WTI Magazine #42    2014 September, 3Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   HistoryMentions of culatello date from 1332, when it was given, as a precious gift, to noble spouses and wealthy lords. Loved by the poet Gabriele D'Annunzio and the great composer Giuseppe Verdi, culatello, which was once used as a precious medium of exchange, has its...

One of the amazing traits of being Italian is being known for hard work and perseverance. The Minissale family based in New York exemplifies those traits and are a perfect example of the American Dream.   On June 15, 1978, Philip and Agnes Minissale opened their beloved Minissale's Italian American Restaurant on 14th Street in Troy, NY....

by Pamela Silvestri   Enoteca Maria is a small wine bar and restaurant in St. George with an unusual concept: The menu is orchestrated by about a dozen nonnas direct from Italy who bring their regional spin to the country's food.   Proprietor Jody Scaravella will hit the radio with his new cookbook between 11 a.m. and noon, Tuesday, A...

Kiwanis Club of Medford - Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT) - Medford, MAThe Kiwanis Club of Medford is producing the 10th annual Taste of Italy on Wednesday October 21, 2015. Come taste samplings of the best cuisine, wine and beer in the area- The best Italian around but even MORE THAN JUST ITALIAN. Proceeds will...

by Steve DeVane Staff   Tell us about your place: Adam Valenti's family moved to Moore County from Long Island, New York, in 1987. His father opened a restaurant in Vass but sold it six years later. He saw the need for quality Italian food in the area, so he bought some land about a half mile away and built Valenti's in 1996.   The re...

Emilia-Romagna's proud gastronomic traditions have been depicted in artwork and lauded in written accounts dating back to the Middle Ages, and visitors from around the globe continue to pour in for a taste of the action. A week spent prowling the cities of Bologna, Parma, Modena and Ferrara – set amidst the bountiful farmlands between the Apennine...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn      Translation by:   Mediterranean pasta salad is a tasty summer dish, perfect to prepare on a warm day when don't want to stand in front of the stove but still want to enjoy a simple, refreshing and light dish! I suggest having it as a main dish for your midday meal - it is...

Like most who open their own business, Carmel's Luigi Rukaj started with a dream. Since 1980, when he moved from Rome, Italy, to America, Rukaj has wanted to open his own Italian restaurant. Six months ago, Rukaj and his family took over what is now Luigi's Italian Restaurant on Gleneida Avenue in Carmel. Response from the community...

Rita's Italian Ice, the nation's largest Italian Ice concept with over 625 outlets in 19 states, announced Lazaro Arbos, a Treat Team Member from Rita's outlet in Naples, Florida, was chosen as a Top 20 finalist by American Idol 2013 (Season 12).   Arbos earned a coveted spot on the popular singing competition's Top 20 following the Sudden D...

Bowery Culinary Center, Whole Foods MarketThursday, June 6, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)New York, NYHands-On & Demonstration, $45 With ancient influences from Greece, Spain, and even North Africa, Sicilian cuisine is as unique as it is delicious. Spend an evening in Sicily as you cook your way through traditional Sicilian fare that shows...