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The Maggiore Group is bringing a little bit of la dolce vita to Phoenix with a new Italian bakery called The Sicilian Baker, opening at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 20. To celebrate on opening day, The Scilian Baker will offer a free classic-size cannoli to the first 100 customers who say "holy cannoli" at the counter. The business also will give out f...

Ever wanted to whip up Italian cocktails like a pro? Mora Italian (5651 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ) is offering the opportunity to pick up some skills at a cocktail class presented by Rich Heider from Southern Glazer and Campari, Saturday, March 16, 3–4:30pm. The class will teach guests about the art of making Negroni Italian cocktails and an Ap...

How do you say "pick-me-up" in Italian? Answer: Tiramisù! A delicate medley of bold espresso, creamy mascarpone, and airy ladyfingers, all dusted to perfection in cocoa powder, tiramisù is a classic Italian dessert allegedly invented in Treviso. One taste reminds us why the Italian name means “pick-me-up.” And in time for World Tiramisù Day on Thur...

When it comes to a restaurant, its name can be everything. The right one can convey your signature dish, cooking style, cuisine or maybe all of the above (here’s looking at you, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Chinese Restaurant). But the wrong words can keep diners away. That brings us to the newly opened Factory Kitchen at The Venetian. The term “factory,”...

The unpretentiousness of La Ferrovia Ristorante fits in perfectly on Ogden’s Historic 25th Street. No worries about ambience, aura or atmosphere. Just dig in for an array of southern Italian cooking that’s been keeping Junction City diners satisfied for 31 years. The extensive menu leads off with two cannellone dishes, followed by a variety of chic...

Veteran restaurateur Roger Stilson is bringing his popular Mama Stortini’s Restaurant and Bar to Federal Way. This will be the fourth Mama Stortini’s restaurant locally-owned by Stilson’s Specialty Restaurant Group. Mama Stortini’s opens in May at 1911 S. 320th St. in Federal Way. “We are excited to bring Mama’s Italian favorites to Federal Way,” S...

With an Italian-born mother and American-born father, Nico Mannion is fluent in both English and Italian. But he's not sure if there’s a direct Italian translation for “Bear Down." "I don’t think there’s a translation,” he said. "I’ll get back to you on that one.” Mannion, who just led Phoenix Pinnacle High School to its second straight 6A state ba...

A partire da venerdì scorso, 1 marzo, i connazionali iscritti all’AIRE residenti nello Utah che hanno bisogno di richiedere il passaporto italiano potranno fissare un appuntamento presso gli uffici del Consolato Onorario a Salt Lake City. A renderlo noto è il Consolato Generale a San Francisco dopo che nella città è stata attivata la postazione per...

Nicole Brisson is grocery shopping on the Las Vegas Strip. The executive chef of Eataly Las Vegas, she's collecting ingredients as she moves around the sprawling new complex, which opened Dec. 27 at the Park MGM. First a stop at La Salumeria to pick up a selection of Italian cheeses and paper-thin strips of prosciutto and mortadella. Then a trip to...

When Harry’s Bar opened its doors in Venice, Italy, in 1931, Giuseppe Cipriani Sr., the Cipriani family patriarch, probably never imagined his quaint bar turning into a global restaurant and hospitality brand. Giuseppe Sr. was still alive and present for the family business’ early expansion—Hotel Cipriani opened in Venice in 1958—but he wouldn’t se...

The BYU men’s volleyball program often uses its strong connections overseas, its tradition of success and its far-reaching alumni network to attract some of the best international players it can get. But in the case of their latest foreign-born sensation, the Cougars got an assist from their own football program to land Davide (pronounced: DAH-Vee...

From Thursday, March 07, 2019 to Monday, March 11, 2019. Organized by Riverside Community College, Ventura Guitar Society, University of Southern Nevada and Casa Italiana, Desert Oasis High School. In collaboration with : Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. Entrance: Free As a part of his "A guitar at the Opera" series, guitarist Carlo Fierens...