Le Terre del Barolo

It’s Harvest Time in Piedmont! Sunday, November 28, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Time Presented in English Explore the hilly area called the Langhe with Piermaria and Sentieri Italiani! The Langhe, located in the southern part of Piedmont, is famous all over the world because of its red wine, Barolo,… Continue reading

EXPLORING WINE WITH SENTIERI – Cin Cin!

Sorry, you missed this one but stayed tuned for more interesting Italian Connections! Wine in Italy Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00–2:00 p.m. (CDT)   Join Sentieri and our Umbrian connection, Stefania Belli, as we learn of wine’s origins and the cultivation of vines in Mesopotamia and Egypt — and then… Continue reading

Cafés and Osterias of Venice to be Rescheduled for Fall

Unfortunately, due to Covid 19 restrictions, this event will be rescheduled for sometime this Fall. Watch your email for updates! Direct from VENICE…. Historic Venetian Cafés and Osterias   First off, we’ll visit Caffé Florian. It’s a historic café situated in the “Procuratie Nuove” of Piazza San Marco in Venice.… Continue reading

Risotto alla Milanese & How to Make It!

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT! Risotto alla Milanese Cooking Class Saturday, March 6, 2021 Italy produces more rice than any other country in Europe — in fact, rice is more popular than pasta in some of Italy’s northern regions. Perhaps the most traditional preparation of Italian rice is the classic dish… Continue reading

New Wine in Old Jars —

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT…. Bottling Roman Vintages at Oplontis B Near Pompeii Presented by Archeologist Jenny Muslin Sunday, February 7, 2021  •  4:00–5:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time) $5 with your Sentieri Membership  •  $10 for Non-Members   Like their modern Italian counterparts, the ancient Romans loved wine and believed that… Continue reading

Musica Italiana

Sentieri Italiani Presents an Evening of Musica Italiana   Join Sentieri Italiani for an enjoyable night of Italian music from the 18th century through now — including Neapolitan songs, opera arias, Italian pop hits from the 60s and 70s, and more! Featuring Italian-American jazz and cabaret singer Robert Rodi on vocals and Neal Alger on guitar.… 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

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