Events

[gallery columns="9" link="file" ids="1088,1089,1090,1091,1092,1093"] On February 26th, Il Salotto Italiano presented political scientist Alan Balboni, author of the book “Beyond the Mafia: Italian Americans and the Development of Las Vegas”. Balboni shared insights and inspirations behind this farsighted and thoroughly documented account of the history of one...

[gallery columns="9" link="file" ids="1064,1063,1062,1061,1060"] On January 22nd guest speaker Maurizio Di Cicco from Settebello Pizzeria delighted the audience with the history of The Neapolitan pizza. A true Neapolitan at heart, Maurizio explained the differences between the New York style pizza and a Neapolitan one. Guests also...

  [gallery link="file" columns="9" ids="978,975,973,971,967,965,956,929,926,923,920,919,918,910,913"] On December 16th Casa Italiana di Las Vegas hosted a Dear Santa Christmas Party. Children brought their Santa's letters to be mailed in the red letter box. Crafts and games for all the children, followed with Italian Christmas songs in the background!...

[gallery link="file" columns="9" ids="906,905,904,903,902,901,900,899,898,897,896"] On November 7th, our guest speaker Barbara Bird, Lead Faculty for Italian at the College of Southern Nevada, took us on a journey through her own language learning experience, highlighting key moments that lead to her language learning success. Barbara provided some basic...

[gallery columns="9" link="file" ids="850,851,852,853,854,855,856,857"] On October 30th Il Salotto di Casa Italiana hosted speaker Francesco Mazzini of Urbani Truffles USA. A real connoisseur of truffles, Francesco gave a brief historical introduction on the Urbani brand as the leading company in the truffle business, and later focused...

[gallery columns="9" link="file" ids="781,780,779,778,777,776,775,774,773,772,771,770,769,768,767"] On October 9th, Il Salotto di Casa Italiana hosted speaker Martina Zandonella, owner of Zando Photography. Martina shared how her career path of a professional photographer in Las Vegas has been influenced by her important connection to the Italian art scene. Granddaughter...

[gallery link="file" columns="9" ids="725,720,719,721,726,722,723,724,727"] On September 25th, Il Salotto di Casa Italiana di Las Vegas was honored with the presence of guest speaker, Pasquale D’Alba, owner of Trattoria Italia. Guests caught a glimpse into the reality of running an Italian, family-owned restaurant while Pasquale brought Sicily...