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The coronavirus outbreak has caused a lot of local restaurants to learn to think on their feet in an attempt to stay afloat; this is a time where businesses are mandated to be closed to the public. Roost Modern Italian has developed a pasta bar to offer efficiency in ordering takeout from the Historic Oregon District-staple Italian restaurant. The...

Now more than ever, we’re seeing the world is a much smaller place than we think. The Aspect Foundation has brought the world closer together through its foreign exchange program. Students from around the world arrived in Yuma last July as part of a 10-month foreign exchange program, not expecting a global pandemic to interrupt their American exper...

Arizona freshman Nico Mannion is entering the 2020 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Tuesday. Mannion, the No. 14 prospect in the ESPN Top 100, is considered one of the top point guards in this draft class, averaging 14 points and 5.3 assists per game for the Wildcats this season while being named to the All-Pac-12 second team. "Nico is an exceptional tea...

Giuseppe Consarino’s Limoncello Fresh Italian Kitchen opened last November on Sahara Avenue near Cimmaron Road with an upscale menu of fresh seafood and pasta dishes sprinkled with pizzas and antipasto dishes. Consarino says business was going well until Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered nonessential businesses in Nevada to close. Now he’s focusing on a n...

Festa Italiana Hawaii, Hawaii's first & only Italian festival, celebrates where “Ciao Meets Aloha” - the intersection of Hawaiian and Italian cultures. During these trying times, Festa Italiana Hawaii is eager to show aloha (compassion, kindness, love) to the people of Italy and the local Hawaii restaurant community. The festival has launched a ter...

After staying dormant for the past couple of weeks during Washington’s stay at home order, West Seattle’s Italian destination Il Nido is open again for some takeout offerings. Currently, the James Beard Award-nominated restaurant from chef Mike Easton has an online store where diners can order a rotating menu of fresh pastas and ready-made sauces t...

Nico Mannion was not supposed to be home for his birthday. If things had gone according to his plan, on March 14 the freshman guard and fifth-seeded Arizona would have been competing in the Pac-12 title game. At the very least, he would have been in Tucson with his teammates. But instead, Mannion was back at home with his family in North Scottsdale...

Luxury branded residences are becoming increasingly prevalent in the world’s most sophisticated urban areas. While a beautiful home in a coveted enclave is still a status symbol, discerning buyers are increasingly seeking out the additional sense of prestige that accompanies ownership of a branded residence. Hundreds exist worldwide, most in Asia a...

When it comes to Italian cuisine, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from in Las Vegas. From signature pizzas to homemade pasta dishes, the culinary destination boasts a wide range of upscale eateries that deliver an authentic taste of Italy. Whether you’re looking to dine at the iconic restaurant Cipriani or visit Lago by Julian Serrano for...

I picked up Peg from her exercise appointment on North Pearl. It was almost 11:30, so I asked Peg if she wanted to got out to lunch. She said, “Sure. How about Joeseppi’s?” We were less than two hundred yards away, so I thought why not? This was just after our governor’s announcement about the Corona Virus and a ban on meetings of 250 people or mor...

Manhattan’s East Village is renowned for its vibrant history as a center of counterculture, the birthplace of punk, and the home of many influential artists, writers, musicians, and beatniks. While the area to the south around Mulberry Street is most famous as the borough’s Little Italy, there were also a significant number of Italians living in th...

In these divisive times, is there a more democratic food than pizza? Sure, there might be allegiances to certain regional specialties (more on that later), but pizza in its essence—crust, sauce, cheese, toppings—is so universal and adaptable, one would be hard-pressed to find someone who takes issue with it. In the century or so that pizza has been...