Minard’s Spaghetti Inn has served generations of loyal customers in the Clarksburg area with its authentic brand of traditional Italian-American cuisine. The establishment has kept its loyal base of local regulars returning time after time to dine on a collection of Italian offerings that has remained largely unchanged for more than 80 years. Maris...

Let's go back to the topic of regional emigration and after Sicily, Abruzzo and Puglia, this time we talk about the emigration from Lucania (Basilicata) to America. We do this thanks to a documentary produced and realized, with the contribution of the Basilicata Region, by a young talented Lucanian, Ileana Disabato, whom we thank and to whom we giv...

George Diakomihalis believes fresher pasta will sweeten the lives of Anderson residents. With that in mind, Diakomihalis is part of a family foursome — which includes wife Foula, brother Michael and sister-in-law Vasoula — who plan to bring authentic Italian dishes to Anderson. Their new restaurant, Dolce Vita (the Italian term for "Sweet Life") ha...

Preparations are underway for Facing Hunger Foodbank's annual Italiano Festival in downtown Huntington. The fundraising event will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on 4th Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets on Saturday, Aug. 18.   At the festival, Facing Hunger will honor the Lewis D'Antoni family as the 2018 Italian American Family of the Year. The Torl...

It's a common dilemma. August frequently brings an embarrassment of riches to gardeners. Perhaps you celebrate National Sneak Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day, every Aug. 8.  So take a look at what's been growing in Don Alonzo's garden in Point Pleasant Beach. Humungous zucchini. Mega-veggies. And not just one or two.  A jungle of vines, eac...

Ieri sera, 8 agosto 2018 a Galati Mamertino, si è inaugurata la sede della fondazione impegnata nel campo della promozione del territorio Siciliano e particolarmente della zona dei Nebrodi e della cultura enogastronomica che legata alla zona, intitolata al noto chef Celestino Drago che, proprio per la sua ormai quarantennale attività nel settore de...

A 750-ml bottle of Screaming Eagle Second Flight Cabernet Franc Merlot out of Napa Valley, which has about four to five pours, is one of the most expensive wines at $706— but there is a balsamic that costs more. Il Buco Alimentari in New York City — which opened in 2012 and serves as a sister restaurant and market to the famed Il Buco — sells the m...

Jeff Marchio has resurrected Italian recipes and the family business. His new Fort Collins food cart, called Marchio’s Grill, carries on the legacy of his grandfather Louis, who emigrated from Italy and ran Marchio’s Italian Cafe in Omaha, Nebraska, for multiple decades.  “In the Marchio family, all of the men do the cooking,” Marchio said. “It is...

When life gave them lemons, the Pallini family didn't make lemonade — they made limoncello! Try the classic Italian liqueur and more at our pop-up 'Cello Bar from August 6 to 19 in La Piazza. Since 1875, the Pallini family has been producing Limoncello, a natural liqueur traditionally made with prized organic Sfusato Amalfitano lemons and pure alco...

The festa della Liberazione is the event of April. On the 25th Italians celebrate the anniversary of the freedom of the country and this is the right time in which people boast their Italian spirit. +Parades and events are organized all over the country and the tricolore, the noun used to describe the Italian flag, becomes the real and only protago...