I love finding new food spots in New Jersey that I've never been to or heard of before. It always feels like the second I walk I can tell I'm going to have a great experience. Partly because no matter where you go in New Jersey you're bound to find good food, but we also do Italian food better than every other state. So when I came across Gennaro's...

Sons of Italy -Lodge 2561 continues to expand its presence in Morris County, where it is well known for its charitable endeavors. At the organization’s April General Membership meeting on April 24th, they were proud to swear in an additional nine new members. This was in addition to the 11 new members who were sworn in at the previous month’s meeti...

A major retail stretch just of Downtown Newark is officially home to a new eatery as an experienced restaurant group has launched Sugo inside the Springfield Avenue Marketplace. Sugo, which specializes in pizza and Italian food, recently opened inside a storefront at 48 Jones Street. The restaurant occupies 2,100 square feet at the grocery-anchored...

Township of Nutley Commissioner and Department of Public Safety Director Alphonse Petracco was named the 2024 Italian American Business Leader by the Federation of Italian-American Societies of New Jersey last weekend. The Federation, which was founded in 1933 to assist and improve the quality of life of the Italians who came to America from Europe...

Well, the ground beneath us may have shaken from New Jersey’s surprising earthquake, but it’s the stirring tales of passing along the Italian culture to future generations that truly rock our world! This week we’re joined by the delightful Marisa Fusaro, Italian teacher and creator of Stellina Travel, who shares her insights on the crucial role of...

I accidentally discovered this bakery/deli a few months ago while looking for an Italian bakery near me. I had never heard of them and decided to take a detour on the way home from work to check it out. It was in an industrial park in Mount Laurel and seemed way out of the way for such an amazing store. Their story is about a hard-working couple th...

Camillo Ianacone, owner of Camillo's Restaurant (31 MacArthur Ave., Sayreville), officially became a U.S. citizen on Tuesday, March 26. After nearly 50 years of living in the United States, Ianacone felt that it was time to get his citizenship. "I never really thought about it much in the past. I was always here, so I never really thought about [be...

The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day and Italian Heritage Month Parade Committee held an Italian Pasta Dinner Fundraiser at the Nutley Parks and Recreation Building, 44 Park Ave. Approximately 270 people attended the pasta dinner. It is the sole fundraiser for the parade other than the parade’s ad book.  Patrons enjoyed all you can eat pizza, pasta,...

Turn up the volume for an exclusive sneak peek into the inaugural “PaisanCon”, where Hollywood meets heritage in a festival of film, food, and famous faces from across the Italian American entertainment scene! We’ll meet Nicky Petito, the young Italian American comedian, writer, producer, impressionist, and crooner behind this first-of-its-kind wee...

In the heart of Red Bank, New Jersey, surrounded by busy shops and lively nightlife, there’s a special place restaurant that diners flock to from all over the Garden State—Gabriella’s Italian Steakhouse. It’s not just a restaurant, but an experience where you can enjoy classic steakhouse fare combined with the charm of modern Italian cooking. The o...