The Zucchero show, originally scheduled for October 13th, 2021 at Revolution Hall (1300 SE Stark St #203, Portland, OR), has been rescheduled to September 27th, 2022. All original tickets will be honored on the new date. Zucchero, Adelmo Fornaciari was born in Roncocesi (Reggio Emilia - ITALY) on September 25th 1955. His family then moved to Forte...

When:Sat, September 10, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM - Join us to hear Amber and Dal Tibb's story of buying a home and creating a restaurant in beautiful Umbria, Italy Are you ready to chase your dream of owning a home in Italy? Meet Amber and Dal Tibb who did just that. They bought a home in the town of Giove, in the province of Umbria, during C...

There was a time where burrata was having its moment — the golden age of @burratagram, where every pasta, pizza, and sandwich came topped with a jiggling ball of cheese. Burrata, a fresh cheese filled with cream and mozzarella, is something like the lava cake of cheeses: When a ball of burrata is split with a knife, a delicious, decadent filling sp...

If FX’s The Bear doesn’t have you thirsting over lead actor Jeremy Allen White, then you’re bound to be left salivating over the show’s star dish: the Italian beef. If you haven’t watched the show that everyone’s talking and memeing about, though, here’s the synopsis. Carmen “Carmy” Berzatto leaves the fine dining world in New York after his brothe...

In Portland OR, this pizza-obsessed town, how do you take the doughy, cheesy staple to the next level? Just ask Trifone Walter Ferrante—he goes by Walter—who serves a Southern Italian street food rarely seen stateside called panzerotti out of a Foster-Powell food cart.  In its essence, panzerotti is essentially like a fried pizza or calzone. Fresh...

When people think of Italian food, they usually picture cheese, meat and creamy sauces, but a Portland restaurant is taking a different approach to the classic cuisine. Lilla, located at 960 S.E. Madison St., opened last month and offers plant-based pasta, pizza, small plates and other dishes. The menu includes tagliolini with basil hazelnut pesto...

The Preschool Fall 2022-23 program of Scuola Italiana Portland is open for registration! See details here for available days, cost, and registration links. Please join us for our Preschool Open House (1542 NW 14th Ave, Portland OR) on May 21, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am, to learn more about the school. Although it isn't required to pop by, please RSVP b...

Chef Jamie Wilcox grew up with Italian grandparents, but she’s quick to clarify that she is not Italian. “I was born in the Pacific Northwest, and a lot of inspiration stems from that,” she says. “I do a lot of fishing and foraging and gardening, I’ve worked on a ton of farms. So I take the idea of Italian food a little loosely.” That cultural mash...

Gabbiano’s feels like a delightful anachronism. Plates of chicken parmesan bigger than your face and fried mozzarella shot glasses, set against a backdrop of a mural featuring painted columns and a patio with a string of light-up grapes, feel like they came from a time before I was born, like a well-worn ’70s red sauce joint.  A few years ago, I mi...

Sunday, May 15, 2022. 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT. Cedarville Lodge, 3800 West Powell Loop, Gresham, OR 97030. The event wants to be an opportunity to meet Italians who in the last few years relocated to the Portland-Vancouver area, the new Honorary Consul, the recently elected representative of the Comites of San Francisco and members of the different a...