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Inside N.10, backed by Italian soccer star Alessandro Del Piero. Today is the day for No. 10 (as in, the number ten), the new Italian restaurant backed in large part by former Juventus soccer star Alessandro Del Piero. Expect Italian hits like pizza and pasta, right along the bustling West Third Street dining corridor. First announced last fall, No...

Every year the County of Santa Clara CA USA/Province of Florence, Italy Sister County Commission offers scholarships to university students from Santa Clara County who are participating for an academic year in a University approved International Program in Florence, Italy. Applications are available at: www.sccgov.org/florencescholarships Completed...

The Bowers Museum and the Chapman Italian Studies Program have established a new internship in Museum Education and Administration for students of Italian at Chapman. This year, interns review and research exhibition content and assist in developing educational materials and programs for general public and schools to engage in the Knights in Shinin...

Fifty years is an anniversary that almost did not happen for The Sausage Factory. "Recently the restaurant came on hard times," said owner Mario Azzolino. The restaurant in San Francisco's Castro District opened in 1968, on the site of an old sausage factory. Mario's uncle, Tony Azzolino, started working there in 1972 as a prep cook. He eventually...

Cristina Mariani-May is the CEO of Banfi, Italy’s most honored winery and one of the leading vintners in all the world, offering acclaimed wine from many of the noted global properties including America. She is the third generation of her family to be in the wine business dating back to her grandfather in the early 1900s in New York with an Italian...

When: Thursday, April 05, 2018 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura, San Francisco - Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura In collaboration with : Bologna Connect, Regione Emilia Romagna - Entrance : Free In collaboration with Bologna Connect Association and with the patronage of the Emilia Romagna Region, the Italian...

Fabio Giambanco and his family were drawn to Hermosa Beach because it reminded them of their hometown of Palermo, Sicily. In this similarity, he's found the successful recipe for running a small eatery specializing in pizza and Italian cuisine. “(Hermosa) is just like our town in Sicily … the beach, the people, everything,” said Giambanco, who said...

Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari said Tuesday he “hopes” to be back on the court by the end of the month. He hasn’t played since he was injured during the Clippers’ loss to the Golden State Warriors on Feb. 22 and didn’t join the team for the start of its four-game trip Tuesday at Minnesota. “The hand is better,” Gallinari told a reporter for Sky...

There’s a surprising new sandwich shop landing along Melrose soon, taking up residence inside the shuttered Greenspan’s Grilled Cheese. The place is called Pirolo’s Panino, and it should open in a matter of weeks. Pirolo’s is in part the work of namesake chef Michael Pirolo, a 2016 James Beard Foundation Award semi-finalist in the Best Chef South c...

Un percorso difficile che conduce, dopo tempo, alla gioia e a numerosi motivi di orgoglio. Si può riassumere così la storia di Nick Di Brizzi, 36enne figlio di sassanesi emigrati anni fa negli States, in California, che è tornato a vivere dopo un doppio trapianto reso necessario dalla grave fibrosi cistica con cui è stato costretto a convivere per...

After working at fine-dining temples in New York City—Eleven Madison Park, Cru—chef David Nayfeld is venturing into slightly different territory. Rustic Italian. Opening soon, he unveils his years-in-the-making project with chef (and fellow Eleven Madison Park alum) Angela Pinkerton. It’s called Che Fico, and it’s focused on food all over Italy, no...

Join us for the third presentation of Chapman University’s s Italian Perspective series, this year focusing on the intersection between cinema and culture. It will take place at the Musco Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. A celebration of Italian cinema and culture, exploring the beauty and complexity of Italy...