Italian American Digest JT DIGEST Summer 2018 June First (1) - Page 2

I TALIAN A MERICAN D IGEST PAGE 2 SUMMER 2018 IN THIS ISSUE Tanti Auguri, New Orleans! ......................................... 1 Message from AICC Chairman Frank Maselli ............ 3 Club News................................................................. 10 Community Calendar................................................. 10 Italians in New Orleans: A Timeline........................... 14 Lo Dici in Italiano....................................................... 16 Sicily: A Feast for the Senses.................................... 16 The Future Is Italian! ................................................ 18 Sicilian Influence on NOLA Cuisine........................... 23 Italian Crossword Puzzle........................................... 24 I TALIAN A MERICAN D IGEST I TALIAN A MERICAN D IGEST T HE V OICE OF THE S OUTH Founded in 1973 by Joseph Maselli Publisher American Italian Renaissance Foundation Frank Maselli, Chairman Business Address: 537 South Peters St. New Orleans, LA 70130 Managing Editor Robin Heindselman USA Telephone: (504) 522-7294 Assistant Editor Megan Celona Travel Editor Alessandro Steinhaus Food Editor Laura Guccione Historian Maria Falco, Ph.D Layout JT Templet Robin Heindselman Advertising & Circulation Megan Celona Contributing Writers Enrico Villamaino III; Alessandro Steinhaus; Raymond Impastato; Gasper Schiro; Joyce Schiro Lucas; Linda Serio; Rose Brocato; Maria Falco, Ph.D; Sandra Scalise Juneau; Faith Peperone; Lorraine Raiteri-Santo; August Palumbo; Megan Celona IADI cannot be responsible for return of any unsolicited material with or without the inclusion of a self-addressed stamped envelope. Information in this publication is gathered from unpaid contributing writers and other sources considered to be reliable; however, the accuracy and completeness cannot be guaranteed. The Italian American Digest is published quarterly at a subscrip- tion rate of $12.00 (Domestic). PRINTER Baton Rouge Press Inc. 2621 East Purdue St. Baton Rouge, LA 70814 For Italian American Digest advertisement information and rates, call (504) 522-7294 or email digest@americanitalianculturalcenter.com The next deadline for submitting to the Digest is August 15, 2018 The Italian American Digest is published quarterly at a yearly subscription rate of $12.00 (Domestic). 537 South Peters St. New Orleans, LA 70130 USA NAME : ___________________________________ ADDRESS : CITY : _________________________________ ____________________________________ STATE : ______________ ZIP : __________________ COUNTRY : EMAIL : _________________________________ ____________________________________ ( PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY ) Subscribe by phone at (504) 522-7294 or inquire by email: digest@americanitalianculturalcenter.com. VISA/MasterCard accepted, or send check or money order to address above, or pay with PayPal: questions@americanitalianculturalcenter.com