The Secret Venice

Discover the Hidden Gems on the Streets of Venice Sunday, May 9, 2021 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English   Every visitor to Venice visits the Rialto Bridge and Piazza San Marco. But the city is also home to numerous hidden gems. On this tour, we’ll… Continue reading

Friday Evening Fun

ZOOM WINE WEBINAR …. Wine Tasting 101 — Italian Style Virtual Wine Tasting Experience with an Italian-trained Sommelier Friday, April 23, 2021 5:00–6:30 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English   • Learn the basics of how to taste and talk about wine • Taste an Italian Red (Primitivo),… Continue reading

Genova con Laura

In diretta da Genova …. I Segreti di Genova Domenica, 2 Maggio 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (C.D.S.T.) Presentato in italiano con Laura   Genova è una città speciale — chi impara a conoscerla se ne innamora. Faremo insieme un tour virtuale per scoprire gli aspetti nascosti e pittoreschi che la caratterizzano.… Continue reading

The Navigli Neighborhood of Milan

ZOOMING LIVE FROM MILAN…. Milan: City of Water — I Navigli Sunday, April 25, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English   Milan is a city that developed around its canals and waterways. During this tour, we’ll visit the neighborhood that still preserves the ancient watery… Continue reading

Explore Central Rome with Sentieri & Italiaidea-Rome

LIVE FROM ROME…. A Virtual Walking Tour of Campo de Fiori and the Jewish Neighborhood Saturday, May 15, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English   This Zoom event is an introduction to Rome’s central zone, found between the Campo de Fiori and the Jewish quarter.… Continue reading

It’s Time to Register for Spring 2021!

Don’t Miss Out — Sign Up for Your Next Italian Class NOW! See Our  ITALIAN CLASSES FOR ADULTS  page on our website for class descriptions and further registration information. 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

Regional Dining — CAMPANIA!

La Cena Napoletana • November 12th “Vedi Napoli e poi muori.”   You’ll experience a taste of Naples when dining at Due Lire Vino & Cucina, located in vibrant Lincoln Square. Their dynamic menu highlights authentic recipes from the region of Campania that are prepared with seasonal and local ingredients with… Continue reading

February 19, 2017: A good time was had by all at Sentieri’s Briscola Tournament at Bella ‘Mbriana!

Sentieri and friends had a fun evening of competitive card playing, drinks and antipasti on February 19th. After four rounds of intense play the new champions were declared — Sharon and Debora each won Sentieri memberships as a result of their formidable Briscola skills.  Watch this website for more enjoyable evenings with… Continue reading

Celebrate Carnevale …

… IN TUTTA ITALIA! BY JACK PILIPONIS   Like many countries with strong Catholic/Christian culture and traditions, Italy marks the weeks leading up to Lent with colorful, sensual, food- and drink-filled celebrations. In Italy, it’s called “Carnevale,” derived from Latin “carnem levare” — take the meats; in ancient times that… Continue reading