The backstory: Daniel Bonanno and his brother Enrico Bonanno grew up working and spending time in Tenuta's, the Italian deli their father has worked at for 56 years and now helps run in Kenosha. So when a space opened up near the restaurant Daniel co-owns and is the head chef at in Madison, Enrico moved up from Chicago and the two of them were insp...

Simone Coli recently completed his experience as a high school student in the United States, as he spent this year as a senior at Stevens Point Area Senior High School (SPASH). A foreign exchange student from Italy, Coli competed on the SPASH boys cross country and boys track teams, before he closed the school year by taking part in SPASH graduatio...

Festa Italiana is excited to combine new musical selections with many Italian favorites to this year's festival on Milwaukee's lakefront July 19-21, celebrating food, family and tradition. In addition to the previously announced headliners of KC and the Sunshine Band and Phil Vassar, festivalgoers can look forward to an energetic experience with a...

«America Dairyland's». Anche le targhe delle auto in Wisconsin ricordano che questa per gli americani è la terra dei formaggi. Stato del Midwest, abitato da poco più di cinque milioni di abitanti, adagiato nella regione dei grandi laghi, tra Chicago e Minneapolis, con un clima umido e stagioni estive non troppo calde, ideali per la coltivazione del...

You need to do little more than drive past the former Juniper 61 at 6030 W. North Ave. to see that a transformation has taken place. That's largely due to the hand-painted exterior signs that grace the building, which is now home to Ca' Lucchenzo Pastificio & Enoteca. In fact, if you love pasta, you'll likely want to make it a point to investigate...

Antonio Pingitore was walking his beat in Kenosha after midnight when he saw a light flashing on the police box on the corner of Sheridan Road and what is now 60th Street. It was March 30, 1919, and Pingitore, an Italian immigrant who joined the force five years earlier, had been called in to work to cover for another officer who was sick. In those...

Pilgrim Lutheran Church’s Tabitha Society hosted its annual Women’s Banquet. The theme this year was “That’s Amoré” and was seen in the food and decorations. Women walked into Pilgrim’s new gathering space to the sound of classic Italian music. The hanging chandeliers cast a warm glow on the tables as the space was filled with chatter. Reverend Mik...

Reece Block is coming back to a familiar place. Block, a recent University of Wisconsin-Whitewater graduate who hails from Oconomowoc, worked at Mama Mia's for a number of years before taking a marketing role with Sysco, a food and service business. When he was 16, Block started at Mama Mia's in Wales as a host. He went on to became the general man...

Sarah Grueneberg visited Madison College to show students her creative process behind her Italian cuisine. Interviewed by Lindsay Christians, who writes for “The Capital Times,” Christians shares her own love of food and dining with Sarah Grueneberg and Madison College throughout the interview. Continuing the Chef Series on April 10, Grueneberg was...