First lady Jill Biden will make an appearance at Festa Italiana this weekend in Milwaukee. The annual festival will take place at Henry Maier Festival Park from Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2. The first lady will deliver remarks during the opening ceremonies, the Italian Community Center said on Wednesday, May 29. The opening ceremony event...

The new Fabiola’s Spaghetti House and Deli, open since last November on 1301 Regent St., is all about connecting the past to the present — and making good food.  Fabiola’s is both an Italian American spot and a Jewish deli, though not a kosher one. Spaghetti and deli? Yes, says owner Sam Brown. The Greenbush neighborhood, where the restaurant is lo...

A new restaurant held a soft opening last week in the former Wickman House, bringing authentic Italian and Mediterranean-style recipes to the top of the Door peninsula in Ellison Bay, Wiscosin. Osteria Tre Tassi will emphasize freshness and simplicity, pairing the appropriate cooking techniques with fewer and fresher ingredients – something someone...

More than $70 million in Italian cars will be on display in downtown Green Bay this weekend—ready for automotive enthusiasts and anyone curious about Italian cuisine and entertainment! More than eight decades of Italian automobiles in every shape, size and color are being carefully prepared, polished and parked for this weekend's Festa Italiana.  A...

Not only is Festa Italiana 2024 returning to the Henry W. Maier Festival Park, the Italian Community Center has announced that the event will kick off the ethnic festivals seasons, too, moving to spring. Festa Italiana – back on the Summerfest grounds for the first time since 2019 – will take place May 31-June 2. This year's “Little Italy on the La...

Get ready to indulge in the rich flavors, stunning sights, and thrilling history of Italy without leaving Wisconsin! The Automobile Gallery & Event Center proudly presents Festa Italiana 2024, an unparalleled celebration of Italian culture, cars, and cuisine. Join us on May 18th from 2 – 6 pm at The Automobile Gallery & Event Center located at 400...

Following a private soft opening this past weekend, L’Incontro Italian Bar & Cafe will officially open its doors to the public at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 at 2315 N. Murray Ave. Located less than two blocks from the Oriental Theatre, the restaurant is a natural pick for evening dining during the remainder of the Milwaukee Film Festival. The re...

When you’re planning to dine out but aren’t up for challenging “new” food, or trying to find Downtown parking, go where you know comfort food and the neighborhood family vibe are king—go to Capri di Nuovo in West Allis. This much beloved Italian restaurant, which was operated as simply “Capri” under the previous owners, has maintained much of its f...

It's a celebration for burrata lovers. Two companies, one from Noci and one from Putignano, have brought Puglia to victory, declaring in an international competition the best burratas in the world. It's a unique coincidence to see two brothers on the podium: the Delizia company from Noci, ranked first, is led by Giovanni D'Ambruoso, while second pl...

Being Italian has always been central to Frank Schiro’s identity, and for decades he has devoted himself to highlighting the accomplishments and contributions of the community in the United States. An experienced litigator and trial attorney in Milwaukee, Schiro recently was elected president of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, Gra...