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Tuesday, November 27th (2pm—4pm PST) Lake Wildwood Community Center, 11255 Cottontail Way, Penn Valley, CA 95946. Cultural Presentation - Karen Haid, award-winning author of Calabria: The Other Italy, will share the beauties and wonders of Calabria, a fascinating region at the heart of the Mediterranean, to Lake Wildwood members and guests on Novem...

Downtown Berkeley gelato shop Almare is turning 10 this year. Almare prides itself on being a real-deal Italian gelateria; it was opened by Treviso native Alberto Malvestio, who learned how to make the Italian-style ice cream from his great uncle Dino. Four years later, Simone Arpaio, who hails from Turin, joined the business as co-owner. Almare ma...

The success and endurance of pioneering San Francisco restaurant Delfina might come down to a bowl of spaghetti: a humble, eternal dish served with warmth and simplicity night after night. It still makes chef Craig Stoll marvel. “Our most famous dish is spaghetti with tomato sauce,” he says with pride and a little wonder. “But hey, if you want to c...

Un evento da non perdere, domenica 25 novembre, alle ore 16.30, presso la National Opera Center America Marc A. Scorca Hall a New York. Direttamente da Lucca, affascinante cittadina che ha dato i natali al noto compositore d’opera Giacomo Puccini, la soprano Michelle Buscemi e il baritono Mattia Campetti accompagnati al pianoforte da Nicola Pardini...

E' il terzo anno che Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione ripropone il progetto promozionale della Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo, coordinato dalle nostre rappresentanze diplomatiche. Negli USA la data prescelta coincide con il Thanksgiving. Ecco perché essa e’ stata anticipata alla settimana che va dal 12 al 18 Novembre...

November 30 - December 2, 2018. Vogue Theatre - 3290 Sacramento St. San Francisco, CA 94115. Make a date to view the best in Italian contemporary cinema and brush up on your language skills at the same time! Bring friends and family--group tickets and discounted passes available. Click here to browse all of this year's films and see the complete sc...

Carlo Mirarchi takes a brief pause from his lunch to start rifling through his phone. “You want to see something crazy?” asks the chef and co-founder of Roberta’s and Michelin two-starred Blanca in Brooklyn. When he turns the phone around there isn’t anything that wild—just a picture of the indelible Roberta’s sign. The scraggly red font had come t...

Entrees were the stars at our recent dinner at Lillian’s Italian Kitchen. Along with glasses of rich Eberle Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 ($12) and an excellent Bonny Doon Vineyard Cigare Volant 2012 ($13), we shared a salad of roasted beets, arugula and candied walnuts tossed in a vinaigrette with gorgonzola ($12). Sweeter than most antipasti salads, it...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Leatherby Libraries B3 - Center for American War Letters, lower level. One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866. Free to attend, open to general public. The Mentoris Project along with the Chapman University Leatherby Libraries and the Italian Studies Program present: The Lives of Filippo Mazzei and Louis...

From behind the double doors of an annex to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center comes the disembodied whiff of music that can’t be – but it is – right out of “The Godfather.” Or is it back to Sorrento that this river of lush and romantic sound carries off someone who’s only gone out to walk the dog — and come within earshot of the Aurora Mandolin O...

Rich, sweet, and fluffy, panettone is Italy's most famous holiday cake. Get into the holiday spirit and find your favorite one during our Panettone Festa on Saturday, December 1 from 12-6 p.m. Enjoy complimentary panettone tastings, along with specially-paired wines by the glass from our wine cart.  Literally translating to "big bread," panettone i...

Friday, November 30 & Saturday, December 1 | 7:30pm. ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, San Francisco, CA. Ifigenia in Aulide is an opera composed by Giovanni Porta in 1738 for the Carnival of Munich with a libretto by Apostolo Zeno. Despite the beauty of the music, Ifigenia in Aulide has not been played since its creation. The story of this opera is inspi...