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About 80 Italian companies are exhibiting at the Italian Pavilion at the Winter Fancy Food Show. It is a great opportunity for Italian companies to promote their products says Antonino Laspina Commissioner of the Italian Trade Agency in New York. The companies at the Italian Pavilion receive support and assistance by the Italian Trade Agency. To ki...

Nowadays, when you go out to eat you’re looking for something you haven’t had before. The owners of the new Italian restaurant Salt & Olive wanted to create a new, dynamic, and elevated experience. Upfront you see a setting similar to an Italian marketplace, a more fast casual experience. As you move further in, the menu evolves with high end entre...

The Italian Association of Arizona is excited to announce its 7th Italian Festival, celebrating all things Italian. This two-day event will entertain and delight guests with live music, delicious Italian food and wine, entertainment, authentic Italian art and more. This year’s event will begin Saturday, February 26th at 11:30 am with a parade and o...

Pastificio d’Oro is a restaurant inside another restaurant in St. Johns. But its heart—and thus, your stomach—is in Bologna, the Italian city known for its handmade pasta, meat ragù (aka “Bolognese”) and mortadella (which America turned into, yes, “bologna”). It also happens to be one of Portland’s sister cities. The beloved cuisine of Emilia-Romag...

Lady Gaga is returning to the Las Vegas stage! The Grammy-winning singer and actor announced a return to Sin City to resume her residency at the Park MGM hotel and casino. The performances will be “Jazz & Piano” themed, kicking off April 14th and running through May 1st. According to a press release, the shows will “celebrate her love of the Great...

Wild or spicy, made with fennel, anise or garlic, there’s nothing like a delicious Italian sausage. Just ask the Verone family, who has been in the sausage business for nearly 100 years. The company was started in 1923 by Joe Verone, who came from Calabria bearing his family’s traditional sausage recipe, and opened a meat-cutting business in Sumner...

Pasta has always been there for me when I needed it. When I'm sad, a bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. When I'm celebrating, a decadent heap of seafood linguine with blackened scallops in a white wine butter sauce. Pasta is my favorite dining partner and it never lets me down.    I've been eating a lot of pasta lately. From the baked penne with n'du...

There are places that feel comfortable no matter how sophisticated they are. Brezza in Resorts World Las Vegas is one such environment, with sleek wood and metal elements evoking mid-century modern design in a low-key way. Along the sides of the dining area are slightly elevated, plush booths, with a variety of tables leading out to a patio area. O...

The Romans certainly knew a thing or two about beautiful yet sturdy, long-lasting architecture: I remember thinking just that the first time I visited the majestic Pont du Gard, in the South of France – closer to where I am from than Rome itself – a colossal aqueduct built in the 1st century AD to carry water to Nemausus, the city today known as Nî...

Gino Vuolo, owner of Gino’s Italian Ristorante died today, the restaurant announced. Vuolo was born in Naples, Italy, growing up in a family that put its emphasis on Italian cuisine. His grandmother Immacolata opened a restaurant in 1906, which became a family affair. Vuolo, 60, first came to the US at age two years old, when his father opened a re...

Visitors to Stateline can now get a taste of Carano family mushroom ravioli magic. Sapori Italian Kitchen is the latest culinary addition to Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, part of the Carano family's Caesars Entertainment empire. It will feature the family's famed mushroom ravioli and other signature dishes by Chef Ivano Centemeri, executive chef of La Strad...

Have you ever dreamed of renovating a home in Italy? Join this event to hear Natalie Smargiassi share her experiences renovating the home of her great grandmother. Natalie will also talk about the area of Northern Lazio in the Tiber River Valley. This area is filled with beautiful castles, Etruscan and Roman historic sites, and amazing scenery. All...