By Melissa McCart   Lidia's Pittsburgh in the Strip District has gotten a facelift. It's not just a nip and tuck but a gutting that exceeds the construction costs of many new restaurants opening around town. Opened 15 years ago, Lidia's has retained its backlit wine wall in the renovation, but has made many other updates: A once open ki...

Bistro Romano, a leading regional Italian restaurant in Philadelphia, is all set for yet another evening of exceptional wines and unique food pairings. On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014, the Wine Cellar Club will meet in the Bistro's Great Room of 120 for its 36th annual tasting event. "Our Cellar Club is a savvy yet fun forum to taste the best grapes f...

Spend part of Father's Day weekend at the Italian Festival at the Fayette County Fairgrounds! You don't want to miss this first Big Festival of the summer season! Enjoy three beautiful early summer days tasting wine from regional vendors, eating delicious foods and shopping at our local arts and craft vendor booths. Sit back and soak up the sunshin...

L'edizione del 2015 del Torneo di calcio balilla di Filitalia International "Frank Ceraso Sr" Memorial ha avuto luogo domenica socrsa, 25 gennaio, nella sede del Comitato Organizzativo della festa di San Marziale -C.O.S.M.I.- a South Philadelphia.   L'evento, presieduto dal Fondatore e Presidente Emerito di Filitalia International, Pasquale...

by John McDevitt For decades, the open-air food market along South Ninth Street in South Philadelphia has been the place to go for fine cheeses, meats, and produce. Now, the so-called "Italian Market" is celebrating its 100th anniversary, with events being held every month until the end of the year. The fun gets started on May 16th and 17th...

Nella prestigiosa cornice del museo storico di Filadelfia si è celebrata la tradizionale Festa Nazionale della Republica Italiana. Durante la prima parte della serata, dedicata ai discorsi ufficiali, sia il Console che il vice sindaco Michael Diberardinis hanno sottolineato i rapporti di particolare amicizia tra Stati Uniti e Italia ed in particola...

Easter is rarely ranked among the calendar's best food holidays. It's certainly not Thanksgiving, with its magnificent roast turkey, or even Christmas, with its homebaked cookie tradition. But this Sunday is Joey Baldino's favorite feast of the year.   Baldino, chef owner of Zeppoli restaurant in Collingswood, looks forward to spending the d...

Non c'è solo la mostra al Guggenheim di New York a far parlare d'Italia e del Futurismo negli Stati Uniti. Sta ora per iniziare una tournée teatrale in collaborazione con l'Ambasciata, i Consolati e gli Istituti Italiani di Cultura in USA, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò New York University e Acqua di Parma, dedicata a Filippo Tommaso Marinetti c...

Men of the Cloth is an inspiring portrait of three Italian master tailors who confront the decline of the apprentice system in the twilight of their career.   The film features U.S. tailors Nino Corvato and Joe Centofanti (who both work as traditional custom tailors) and Checchino Fonticoli, who spends his entire career at Brioni, the luxury...

Knights of Columbus Star of the Sea Council 7297 is offering La Bella Italia, a tour of some of the most beautiful cities of Italy, leaving Saturday, Oct. 31, and returning Thursday, Nov. 12. Deposits are due April 10.   The tour goes from Venice to Bologna, Padua, Florence, Siena, Assisi, and Rome. The trip includes 11 nights in first-class...