Michael Schulson's upscale-casual restaurant, Prunella, is coming to the corner of Sansom and 13th Streets in Philadelphia. The interior is an upscale take on traditional pizza, featuring a marble-topped bar and lush greenery. Guests can enjoy a drink at the stylish lounge or relax with a cocktail on the spacious terrace. The menu, designed by Culi...

Thursday, March 31st. 5:30 pm - 8 pm Eastern Time. 401 Fisher Bennett Hall - Penn Campus 3340 Walnut Street - Philadelphia PA, 19104. Free Admission. PI-Philly, in partnership with Cinema & Media Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, is happy to invite you to "LINA WERTMULLER, THE WOMAN IN WHI...

It's been a while, but David Pulice can still remember the pain that came hand in hand with making his family's homemade pork salami. When his mother, Carmela, and father, Alberto, immigrated from Belmonte Calabro in Italy's Calabria region to Weirton, West Virginia, in the late 1940s, they brought many of their food ways with them. Making the dry-...

Thursday, March 24th in person 6:00 pm Eastern Time. Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia - 600 Chestnut St, Suite 956, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Free Admission but Registration is required. Covid policy note: the mask is required at the event Register here. PI-Philly members are welcome as are new friends! Consider joining PI-Philly today!!! A...

After a two-year hiatus, area residents — and those who like to come home for festivities — will be happy to hear that Festa Italiana will return in 2022. A post to social media Wednesday proudly proclaimed, “We’re back. Festa Italiana 2022: Aug. 11, 12 and 13!” The post encouraged readers to “Stay tuned for more details.” In 2021, a “Festa to go”...

In the town of West Chester, there are hundreds of businesses to visit. By the time someone graduates from West Chester University, there’s a good chance they haven’t even seen half of the stores in this historical downtown area. One business to highlight is the Artisanal Gelato and Dessert Café, Gemelli. Sitting down with owner Vincenzo, we got an...

Two Philadelphia restaurants have been recognized by Thrillist for their roles in what the publication called "a constant state of reinvention and refinement" of Italian food in the United States. Vetri Cucina and Little Nonna's were named on the website's list of "The 34 Best Italian Restaurants in America" that was released last Thursday. Thrilli...

Four renowned Italian musicians will present a live musical program at 7 p.m. Monday, March 14 at First Presbyterian Church, 97 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre. Conductor, pianist, and composer Frederico Longo will be joined by violinist Domenico Masiello and pianist Michele Fazio in a performance of Longo’s Notte di Luce. Composed in Cremona,...

The Downtown Pittsburgh hospitality scene is buzzing again and adding another popular restaurant to the neighborhood. Alta Via, an Italian restaurant inspired by California cuisine, is expanding from its original home and into Market Square, according to the big Burrito Restaurant Group. The group owns the Mad Mex chain and several popular dining e...

From March 3-13 the menu at Gran Caffe L'Aquila in Philadelphia will be inspired by recipes of Nenne Sanguineti Poggi (from her autobiography, What Color To Paint Oneself?), realized with ingredients from exceptional Italian products. On March 3rd at 6:00 p.m. the Consul General of Italy Cristiana Mele will open the event sharing the values of "Be...