No seriously, and it's awesome. Barilla brand pasta and La Famiglia al Dente presents: Cucina Dell'Arte! Mamma Focaccia and her daughters, Argentina and Gianetta, teach you the art of the kitchen! Secret "La Famiglia al Dente" recipes will be revealed and delicious food prepared live on stage with the help of the cheese merchant Federico...

A love of pesto turned into a thriving business for one couple from Clifton. Robert Silvestri and his wife, Mary, will give a presentation on pesto at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at The Center for Italian & Italian American Culture, 411 Pompton Avenue, lower level, Cedar Grove. The community is invited to the presentation and to sample some...

If you think you can come to Italy and keep your waistline intact, you are sorely mistaken – for there is no such thing as being on a diet in this country. Between the countless gelatos (it's hot in Italy, okay?) and the pasta and the wine, well, calories really aren't much of a concern. Especially in Emilia-Romagna, one of Italy's most underrated...

by Nina Tinsley Niccoli's Italian Deli (6102 North 16th Street) is part market and part eatery, similar to other lunch spots such as Luci's Healthy Marketplace and La Grande Orange. Unlike these other places, though, Niccoli's is far less trendy and much more old school.   The market side of the restaurant features cases of brined olives...

Chicago is having a very Italian moment. Throughout 2013, the city has enthusiastically participated in the nationwide celebration of the Year of Italian Culture with concerts, stage performances, and, most notably, the stunning summer light installation Divina Natura at The Field Museum. But as the nation revels in Italian culture, in the Windy Ci...

Tamburi Investment Partners, tramite il veicolo societario Clubitaly, ha acquisito da Eatinvest (controllata dalla famiglia Farinetti) il 20% di Eataly.   Lo si legge in una nota in cui viene spiegato come Eataly, fondata nel 2003 ad Alba da Oscar Farinetti, sia attiva nella distribuzione e commercializzazione a livello globale di prodotti d...

Though I appreciate Federal Hill's established collection of Italian restaurants, I always find it refreshing to see a newcomer on Atwells. Enoteca Umberto opened in July, but its small size and word-of-mouth marketing mean it's still a bit of a secret.   Atwells was quiet on a mid-week night, and we took our time with a cocktail while brows...

by Brock Radke Fine cured Italian meats, salty cheese, crisp vegetables doused in oil and vinegar, and a crusty roll. What's better than an Italian sub sandwich? It's pretty easy to procure one, which is nice because it's a constant lunchtime craving, but where in Las Vegas can we find the best of the best?   Let's begin with the obvious. O...

The Italian Cultural Center of Western Mass will offer a gnocchi-making class on Saturday, April 11, from 1 - 3 p.m. at their location at 56 Margaret Street in Springfield.   Adults and children are encouraged to bring an apron to the class. An instructor, supplies and space to work will be provided and attendees can take home what they make...

Pizza king Tony Gemignani's takeover of Las Vegas now expands down to Henderson. Today he opened his second Pizza Rock at Green Valley Ranch, where he serves classic Italian entrees, pastas and 11 styles of his gourmet pizzas.   The 7,000-square-foot restaurant features a 20-seat interactive wood-fire bar, room for 200 and the deejay booth i...