The Museum of Glass MOG) in Tacoma, Washington had a special exhibition Maestro Alfredo Barbini: Nature, Myth, and Magic, featuring works from the David Huchthausen Collection. MOG describes Italian glass artist Alfredo Barbini (1912-2007) this way. “He was imaginative and elegant with a humorous aesthetic while showcasing a mid-century modern mini...

The concept of pizza is simple. It's dough covered with sauce and various toppings baked in an oven. Easy as pie, right? While it seems straightforward there an an art form behind pizza and Chef Ethan Stowell is out to master it at his newest restaurant Bombo Italian Kitchen. "We want it to be like an ode to pizza," said Chef Ethan Stowell. "We wan...

Throughout a resurgence of activity, Italian Heritage Association of Walla Walla is offering a specialized Italy trip, Festa events and new programs that preserve local history and share contributions of Walla Walla Italians, said IHA Board member Teresa Fausti in a release. “Italians of the Walla Walla region have made significant contributions to...

The Napolitano family opened their downtown gelato shop, Tre Palline Gelato Napolitano, in 2022. They have added two new locations this summer in Spokane Valley and Cheney. And on Thursday, the Napolitanos obtained a lease for another shop on the North Side. “We keep in mind our guests,” Ashley Napolitano, the co-owner of Tre Palline said. “That’s...

Casa is again putting on a grande Ferragosto Festa. We’ll have food booths, community merch tables, live entertainment, a raffle, games, and a wine & beer garden. Stay tuned for all the fun details and entertainment lineup! Come have fun 10am to 5pm on Saturday August 12. Ferragosto is a huge annual Italian public holiday on August 15 where each ye...

Two new Ethan Stowell dining experiences, Bombo Italian Kitchen and The Bar at Bombo, are set to open June 20 in the Seattle Convention Center's Summit Building. Summit opened in Seattle in January and is the U.S.'s first high-rise convention center.  Bombo Italian Kitchen’s storefront opens directly into the convention center lobby and offers all-...

After nearly two decades in the hospitality industry, Lauren Blumenthal knows the way a restaurant makes guests feel is as crucial as how good the food is. So for Sorella, her newly opened restaurant in Kendall Yards, Blumenthal created a space that's chic and moody, but also relaxed and modern. It's a setting that elegantly complements the traditi...

Next time you’re on Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma, consider sampling a slice of thin Neapolitan-style — or thick Sicilian-style — pizza offered by one of the city’s great new pizzerias, Apizza Little Italy. Opened by Chef Marshall Jett earlier this year, the family restaurant (pronounced ah-beetz) bakes pizza to perfection inside a 12,000-pound...

Join us (13028 First Ave. S., Burien WA) for a special guest speaker event at Casa on Monday, June 12, at 6:30pm with Dr. Kathleen Brush. America was created from groups of unwelcome immigrants persecuted in Europe. Italians were the last group of America’s European immigrants. Padrone and the arrival of millions of Italian immigrants, Italian-Amer...

WASHINGTON STATE ANNOUNCED the signing of Eleonora Villa to the women's basketball program on Friday, the fifth known newcomer to the 2023-24 roster. Villa is a 5-8 guard from Lissone, Italy, about 30 minutes north of Milan and in WSU's release, Kamie Ethridge issued a glowing review of what Villa brings to the table. "I am thrilled about signing E...