Chef Joe Farina, known for his Chicago-style Italian fare, is bringing Victory Italian to Oak Park. Set to open in the former home of Two Brothers Social Tap, 100 S. Marion St., Victory Italian is poised to bring throwback charm and an arsenal of classic Italian dishes to the Pleasant District on Monday, Oct. 19. The Oak Park location will be a sis...

Monday October 12 2020 at 10:00 CDT. Arrigo Park, 801 S Loomis St, Chicago, IL 60607. Join us as we celebrate this Columbus Day, Monday, October 12 at 10:00 a.m. at Arrigo Park in Chicago's Little Italy. Our petition drive and support is growing each day and it's symbolic in that more than half of our signatures thus far are from other ethnicities...

Chef/owner Tony Priolo was blunt about the prospects of Nonnina, one of his three restaurants (Piccolo Sogno and Maillard Tavern are the others). “We were overextended, and about to lose Nonnina,” he said. “But then Friedman Properties stepped in and said, 'Let’s figure out a way to save it.” Thus began a creative joint venture between Priolo’s com...

My parents brought me to America when I was 8 years old. Like all other Italian immigrants, they were incredibly proud to become American citizens. They learned English along with the history of this great country as they looked forward to the opportunities that lay ahead. Still, they never forgot where they came from and always made our Italian he...

The Old Neighborhood Italian American Club will host a South Side Italian American Proud and Positive Rally at 2 p.m. on Sept. 19. The club is located at 3031 S. Shields Ave., Chicago. Masks and social distancing will be required. Billed by National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame President Ron Onesti as a “celebration of our culture and a sal...

Joel Piedra spent most of his career at Sabatino’s, starting at the beloved Old Irving Park restaurant as a teenager and working his way up to become the chef for 30 years until it closed in 2018. Now, Piedra is striking out on his own. He is set to open his own restaurant, Avvio American Italian Kitchen, later this month in Irving Park alongside h...

Si chiama Anna Grassellino, ha 39 anni ed è originaria di Marsala. Sarà lei a alla guida del centro di ricerca, che avrà il compito di sviluppare un computer quantistico d’avanguardia con prestazioni mai raggiunte finora basato su tecnologie superconduttive. Grassellino è un ingegnere elettronico, laureata all’Università di Pisa nel 2005 ed oggi al...

Vitality, the first-ever online networking event designed exclusively for the Italian business community in North America, is a one-of-a-kind initiative designed to tackle the growing demand for meaningful online connectivity. We are excited to announce that our inaugural Vitality networking event, organized in collaboration with our sister chamber...

Please sign our petition to Save Chicago's Little Italy and bring back our Christopher Columbus statue to Arrigo Park. For every proud American who believes that our future belongs to those who learn from our past, we demand the return of our Christopher Columbus statue to be placed back at Arrigo Park in Chicago's Little Italy. Everything great is...

When you think of food that fills you up, comforts you, and nourishes you, what do you think of? For many people, it’s Italian food. An instantly-recognizable cuisine that comprises intriguing regional specialties and seemingly infinite permutations of tried-and-true traditional flavors, Italian food is a favorite among many who consider themselves...