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All are welcome to a Festa Natale at Casa Italiana Italian Cultural Center in Burien, starting at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. Enjoy an Italian Bake Sale, festive chestnut roasting, Italian imports shopping, toe tapping music by the Rigatones, and top it off with a grand Christmas tree lighting. Come discover the warm and inviting Casa Caff...

What began as a Blimpie sandwich shop in the back of a Chevron gas station is now the home of delicious Italian cuisine, soon to be doubling in size. Cafe Tuscano comes from humble beginnings, serving its first fine Italian meals out of what had been a sandwich shop kitchen nearly 10 years ago. Now, several expansions later, the gas pumps and canop...

If the Vegas entertainment scene is a sauce, Giada Valenti is the seasoning. Spicy in her performances and her lively disposition, the Italian songstress has stirred things up in Las Vegas with her multilingual recordings, appearances at The Smith Center, and her Facebook Live cooking-and-singing series. She just dropped a new holiday song, “Silent...

Dolce & Chianti Cucina and Cocktails, located at 4275 South Durango Drive, is introducing a new brunch menu with an Italian twist. The brunch menu will debut at a launch event on Saturday, December 4 from 11 am to 3 pm. Every guest that attends this event will be greeted with a complimentary glass of bubbles from the champagne wall, along with bott...

After canceling the 2020 season because of the pandemic, SIFF Cinema Italian Style returned to Seattle for a week in early November, showcasing 13 films to celebrate the festival’s 13th season. “Seattle loves this festival,” declared SIFF’s Artistic Director Beth Barrett. “And it’s no wonder: these films are passionate, heartbreaking, funny, inspir...

For the fourth year running Credo Pizzeria in the West Seattle Junction has topped Trip Advisor's list of "Highest-rated restaurants in Seattle" according to the website STACKER. Credo has been the focus of attention nationally before. In March of this year it was named as the best pizza in Washington State on MSN. In 2018 Credo and chef Jacques Na...

When: Friday, December 03, 2021 At 6:00 pm - Organized by : Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles with the Diplomatic Corps of Arizona - Entrance : With fee Italian tenor Pasquale Esposito will perform live at the 31st Annual Ambassadors' Ball in honor of Italy, benefiting the Diplomatic Corps of Arizona Scholarship Fund and the Students at Thu...

“Our rule here is that we don’t serve anything my mother wouldn’t serve me,” Steve Shinn, owner of Bartolotti’s Pizza Bistro, said. For those campus dwellers, teachers and students alike, a new restaurant has made its way onto our turf: Bartolotti’s Pizza. The restaurant has expanded from Eugene to Springfield and even the Cottage Grove area throug...

One of the most colorful restaurants in Las Vegas, Superfrico, recently opened at The Cosmopolitan, and it’s a super-fun, very unique venue. It’s divided into several areas, each with a different vibe, but all sort of going together. “With Superfrico, we’ve truly upped the ante in our quest to deliver the unexpected in Vegas,” said Ross Mollison, S...

Nestled within the boardwalk overlooking the Chetco River sits one of the best restaurants in Brookings, Oregon. Zola’s On the Water serves up delectable Italian dishes alongside a spectacular view of the harbor. Known for their exceptional pizza, the restaurant is a city staple, and no visit to Brookings is complete without a stop at this local fa...

In Italy, Andrea Bocelli lived out the early days of the pandemic in a state of “worry and frustration” — not just for the harrowing health crisis but also for the social wounds of prolonged isolation. During this unprecedented pause in his career, he spent more time with his children. He listened to music. He tackled some items on his reading list...

Chef Cathy Whims is an icon in the Portland food scene. She studied with Marcella Hazan and the very founder of Slow Food, Carlo Petrini, was present at the inauguration of one of her restaurants, Nostrana. She is a six-time James Beard “Best Chef: Pacific Northwest” finalist and winner of the coveted 2011 “Leccio d’Oro Osteria Prize” instituted by...