Little-known fact: Neapolitan pizza isn't technically Neapolitan unless it's certified by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (AVPN) in Italy. About three weeks ago, Noto Italian Restaurant officially joined the ranks, making it the first and only restaurant in St. Louis to achieve the prestigious certification, which has only been awarded to...

When: Sat, Dec 10, 2022 at 7:30 PM CST - Where: Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France 209 Walnut Street St. Louis, MO 63102 The St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities proudly invites you to its 4th Annual Italian Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 7.30 PM. The concert will be held at the magnificent Basilica of St Louis (The Old Cathed...

After years in the planning and construction stages, Vicini Pastaria (1916 Park) opens today in Lafayette Square, just in time for Small Business Saturday. The grand opening features prizes, samples, raffles, giveaways, gift card promos, and “revelry,” according to an email. The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. today, with the café servi...

The day after Thanksgiving, the best soccer players from the United States and England will reignite an old rivalry at the 2022 World Cup. Three points are on the line, but it’s more than that for the players on the pitch. There’s too much historical significance to fit into this script, but the teams’ soccer histories can be summed up by one word:...

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Saint Louis University announced the launch of the Institute for Translational Neuroscience (ITN). The new Institute brings together experts in biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacology, social justice, and community outreach under a shared research umbrella in order to study the physiology and diseases of the brain and central ne...

In the heart of Florissant, two cousins are redefining St. Louis-style cuisine. Dave Beckham and Ben Goldkamp’s dishes at Cugino’s complement the drinks on tap at Narrow Gauge Brewing Company, which shares the same space. Narrow Gauge will be expanding into a building two doors down from the restaurant, allowing the two establishments to host large...

John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD, the Virginia E. and Sam J. Golman Endowed Professor of Oncology and director of the Division of Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is being recognized by the American Italian Cancer Foundation with the 2022 Prize for Scientific Excellence in Medicine. DiPersio, who also serves as deputy dir...

Open for lunch Monday through Friday and dinner on the second Saturday of each month, Giuseppe's offers elegant Italian dining well south of The Hill on Grand Boulevard. The Dutchtown restaurant at the Meramec Street intersection offers a selection of pasta dishes as well as chicken, steak and veal entrées, with large, hearty portions. Appetizers i...

An official delegation of the City of St Louis including Michael J Cross, President of the St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities (far left), and Jack Baumann, CEO of Guidester Travel (center left) presented Deputy Mayor Anna Lisa Boni with a Resolution from the City of St Louis at the City Hall of Bologna during the celebration of the 35th anniversary o...

When: Thu, Oct 6, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Where: Montvale Public Library, 12 Depiero Dr, Montvale, NJ, 07645 In celebration of Italian American Heritage Month, join us for a screening of America's Last Little Italy: The Hill, which explores the roots of the Hill neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri. Afterwards, join us for a discussion with Joseph Puleo,...