Chefs Ricci and Sookar ~ June 14 - 16, 2015 Direct from the celebrated restaurant Al Fornello da Ricci in Ceglie Messapica, Chefs Ricci and Sookar will share their passion for the "true taste of Italy" at arte italia this June! Authentic cuisine and its excellence are their passion, and their menus comprise a mosaic of recipes, traditions and habi...

The heart of downtown Reno will once again be transformed into a Little Italy for the 33rd annual El Dorado Great Italian Festival this weekend.   "It's hard to believe that we've been doing it this many years in a row," said Lisa Carano, El Dorado's Food and Beverage Manager. "It's our best festival."   Read more   Source:&nbs...

Questa settimana intervistiamo Lorena di Sierra Italia, che ci racconta della loro decisione di lasciare l'Italia e aprire un negozio di prodotti italiani negli States.Da dove cominciare? Da un piccolo paese della provincia di Siena!!Mio marito ed io abbiamo sempre avuto il "sogno americano" e, visto che gli affari in Italia andavano calando, nel 2...

by Johnathan L. Wright Calafuria occupies a renovated bungalow on South Center Street in Midtown (back in the day, it was Rose's sandwiches). The restaurant lies in Midtown, but it's not of Midtown (or at least of Midtown's more annoying aspects). As in: Calafuria doesn't feel derivative, like something someone saw or ate in San Francisco or...

An art exhibit. December 17, 2015 to March 6, 2016 - arte italia - 442 Flint Street - Reno, NV 89501. Benny Bufano (c. 1898–1970) was born in San Fele, Italy, spent his childhood in New York, and eventually became one of San Francisco's most colorful characters and renowned artists. A lifelong pacifist, he was deeply inspired by...

Arte Italia today announced it will give away free tickets to Wolf Pack home football games in conjunction with the arrival of Titian's Renaissance masterpiece La Bella: Woman in a Blue Dress. The Beauty and the Beasts promotion allows guests who visit arte italia's educational art exhibition, Titian's Venice, the opportunity to receive free footb...

The Nevada Museum of Art is bringing a taste of Florence to the Biggest Little City through its new Italian Baroque exhibit.   The exhibit doesn't open until this weekend, but the museum gave us a sneak peek with a special tour guide the man who's been collecting these paintings for decades. "This is the largest collection of Baroque pa...

Reno is home to many festivals that attracts thousands. One of the most highly anticipated events for food lovers is the Eldorado Great Italian Festival that celebrates the food, music and culture of Italy.   Host Mellisa Paul chatted with Gregg Carano, Eldorado Resort Casino Vice President of Food and Beverage about the event that has been...

Italian sausage, herbs, wine – lots of wine – and the Lazzarone secret family ingredient were just a few things Gina Lazzarone was cooking up early Sunday for the annual Eldorado Great Italian Festival in downtown Reno.   Her grandmother's sauce has been a tradition in the festival's sauce-cookers competition, and after 33 years, it finally...

For 32 years, the Eldorado has brought the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to downtown Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival. The festival, held each year over Columbus Day weekend, is a celebration of Italian culture and traditions.   Set for October 12 and 13, the festival transforms downtown Reno into Little Italy with a gra...