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A Westchester County Italian restaurant has become a go-to for some residents thanks to its selection of homemade pasta dishes and cocktails. TVB by: Pax Romana is located at 171 East Post Road in White Plains. The restaurant's menu includes pasta dishes such as spaghetti alla carbonara, penne alla vodka and ravioli. Guests can also choose from ent...

When Chicago Wolves assistant coach Bob Nardella was growing up in Melrose Park, the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame was located next door in Elmwood Park. His father, Robert, relished taking his son to the institution’s conventions hosted in Rosemont. “It was a big thing for my father,” Nardella said. “He took me all the time. There...

Light rain falls over Turin as we arrive in Piedmont's capital. The first impact is mesmerising. We immediately realise to be in the presence of an extraordinary city, ancient and futuristic, generous and reserved. Turin might seem a bit shy, almost like its people. Nevertheless, it is easy to find a kind and helpful Torinese that tells you where t...

West Haven's iconic Zuppardi's Apizza is expanding with plans to open a prep kitchen with a takeout storefront in Ansonia, the owners announced this week. "We are excited to announce that our newest addition to the Zuppardi's family business is finally developing in Ansonia, CT!" reads a post on the Zuppardi's Facebook page. "Our Ansonia space is...

For many people, just to hear the voice of a loved one again is worth more than gold itself. When historian and author Anthony V. Riccio set out to record Italian immigrant stories in Boston’s North End nearly 40 years ago, he did not know that these voices would one day prove to be that gold not just for the immigrants’ families, but for all those...

The whole Puglia and the Salento are often remembered by passing tourists, as well as from regular visitors for its natural beauty, the sea, the long beaches and the olive groves. The olive tree, like the vine, is one of the most anciently known plants in Puglia, in fact many authors attest that since ancient times the region produces more olive oi...

Craving an authentic Italian dinner but only have the time and budget for a quick lunch or carryout? Make Squisito Pizza and Pasta Restaurant in Severna Park your go-to destination for tasty pies, hearty pasta dishes and fresh, tasty subs. I visited Squisito on a Thursday afternoon with a few family members. The interior of the restaurant is modern...

Since he moved to Los Angeles 17 years ago, his goal has always been to tell and explain Italian design to the American public. Now that he has been officially named the 2021 ambassador of Italian design, artist Mattia Biagi decided, as a first step, to set up the exhibition A Journey Through Italian Design, at the Italian Cultural Institute in Wes...

Italian wine is taking advantage of the tremendous recovery of global F&B demand. Also thanks to the renewed appeal of the “Italy” brand – see the triumphs in sport (European soccer championships), and music (Eurovision song contest) competitions – Italian wine exports increased in July reaching almost 4 billion euros in value. This makes the 7-bil...

One could argue that Italian mom-and-pop restaurants in Dallas are essentially like churches or 7-Eleven’s: There is one on every corner and they’re pretty much all the same. However, if you take Forest Lane and head east through Garland until you hit Rowlett (on Route 66), you’ll find a family-owned Italian place that is so legit Italian your cous...

On July 23, 1960, crowds gathered at the Bologna Train Station to witness the maiden journey of a brand new electric train, the ETR 250 “Arlecchino.” The four-carriage, first-class only convoy was a thing to behold: It featured a striking gray-green magnolia livery, sinuous lines, and two belvedere— panoramic viewpoints—from which travelers could w...

Invented and refined in the early sixteenth century, and achieving widespread popularity and usage in the eighteenth century, the pastel is one of the most expressive and adaptable media in art history, surviving nearly unchanged for five centuries of human creativity and design. Furio Rinaldi, curator at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, wil...