2021 Is the official kick-off to a year-long celebration examining the past, present and future ties between the USA and Italy. “It is about our two countries, the friendship between our people, the strength of our communities, the values we share, and the inspiration we draw from each other.”, said Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio. Read More
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“For many years I thought of Vincenzia Aprilini as only an abandoned baby who perhaps had a miserable childhood in an orphanage.”
Read about Michael Lomango’s heartening journey in discovering the hope and love bestowed to his great-great-great grandmother when she was forsaken as a baby. read here
We’ve signed on the dotted line! Read more here.
Thank you to all who have ordered! Chef Critelli is busy buying ingredients & will soon fill the Cultural Center with the aroma of Thanksgiving.
Please check your email for your scheduled pick-up time. Buon appetito!
The famous Dora Sarchese Vineyard put the small town of Caldari di Ortona, Italy on the map when it installed a red wine fountain…….
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 rare European White Truffle is the world’s most expensive mushroom, with a price tag that can exceed $2,600 per pound
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.
Find out who these dancers are here.
It’s spring and wild mushrooms are popping everywhere! Are you a mushroom hunter? Find them here.