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We like the idea of combining Americans’ fresh mentality with our Italian taste, and with that unique ability, typical of those born and raised in our beautiful country, to think outside the box.” With films hailing from more than 70 countries around the world, the festival has featured over 4,500 films since March 2019. “We listen to the artists,...

Minuti Coffee, with 12 locations open in Texas, isn’t going to overtake Starbucks and its nearly 15,000 U.S. stores anytime soon, but the brand isn’t afraid to go up against the Seattle-based coffee behemoth. “We’ll open up right next door to a Starbucks because we take customers away from them,” said Charles Dechiro, Minuti Coffee’s executive VP o...

Prescott’s most-beloved and most-celebrated Italian restaurant is about to get even more amore. Where Sicily meets New York City, Rosa’s Pizzeria is arguably one of the best and most-celebrated restaurants in the small Northern Arizona town of Prescott. Opened in 2011 by Domenic and Rosa Anzelmo, the pizzeria pays homage to their family’s deep Medi...

It’s taken more than 30 years, but one artfully-decorated Seattle favorite has finally expanded. Bizzarro Italian Cafe — the part flea market, part pasta spot, part trippy carnival destination in Wallingford — has opened up a second location in White Center. Right now, it has takeout, delivery via DoorDash, and limited outdoor seating available (di...

The circus is coming to the Old Pueblo. For the 10th year in a row, the Zoppé Family Circus will bring its extraordinary acts to Tucson. But this time, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Tucsonans can take in the sights and sounds from the comfort of their own car. The show will be broadcast through an FM radio station. "The Zoppé Circus is Covid...

Sedona International Film Festival presents the Great Art on Screen series with “Botticelli: Florence and the Medici.” The event will show in Sedona on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 4 and 7 p.m., at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Great Art on Screen is a series of documentaries featuring an in-depth look at the most extraordinary and groundbreaking...

The dining room is a mix of the divine and modish—candlelight casting shadows in the dimly lit room, Mediterranean- and Southern Italian-inspired décor, dark woods and modern hanging chandeliers. Part lounge, part restaurant and part expansive patio overlooking the Las Vegas Strip, Italian restaurant Lavo is a chic spot for date night or an upscale...

The Italian Wine Scholar™ education program is the most advanced, comprehensive, and up-to-date Italian wine course available. The syllabus takes a regional approach and discusses all Italian wine appellations and the factors that shape their identities. Created by native Italian, Maurizio Broggi, (Wine Scholar Guild Education Director for Italy) w...

The Verone family has been crafting Italian sausage, using only all-natural pork casings with spices and water, since 1923 — well before then if you count Joe Verone’s grandfather developing the recipe in Italy before immigrating to the U.S. A family recipe for the flagship sweet Italian has broadened to include a Louisiana hot, jalapeno cheddar, b...

A year after rescuing the Robintino’s restaurant in Bountiful, owners William and Tali Bruce are expanding the popular Italian brand into Salt Lake County. On Dec. 26, a new Robintino’s takeout shop will open at 926 E. 5600 South in Murray. The scaled-down menu is available for pickup and delivery, and includes pizza, lasagna and the signature brea...

January 5, 2021. 8:00 pm Pacific. To start off the new year, we are privileged to have Susan Pohl presenting her unique story from Umbria, Italy. Has there been a time over the years that you wanted to pick up and leave the US? Susan did it seven years ago! Please click here to register. A link will be sent the day before the event. REGISTRATION. I...

The circus is coming to town. And this year the Zoppé Family Circus, which has been traveling to Arizona for 13 years, is coming to Tempe as a drive-in show for the COVID-19 era. During the "live, multimedia drive-in show," a big top will be suspended in mid-air with a large LED screen showing the action on stage. Performances will include a human...