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By Warren Howeler   Over 100 children and their parents from throughout the Valley took part in a special showing of "The LEGO Movie" in the Sayre High School auditorium, which was sponsored by the Sayre chapter of UNICO National. For over 10 years now, the Sayre chapter of UNICO National has sponsored a free movie for local children and the...

by Joe Gray   'Tis not the season without panettone. The mile-high domed Italian Christmas bread, studded with raisins and candied orange, light and airy in texture yet richly flavored with eggs and butter, tastes like the holiday.   Our mom had it at Christmas always, a reminder of her Italian homeland, though she had to travel far f...

Italian American Writers Association Literary Reading (www.iawa.net). Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month.   IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.   Read more   Source: http://iawa....

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is proud to announce that Allan Attanasio will be sworn in as the Chief of Police in the Mountainside Police Department on Tuesday, February 17th at 7:30 pm in the Mountainside Borough Hall.   We are extremely proud of our Executive Board member and know that he is an outstanding choice to le...

by Sara ventiera   Rome native Antonio Morichini has spent time in the kitchens of some of the best restaurants in the Italian capital. He began with a two-year stage at Michelin-starred Il Convivio Troiani, then worked his way up to sous chef and then chef de cuisine at numerous eateries with designations from the esteemed organization, inc...

Rich LoRusso grew up on the Hill, just a block away from the tiny Texaco gas station on the corner of Macklind and Bischoff avenues. It's no surprise that he and his wife, Terri, ended up as restaurateurs: They met as teenagers working at the same small Italian restaurant. She was a busgirl; he was a cook.   What neither expected, however, i...

By Tanji Patton The limelight can be fleeting for new restaurants in Houston. The competition is fierce. The truly successful restaurants often understand that while headline news is a good thing, cultivating a loyal base of local customers is even better. And I suspect, that's exactly what Amalfi, the new spot in West Houston on Westheimer, is ai...

by Deidre Schipani   Amaro (singular), amari (plural) is a bitter Italian liqueur whose origins go back centuries to the times of herbal tonics and elixirs. Macerations of herbs, botanicals, seeds, roots, barks and spices were blended into grape brandy or wine bases, then aged, filtered and served in small portions as both an aperitivo or digesti...

by Josephine A. Maietta   Cari Amici, it is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the AlAE Seventeenth Annual Awards and Scholarship Gala. The event will take place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 3:00-8:00 PM at the Chateau Briand, located at 440 Old Country Road, Carle Place, Long Island. A cocktail reception in the garden, (weat...

On Friday night, Emily Timmel and her husband Yariv Alpher will host a Passover Seder for 15 at their Lexington Drive home. Timmel, 40, who is Catholic, plans to serve a traditional menu of matzo, brisket, charoset and gefilte fish in honor of her husband, who is Jewish, and the couple's two young sons, ages 5 and 7, who are growing up in the...

You will not want to miss "The Big Night" where the Italian Club of Dallas will showcase this famous movie as you feast on a Cena reminiscent of "The Big Night." Lovely gifts, baskets, wine and jewelry will be available to bid on in a Silent Auction during the evening.   Please contact Barbie Gumin if you would like to make a donation for th...

The Vice Consulate of Italy in Kansas City together with the Kansas City Chapter of UNICO National will again be organizing the Italian Motorsports Show at the 2015 Festa Italiana at Zona Rosa. This fourth installment of "Motori in Piazza" will be held on Sunday, May 31, Noon to 3pm. Here is the flyer. As with Festa Italiana, admission is free. &n...