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More than 20 years ago, while Portland restaurateur Adam Berger was learning to make pasta in Montelupo Albese, Italy, he would watch the matriarch of the the restaurant bake her daily focaccia: Pans slid into the wood-fired oven, and bread would emerge airy and crisp at the bottom to be placed at the tables in the dining room. “I can still remembe...

It’s tough out there. With the rising cost of living, dining out isn’t as frequent as we’d like it to be. But if there’s one thing that locals don’t mind spending good money on, it’s a celebration. For birthdays, life’s special moments or just because, we love to gather around food. Since its grand opening on Aug. 15, La Bettola Waikīkī has become...

The Italian Trade Commission in collaboration with ANFAO, Italy’s eyewear manufacturers association, is sharing further details about their upcoming "Extraordinary Italian Eyewear" events happening in Seattle on October 10 at The 101 and in Chicago on October 12 in Cafe Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo. Extraordinary Italian Eyewear is designed to introd...

There’s a place on the corner of North 26th and North Alder Streets in Tacoma where pizza, calzones, and cannoli reign supreme. Family-owned food truck Italy Paola Pizza Napoletana was launched in December by husband and wife Cristian and Katrina Conversano. Cristian, a native of Naples, Italy, is a former chef of Europa Bistro and Massimo Italian...

Found in Portland and several other Oregon cities, Pastini has established itself as a haven for pasta enthusiasts, offering a delightful array of Italian dishes that tantalize the taste buds and celebrate the rich flavors of Mediterranean cuisine. With a commitment to using high-quality ingredients and a passion for authentic Italian flavors, Past...

Gonzaga University's Kinesiology and Sports Management department team up with a professional Italian basketball team to inspire students to learn about team management. A new collaboration between GU and Pistoia Basket 2000 was initiated to enhance the teams managerial and operational systems through project-based consultation provided by students...

The 41st Great Italian Festival is returning to the streets of downtown Reno in October. Attendess can experience Italy's rich culture and cuisine right in the heart of The Biggest Little City. The weekend will feature homemade Italian food, a wine walk, live entertainment, artisan shopping, cooking competitions and a grape stomping competition. Th...

Amari Italian Kitchen & Wine Shop has officially opened its doors at UnCommons in Southwest Las Vegas. It was the first full-service restaurant to open at the complex, which is located at the 215 Beltway and Durango Drive. The restaurant is led by executive Chef Brent Stanford, who was previously the executive sous chef for Brezza at Resorts World....

“Heist” is a new show about to debut at the Rio in Las Vegas. It spotlights Italian songwriters whose music was appropriated by the American market without the American public realizing. “Pretty much every song that ever became a hit somehow came from Italy,” the show’s producer, Tony Sgro, told Casino.org. “No, not really, but a lot of them did.”...

Hawaii may be a long way away from the rolling hills of Italy, but that hasn’t stopped the essence of Italy from seeping into the islands! Festa Italiana is Hawaii’s exclusive Italian festival, and a vibrant showcase of Italian culture and food. Despite the geographical distance between Hawaii and Italy, this festival manages to bridge the gap, off...

First landing in California for the 1849 Gold Rush, Italian immigrants made their mint more in merchandise than mining. In 1859, they shifted their attention to neighboring Nevada following discovery of the Comstock Lode, the world’s richest silver strike. Yet more came to work on the Transcontinental Railroad. By 1910, according to census numbers,...

Everyone’s Italian when THE ROW brings the Great Italian Festival back to downtown Reno this October. Celebrating its 41st year, the Great Italian Festival in Reno returns in 2023. Experience the flavors, sounds and style of Italy right in the heart of The Biggest Little City during the Great Italian Festival from Oct. 7- 8. Experience a festival u...