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A Look Back At A Monumental Columbus Day

A Look Back At A Monumental Columbus Day

October is Italian Heritage Month; you may or may not be aware of this depending on which media sources you follow. This year, preceding Columbus Day, there was a controversy which wound up spilling into New York's Columbus Day parade and ignited an unprecedented...

Chicago’s Italian Style Beef Sandwich

Chicago’s Italian Style Beef Sandwich

Chicago's Italian Style Beef Sandwich By Dena Fenza & Lisa DeFalco Instagram @miciamammas Chicago Style Italian beef sandwich is an Italian American recipe that originated in Chicago in the 1930’s. It is classic Chicago Street food, composed of beef simmered in an...

Italian Businesses in Southern Brooklyn

Italian Businesses in Southern Brooklyn

Italian Enclave Spotlight: South Brooklyn Thanks to the hard work of Italian Enclaves society member and major contributor, Michael Grillo, we now have a living document that can showcase the Italian American businesses in South Brooklyn that supports our popular...

From the Italian Enclave of West Virginia: The Pepperoni Roll

From the Italian Enclave of West Virginia: The Pepperoni Roll

Who doesn’t love a homemade roll with pepperoni and mozzarella cheese nestled in it? Pepperoni rolls are a perfect snack or meal that is not only easy to make, but also delicious. The pepperoni roll is similar to Italian Stromboli; however, the origin of this recipe...