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  • Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini

    Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini
    Before becoming known as a "Girl Hunter" (also the name of one of her books), Georgia Pellegrini trained as a chef at the French Culinary Institute and worked at the Gramercy Tavern and La Chassagnette in the South of France. The chef, hunter and author...
  • Thanks For Note On Tenor

    Thanks so much to Steve Campo for his letter on Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi [Aug. 5, "Tenor's Voice Stilled"]. The passing of the great Bergonzi, whose singing graced the Metropolitan Opera and other halls where he appeared, was sadly noted by me and...
  • Comic sequel takes 'The Trip' to Italy

    Comic sequel takes 'The Trip' to Italy
    “The Trip to Italy” is, in a sense, a sequel to “The Trip” (2010, released here in 2011), also directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon. The first film was an edited-down version of a six-episode...
  • Acanto opens on Michigan Avenue

    Acanto opens on Michigan Avenue
    Acanto (18 S. Michigan Ave., 312-578-0763) opened quietly this week in the former Henri spot, and if you're scratching your head about the name, it's because the casual-Italian concept was going to be called something else. The working title was 10/6,...
  • 'Okra,' 'Italian Kitchen,' 'My Paris Kitchen' are tasty summer reads

    'Okra,' 'Italian Kitchen,' 'My Paris Kitchen' are tasty summer reads
    Summer is the cruelest season for cookbooks. Caught between the spring fling and the holiday onslaught, it's easy for a good book to get ignored. But for all the talk about how the cookbook market is shrinking — and despite the fact that sales...
  • Little tomatoes deliver big flavor

    Little tomatoes deliver big flavor
    Sun Gold cherry tomatoes are a treasure — and I don't think that's an over-the-top claim or hyperbole at all. If you've had them, then you know: Just skip down to the recipe. If you haven't tasted them, then you must. The name is apt; they're...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight   Fair/Festival   Haines City Bike Fest: with music and raffle. 4 p.m. Saturday,  Railroad Park, Sixth St., Haines City, free, 863-421-3700.      Comedy     Celebrity...
  • New chef highlights Sorrisi makeover

    New chef highlights Sorrisi makeover
     The casino's signature restaurant right next door is tied to America's greatest sports franchise, so you can understand why chef and sports fan Jacob Perego goes for the metaphor in explaining how things should be different at Sorrisi.  "It was like...
  • Italian firm wins Maryland offshore wind leases

    Italian firm wins Maryland offshore wind leases
    An Italian renewable-energy company won the rights to develop offshore wind projects in nearly 80,000 acres of Atlantic waters off Maryland's coast with an $8.7 million bid Tuesday. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management declared US Wind Inc. the...
  • Sicilian Transplants Help Give Middletown Its Unique Identity

    Sicilian Transplants Help Give Middletown Its Unique Identity
    Thousands of Middletown residents have come from the Sicilian town of Melilli since the late 1800s, forming a close community of Italian Americans that gives the city a unique identity. While many Connecticut towns have a distinct European heritage, it'...
  • 'The Trip to Italy' a movable feast with Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon

     'The Trip to Italy' a movable feast with Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon
    One fascination of director Michael Winterbottom's breezy culinary road trip with Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon is the way the male ego gets skewered in the pair's exchanges. The film is essentially a running gag on the competitive urge as Coogan and Brydon...