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When Geno’s announced its opening, and chose to leave the dubious name “Dago” out of the business of making Italian sandwiches, we were very happy. First, because more Italian sandwiches! And second, because something this delicious doesn’t need a potentially offensive nickname attached to its otherwise glorious existence. There’s nothing offensive...

The third annual "Giro del Lago di Como"  5K Fun Run and Walk will be held on Sunday, August 20 at 9:00 AM. The Start Line is on the east side of Lake Como in Saint Paul. This is a fun event for individuals and families. All participants will be given shirts. There will be prizes awarded to the first two finishers in both the Run and the Walk. Come...

L’organizzazione no profit, Ciao St Louis, ha una nuova iniziativa che si chiama Imparare L’Italiano Giocando. Questa iniziativa è stata pensata per i bambini per farli crescere in un ambiente dove possono imparare la lingua. Ogni mese, ci sarà un meet-up dove i genitori di bambini dai dodici anni in giù, possono partecipare in varie attività ludic...

Francesca Mannino came to St Louis when she was only 10 years old with her entire family and spent an entire 15 years of her life in the Gateway City. Now, she is back in her Sicilian hometown as a personal tour guide. Being bi-lingual makes her job fairly easy. Having lived in the United States, she is a perfect fit for first-time American tourist...

Just east of Broadway in the Patch neighborhood of Carondelet stands a small, rough-cut stone house. The structure, over 160 years old, is set to receive a 'Most Enhanced' building award from the Landmarks Association of St. Louis this Thursday evening. Set back from the corner of Water and Steins streets, a freshly-poured walkway leads up to a sha...

This Saturday, May 27, the Bancroft Street Market will host “The History of Little Italy,” a unique event celebrating the rich Italian influence on Omaha. Guests can enjoy the music, art, storytelling, and cooking of Italian artists and artisans whose families who have made it to Omaha at some time or another. Carmelita de la Guardia, cabaret singe...

For classic Naples-inspired Italian food, stop by Red Rossa Napoli Pizza in Clive. Their pizza surprises most newcomers. "It's not what you expect. Most of the time it has to be eaten with a fork and knife," said John Hutchinson, director of operations. "You can't fold it like normal." The restaurant seats 75 and offers pizzas people won't find els...

Tucked away at the corner of Vandeventer and Boyle Avenues in The Grove neighborhood is an online retailer and wholesaler of imported Italian specialty foods, Ditalia Fine Italian Imports. I’ve literally passed it hundreds of times driving down Vandeventer but never bothered to find out what was behind its unassuming brick façade. My curiosity got...

If you're under the impression there's no good Italian food in Denver, you haven't been paying attention. Alongside our old-school classics that never disappoint, a handful of newer options for Italian eats in the Mile High are serving up traditional dishes that deserve your undivided attention. Our advice? Abandon your current dinner plans and sta...

Thursday, June 8, 2017. Drop in from 6pm – 9pm. Rooftop lounge at Clayton on the Park. 8023 Bonhomme Ave | Clayton, MO  63103. Una Serata: A complimentary special event to promote Italian culture in St. Louis Meet and network with others interested in Italian Culture and learn about our new media company Ciao St Louis a 501c3 nonprofit corporation....

White Pie, a wood-fired Italian restaurant and pizzeria, is now open at 1702 Humboldt Street. The neighborhood eatery owned by brothers Kris and Jason Wallenta of Dos Santos is set in a space that feels inviting and modern. The bones of the old building, a place that once housed the catering operation for Strings, are honored by allowing the expose...

Over 60 Italian speakers joined Executive Chef Gian Nicola Colucci at Cielo Ristorante at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown St Louis. Italiano Per Piacere is the only club in St Louis dedicated to preserving and promoting the Italian language. Members must speak or be able to converse in Italian in order to join. Saturday night brought together pe...