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Seafood towers, sweetbreads, escargots, and a variety of other French delicacies are on the menu at Le Clou, the latest splashy venture from Michelin-starred Masseria chef Nicholas Stefanelli (also behind Officina and temporarily closed Philotimo). The chic, 75-seat restaurant—equipped with a massive bar and extended lobby lounge—just debuted insid...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C. in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency and the Italian Space Agency, cordially welcomes space industry players and shareholders to attend a full day of celebrating Italy’s “National Space Day” and exploring new opportunities. The activities are planned for Thursday, December 15th. The whole morning w...

Caruso’s Grocery in Pike and Rose (Washington, DC) is taking reservations starting this Wednesday, December 7th. The restaurant is located at 11820 Trade St. in the dining room space that was home to Owen’s Ordinary and currently home to the recently rebranded Owen’s Tavern and Beer Garden. The restaurant has rebranded from Owen’s Ordinary with the...

Fort George G. Meade held a joint wreath-laying ceremony last Sunday in memory of the two Italian and 33 German World War II prisoners of war buried at the post cemetery. Fort Meade Garrison Commander Col. Michael A. Sapp and Command Sgt. Maj. Andre Welch welcomed Rear Adm. Axel Ristau, German Military Attaché, Brig. Gen. Stefano Messina, Italian M...

At Dolores' Deli, everything is made in-house and to order. Owner Peter Miglino grew up working in his parent's longtime restaurant, Felicia's, coat checking at age 5, bussing tables at 8 and waiting tables at 12. Owning a deli was a dream for Miglino and his fiancé and co-owner, Victoria Rio. When they found a location at 2nd and Mifflin, they ask...

Frank Lucianna, a powerhouse defense attorney in Hackensack and a World War II veteran, died Monday, leaving an impressive legacy and profound love of the law. "He's an institution," said his daughter Diane Lucianna. "[For] 71 years he was practicing law in Hackensack." Lucianna was 99 years old at the time of his death. Diane, her sister Nancy and...

Join us Sunday, December 4th at 2pm at Watchung Booksellers (54 Fairfield Street in Montclair) as we celebrate the launch of Rossella Rago's newest book Cooking with Nonna: Sunday Dinners with La Famiglia, followed by an exclusive Q&A session with the author herself, book signing, and FREE food tasting from da Pepo in Montclair. RSVP Here. Host of...

Some people say, “We don’t talk about Bruno.” But let’s talk about Bruno’s, shall we? Bruno’s, an Italian and French bakery, recently opened on Main Street in Freehold Township. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because the Settepani family, who own Bruno’s, used to operate Bruno Bakery in Manhattan and now own Bruno’s Bakery & Restaurant in Staten...

Angela Petruzzelli is about to open her dream Italian restaurant Sprezza in downtown Richmond. When she moved to Richmond with her boyfriend in 2020, she recognized restaurants that served Italian food, but the style of Italian food they served was not the kind she preferred. "[Italian] food is not only something I relate so strongly to, but it's s...

When you bite into a pastry, cookie or cake from Italian Bakery & Espresso Bar in Flemington, N.J., you are biting into recipes developed during 100 years of family history. Jack Mannino operated a pizzeria when he first came to this country but wanted to return to being a pastry baker, a job he trained for and loved in Sicily. In 1985 he opened th...

Frank Joseph Tartaglia was a true son of the Italian Market. His father had a bustling fruit business in the iconic market. But he and his older brother, Joseph Frank Tartaglia, realized young that they weren’t content slinging produce. Together, the Tartaglia Brothers created a grungy, glorious haven for South Philadelphia musicians, artists, and...

Sunday December 4th, at 2:30 at the ICS Headquarters 4833 Rugby Ave. Bethesda, MD 20814. RSVP Here. In collaboration with Georgetown University, Department of Italian & OSDIA (Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America). This event is free. Please consider an end-of-year donation. Light refreshments afterwards. If you live far from the ICS, you c...