Over 60 Italian speakers joined Executive Chef Gian Nicola Colucci at Cielo Ristorante at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown St Louis. Italiano Per Piacere is the only club in St Louis dedicated to preserving and promoting the Italian language. Members must speak or be able to converse in Italian in order to join. Saturday night brought together pe...

Ciao St Louis would like to announce that the organization will be presenting the Italian Festa and 150th Anniversary of the Columbus Day Parade in St. Louis MO. There have been a number of requests for information on participating in this years parade. Please click here to download a parade application. For safety and traffic concerns, there will...

Si terrà al rinomato ristorante “Cielo” del Four Seasons di St. Louis la riunione di maggio di “Italiano Per Piacere” (IPP). A darne notizia è Franco Giannotti che dedica all’incontro una edizione speciale di “It@lico”, il magazine del gruppo. “Grazie ai nostri consiglieri Michael Cross e Scott Hoff, l’Executive Chef del Four Seasons, Giannicola Co...

Friar Alessandro. The Voice From Assisi. Friday, May 12, 2017 8:00 PM “Behind every successful tenor is … a story. Pavarotti was a larger than life character who understood how to popularize sometimes difficult music. Bocelli overcame his blindness to become a superstar and has managed to bridge the divide between popular and classical music. Friar...

A lot of veal has been parmed since 1967, which is when Rich Ronzio and Charlie Mugavero opened the first Rich & Charlie’s, a small Italian deli at Delmar Boulevard and Old Bonhomme Road. The four-restaurant chain has started celebrating the milestone by offering specials that appeared on the original menus. The company now is owned Ronzio's nephew...

A tale of courage and survival was on the big screen April 8 as part of the Italian Film Festival USA of St. Louis. Pierette Domenica Simpson, a survivor of the 1956 sinking of the Italian luxury liner the Andrea Doria, shared her story during the  screening of her documentary, “Andrea Doria: Are the Passengers Saved?” Ms. Simpson was introduced to...

Having languished in circuit court limbo for more than a year, the appeal case of Little Italy’s incorporation is still waiting for its day in court. Last spring, Little Italy residents appealed a decision by Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde denying their petition to incorporate the roughly 380-person community into a city. In March 2016, petitioner...

Katies Pizza and Pasta Osteria, located in Rock Hill, MO has announced their Giveback Tuesday.  It is created to benefit Pedal the Cause.  This event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 25, 2017. One day each month 100 percent of proceeds from the sale of lunch, dinner, drinks and carryout are donated to charities.  Contributions have exceeded more tha...

Today is Volpi’s grand reopening after a stunning renovation. A cornerstone of the Hill, Volpi opened in 1902. You can find their authentic prosciutto even in Italy. Armando Passetti, a modest and gracious gentleman, started working with his uncle in the 1930s. At 92, he still comes to work. He’s fortunate to have a enterprising daughter, Lorenza,...

Winemaking, farming, food and coming together for community events have a long history in the St. James area. Known locally as the Meramec Highlands, our region is also fondly known as “Little Italy of the Ozarks” thanks to the establishment of an Italian settlement here more than a century ago. Join St. James Winery and Public House Brewing Compan...