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By Loraine Stupakoff   After completing culinary school in the Peidmont region of north Italy, Antonio Morichini started his career in a restaurant in the seaside town of Chiavari in Liguria (northern Italy), the Lord Nelson Pub. There, he worked with the freshest fish and the traditional food of that region.   Antonio returned to his...

by Marty Cook   Renowned Italian restaurant Mary Maestri's once occupied a stately building on the outskirts of Tontitown, far removed from the hustle and bustle of northwest Arkansas. Now the restaurant, which first opened in 1923, stands on a busy four-lane Springdale street, an icon in name but just another restaurant by outside appe...

By Ellen Weisberg   On behalf of President of the Republic of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, Italy's Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero bestowed the prestigious Order of the Merit of the Italian Republic (Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana) to Joseph V. Del Raso, chairman of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Frank Giordano, m...

Lowellville is a small village nestled along the banks of the Mahoning River, just west of the Pennsylvania border and nine miles from Youngstown.   You won't find the streets busy with tourists like you do in the big city "Little Italys" around the country, but nonetheless if the Mahoning Valley were pressed to designate an entire town as a...

Chef Steve Komorek excels at preparing the roughcast dishes of Italian cucina, embroidered with restrained New American flourishes. The restaurant's menu includes an appealing selection of hand-rolled Roman-style pizzas and other authentic regional Italian dishes, such as pastas from the south and risottos from the north.   Trattoria Marcell...

by Paul Ebeling Vintage, Classic & Limited Edition Ferrari's Are Preferred Investments Buying an Italian Supercar from the from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80s have served up investment gains that are hard to beat.   Vintage Ferraris have risen nearly 700% in value since Y 2006, according to data that pools prices of 13 of the most so...

by Nathalie Atkinson   The winding streets of Treviso are dotted with little taverns outfitted with wooden stools, plaid tableclothes and small plates of simple bites called cicchetti. The Venetian take on finger food includes standards like breaded and flash-fried zucchini flowers or a dollop of dried salted cod that's been slowly emulsifie...

by Gerard Gilbert   On the morning of 9 September 1943, my father and 500 other mainly British officers stepped through a hole obligingly cut in the barbed wire fence by their former captors at Fontanellato prisoner-of-war camp, near Parma in northern Italy.   Their hosts, having deposed Mussolini two months earlier, had signed an arm...

by Joseph N. DiStefano   Andrea Canepari, Italy's gently polished, vastly energetic and partly Penn-educated Consul-General in Philadelphia, held a kick-off party Sunday for the city's prominenti i patroni in honor of Ciao! Philadelphia, the month-long abbondanza of Italian cultural events -- schedule here.   It was a gray windy day f...

Any donation amount is appreciated and will help. We are making great progress. Only $6,300 to go. Now is the time to ensure that your name is on the monument. What an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy for your family. The UNICO Memphis Chapter Foundation (UMCF) (an IRS recognized 501c3) is now accepting tax deductible donations to relocate the...

by Erica Firpo For millennia, Rome's streets and piazzas have been walked and then some—the focal point of the ancient empire's transit network, there's a reason we have the saying, "all roads lead to Rome."   As the third most visited city in the EU (after Paris and London), it can seem there are few areas left to be discovered, but if you...

WED, NOV 11, 2015 AT 12:00 PM: Pizza party for kids!Eataly, 43 East Ohio Street Chicago, IL 60611By: Scuola Italiana Enrico Fermi - FREE REGISTER Join the Scuola Italiana Enrico Fermi and Eataly for a interactive pizza making lesson: make your own pizza to take home, then lunch on tasty pizza from Rossopomodoro and have a nutella pizza f...