Early Registration Now Available for Fall 2021

Don’t Miss Out on Early Registration — Sign Up Now and Save Some $$ See Our  ITALIAN CLASSES FOR ADULTS  page on our website for class descriptions and further registration information. Continue reading

Destinazione ITALIA! • Fall 2021

Are you hoping to visit Italy sometime in the future? Want to know a bit more about the language and culture than most visitors? Destinazione ITALIA offered by Sentieri Italiani might be just the ticket! Next Five-Week Course Starts Monday, September 13, 2021! We look forward to welcoming you to… Continue reading

Explore the City of Turin!

Direct from TURIN…. Turin, the First Capital of Italy and the House of Savoy Sunday, August 29, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English Explore the city of Turin with Sentieri! We’ll see how Turin expanded and grew to become the first capital of Italy in… Continue reading

EXPLORING WINE WITH SENTIERI – Cin Cin!

La Lingua La Vita, in partnership with Sentieri Italiani, Presents a Special Zoom Seminar on Wine and Its History 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… 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

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

La Festa della Repubblica

This past Tuesday, June 2nd marked the 69th anniversary of the birth of the Italian Republic. The Italian peninsula holds history that dates back to thousands of years ago, however the Italy that we know and love today started just decades ago.     Throughout the late 1800s and through half… Continue reading