Saturday afternoon (August 29th), I joined members of the Societá Gioventú Quagliettana in Astoria, Queens for the Feast of San Rocco. This year's celebration marked the Golden Anniversary of the society's beautiful statue, imported from Naples 50 years ago.   Joining the Quaglietta Society on their special day were Nicola Trombetta (Preside...

Dear Friends,I am thrilled to announce that on October 23, 2013, to celebrate the colorful Fall Season, I will be hosting a Dinner/Demo at one of my favorite restaurants owned and operated by a great Chef: Chef Rocco Sacramone, originally from Orsogna, a small town in Abruzzo. But wait, I'm not just hosting! The dinner will be a four course meal d...

by Sara ventiera   Rome native Antonio Morichini has spent time in the kitchens of some of the best restaurants in the Italian capital. He began with a two-year stage at Michelin-starred Il Convivio Troiani, then worked his way up to sous chef and then chef de cuisine at numerous eateries with designations from the esteemed organization, inc...

Starting July 17th to August 28th, 2013 - Wednesdays, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Wednesday, July 17th (held at) St. Joseph Church 43rd Street (Between 30th Ave & 28th Ave.) Astoria Bruno Macari (KEY Board & sing) Italian favorites Presented by: FRATERNAL CIRCLE OF CONVERSANO Wednesday, July 24th(held at) Flushing Memorial Park 1...