NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

Ciao Bruto!, a new Italian wine and specialty food shop next to the Idlewild Wines tasting room in downtown Healdsburg, has opened with a curated selection of European wines and Italian foods such as honey, chocolate, organic pasta, olive oil, lentils, chickpeas, polenta and 40 varieties of tinned fish. Ciao Bruto partner Thomas DeBiase, director o...

The team behind San Diego's Ambrogio15 restaurants has closed its Ciao Ciao Piadina concept in La Jolla and will rebrand the space to become Ambrogio15 Enoteca, a wine room and grocery scheduled to debut this fall.Milan-turned-San Diego residents Giacomo Pizzigoni, Andrea Burrone and Luca Salvi opened the flagship Ambrogio15 on Turquoise Street in...

For 18 years, Juliano’s Italian Restaurant in Hesperia has been “the” place to enjoy authentic northern Italian cuisine. Juliano’s is famous for its fresh homemade appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, and desserts, open seven days a week and serves lunch and dinner. A comprehensive wine list awaits your perusal, and there are well drinks and mixed d...

Adelmo Fornaciari, better known to the world as Zucchero, a nickname given to him by one of his school teachers, is back on a world wide tour that will take him to three cities in the US South West: Los Angeles (September 30 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills) and San Diego (October 1 at Balboa Theatre) in California and Tucson in Arizona (Octob...

The Italian Studies program (Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) and the Film and Media Studies program (Dodge College of Film and Media Arts) joined efforts to develop a unique educational experience in Bologna, Italy, a travel course that will become a staple of both programs and Chapman University in the future. Under the...

Come enjoy a movie under the stars at our annual Little Italy Summer Film Festival every Saturday night of the Summer.  The Little Italy Summer Film Festival 2022 is presented by the Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy. The movies are screened at the Amici Park Amphitheater. These amazing Italian films, complete with English subtitles,...

North Beach diners can look forward to one more option for thin-crust pizzas with bubbly, blistered spots, this time courtesy of one of San Francisco’s most respected Italian restaurant groups. Flour + Water Hospitality Group, the team behind the eponymous fresh pasta mecca in the Mission and Penny Roma just around the corner, will reopen Flour + W...

Located in San Francisco’s Mission District is BarZotto, a charming Italian restaurant and wine bar specializing in Cal-Italian-style pizza and pasta. BarZotto opened its doors in 2016 by owner Marko Sotto originally as a fast casual pasta spot. Fast forward to the end of 2020, and the beginning of a second shelter-in-place, BarZotto was forced to...

When: Thu, Jul 7, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Where: Eataly, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90067 - More info: https://www.eataly.com/us_en/classes-and-events/los-angeles/italian-street-food-festa-2022-07-07-11170 Some of the best Italian food is what you can get from the little man with the carrettino, or "little cart," off the side of the road i...

Giorgio Chiellini is hoping Los Angeles FC's young roster can help him at least partially rediscover the fountain of youth. In return, the veteran Italian defender looks to help the club capture its first Major League Soccer championship. “I would say that LAFC is the perfect team for me because the team is full of young players. I think they can...

Madeo Ristorante’s search for a permanent home ends this Friday, July 1. The 36-year-old Italian hotspot, favored by celebrities like Drake, had most recently led an itinerant lifestyle following the loss of its original location on Beverly Boulevard. Now, the family-operated, classic LA Italian restaurant will open July 1 at the 1 Hotel on the Sun...

The Sunset Strip, with its rich history of luxury restaurants and legendary nightlife, has long served as a playground for Hollywood’s biggest stars. The newest kid on the block? Lavo Ristorante, an Italian cuisine restaurant from the famous Tao Group Hospitality. This open-air restaurant has already made a splash on the Los Angeles scene, attracti...