Ciao from Rome! Summer is ending, “L'estate sta finendo”, as a famous Italian song from the summer of 1895 used to say: do any of you remember it? I guess not. We the Italians didn't stop all summer long: with the exception of the We the ItaliaNews videos, even in the hottest months we told you what happened in Italy and the things that happened in...

Just as many of us are making the transition from smartphones back to brick phones, there’s something to be said for going back to the old-school basics. That’s what chef Chase Dopson, whose résumé includes Toro Bravo, Bistro Agnes, and Jacqueline, is doing at his new Bologna-style pasta pop-up, Pastificio d’Oro, which he runs along with fiancé Mag...

Shari Newman had a vision, and the pandemic helped bring it to life. The owner of Nicoletta's Table and Marketplace is holding festivities to kick off the opening of the restaurant's revamped Italian marketplace — typical to what folks might find wandering the streets of Italy. From Sept. 9-12, the downtown Lake Oswego restaurant organized the Harv...

The most exciting restaurant to open in Ashland for more than a year builds on an award-winning chef’s four decades in the industry. Davide Ghizzoni was executive chef for Ca’ Del Sol near Universal Studios in Southern California’s Studio City before the coronavirus pandemic curtailed the restaurant’s special events, which his wife, Sherri, managed...

The After-School teacher teaches Italian language skills to students from ages three to six. The teacher must be fluent in Italian language, enjoy working with children, and have practical experience with lesson planning and teaching children ages three to six years old. After-School teachers play the important role in helping children interact wit...

Pizza Thief, the hottest new pizza spot in the recently anointed best pizza city in America, started when two long-time friends decided to quit their day jobs and open a business together. The Portland, Oregon newcomer focuses on slices (and pies) both traditional and regional ingredient-driven, and features an adjoining bar (Bandit Bar) with cockt...

The Italian osteria can be traced as far back as the 14th and 15th centuries. Originally a neighborhood place serving wine and simple food, in more recent times the emphasis has shifted more to the food—typically local specialties such as pasta and grilled meat or fish often served at shared tables. The proprietors of BOSA Food & Drink, a brand-new...

It’s easy to romanticize the gelato in Italy, eaten while strolling past the Trevi Fountain in Rome or along the Arno River in Florence. But according to Sandro Paolini, the owner of Pinolo Gelato on SE Division, Italian gelato often isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.  I can also vouch for this after my time studying abroad in Florence and learning t...

Festa Italiana Portland - August 22, 2021, 11 AM to 8 PM - 3800 West Powell Loop, Gresham, Oregon 97030. Join us for some Italian fun in beautiful Cedarville Park.  Italian Food, WIne, Beer, Auction/Raffle and Wall of Wine.  Featuring Live Music by Mbrascatu, a diverse band with Old World meets New World, Italian and Indie Folk music. We will also...

Before Burger Stevens owner Don Salamone began layering beef patties with Tillamook cheese and fancy sauce, before he worked the line at glitzy Las Vegas kitchens like Joël Robuchon or Restaurant Guy Savoy, before he cooked 16-person dinners for British musician Robbie Williams as his private chef, Salamone would sit down to meals of Sunday sauce,...