Thursday, August 15 at 7:00pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center | One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $15; Non-Members $20. Register Online or call 914-771-8700. My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust is a documentary that tells the story of courageous Italians who carried out ingenious schemes to rescue and pr...

Whether you’re in the mood for a fresh wood-fired pizza, a hearty pasta dish or anything in between, the chefs at Via Garibaldi in White Plains specialize in all things Italian. Located at 1 North Broadway, Via Garibaldi offers modern twists on many of the most traditional Italian dishes as well as a wide selection of wines imported from Tuscany, L...

With an inventive Italian American menu, an open space full of rustic and industrial touches, and a pizza oven turning out imaginative wood-fired pizzas (and other food), Novecento Wood Burning Kitchen & Bar recently opened in Shrub Oak. The partners in the venture, Chef Vincent Gaudio and Barbara Delgaltini, have worked together at a number of oth...

Dolce Vita Café in Yorktown Heights (1877 Commerce St; 914.505.0305) is the new sweet shop in town, bringing together family through coffee and pastries — directly imported from Italy. Husband-wife team Marsel and Anduela Prela opened the café in May, despite having had no prior industry experience. Marsel, who owns a Yorktown-based construction co...

Consider it a slice of American history. Literally. Johnny's Pizzeria of Mount Vernon and Posa Posa Restaurant & Pizzeria in Nanuet are being recognized at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration with a new exhibit entitled “A Slice of History: Pizza in America." The temporary show, produced by Evelyn Hill Inc. the food and beverage concess...

The Enrico Fermi Educational Fund of Yonkers held its 56th annual Scholarship Breakfast on May 5 at Westchester Manor in Hastings-on-Hudson. This year’s scholarship winners, all high school seniors, were Faith Sansone of Lincoln High School, Alexandra Spano of Maria Regina H.S., Alessandra Zimmer of The Ursuline School, Julia Caldropoli of Irvingto...

Craving some freshly made Italian specialties? Look no further than Ravenna Osteria, located at 1099 N. Division Street in Peekskill. The eatery provides savory and traditional Italian fare; from pizza to pasta, soups, salads, veal, eggplant and much more, this top-rated establishment is a dream come true for anyone who enjoys authentic Italian cui...

There are lots of sources for ingredients if you are considering starting or expanding your pastry arts arena. If you are, consider being in touch with Steven D’Onofrio, Director of Specialty Ingredients at Ace Endico’s expanded pastry arts department. He was most recently the Managing Director of Gellert Global Group’s Swiss Chalet Fine Foods in D...

Leonard N. Spano, the patriarch of a blue-collar Westchester County political dynasty who used his experience selling heating oil in Yonkers to jumpstart a career in public service, died early Sunday. He was 88. The cause of death was heart failure brought on by complications from lymphoma, according to his oldest son, Nicholas. Spano served as a W...