You are cordially invited to attend a lecture and food sampling at the Italian American Museum this Thursday, December 18th. Naples-born registered dietitian, nutritionist and food blogger Fiorella DiCarlo will discuss Italian Christmas culinary traditions, the customs and food traditions of Southern Italy and the origins of La Vigilia: The Feast o...

You are cordially invited to attend a lecture by acclaimed artist Annamarie Trombetta celebrating the life and influence of note worthy female artists and a screening of the 1997 French biographical film, Artemisia at the Italian American Museum this Saturday, February 28th.   Artemisia Gentileschi, daughter of Orazio Gentileschi, was a Baro...

Join your friends and family at the 18th annual Taste of Little Italy featuring the finest Italian food and wine as it returns to historic Little Italy in Cleveland on Sunday, September 20, 2015, 1:00 – 5:00 PM in the Holy Rosary Churchyard, 12009 Mayfield Road, Cleveland OH.   The event offers Italian food and wine, live entertainment, and...

You don't expect to find a pasta dish that includes potatoes. For good reason too, because who needs to add more starch to a plate of starch? But then the dish lands on the table and you see that those potatoes are wispy little matchsticks, flash fried to a sunny golden brown and arranged like a crown of thorns around the fettucine noodles. More th...

In a community where one in every five people boasts Italian ancestry, where red sauce rules and bocce games draw crowds, there is no Little Italy.   Unlike many other American cities with large Italian populations — think New York, Boston, Providence, Cleveland, even Syracuse — Rochester no longer has a compact, identifiable neighborhood ce...

Italians were some of the first European explorers and settlers in California. Religious work and the search for new fishing grounds were initial reasons for Italians to explore what later became the thirty-first state, but their reasons for staying, expanded after arriving in California.   Though we often associate Italians in California wi...

Directed by Luchino Visconti Based on the Novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa Opening Remarks by Prof. Santi V. Buscemi   Please join us for a special screening of Luchino Visconti's award-winning film, The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, August 28th. The film re-creates, with nostalgia, drama, and opu...

People love to visit New York City. But tourists, especially those seeing Manhattan for the first time, often get sucked into expensive and overrated tourist traps.   Little Italy is one of those places where prices are a little high and the food is just alright. Too many souvenir shops and mediocre Italian restaurants is what tourists...

The last time Chazz Palminteri performed "A Bronx Tale" in Baltimore, he came away with a restaurant. It was during the 2009 national tour of his autobiographical, one-man show that Palminteri met the Vitale family, the Little Italy restaurateurs that would become his partners in Chazz: A Bronx Original, the Harbor East Italian restaurant that ope...

The Little Italy Association of San Diego is proud to present the 3rd Annual Little Italy Holiday Toy Drive, benefiting the foster children of New Alternatives; a 501(c)(3) non-profit.   Join us in making a child's or teenager's holiday a little brighter. Bring an unwrapped toy to a participating business (Listed Below) or the Little Italy M...