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Pizza, pasta, mozzarella, burrata, parmesan, gelato, limoncello. Once you think you have conquered every type of mouthwatering Italian food, there is another to sample. Is there an end to the country's delicious fare? We sincerely hope not. So, how can the rest of us adopt some of the core philosophies of Italian cooking - fresh local ingredients a...

Jake LaMotta, the tough-as-nails middleweight champion with the granite chin who was immortalized by Robert De Niro in the revered Martin Scorsese drama Raging Bull, has died. He was 95. LaMotta died Tuesday in a nursing home, family members told TMZ. A niece also reported the news on Facebook. No other details of his death were immediately availab...

Watching actors and directors walking the red carpets of the awards shows, drinking the finest champagne and laughing at the opening monologues of Ricky Gervais or whomever is hosting the show, can leave you feeling that they have the easiest job in the world. However, being part of the movie industry requires painstaking determination, dedication,...

We all know Lady Gaga, or at least we think we do. She’s the multi-hyphenate musician turned actress who’s managed to sell out stadiums, win Golden Globes and steal the hearts of a generation of disenfranchised youth. She’s an enigma. An unstoppable modern icon of pop culture who continues to surprise a loyal public with her endless supply of begui...

Every year, when fall begins, food establishments nationwide brace themselves for the hit they'll take when all of their customers flock to coffee shops and bakeries for that coveted pumpkin spice treat. Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, is jumping on the bandwagon and demanding its piece of the pie—with t...

Facing George “the animal” Steele, Gorilla Monsoon, Bobo Brazil or being the last one standing in the 22 Man Battle Royale in Los Angeles are pre WWE wrestling instances that all amount to just  another day in the life of Bruno Sammartino. On the other hand, fleeing to the Italian mountainsfrom the Nazi’s during WWII made everything that followed s...

Eventi sportivi, intrattenimento, news, grande cinema italiano: il meglio della tv tricolore diffuso negli Stati Uniti dal principale operatore satellitare. Grande passo avanti per "Mediaset Italia". Dal 20 settembre, il canale tv in lingua italiana verrà distribuito in Usa anche da Directv, la piattaforma satellitare del colosso AT&T, leader negli...

The entertainment industry mourns the death of songwriter and actress Judy Parker Gaudio, (age 79). Gaudio, the writer of Billboard chart-topping songs and Broadway hits, passed away peacefully from respiratory complications on Thursday, her husband Bob Gaudio confirmed. Among her most well-known songs are "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)" and "W...

Prepare for the annual return of the famous S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna-sponsored Italian chef congress Identita Golose, as it makes an exciting foray stateside this October. Increasing its American presence the haute cuisine congress will take on three USA cities this year: Boston, Chicago and New York. Unmissable masterclasses, seminars and dinn...

Mionetto USA is proud to announce the third annual 'Pink Cork for the Cause,' in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this October. The innovative charitable program, which began in 2015, aims to drive awareness and support research. The program launches September 1 and is in effect until October 31, featuring pink corks hidden in promotional bo...

In this episode of The Italian American Podcast, we talk with Ray Guarini, founder of Italian Enclaves, about the memories he is creating to help preserve Italian American culture. In the Stories Segment, we hear from one of our listeners, Joseph Blanda Pintacuda Sciame, who tells us an inspiring story about going back to his ancestral village — an...

On the occasion of the Columbus quincentennial in 1992 a pundit declared inThe Chicago Tribune, “Poor Christopher Columbus. He’s dead, white, European male, politically incorrect… charged with a litany of sins… History can’t even get his name right. It was probably closer to Cristobal Colon.” This is an illustration of the countless attempts to “co...