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Founded in 1907, Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market attracts about 10 million tourists and local residents every year. Seventy farmers have fruit and vegetable stalls, and another 160 artists sell their handcrafted products and artwork there. And don’t forget the 60 licensed buskers who entertain the crowds year-round. In its infancy, Pike Place...

From March 10-12, a delegation of some of Italy's top food and beverage brands will travel to Las Vegas to exhibit with the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce  at the annual NGA Show, organized by the National Grocers Association. The IACC will be joined by members including Bindi, Consorzio del Parmigiano Reggiano, Coop Italian Food North America,...

San Diego-based Ambrogio15, which announced a planned expansion to Phoenix in 2022, is finally opening at the Biltmore Fashion Park. Owned by friends Giacomo Pizzigoni and Andrea Burrone, the Italian restaurant is located between The Cheesecake Factory and Macy's. Modern, sleek glass, metal and wood define the exterior. Inside, a 1,000-bottle glass...

Join the Scuola Team! Apply on Indeed or email us! Position: Executive Director. Employment Type: Salary, Exempt. Schedule: Part-Time (10-15 hours). Location: 1542 NW 14 th Ave, Portland, OR 97209. Scuola Italiana di Portland, a not-for-profit language school in Portland, OR is searching for an Executive Director to join our community. We are searc...

The Italian Daughter, conceived by Melissa Maggiore Meyer as a heartfelt tribute to her late father, the renowned restaurateur and chef Tomaso Maggiore, is an inviting haven where guests are welcomed into the warmth of Meyer’s own home. This homage to old-school Italian favorites features cherished dishes like burrata, linguine with clams, gnudi, e...

In a world where the universality of music transcends borders and languages, Symphony Tacoma embarks on an ambitious journey to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem. This event, set for February 24th, is not just a concert; it's a monumental homage to a piece that has vibrated through the halls of history, capturing the essen...

Màstra Italian Bakery Bistro offers diners a somewhat rare experience around here—a family-owned, non-chain restaurant. The small, bright and simply designed restaurant is located at 476 N. 900 W. in American Fork, just east of Costco and is owned and operated by Italian native Jonathan Cagnacci. Cagnacci was born and raised in Genova, Italy, befor...

Babbo Italian Eatery is hosting its third annual Baseball for Babbo Day of Giving event on Feb. 29. All eight Valley Babbo Italian Eatery locations will donate 100% of profits made that day to the Seena Magowitz Foundation, to fund pancreatic cancer research at HonorHealth Research Institute, according to a press release. In addition, Babbo and Rog...

New York Giants quarterback Tommy DeVito captured the hearts of the NFL with his story that included his living at home with his parents, his enjoyment of his mother's chicken cutlets, and, of course, his Cinderella-like rise to fame in the NFL as the Giants' third-string quarterback who led the team to three straight wins mid-year that resulted in...

Known for Hash Kitchen and The Sicilian Butcher, local restaurant company The Maggiore Group has launched a new concept on Tatum Boulevard and Cactus Road. The Rosticceria started dishing out Italian cuisine in mid-December.At the entrance, customers are greeted by two Roman gladiator statues and a touch of intentional graffiti, a bold pronouncemen...

January brought news about a bunch of Seattle restaurant closures. But none of the now shuttered eateries evoked more memories than the final demise of Vito’s, the First Hill  restaurant ravaged by two disastrous fires. The iconic hangout on Madison had a long and colorful history. It was the well-loved stomping ground of attorneys, judges, politic...

It’s common in any family business for the younger generation to add its own touch of modern style to the operation when the torch is eventually passed. At longtime neighborhood favorite Gaetano’s Ristorante, sustained success means finding the perfect blend of familiar tradition and new, exciting offerings. Patriarch Gaetano Palmeri, who passed in...