People who are sheltering at home or looking for help in the kitchen now that Ohio restaurants are closed don’t need to panic when faced with the prospect of suddenly cooking every meal for your family every day. Executive chef Ryan at M Italian restaurant in Chagrin Falls says even restaurant-quality dishes are easy enough for anyone to make. To p...

Mark your calendars now: The popular free concert “Opera in the Italian Garden” will be presented on the lawn of the Renaissance Italian Cultural Garden from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 26. This family-friendly concert includes famous music from well-known operas and Broadway musicals, and features The Cleveland Opera and Cleveland Ballet. The even...

Downtown Mason is growing, welcoming a new coffee shop to its line-up of locally owned restaurants and drinking destinations along Main Street.  Adesso Coffee opened its doors on March 8, offering traditional Italian espresso beverages as well as a menu focused on seasonal bites that represent the flavors of the Ohio Valley.  Shop owner and founder...

This week, 17 Italian restaurants in Trumbull County are running specials to kick off the 2020 Italian Food Trail that runs through November. The trail honors Italians who settled to Trumbull County to work in factories over a century ago. Part of their history includes wonderful dishes… dishes that will be highlighted along the Italian Food Trail....

Don’t fill up on the bread. This old restaurant adage is usually still a good one. Who really needs more carbs? But the complimentary focaccia at Beachwood’s Rosso Italia will keep whispering seductively from its basket and in this case, you must give in. Fresh from the oven, the flat bread has a tender, delicate crumb and a crisp crackle to the ro...

Il primo novembre 1924 la cosa migliore che potevi fare, se abitavi a Niles, nella valle del Mahoning (Ohio), era quella di startene chiuso in casa e sperare che tutto passasse in fretta. Era buona cosa se non ti facevi trovare in giro anche il giorno dopo, perché avresti rischiato di finire nel mezzo di una sparatoria, o chissà che altro, tra i Kl...

Academy Award-nominated actor/writer/director Chazz Palminteri brings his personal story to life in his one-man show A BRONX TALE heading into the Mimi Ohio Theater at Playhouse Square March 22 for one 7 pm performance. (Tickets on sale at playhousesquare.org, 216-241-6000 and the Ticket Office for $79, $59.50 & $49.50.) With more than 55 films to...

This year, the “Discovering La Famiglia” column hopes to help La Gazzetta Italiana readers find answers to their Italian genealogy questions. This month’s story is about Nora who contacted me after she received the results of her Ancestry DNA test. Nora was surprised to learn that she was about 25 percent Italian and she wanted to confirm the findi...

The nation's Most-Loved and Most-Trusted Pizza Brand, Marco's Pizza, opened a new location in Cincinnati. Situated at 5098 Glencrossing Way, locals can expect a Primo Italian pizza experience that uses the freshest, highest-quality ingredients. The new location opened its doors to the Western Hills community in November. The Marco's Pizza location...

The large sign that beckons to those passing along Broadview Road isn't the one you'd expect when you are seeking a fine Italian meal at Corleone's Ristorante. The restaurant is located in a strip mall, with several other businesses. Corleone’s is tucked at the end. But once you’re inside, the tasteful earth tones, décor and aromas will make you fo...