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I know the saying is ‘a good man is hard to find,’ but I propose an alternative phrase,—‘a good meat is hard to find.’ It’s true; I love a good cured meat; from salami to prosciutto, they’re all winners in my book, but often the quality can be a little, shall we say, iffy. One company that is making a commitment to quality is Principe Foods, a Cali...

Istituto Italiano Scuola (IIS) è una istituzionale non profit 501 (c) (3), fondata nel 1998 ed operante a San Francisco. E’ l’unica scuola della Bay Area affiliata all’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco. Scopo dell’IIS è la divulgazione della lingua e cultura Italiana attraverso corsi di Italiano generale, corsi speciali e workshops di a...

Thursday, March 14, 2019. From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm PST. Organized by IIC San Francisco in collaboration with the Leonardo da Vinci Society. Entrance: Free. Location: Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco CA 94102 Mona Lisa Smile: The Question of Leonardo's Women, from Vasari to Freud and the Digital Age. Lecture b...

L’ultimo dei beat, l’apostolo del dissenso cresciuto in un’America in cui essere italiano voleva dire puzzare di aglio e peperoni, il poeta che bombardava Genova di poesie sganciate da un balcone e si presentava alle vernici con la spilla «Fuck art — let’s dance» appuntata sulla giacca, non ha perso il vizio. A cent’anni (quasi: li compie il 24 mar...

Richmond District hit (and current Eater 38 Essential SF restaurant) Fiorella is bringing its neighborhood Italian favorites to a new neighborhood: Russian Hill, where a second Fiorella opens on Thursday, March 7. The new location at 2238 Polk is in the former home of another pizzeria, Gioia, which closed in October to relocate to a smaller Hayes V...

The Vinitaly International Academy global community continues to grow steadily with 7 Italian Wine Ambassadors newly certified in Los Angeles. The overall count then raises to 177 accredited members (of which 13 are Experts and 164 Ambassadors), even if the broader alumni community reaches 500 wine professionals worldwide that have been through the...

LAFC coach Bob Bradley has a fondness for calling up players from his past and Wednesday he welcomed another when former Italian international Giuseppe Rossi began training with his MLS team at Cal State L.A. Rossi was born in New Jersey the same year as Bradley’s son Michael and the two attended soccer camps together when they were growing up. B...

Up to 145 parishioners of St. Augustine Church will travel to Rome, Italy, to attend the performances of Chancel Choir and The Children’s Choir during the Music Festival of Peace and Brotherhood on March 21-25 and. The choirs, along with parents and family members, Fr. Ed Dura, and Sr. Nona Barairo will represent not only the St. Augustine Parish,...

From Thursday, March 07, 2019 to Monday, March 11, 2019. Organized by Riverside Community College, Ventura Guitar Society, University of Southern Nevada and Casa Italiana, Desert Oasis High School. In collaboration with : Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. Entrance: Free As a part of his "A guitar at the Opera" series, guitarist Carlo Fierens...

The paint was quickly cleaned up after a statue honoring Christopher Columbus was vandalized this weekend in the South Bay. Some called the act violent, but others said they want the statue removed altogether because of what the explorer represents. “They don’t have to come out and vandalize a statue,” said Valeria Corona, Chula Vista Resident. The...

Alessandro Del Piero has revealed he became the owner of an American third-division football club based in Los Angeles. The franchise, named LA 10 FC, are a professional development football club currently competing in the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) in the Western Conference after gaining promotion last November. Del Piero retired from his...

Evelyn’s won the Daily Republic’s Readers’ Choice for best Italian restaurant, but gorgeous pie isn’t the only thing putting the restaurant on the map. If it’s food and it’s Italian, Piero “Peter” Tropeano and Evelyn’s has it. “If people come in here and they aren’t happy, I’m going to make them happy one way or another,” Tropeano said. “They alway...