Everybody agrees Italians are creative when it comes to designing, producing, and marketing high quality products. What many people don't know is that these principles expand far beyond fashion and food. "This is the great quality of our entrepreneurs.   They go to sleep, they think, and they dream about something. And in the morni...

Members of Duluth's Italian American Club were hard at work Tuesday making many, many meatballs. The club was prepping for its annual Spaghetti Dinner at the American Legion. By the end of the day Tuesday, they would be making about 60 gallons of sauce and 2,000 meatballs. "We have special spices that we put into our meatballs," said Jim Carr...

When people talk about Il Foro (formerly the Forum Cafeteria) and the Lexington in St. Paul, they say things like: "My grandma used to take me there." Well, after a first look, we are pleased to announce that people are probably going to continue to say such things, for generations to come.   When restaurateurs Josh Thoma, Jack Riebel, and L...

Roundy's Inc. will open its newest — and largest — Mariano's location in Chicago Tuesday. The 34th store for the banner, anchoring the NewCity development, will bring approximately 540 new jobs to the area. The two-story location covers more than 83,000 square feet, making it the largest Mariano's in Chicago. Inside, shoppers will find si...

By Elaine Glusac Star chef Fabio Viviani follows up his River North hit Siena Tavern with Bar Siena, another delectable Italian destination. The fontina and wild mushroom pizza showcases Bar Siena's signature crust—perfectly puffy around the edges — at its earthy best.   There are few sure bets in the high-risk restaurant business, but...

The detailed guide recently released by Gambero Rosso tells the story of the Masters and their chefs-d'oeuvre that made them popular and unique in the field. The 2016 version covers the whole Italian territory from North to South, spotlighting the best pastry shops, awarded with the best price Tre Torte (in Italian, Three Cakes).   Among the...

Mercoledì 16 novembre 2016. Consolato Generale d'Italia. 690 Park Avenue - New York. A partire dalle 6.30 p.m. Il 16 novembre si terrà presso il Consolato Generale d'Italia a New York il decimo appuntamento del ciclo di eventi "Meet the New Italians of New York". L'appuntamento di novembre si svolgerà durante la Settimana dell'Alta Cucina Italiana...

By Jessi Virtusio When Enrico's Italian Dining closed in 2012, some were skeptical about the Frankfort staple reopening in a new location. Fast-forward approximately four years to the Vineyards of Frankfort shopping center a half mile north of Enrico's original location. That is where the current restaurant is located.   "We were very...

NEW YORK. Uno chef che viene a casa e cucina per te. Difficile ma non impossibile, specialmente a New York. La Pasta Garofalo –storico pastificio di Gragnano (NA)- lo scorso mercoledì ha lanciato il suo originale concorso presso la Scuola di Eataly (23rd st. 5th avenue), che avrà secondo noi un grande successo qui a New York City, lo Sleepover Chef...

By Jane Northrop   Many Pacificans have their favorite memories about Joe's of Westlake in Daly City. Some recall big family gatherings at the Italian-American eatery. Others recall small but frequent family dinners, where Joe's was the place to go for all occasions or just because. Colleagues often gathered at Joe's for social breaks o...