Cineforum – November 10th • Perfetti Sconosciuti

Perfetti Sconosciuti Directed by Paolo Genovese Perfect Strangers (Perfetti Sconosciuti) is a narrative, and bitter ensemble comedy, which follows a group of old friends who meet for dinner. Genovese tackles a subject important to these times, when social media has entered into fragile territories and affects almost everyone’s lives. His … Continue reading

Sign Up NOW for Carnevale 2019!

Carnevale in Venice is the purest example of the perfect meld of tradition, culture and entertainment — all in one — offering a chance of fun for visitors of all ages. The Carnevale di Venezia dates back to the beginning of the 10th century. At that time, people enjoyed the … Continue reading

FUN EVENING ALERT! Talent Show & Apericena

Join Sentieri Italiani @ munno! Sunday, October 28th from 5:00–9:00 p.m. • DELIZIOSO APERICENA BUFFET (includes one drink) • CASH BAR with wine, beer and cocktails   Seating is very limited so reserve your spot now! $25 Sentieri members | $35 non-members • Cash or check only due by October … Continue reading

Celebrate summer Italian style with Ferragosto on August 15

By Sentieri Contributor Jack Piliponis If you have been to Europe you’re likely to be aware that Europeans DO take their vacations and often take them in August. Italians carry it a step further, with a cherished full-scale national holiday every August 15, “Ferragosto.” While Italians celebrate Ferragosto in many … Continue reading

Briscola + Apericena = Fun Evening!

Sentieri Italiani kicked off the 2018 social scene with a nice group of card sharks gathered around the tables of MUNNO. The Briscola competition between the teams was as fierce as always. But an Aperol spritz or two, some vino and lots of really delicious food had a mellowing effect … Continue reading

And to all a good night!

It wasn’t the night before Christmas but Sentieri Italiani and company enjoyed themselves as if it were! Our friends from MUNNO prepared an especially delicious buffet, and live entertainment, featuring Natalja Aicardi on vocals and Gary Cestaro playing the keyboard, added to the festive mood of the night. Sentieri’s traditional raffle … Continue reading

A Taste of Campania at Due Lire

La Cena Napoletana • November 12th Sentieri Italiani and about 40 friends filled Due Lire Vino & Cucina in Chicago’s Lincoln Square for an evening of delicious food, southern-style. Grazie to owner Massimo di Vuolo and staff for giving us an opportunity to experience an authentic taste of the cuisine of Naples.Our group … Continue reading

The 2019 Lina Tonello Scholarship

In 2009, on September 27th, Daniela Cavallero’s mother passed away. Lina Tonello was a woman who strongly encouraged Daniela throughout her life. This inspiration and support lead Daniela to open the Italian school known to all of us as Sentieri. In 2009, to honor her mother’s memory, Daniela had instituted … Continue reading

La Cena Piemontese – A culinary visit to the Langhe

La Cena Piemontese • September 24th   On Sunday, September 24th, Sentieri Italiani and friends met at Osteria Langhe in Chicago’s Logan Square for an evening of slow food and fine wine. Grazie to co-owners Aldo Zaninotte and Chef Cameron Grant and the staff for giving us this opportunity to experience … Continue reading