Monthly Archives: August 2011

Valle d’Aosta “You Had To Be There”

It was bitter cold when Paolo Volpara picked my husband and I up at the Milan airport to begin our late evening journey to Valle D’Aosta.  Prior to this my Italian travels had been confined to its big cities.   This … Continue reading

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My name is Nancy Brussat and I am the owner of an Italian café and market in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb on the north side of Chicago.  The original Convito Italiano was opened in 1980.  It included a deli, bakery, … Continue reading

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