Pizza pro Tony Gemignani is getting into the hotly contested Bay Area bagel game, and he’s picked a potentially controversial name for the operation. Gemignani’s Dago Bagel will be located inside his new Italian bakery, Toscano Brothers. He said he chose the brand’s name, an ethnic slur sometimes aimed at people of Italian or Spanish descent, in de...

Thursday, May 06, 2021 at 6:00 pm PDT. Organized by ReteRosa in collaboration with Istituto Italiano di Cultura SF. Entrance: Free. Register here. Il mondo dell'arte e della cultura offrono infinite opportunità per chi ha una mente creativa: ci sono ruoli per manager culturali, nei musei e nelle fondazioni, nella gestione finanziaria e nell’organiz...

There’s a meaty new pop-up in town serving up a particular type of big sandwich not so often seen in San Francisco — the muffuletta. It’s from one half of the duo behind Bread Spread Pickle, another pandemic era pop-up from a couple who previously worked at the Progress. This new muffuletta one-stop-shop is called Sandy’s: the work of Peterson Hart...

When Lawrence Ferlinghetti died in February, for some it felt like the poet and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers co-founder took a piece of San Francisco with him. Like the store, Ferlinghetti was a literary landmark, his presence in North Beach and around the city as much a given as the fog or cable car bells. While his death at age 101 was pe...

Sunday 05/02/2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT. The Italian American Experience: The Archive as Classroom. The Museo presents a conversation with Professor Lina Insana on how archives can become  spaces of active learning and fruitful collaborations, offering a more experimental approach to the study of Italians in places such as Pittsburgh, PA, and Santa...

Earlier this year John & Elena Duggan, the brother sister team behind Original Joe’s North Beach and Westlake, opened Little Original Joe’s, a takeout and delivery only concept in West Portal with a focus on what they do best: pizza, pasta, and parmigiana.  For people that don't know much about the history of Original Joe's, Original Joe’s first op...

The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is pleased to present CINEDAY al femminile, a series of productions directed by Italian female filmmakers. This selection is dedicated to Italian director Cecila Mangini (1927-2021), considered the first Italian female documentary filmmaker, and it is available to the first 300 to register. Please not...

La Scuola International School is a vibrant Pre-K – 8th Grade international community with a focus on inquiry-based learning, creative expression and language immersion.  They are an IB accredited, Italian-immersion school serving Preschool – 8th Grade. La Scuola’s mission is to inspire brave learners to shape the future. La Scuola aims to nurture...

Two veterans from popular Bay Area restaurants AL’s Place and Rooster and Rice are bringing a modern Italian restaurant to the Mission this spring. Itria is taking over the former Obispo space at 3266 24th Street, Thad Vogler’s colorful and short-lived rum bar, which sadly permanently closed during the pandemic, leaving the prime Mission location e...

Williams Sonoma, a specialty retailer for high quality kitchen and home products, and Nutella, The Original Hazelnut Spread®, announced five virtual events that will feature a celebrity chef, baker or food personality from across the country. Participants at each event will learn recipes and techniques for cooking breakfast dishes featuring Nutella...