Thanksgiving Con Noi

The Italian-American Cultural Center of Iowa in collaboration with Chef Diego Critelli is offering a 5-course Thanksgiving Dinner to go! Read more.

The World’s Most Expensive Mushroom

The rare European White Truffle is the world’s most expensive mushroom, with a price tag that can exceed $2,600 per pound

The Perfect Summer Cocktail

Imagine sitting by the Grand Canal in Venice, gondoliers calling in the background, the smell of street food all around you, sipping on the perfect thirst-quenching summer cocktail…..read more.

Who are these cuties?

Find out who these dancers are here.

Springtime = Mushrooms

It’s spring and wild mushrooms are popping everywhere! Are you a mushroom hunter? Find them here.

Event Postponement

Due to the current status of the pandemic we’re facing, the April 26 Open House/Volunteer Recognition has been postponed. Be safe.

Festival Postponed

We are all aware of the COVID-19 crisis in our country and the necessary precautions required to protect the health and safety of our families and friends. Due to State regulations restricting public and private gatherings, we have cancelled the Italian-American Heritage Festival of Iowa that was scheduled for this summer. Once we have weathered this crisis, we will begin to focus our efforts on planning the next festival.

St Joseph’s Day Celebration – Postponed

Out of concern for our families and friends, we are taking pro-active steps to do our part in helping to stop the spread of the Covic-19 virus. The annual St. Joseph’s Day Celebration will be postponed until this health crisis has passed. Thank you for your understanding and be safe.

The Art of Making Ravioli – Postponed

Out of concern for our families and friends, we are taking pro-active steps to do our part in helping to stop the spread of the Covic-19 virus. The Ravioli Cooking Class, scheduled for April 4, will be postponed until this health crisis has passed. All fees will be refunded. Thank you for your understanding and be safe.

Finding Family In Italy

High in the mountains of Southern Italy in a small village named Terravecchia, Lou Foggia never expected to find family, but read what happened here.