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Some good news for Spokane’s Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Executive Director Wes Jessup says the museum will be allowed to extend the run of an important exhibit about Mt. Vesuvius. That has been closed since March because of the coronavirus. "The Pompeii exhibition comes from Naples, Italy and we organized it to be here during the 40th an...

For this week's Munching with Maggio feature, I wanted to highlight a few meals I had forgotten about until a few weeks ago when I was walking around the grocery store trying to think of more things to make at home during the pandemic. I was flooded with good ideas! However, most grocery stores have aisle-walking rules now, so be aware of those. So...

Seguiteci live sulla pagina Facebook del Consolato di San Francisco il 4 giugno 2020 alle 6 pm (PST) per l’ultimo appuntamento di #italiandigitaltownhall. Si tratta di un incontro dedicato agli esperti italiani della comunità medica e scientifica impegnati in prima linea contro il COVID-19 in California del Nord e Hawaii. Potete già inviarci le vos...

Prominent cancer researcher Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD, has joined the Desert Research Institute and Renown Health, both based in Reno, Nev., the organizations announced May 18. Dr. Pandolfi will serve as a faculty member of the Renown Institute of Health Innovation — a collaboration between Renown Health and Desert Research Institute — and as di...

Like Tibetan sand mandalas or the Italian festival of Infiorata, Linda Miller Nicholson’s pasta art is meant to be destroyed. And by destroyed, she means boiled in scalding water, sauced with creamy goodness, and devoured for dinner. Known to fans as Salty Seattle, Nicholson is part chef, part artist, and has carved a unique niche out of both world...

Although Meconi's closed for a spell during the "stay home, stay healthy" orders they're up and running Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Phone orders (and pre-payment) are encouraged, but walk up orders through their COVID safe window ordering is an option (no cash accepted). You can also order online for contactless delivery through...

Don Salamone puts a lot of love into his cooking—and a little guilt, too. The chef and restaurateur spent most of his early culinary career in upscale French kitchens of the sort his working-class Italian American parents could never afford to visit. It's partly why, when he opened a place of his own, he went in the opposite direction: a no-frill...

For more than two decades, Nonna Maria's has been serving up authentic Italian food in the community of Oracle, but now it's not just the dishes inside the restaurant that have folks talking. From Snoopy to the Statue of Liberty to a special tribute for essential workers. "I've gotten response from Italy, Illinois, all over the place really. it's r...

Bobby Valenti of Bobby V’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria stopped off with a $10,000 check for the Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank Tuesday while during his shopping errands in Lihu‘e. “We’re open,” Valenti said. “We opened Monday night with our full menu following the same hours (4 to 7 p.m.) as the Bobby V’s drive-thru Friday evening.” The $10,000 c...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Seattle, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt. April is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Se...

Il Chianti Italian, a restaurant in Henderson, donated and delivered meals to family in need this Easter Sunday. The restaurant's Chef Janeo said they were determined not to let local families go hungry. Staff delivered lunch and dinner, totaling about 20 meals for families in need. It's another sign of our #VegasStrong community that when the goin...

The beauty of this digital fundraising cabaret is that its host, local Italian American choreographer Alice Gosti, was able to invite performers from all over the world to participate. See Italy's Meredith Pellon, Fox Whitney (with Gender/Tender), and Fabiana Mangialard; Boston's Sofia Engelman; New York's Phoebe Rose Sandford; and members of Gosti...