On Thursday, January 31, 2019, join fellow ICC members for a group outing to see The Italian Straw Hat at MN Opera. ICC members receive a 20% discount on tickets throughout the opera season. Start at 6:30 pm with a fun and informative half-hour session that includes an overview of the opera, historical and cultural context, and highlights to watch...

If you write about food for long enough, your eyes start to adjust and you can actually start seeing the scene clearly. What was once a small constellation of bright, newly formed, trendy restaurants fades to a more tolerable level and you can begin to see all the restaurants in the state that have quietly served their diners for years or even deca...

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer remembered his friend, the team’s late offensive line coach Tony Sparano, at Thursday’s news conference. Near the start of Mike Zimmer's season-ending news conference Thursday, he was asked about the Vikings' identity problems on offense when he referenced the late Tony Sparano. "Quite honestly, the death of Tony Sparano r...

Cossetta Alimentari is much more than a St. Paul landmark and destination for all things from the Italian kitchen. Within its West Seventh headquarters is the equivalent of a block of shops in any Little Italy [mine was on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx]. A fine restaurant; a relaxed dining area, cafeteria style; pizzeria; Pasticceria with pastries and...

Thursday, december 20 2018. 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM. The Italian Cultural Center, 528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 502, Minneapolis, MN 55403. PRICE: Member - $20 & Non-member - $25. Join Ileana Tamberlani, native Italian from Rome, for a fun night of Italian Holiday Traditions! Tombola is the most traditional Christmas game in Italy, everybody plays it with t...

Need more pizza in your life? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top pizza sources in Saint Paul, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs. 1. Mama's Pizza Topping the list is Mama's Pizza. Located at 961 Rice St. in North End, the Italian and traditional American spot, which offers p...

Red Rabbit, the new casual Italian restaurant on Grand Avenue, probably isn’t where you would go for your anniversary dinner. And owner Luke Shimp is fine with that. Shimp would rather the restaurant, which serves pizzas, pastas, a few entrees, an approachable but really good wine list and some darn good cocktails, be an everyday place wheregroups...

The year was 1998. Two years before Xcel Energy Center opened, an Italian restaurant hung up an awning near the St. Paul Hotel, and hoped it would last a couple years. Now, Pazzaluna is an icon of the downtown St. Paul dining scene. “It was a risk, leaving my job at the hotel to come here,” said Patti Summers, a St. Paul native who started her rest...

When; 29 Nov 2018 from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM - Where: Walker Art Center, main lobby on Vineland - Join us at the Walker Art Center for another “Made for ICC” tour! This tour will focus on works currently on view at the Walker that reference events of Italian history, first and foremost early 20thcentury Italian anarchists and the terrorist left-wing m...

Taste and journey through Central Italy’s regions of Abruzzo, Tuscany, Umbria, Le Marche and Emilia Romagna. Seminar style wine tasting expertly lead by Nikki Erpelding, sampling the wines of the esteemed Leonardo LoCascio Italian wine portfolio. The tasting will be on Thursday, November 8th, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, at North Loop Wine and Spirits' beaut...