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  • An Italian Inspired Weekend in Tucson: Alfa Romeo, Antipasto and Ambiance
    An Italian Inspired Weekend in Tucson: Alfa Romeo, Antipasto and Ambiance
    The forecast is predicting a chilly and rainy weekend in Phoenix. For those who refuse to waste their time indoors and don't mind a short drive, Tucson just might be the answer. A straight shot 100 miles down the freeway, our neighbors to the...
  • Spaghetti sauce that's fast and easy
    Spaghetti sauce made in short order
    As we continue to deal with this cold winter weather, it seems that Italian food has a special place with our appetites! There's a certain comfort that Italian food provides, both physically and psychological. For some reason, Italian food...
  • Labriola Cafe
    Labriola Opens in Chicago
    Rich Labriola, Chicago’s most trusted name in baking, sets his sights on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile with a new full-service restaurant, bar, and bakeryWHAT:Labriola Ristorante & Café, the popular restaurant and bakery in Oak Brook,...
  • Pasta fagioli
    Healthy living: Pasta fagioli recipe
    This vegetarian soup is made healthier by the addition of whole wheat penne, rather then regular.I served the soup with a artisanal loaf of multigrain bread from a local bakery.olive oil1 carrot, sliced thinly2 stalks celery, chopped1/2 onion,...
  • Poster for the Italian Film & Culture Festival 2015
    Delightful Doc on Marionettes is part of the Opening Gala of Italian Film Fest
    The 8th New Mexico Italian Film and Culture Festival returns, running from February 8-15 in Albuquerque and February 5-7 in Santa Fe. This wonderful event celebrates Italian film, food, dance, art and music. The best of food and wine is available...
  • Francesca's Restaurant Group Offers "Take Me To Tuscany" Getaway
    Francesca's Restaurant Group Offers "Take Me To Tuscany" Getaway
    Restaurateur and Founder Scott Harris thanks guests with a chance to win a week in Tuscany’s wine countryFrancesca’s Restaurant Group has announced the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the inspiration behind the family of...
  • easy simple tiramisu recipe
    A tiramisu recipe that makes you realize how easy it is to make tiramisu
    The top two Italian desserts are without a doubt cannoli and tiramisu, and I just perfected a recipe to make the latter in a quick and easy way. It turns out that this elegant, luscious dessert is quite simple to throw together, although the...
  • Garlic bread fresh from the oven
    Garlic bread, fresh and homemade
    With all the cold weather much of the nation has been endured in recent weeks, many people have been enjoying foods that are hot and satisfying. One of the most popular foods for cold weather is Italian food, such as spaghetti and lasagna. And...
  • Light lasagna
    Healthy living: Healthy lasagna recipe
    This recipe was sooo easy to make! The uncooked noodles are layered in and then the pan is covered and baked for an hour.We loved the DeLallo brand pasta sauce used here! No additional seasonings were needed, and most importantly, the sauce has no...
  • Verona's
    Verona’s Italian Restaurant
    If you live in Tucson Arizona, you know there are many local businesses that serve wonderful Italian food. There are some great spots that serve elegant Italian food. If you're looking for a place that is in-between casual and elegance, then...
  • Tix now available for 8th Italian Film and Culture Festival in ABQ and Santa Fe
    Tix now available for 8th Italian Film and Culture Festival in ABQ and Santa Fe
    In a little more than a month, the 8th New Mexico Italian Film and Culture Festival returns to Albuquerque and Santa Fe. It runs from February 8-15 in Albuquerque and February 5-7 in Santa Fe.This festival is a marvelous event that celebrates...
  • National Spaghetti Day
    Celebrate National Spaghetti Day at Francesca's Restaurants
    Oodles of noodles take over Francesca’s Restaurants on Sunday, January 4 with a special menu of $4 spaghetti dishesWHAT:Francesca’s Restaurants, the Italian trattoria-style family of restaurants founded by restaurateur Scott Harris,...
  • Feast of the Seven Fishes array of seafood
    Where to celebrate Christmas Eve’s Feast of the Seven Fishes around Baltimore
    The Feast which initially was a partial fast on Christmas eve (La Vigilia) during which no meat should be served has expanded into the Feast of the Seven Fishes or more. As Mario Batali chef and expert on Italian cuisine explains, “But in...
  • Angelo Ferrara
    Long Island man says town fired him because he’s Italian
    A Long Island man booted from his job as a deputy finance commissioner for the Town of North Hempstead announced Wednesday that he is preparing to sue the municipality because, he says, he was fired for being Italian.Angelo Ferrara, 66, has filed...
  • Fresh clams are on the menu at Mama D's
    Mama D's in Newport Beach serves exceptional Italian food in a family atomsphere
    Going out for Italian food is always an adventure. Part of the adventure is separating the average from the exceptional, with the problem being there are so many average Italian restaurants it seems to always be an “I guess we'll go for...