Italian sausage, herbs, wine – lots of wine – and the Lazzarone secret family ingredient were just a few things Gina Lazzarone was cooking up early Sunday for the annual Eldorado Great Italian Festival in downtown Reno.   Her grandmother's sauce has been a tradition in the festival's sauce-cookers competition, and after 33 years, it finally...

  WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Historical backgroundMurazzano DOP (Protected Designation of Origin) is the oldest and most delectable of the robiola cheeses from Piedmont, and is made using methods and tools that follow a now-established tradition. The origins of the Tuma cheese from Langhe Cuneesi d...

Take I-5 South toward Portland, Ore. Once in Portland, do yourself a scenic favor and ride into downtown via the Fremont Bridge. It’s majestic. Other transportation options include the train, which has wonderful scenic views in the daytime. Plus the architecture and interiors of the Seattle and Portland stations are a sight to see.   For mor...

The emerging renaissance of Dallas' West End continues with more good dining news: A new casual Italian restaurant called Grezzawill open in the location at 1718 Market St. currently occupied by Ellen's Southern Kitchen.   The emerging renaissance of Dallas' West End continues with more good dining news: A new casual Italian restaurant calle...

by Mike Hale   When Americans dream about Italian food, they invariably flash on pots of simmering marinara, long strands of dried spaghetti, pepperoni pizza and bottles of cheap Chianti wrapped in wicker. (They call that straw bottle a fiasco — a fitting name when you consider our clichéd notions about real Italian food.)   My dream...

There is no better way to learn about Italian wine than from Italian Sommeliers. And, to further enhance the wine tasting and education experience, this year's Miami presentation of two North American Sommelier Association (NASA) courses will take place at Toscana Divino (Mary Brickell Village) and Ironside Pizza (Upper East) – two restaurants know...

by Alanna Chiefari   Entrepreneurial roots run deep within event planner Michelle Durpetti. The daughter of Tony and Marion Durpetti, owners of Chicago's legendary Gene & Georgetti restaurant, and granddaughter of the restaurant's late cofounder Gene Michelotti, she boasts an impressive hospitality industry pedigree. Never one to rest o...

L'export agroalimentare italiano ha registrato negli ultimi mesi un tasso di crescita superiore al 25% verso il mercato statunitense rispetto all'anno procedente. Complice un rapporto di cambio euro-dollaro che premia le nostre esportazioni, sempre più aziende italiane guardano oltre oceano per aprire o rafforzare i propri canali distributivi. ...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Castelmagno DOP is named after the town of the same name, situated between the Maritime and Cottian Alps in the province of Cuneo, its main commercial centre and the area in which it was first made centuries ago. The origins of Castelmagno are very ancient. The earliest...

di Camilla Pisani   Dai rooftop di New York ai pub londinesi, dai bares de tapas spagnoli ai bistrot di Parigi. L'esperienza gastronomica è parte fondamentale di un viaggio ma, al netto delle conoscenze base sulle abitudini alimentari nel mondo, scegliere il luogo in cui cenare in una città sconosciuta è un affare complicato.   TripAd...