Relevent Sports and the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission today announced that Real Madrid and F.C. Internazionale, better known as Inter, will meet August 10 at 1 p.m., Central Time, at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. The match will mark the first men's soccer match at the Edward Jones Dome, which previously featured the...

When the fire hydrants begin to look like Italian flags with green, red and white stripes, you know you're on "The Hill". With an Italian American style all their own, featuring Provel cheese and fried ravioli, there's an unmistakable St. Louis flair in this town's Italian flavor.   Settlement of what's now called "the Hill" began in the 183...

In business, when time-honored traditions blend with new technologies, innovative products and fresh ideas, consumers win and companies thrive. That's the secret behind the success of Volpi Foods Inc., which has dramatically modernized its processes and diversified its offerings while staying true to the values that have sustained it for more than...

by James Edwards Besides the many fans and those in the sports world, there's another place in particular mourning the death of baseball legend Yogi Berra: a St. Louis neighborhood called The Hill. Berra grew up in The Hill, which became the nucleus of the city's Italian community, as many Italian immigrants settled there when arriving to St....

Mrs. Kemoll introduced our city to Sicilian fare in 1927 in the intimate curtained-off dining room adjacent to her living quarters -- cozy, but with room to grow in elegance. Four generations later, Kemoll's Italian Restaurant has sophistication covered: • $55 for $100 to spend on food and drink for two • Dazzling panorama of the Arch and city from...

To enter Basso you descend a broad, curving stairwell into a cavernous basement. Gas lamps flicker along the wall, casting long, dancing shadows on the diners seated in the booths beneath them. Is it 1897? No. The massive bar at the center of the dining room is a wholly modern creation, with sleek liquor bottles and a distinctive tap handle for eac...

On the corner of Wilson and Marconi a tavern was built and operated by Anheuser-Busch as early as 1902. With the onset of Prohibition, it was considered a bad investment to continue operation. So the business was sold and purchased by the Merlo family and was named Merlo's. In Italy, Merlo and his family were farmers and worked pitching hay.  ...

By Valerie Schremp   Bart Saracino Sr. came to America from a small farming town near Rome with $7 in his pocket, a suitcase of clothing, and a willingness to learn and give.   Over the decades, he would raise four sons and become the Bart of the Bartolino's Italian restaurants: Bartolino's South in south St. Louis County and Bartol...

by Angela Mueller Yacovelli's Restaurant in Florissant, which has been in business for 95 years, will shut its doors on Jan. 1. Owners Jack and Jan Yacovelli, who have operated the family business for the past 37 years, said they decided in September to close the iconic restaurant, St. Louis Public Radio reports. "We're tired, we want to hav...

Esce in questi giorni il nuovo numero di "It@lico", magazine dell'Associazione Italiano per piacere, diretto a St. Louis da Franco Giannotti.   È proprio Giannotti che, come di consueto, presenta i contenuti del periodico: "iniziamo con il resoconto della riunione precedente che ci ha offerto la possibilità di riscoprire uno dei grandi padri...