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A visit to Carbone is a transportive experience. From the very moment you enter through the replica Greenwich Village storefront, replete with a flickering neon light, you’re conveyed to the boroughs of the Big Apple. This isn’t just some red sauce joint—it’s an authentic New York Italian dining experience. A night at Carbone is all about the detai...

Hawaii’s Kitchen went on the road to Viaggio for a taste of its Northern Italian Cuisine with Hawaiian flair. General Manager Gregg Fraser and Executive Chef Rodney Uyehara invited Tannya Joaquin into the kitchen to see preparation of Viaggio’s popular Polpi in Umido – braised octopus in a puttanesca sauce sauce served with cannellini beans and gar...

The city of Reno has become the newest municipality to make the move from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. During its regular meeting Oct. 2, Reno City Council unanimously approved the establishment of Indigenous Peoples Day. It will be recognized the second Monday in October every year, in place of Columbus Day. According to a news release...

Pizza al taglio (“by the cut” in Italian) isn’t a style often seen stateside—most pie lovers think round and thin for Italian-style pizza. Developed in Rome, and cooked in big rectangular pans for easy dividing into smaller rectangular slices, pizza al taglio is traditionally sold by weight, and now available throughout Italy—my favorite is Pizzeri...

Wake up like an Italian with an authentic breakfast at Eataly Las Vegas! Enjoy housemade pastries, breakfast pizza, Caffè Lavazza coffee, made-to-order panini, and more. In Italy, breakfast, or la colazione, is much lighter than the traditional American fare. But after actually experiencing la colazione all'italiana, all culinary anxieties will dis...

Claudio Berti has been named director and state geologist at the Idaho Geological Survey (IGS). Berti is responsible for working with the IGS Advisory Board to set the survey’s course and direction, leading day-to-day operational management of the survey and fostering relationships with the University of Idaho and other partner institutions, out-of...

Officials with Clark County said Las Vegas' history is rich with Italian-Americans influences. In a recent episode of “Cultures of Las Vegas: The Italians,” 13 Action News anchor Dayna Roselli was a special guest host on the topic. Dominic Gentile, the original publisher of La Voce magazine and emeritus Honorary Council for the Republic of Italy; C...

Tucked along Flint Street in Reno’s cultural core is a beautiful mansion exhibiting a signature Colonial style: The home at 442 Flint Street was designed by Frederick J. Delongchamps, one of Nevada’s most famous architects, and is commonly known by longtime locals as the Hardy House. But since 2008, it has operated as arte italia, a destination for...

Come experience Verdi's heartbreaking masterpiece, "La traviata," the opera that moved Julia Roberts' character to tears in "Pretty Woman." Utah Opera's newly refurbished and ever-popular production features scenic elements designed by Peter Dean Beck and costumes by Susan Memmott Allred. Garnett Bruce will direct the production, and Steven White w...

The Sahara Las Vegas now hosts two temporary restaurants while owner Alex Meruelo begins a major revamp of the casino floor dining scene. Bella Bistro opened inside the shuttered former home of Cleo, replacing the Mediterranean focus with a contemporary American menu and familiar Italian favorites. Retaining the stylish interior, open kitchen, and...

An authentic Italian restaurant will open its doors in Carefree on Saturday. Pizzicata is an Italian restaurant located in the Historic Spanish Village that features a Roman take on food, according the restaurant’s website. Owner Federico Venturini and his wife, Viola Tagliaferri, moved from Umbria, Italy, to open Pizzicata along with local busines...

Scottsdale/Phoenix enjoys a vibrant food and wine culture. But also due to its great weather year-round, is home to top aerobatic pilots and two of the busiest general aviation airports in the United States. Scottsdale/Phoenix’s energetic outdoor spirit is the perfect location to push the limits and celebrate the victory with diverse fine foods and...