Ambra is Italian for “amber.” It calls to mind a unique kind of luxury—rich, honey-colored gemstones; a Mediterranean sunset; and, in this case, a contemporary Italian restaurant on the Strip. Having debuted late in the summer in the former Fiamma space, Ambra Italian Kitchen + Bar at MGM Grand does what Vegas does best: serve up fun, approachable...

When you first hear the term “Little Italy”, Nevada isn’t exactly the first place that comes to mind. However, you’ll be surprised to find out that our state is, in fact, home to its very own Little Italy. In fact, this region of Nevada is deeply historic and it played a huge impact in creating the community that you can visit today. Not only is th...

Add an Italian twist to your Las Vegas Thanksgiving this year and celebrate the holiday with menu specials at La Pizza e La Pasta, Manzo, La Macelleria and La Rosticceria. THANKSGIVING TRADITIONSWhile la Festa del Ringraziamento might not be an Italian holiday, we give thanks every day for bountiful harvests and fresh, fair ingredients. Here at Eat...

Dainese,  the world leader of protective wear for dynamic sports, today announced the grand opening of its latest flagship retail location in Las Vegas. Dainese Store Las Vegas features an innovative retail concept that creates a journey through moto history with memorabilia, including one of Valentino Rossi’s suits, all surrounded by the world’s m...

From the late 1960s throughout the 1970s, few Nevada Democratic office seekers made a serious move without first consulting politico kingmaker Phil Carlino. “It was no big deal — I just liked to work behind the scenes, giving advice to the candidates, trying to help our party,” said Carlino, a rare gold and silver coin dealer for more than half a c...

Cucina Lupo, Carson City’s newest modern Italian restaurant, invites residents to join them for lunch and dinner services starting Tuesday, Nov. 12. Located at 308 N. Curry Street, Cucina Lupo fills the same space the Martin Hotel recently vacated. When the owner of the Martin Hotel closed down the Carson City location, Steve Neighbors, a member of...

La sveglia di Anna suona alle 5 del mattino ogni giorno. Fuori dal ranch, il sole inizia a farsi vedere. Dentro, le faccende da sbrigare sono tante. «A maggio e giugno abbiamo le settimane più lunghe, ma anche il resto dell'anno è dura» dice, mentre prepara uova e bacon a fianco del marito Ty. Durante gli inverni rigidi del Nevada, sono solo loro d...

From the 56th floor of Las Vegas’ Palms Casino Resort, Vetri Cucina offers a touch of intimacy in a city known for extravagance. James Beard Award winning chef Marc Vetri has impressed foodies with his approach to Italian cuisine. In his latest restaurant offering, Vetri invited diners to culinary journey through Italian delicacies. Transforming a...

Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, a local non-profit organization and La Strega Trattoria will host a White Truffle Dinner at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 11, 2019, at La Strega, 3555 S. Town Center Dr. Ste., 105, Las Vegas, NV 89135 The evening will include a four-course truffle dinner and wine pairing. The dinner will be followed by “Hopeful Notes”, movi...

On Oct. 2, the Reno City Council voted unanimously to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday in October, replacing any official recognition of Columbus Day. Members of American Indian Movement Northern Nevada hailed the move as a show of honor and respect toward Native Americans, but local Italian Americans say they were blindsided b...