NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

From pasta-making in Century City to holiday libations in Koreatown, here’s what’s happening in the L.A. food and drink world: School is in session: You may still have to wait seemingly forever for a table at one of the restaurants at Eataly. But if you want to visit the Italian marketplace in Century City for a cooking class, just make a reservati...

As the lunchtime rush at the Factory Kitchen is petering out, executive chef Angelo Auriana orders to our table his traditional focaccina calda di Recco al formaggio. It’s not the spongy focaccia bread that we normally associate with the similar-sounding Italian word. Instead, it’s two layers of paper-thin and crispy unleavened dough sandwiched aro...

When: Monday, December 04, 2017 From 6:30 pm To 9:30 pm - Where: IIC New York - Space is limited, RSVP required* Fee: $55.00 (IIC members)/$60.00 (non-members) *To register please call (310) 824-7408 Wine in contemporary Italy: Exploring the unique wines of each region. There are around 350 common wine grape varieties in Italy, so there is so much...

The Italian Trade Agency (ITA), Italy’s government agency for trade and promotion, returns for the seond time to Maker Faire Bay Area as a Goldsmith Sponsor, extending its support of Italy's rapidly maturing Maker Movement.ITA will be showcasing its ‘Makers Italia’ project at Maker Faire Bay Area with its “Italian Makers Pavilion.” As a natural pro...

Italian-American director Jonas Carpignano will be honored with the Capri Hollywood Rising Star Award for his latest film A Ciambra, which is Italy’s submission for consideration for the best foreign-language film Oscar. Carpignano will present a special screening of the movie at the upcoming 22nd edition of the festival. A Ciambra won best Europea...

I’m always fascinated by the movement of chefs from one kitchen to another, and how they adapt to new environments. Sometimes they soar — and in other cases, they fall flat. Recently I’ve been following the career of Polly Lappetito, who came to prominence at Ciccio in Yountville and earned a place in the Top 100.

Piccolo Mercatino di Natale – Saturday, December 2, 2017 – 10am-4pm. North Bay Italian Cultural Center, 64 Brookwood Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. Park and enter on Chinn Street. Holiday shop for affordable art, jewelry, greeting cards, books, biscotti, travel info and gift certificates. Join us for refreshments, music, lights and holiday cheer. Fo...

Growth of the luxury wine business out of the California North Coast has made such a big impression on Eurostampa that the Italian family behind the global printer of labels for high-end wine and spirits is making a big expansion to its Napa Valley production facility. Early next year, Eurostampa California plans to open a 80,000-square-foot plant...

Delicate as lace, chambered as white coral—the cover photograph on Chris Cosentino’s recent cookbook is compellingly beautiful. It is also an ultra-closeup of a piece of tripe, and the book, Offal Good: Cooking from the Heart, with Guts, is the chef’s unflinching opus on the art of preparing off cuts. Cosentino rose to fame with dishes like spaghet...

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, December 8, 2017 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco - 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F, Opera Plaza. Refreshments to follow | Free Admission | Click here to RSVPRarely seen photos of the art punk scene in 1980s Naples will be on view at the Italian Cultural Institute from December 8, 2017 to January 1...

E' 'Gatta Cenerentola' il miglior film europeo di animazione dell'anno e sarà premiato alla 22.ma edizione di 'Capri, Hollywood'. Ad annunciarlo è il produttore Mark Canton chairman onorario dell'International film festival'(26 dicembre- 2 gennaio). Per l'opera di Alessandro Rak, Ivan Cappiello, Marino Guarnieri e Dario Sansone, prodotta da Mad Ent...

New street signs designating a portion of 23rd Street in honor of a longtime Italian social club were officially dedicated by the city on Nov. 18. Members of the Galileo Club at 371 S. 23rd Street at Virginia Avenue were joined by city officials, including Mayor Tom Butt as keynote speaker, and neighborhood council members for the dedication of Gal...