Friday, February 10, 2017 - 5:00pm Off-campus: 11th & 45th (exact address given to those who RSVP). Join the Italian Club for an evening of food and fun! We will prepare a four-course meal, including antipasti, carne e pasta, and un dolce (dessert). The Club will provide ingredients and all necessary dishes - all you need to bring is energy and an...

Please join me in welcoming a newer Italian school to Seattle, percorsoItaliano, an organization run by Italian natives living in Seattle who are eager to share their passion for their native language and culture. The school was founded by Roberta Tauriello Torgerson in 2011, in collaboration with Elisabetta Valentini. Since then the school has gro...

Ingredients are like musical notes, says cookbook author Letizia Mattiacci, and cooking is like composing music. The results, when done well, are pure harmony. Recently, Seattle audiences explored the unique culinary harmonies of Umbria with Mattiacci as their guide.   Mattiacci, who owns Alla Madonna del Piatto Agriturismo and Cooking Schoo...

Dear ISSNAF members and friends, I am pleased to announce a rose of fantastic speakers for our upcoming 2013 ISSNAF summer meeting, that will take place in the Harborview Medical Center (HMC) Auditorium (300 9th Ave, 98104, Seattle) on Thursday August 29th 2013.   Our first speaker, the celebrated Italian writer Sergio Campailla will introd...

by Mauro Battocchi   Sergio Barbieri, the passport officer of the Italian Consulate, travelled to Honolulu, Seattle and Portland last month and issued 151 electronic passports. This process generally requires require nationals to travel to San Francisco and present themselves at the Consulate in person.   In fact, the passport office...

Ask any Italian in Seattle about the topic of pizza and it will certainly cause a fair amount of debate. Some of us have our favorites, our guilty pleasures and some might say good pizza outside of Italy doesn't exist. "De gustibus non est disputandum", an old Latin maxim says, "In matters of taste, there can be no disputes", and it cannot be more...

Live performances, audio-visual arts, foods, hands-on activities, games and a lively marketplace explore the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Italy and Italian-Americans in the Pacific Northwest at Seattle Center Festál: The Italian Festival, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29, in Seattle Center Arm...

By Claudio Bisogniero In great news for the Italian community of Seattle, there is a new Italian Cultural Center opening up soon in the city called Il Punto!. The founders are in the process of receiving non-profit status from the State of Washington and is currently securing a location to make the office.   The cultural center will offer I...

by Phuong Lee   Italian-Americans say they feel insulted by the decision of Seattle city council to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day on Columbus Day.   The new holiday honours the contributions and culture of Native Americans and the indigenous community in Seattle. It will be celebrated on the second Monday in October, traditionally...

by Rita Cipalla   This is the story of two cities on two continents brought together by a visionary corporate executive and a mutual love of onions. In December, if all goes according to plan, Walla Walla, Wash., famous for the sweet onion that bears its name, will sign an agreement with Cannara, a small town in central Umbria, to becom...