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A new branch of the Italian Catholic Federation (ICF) celebrated its grand opening recently at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Manhattan Beach. Sixty-seven members were initiated as founding charter members of Branch #447. Founded in 1924, the ICF is a nonprofit, family-oriented organization open to men, women, and children of all ages and heri...

Not ready to say goodbye to spring, Los Angeles? Stop by our marketplace this Sunday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for our Mercatino di Primavera!  Get to know producers and enjoy complimentary tastes of our favorite spring ingredients!  During this market-wide event, you’ll have the chance to meet and greet local farmers and producers and explore...

“La vita è una combinazione di pasta e magia.” L’avesse dichiarato un italiano qualunque! È invece nientemeno che Federico Fellini, “ilmaestro del cinema” come lo battezzò Martin Scorsese — colui che la vita l’ha osannata cinematograficamente come nessun altro al mondo, ricreandola con magia ed erotismo, desiderio e trionfo del reale, impastando la...

Encinitas has been embracing the Italian style wine and food of Alice’s Italian Gourmet, now the big buzz for quick and delicious Italian on El Camino Real. Alice (pronounced Ah-leechee) and Carlo Paoletti bring bold new menu dynamics to tempt and feed the fast casual lunch and dinner bunch. They’re from Milan, so you’ll see and enjoy upscale touch...

Nell'ambito del Piano per la promozione straordinaria del Made in Italy e misure per l’attrazione degli investimenti, ICE Agenzia organizza una fiera collettiva italiana alla Maker Faire di Bay Area, San Francisco, che si terrà dal 18 al 20 maggio presso il San Mateo Event Center. Si tratta dell'iniziativa a carattere internazionale più importante...

North Beach is a neighborhood of many flavors. There's the pizza and the garlic, the Beatniks and the Barbary Coast and the Caffe Triesters. But living in the highly trafficked neighborhood can get the best of even the most seasoned San Franciscan. The tourists with their rental bikes and bright yellow GoCars are one thing; the masses of partygoers...

When: From Tuesday, May 22, 2018 to Friday, June 01, 2018 - Time: From 6:30 am To 8:30 am - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco Carlo and Paolo Montarsolo were not only brothers, but also artists, who made art of their lives. During theris existence they supported and encouraged each other’s art, and traveled around the world often p...

When: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco - Entrance : Free Elizabeth Minchilli has been writing about the joys of Italian life for the last 30 years. She is the author of 9 books on Italy, including her most recent Eating My Way Through Italy (St. Martins Press, May 2018). She is th...

There’s no shortage of good pizza in Los Angeles—we say without breaking eye contact with New Yorkers—and we know that reputation L.A.’s got for hating carbs is completely misguided. Just ask anyone who’s waited months for a reservation at Bestia or hours for a table in the MozzaPlex, or maybe you should ask our recent onslaught of Italian restaura...

Frances was born in San Jose, California on July 20th, 1921 to Nicolau Buccellato and Giuseppa (Josephine) Azaro. She was the third of five children: John, Vince, Frances, Greg and Mike. Being the only girl child and growing up during The Great Depression made a profound impact on Frances's life. She was a go-getter. Her family owned a cherry orcha...

Chef Michael Pirolo joined us live with specialties from his new restaurant “Pirolo’s Panino”.  Pirolo’s famed Italian sandwich shop, Pirolo’s Panino, combines bold, authentic flavors with thoughtfully-sourced ingredients to create exceptional American-Italian classics alongside signature Chef favorites. Michael Pirolo is a James Beard Award Semi-F...

Addio al sogno della California a basso prezzo per i turisti del Nord Italia. La compagnia norvegese specializzata nei voli low cost a lungo raggio ha dovuto posticipare, a causa di un problema tecnico ai motori Rolls Royce, l'avvio della sua rotta diretta Milano Malpensa - Los Angeles all'estate 2019 (12 ore e 15 minuti di volo con prezzi abbordab...