ham and capocollo — and a classic meatball sub made with h...

Busio moved to Venezia in August 2021, with the club breaking its own transfer record to sign the midfielder from Sporting KC. However, the club would be relegated to Serie B after that season before finishing eighth in the second division last season. Busio was in and out of the lineup last season, but did make 28 total appearances. However, the d...

John Volpi & Company, a leading producer of authentic Italian cured meats known as Volpi Foods, has been named a winner of the prestigious "Top Workplaces 2023" award by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for the third year in a row. The company is honored to receive this recognition, which is based on anonymous feedback from its employees. The Top Workpl...

If the Buzzettas know anything, it’s family and tradition. As part of the Manno family restaurant group, Tony Buzzetta and his mother, Lia Buzzetta, are preparing to open a new Italian fine dining destination – Buzzetta Italian Café – in Chesterfield this June. With other successful restaurants already in their company – such as Sapore Italian Café...

The Buzzetta family is well-known among residents of St. Louis for their Italian restaurants, including Benedettos on Main and Sapore Italian Cafe in Kirkwood. Another family restaurant, Buzzetta’s Italian Cafe, opens soon in Chesterfield. Sapore Italian Cafe, 451 S. Kirkwood Road, offers a variety of Sicilian cuisine from fresh fish to homemade pa...

A family already synonymous with Italian food in St. Louis is starting a new chapter in Chesterfield. Mother-and-son duo Lia and Tony Buzzetta plan to open Buzzetta’s Italian Café (120 Chesterfield Valley Drive) in June. Here’s what to know before you go.  Lia's signature Italian dishes include chicken, veal, lasagna, and pastas. These tried-and-tr...