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Turns out investors aren't just hungry for hot dogs. Some have a taste for Italian beef. Last spring, before a private-equity group paid an estimated $1 billion for Chicago-based Portillo's Restaurant Group, Joe Buonavolanto Jr. says investors began cold-calling his company, Berwyn-based Buona, purveyor of Buona Italian beef.   "People were...

by Alyssa Morin   There is no shortage of pizza in the South Bay but John and Jennifer Mentesana are doing things a bit differently at Locale 90 in Redondo Beach. The pizzeria and marketplace, focusing on Neopolitan-style pies and European food and wine products for sale, opened in July. The restaurant has been so successful in its firs...

Gregory Chang likes to take his clients to downtown Redwood City's Donato Enoteca to discuss business over an authentic Italian meal.   But he also has lunch there at least twice a month all by himself because the food is so good.   Read more   Source: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/    

by Tom Bruce Gardyne Sotheby's has just published its 2014 Ranking. While no Italian made their overall top 10 led by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, there is strong interest in the wines particularly in the States. "We do see the best market for Italian wine is New York," said Jamie Ritchie, president & CEO of America's and Asia, Sotheby's wine....

La ripresa nei distretti è gia iniziata, ma adesso si prepara a cambiare marcia. Se nel 2014 il fatturato delle imprese distrettuali è salito dell'1% - mentre l'intero manifatturiero italiana restava al palo - il biennio 2015-2016, spiega il rapporto di Intesa SanPaolo, porterà a un'accelerazione decisa: +3,1% per l'anno in corso, 3,2% per quello s...

Anthony T. Rossi was born in Messina, Italy. As a young man he immigrated to the United States and settled in Long Island in 1921. During the 1930s he operated a grocery store and relocated to Bradenton, FL to operate various food establishments. Anthony grew weary of being a restaurateur and decided to pioneer a new t...

Welcome to Italian-American Week, when we’re taking a bit of a break from our usual stories to focus on the important stuff: red sauce, stuffed pasta, porchetta and the chefs and home cooks making it all happen.   One of the best attributes of Italian food is how easy it is to tailor your dinner to how much time you have to make it. Boi...

March 29, 2015 1:00 PM - John Prince Park, 2520 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth, FL: Il Circolo Presents its very first BOCCE Tournament! Join your family and friends in John Prince Park in Lake Worth to enjoy BOCCE games, food, drinks, and fun! $20/ person, kids are free!   There are playgrounds available and a covered...

  WTI Magazine #57    2015 April, 3Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   The origins of bagpipes are lost in the mists of time: in the prehistoric era there is evidence of wind instruments made of pipes with holes and reeds to modulate the sound. The presence of similar flutes spread through the various villages of the Mediterranean area f...

Last December we did a roundup of the best Italian-American restaurants located in Brooklyn — old-timers peddling the red-sauced cuisine that first arose when immigrant housewives adapted American ingredients to their Italian recipes over a century ago, highlighting things like spaghetti with meatballs, stuffed clams, baked pastas, eggplant rollati...

The United States are a key export market for Italian companies, as emphasized also by the recent plan to promote Made in Italy launched by Italy's Industry Minister Federica Guidi, that devotes 30% of total resources outside Italy to the US market.   Several platforms already exist or are about to be launched to help Italian companies expan...

by Eleanor Shannon   By "real" Italian wine, I mean quality wine made by artisan vintners: stewards of land and culture, who grow grapes with organic, biodynamic or sustainable methods and who intervene minimally in the cellar.   Their wine reads like a story in a bottle, a liquid recollection of place and people. Why drink "real...