Italian manufacturer PA S.p.A. is opening its first-ever location in the United States this fall. But it won’t be in a big city on the East Coast or West Coast. It will be in the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington, which will serve as its North American headquarters. The company produces high pressure accessories. The U.S. is the company’s biggest m...

Whenever I make a road trip, I seek out a place for some sweet treats to bring something home for the family members who didn’t travel with us and for a little indulgence for the ride home. We’ve worked in many sweets shops, candy stores, and bakeries over the years, and I recently found a winner that I had to share. This Italian bakery in South Be...

Abbiocco Italian Cuisine and Luna Kitchen + Cocktails can be found off of IN-49 at 600 Gateway Boulevard. The unique restaurant and bar are held under one roof. Well, that is if Luna being on the rooftop counts. These two restaurants allow for two different dining experiences in one. “Whether you’re coming from the beach, or you are coming for an a...

You can get a taste of more than 25 different Italian meats, pastas, salads and desserts at the Holy Rosary Italian Street Festival. Lisa Meister, kitchen team lead of the Holy Rosary Italian Street Festival Committee, joined us today to show how some of the festival favorites are made. She says they’re also looking for volunteers. Here’s more from...

Festa Italiana is bringing a parade and all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner to Gary's lakefront Miller neighborhood. A parade down Lake Street from East Third Avenue to Miller Avenue will take place at 3 p.m. on Aug. 7. A double-decker bus, the Jesse White Tumblers from Chicago, motorcycles and antique cars all will likely take part in the procession...

Festa Italiana at Villa Cesare in Schererville will run from July 31-Aug. 1. “We want to give the region the opportunity to experience and celebrate the amazing Italian culture, which is deeply rooted in family, music and food,” says event Chairman Jon Biancardi. Admission is free to the outdoor event, which will feature Italian cuisine, live enter...

An Italian company expects to create more than 230 new jobs in Hamilton County by the end of 2025 with a new plant producing pre-sterilized syringes and vials for pharmaceutical companies, state officials said Wednesday. Stevanato Group, based in Piombino Dese, Italy, expects to invest up to $145 million to build and equip a manufacturing plant of...

It’s no secret to Indiana natives that our area has a rich history of immigrants making their way to America and starting a new life for themselves. It’s a story familiar to many families and one such tale was discovered by Hilary Hauck, who crafted it into her debut novel “From Ashes to Song.” Hauck, a native of the United Kingdom, moved to Italy...

While previous generations of plant-based burgers tasted nothing like the meats they sought to imitate and were often punctuated with protuberant beans and mealy soy, more recent, higher-tech efforts like Impossible Foods and Beyond Burger have come closer to the mark. Many restaurants and grocery stores now offer plant-based burgers, meatballs, ba...

Salvatori’s has officially opened a new location on West Washington Center Road. The popular Italian restaurant chain had a soft opening for the past few days but officially opened their doors to customers on Wednesday. This new location is the fourth for the chain. The other locations include: - New Haven: 12244 McKenzie Dr.- Fort Wayne Southwest:...