Against all odds, Milwaukee's Festa Italiana is returning in 2022, though not at the usual time and place. Organizers have come a long way to get to this point. They first canceled the Italian-themed festival originally scheduled for April of 2022. But in a surprise announcement, organizers revealed the festival would indeed be held - this time at...

Anyone immersed in Wisconsin food culture knows what makes up a great supper club—a relish tray, quality food, and excellent service. West Allis is home to what I would like to call an Italian supper club, Caterina’s Ristorante at 9104 W. Oaklahoma Ave. Rolling up, the building gives off longevity and authenticity, which is exacerbated by the insid...

Off the main drag and down a quiet Bay View side street lays a hidden gem of the Milwaukee dining scene. You will be charmed by the ambiance the moment you enter Santino’s Little Italy. From the welcoming hosts at the door, the simple elegance of the decor, the fantastic food, and the delightful Sofia Loren films playing, silently, on screens throu...

Sheboygan may be the bratwurst capital of America, but there’s a lot more to discover in this city’s vibrant food scene, including an Italian eatery that’s worth a special trip. Il Ritrovo Pizza is a combination Italian deli and pizzeria that wows food critics, as well as the pickiest young diners. Here’s a sample of what’s waiting for you at Il Ri...

Taking inspiration from the street festivals that once took place in the Italian Third Ward, Festa Italiana will host its 2022 festival on the grounds of the Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago Ave. After canceling the festival on the Summerfest grounds in 2020, 2021 and 2022 fears were that Festa – the oldest of the lakefront ethnic festivals...

Hurley's annual end of summer party - Festivale Italiano - is set for Saturday on Silver Street. Three blocks of Hurley's main street will be blocked off most of the day and into the evening allowing for all sorts of fun, food and entertainment, according to Hurley (WI) Chamber of Commerce officials. Several area restaurants and other concerns will...

If you're in the mood for Italian food in the state of Wisconsin, you might want to stop by one of the following restaurants. The website OpenTable has a list of the best Italian restaurants in the state. Here's what some of them are. 1. Sorella in Milwaukee, WI. This restaurant offers great outdoor dining and has a stellar 4.8 out of 5-star rating...

Petra Orlowski’s passion for pasta led her to open Semolina MKE. This love for pasta started with her Italian grandmother's Sunday dinners, where the entire family gathered and made pasta. Petra says that “pasta is a way of life for us.” A picture of Petra’s grandmother hangs in the front of her Bay View store, and Petra feels as though she is watc...

The 43rd annual Roma Lodge Italian Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, July 29-31, on the Roma Lodge grounds, 7130 Spring St. Food will include meatball, beef and sausage Italian sandwiches, pizza, mostaccioli, tomato salad, fried snacks, corn-on-the-cob, bakery, fried dough, cannoli and other foods prepared by the Roma Lodge and Vittoria...

If you're looking for a fine glass of wine to go with your Italian food in Door County, Wine Spectator says Vino! Vino! is the place to go. The international wine magazine named Vino! Vino!, a Northern Italian-themed tapas restaurant and wine bar at Stone's Throw Winery, for a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for a 10th straight year. The award w...