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Spinasse is a restaurant located in Seattle, offering Italian speciality products, all coming from the Piedmont region. Executive Chef Stuart Lane attended the Italian Culinary Institute in Piedmont. “We import all of our cheeses, olive oils, vinegar, wines, chocolate, prosciutto, prosciutto cotto and other cured meats, flour and truffles. We value...

Authentic Italian cuisine is waiting for you at Montalcino Ristorante Italiano in Historic Downtown Issaquah, Washington. Open just for dinner, Montalcino is the perfect place to have a romantic date night or celebrate a special occasion. With extensive menu options and a beautiful ambiance, you’re sure to have just the memorable night you have in...

Natalia Di Pietrantonio has devoted her career to South Asian art but her family comes from very different parts of the world — her father is from Italy and her mother from Mexico. Attracted by art from an early age, Di Pietrantonio majored in art history at the University of California Davis. During her studies, she had to take a survey course on...

Bill Acosta was known as the Man of 1,001 voices, headlining on the stages on the Las Vegas Strip, including the Luxor and Flamingo, and thousands of performances in many other venues. Bill passed away on Jan. 26, and a celebration of his life will be held at the Italian American Club on Mar. 26. Born in Dallas, Bill and his family moved to New Orl...

The Fogolâr Furlan Nevada - Utah - Arizona provides connections to Friulians emigrants and their descendants residing in Nevada, Utah and Arizona with their land of origin, the Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia in Italy. The aim is to connect people (Friulians, descendants and supporters), preserve the awareness of the Friulian identity, promote our...

Let’s make one thing clear: I will never turn down an offer for Italian food. So when I opened an email to find a dinner invitation from Guy Devillier, owner of That’s Amore, there was zero hesitation in saying yes. After spending an evening in the cozy cafe, perched on the edge of Seattle’s Mount Baker neighborhood, it was clear that the staff car...

The Sons and Daughters of Italy, Primo Italiano Lodge 2800, Washington, is offering a $2,500 scholarship. The competition is open to seniors of the class of 2022 from McGuffey, Trinity and Washington, and any senior at Faith Christian School whose home school is one of the above. Children of active lodge members are also eligible, no matter what sc...

Ben’s Italian Night at the American Legion in Post Falls is moving from Thursday nights to Tuesdays, effective tonight. Following a Press article, the popular weekly event drew many more visitors than expected. Due to another recurring Thursday night event that restricted overflow dining space at the Legion, some guests had to be turned away. To av...

Babbo Italian Eatery is expanding in metro Phoenix with plans to open a location in Goodyear in April. The Italian restaurant’s first foray into the West Valley city will debut April 7, according to a press release. The 6,000-square-foot space at McDowell Road and Pebble Creek Parkway can seat 236 guests and will feature outdoor seating with a fire...

When husband and wife Federico Venturini and Viola Tagliaferri moved from Gualdo Tadino, Italy to Cave Creek, Arizona in 2018, they didn’t speak English or know anyone in the community. What they did have was determination and a dream. The couple opened Pizzicata, the first authentic pinsa pizzeria in Carefree in 2019. Pinsa is a style of pizza tha...

Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar invites guests to experience the next Taste & Learn on Saturday, March 19, at 5 p.m. Taste & Learn is Ferraro’s popular, monthly wine-tasting and education event that provides illuminating wine education along with a menu of expertly prepared, authentic Italian small plates crafted by Chef Mimmo Ferraro.   Th...

Fans of opera will have the chance to see a performance of Puccini's Tosca in Salt Lake City during March 2022. The venue for Puccini's Tosca will be the beautiful and historic Capitol Theatre in downtown Salt Lake City located at 50 West 200 South. Parking is available close by. Scheduled performances will be held on Saturday, March 12, at 7:30 PM...