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Flirting with the camera, chef Vinny DiCostanzo still charms crowds at his namesake restaurant. Vinny’s Italian Kitchen retains the loyal clientele that two decades ago cemented DiCostanzo’s local reputation. Reborn in late 2020, Vinny’s resumed operations at its original east Medford location as though DiCostanzo and his wife, Gina, had never left...

Below is a list of the top and leading Italian Restaurants in Portland. To help you find the best Italian Restaurants located near you in Portland, we put together our own list based on this rating points list. The top-rated Italian Restaurants in Portland, OR are: - Nostrana – specializes in cooking its client’s genuine Italian dishes flavored to...

Seattle coffee purveyor Caffe Vita has permanently taken over the high-profile La Marzocco Cafe & Showroom in the Seattle Center KEXP radio building. The La Marzocco cafe made a mighty coffee splash when it opened in the shadow of the Space Needle in 2016. It served as a functioning everyday cafe, but also as a showroom for the Italian espresso mac...

When restaurateur Melissa Maggiore Meyer was a guest on the AZ Big Podcast, one of the themes that ran throughout the conversation was “family” and the importance of food when it comes to family — especially Italian families. Some of the strongest memories that fill the minds and spirits of those who grew up in Italian families are those of family...

For the last 18 years Jeff Miceli, founder of Mici Italian, has been on a mission to solve an issue plaguing the $47b pizza industry ? speed and quality. While the vast majority of pizza restaurants can own one ? he wanted to own both. Now, with six ? and soon to be seven ? Colorado-based restaurants, a systemwide AUV of $1.2m, an award shelf full...

Santa Margherita USA, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Santa Margherita Gruppo Vinicolo, has acquired majority ownership of ROCO Winery in Oregon. ROCO Winery was founded in 2001 by Rollin & Corby Stonebraker-Soles. Located in the Willamette Valley region, ROCO wines are highly regarded, with significant critical acclaim. Under the winemaking leaders...

Zoppé: An Italian Family Circus returns to Tucson for its 11th year at the Mercado District, bringing new acts to perform under the Big Top tent. Circus director Giovanni Zoppé said returning to the Big Top “feels like we’re home again, back where we are supposed to be.” When COVID first swept the nation, the circus adapted their show into a drive-...

The Italian icon in its two versions, New 500 3+1 and the New (500)RED , is on display in the Electrification Zone, one of the four on the Stellantis stand @ CES. CES® 2022, January 5th to 8th, is the world’s pre-eminent technology event and the ideal setting to showcase Stellantis’ capabilities today and preview the future of advanced electrificat...

Peter Fogel wants to give Phoenicians a laugh heading into 2022. The pandemic has made it feel like “two years that everyone lost their lives,” he said. “People are looking to laugh. They got to get back to their lives.” Fogel is the star of “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & The Therapy Continues,” which began a four-week run at the Herber...

While the ongoing pandemic has forced many art spaces to close their doors, the Leonardo has emerged realigned with a spirit of creativity and innovation. "Every cultural institution had just come out of a really dry spell because COVID not only shut us down but a lot of exhibits stopped touring and so the Leonardo really took that time to say, 'Wh...

Italian is one of America’s favorite food categories. In this month when so many celebrations and family gatherings are centered around classic American comfort food favorites, this might be the right time to go Italian and mix things up a bit. And this is absolutely the right place to do it. A fantastic Italian restaurant has long been a crucial c...

The US subsidiary of Italian electronics giant Leonardo is building a $100m semiconductor laser fabrication plant in Arizona. Leonardo Electronics US Inc. (LEI) has purchased 12 acres in Oro Valley, north of Tucson, and is planning the construction of a state-of-the-art semiconductor laser manufacturing facility. LEI has been present in the Tucson...