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La XVII edizione della Settimana della Lingua italiana nel Mondo, che quest’anno si terrà dal 16 al 21 ottobre, è una manifestazione che promuove la lingua italiana non solo come strumento di promozione del nostro eccezionale patrimonio culturale ma anche quale straordinario veicolo di comunicazione nel mondo dell’economia e dell’impresa, della sci...

To mark Columbus Day, the Italian American community gathers in many cities around the US to celebrate its achievements and its contribution to this great country in all sectors — be it political, economic, cultural, scientific and beyond. President Donald Trump’s first Columbus Day proclamation highlighted the strong bonds of friendship between It...

Saying I love seafood ranks as a huge understatement. It doesn’t matter what type or what course, I’ll generally take the ocean’s bounty over any other food. And when a dish combines seafood, what more could I ask? Recently, while visiting my sister Laura during her stay at the beach, she made Cioppino using one Giada De Laurentiis’s recipes as a g...

Every October the United States celebrates Italian heritage month (il mese del retaggio italiano). The 26 million Americans of Italian descent (di origine italiana) make up the fifth largest ethnic group (il quinto più grande gruppo etnico) in the United States. However, we all have many reasons to celebrate  il meglio della cultura italiana (the b...

Many Italians came from the economically-strapped Mezzogiorno: Sicilia, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, and other southern regions of Italy. They scrimped to save the thirty dollars to book passage to L’America, dove le strade erano lastricate d’oro, where roads were paved in gold. As they prepared to leave, friends and family gathered in the piazz...

As one of the most famous chefs in America, Rocco DiSpirito has never been very far from a good meal. By the time he turned 20, he was the food world’s very own George Clooney – working in the kitchen of legendary chefs around the world, gracing magazine covers and running his own 3-star restaurant (Union Pacific). He could have anything he wanted....

Brock Olivo's parents could have been HGTV stars had they been born to this era. Honestly, it's not hard to imagine. "I'm David Olivo, and this is my wife, Vicki, and our two children, Brock and Daisy. After my NFL career ended, Vicki and I found a new passion together, moving into old homes and renovating them before moving on to the next one. Wel...

È l’ambasciatrice della cucina italiana negli Stati Uniti: Lidia Bastianich, che da profuga istriana aprì il suo primo ristorante a New York nel 1971, è ora alla guida di un impero gastronomico, con una ventina di ristoranti, prodotti gourmet, libri, aziende vinicole in Italia delle quali si occupa principalmente il figlio Joe, il giudice di Master...

I’m going to offer occasional glimpses at the wonderful collection of Justice Scalia’s speeches in Scalia Speaks. With Columbus Day just around the corner, I figured that I’d highlight the opening speech in the collection: Justice Scalia’s speech to the National Italian American Foundation in October 1986—just one month after he became the first It...

It is an ambitious project as for the first time 12 leading businesses in the agri-food sector have come together under the same brand to conquer the shelves of large-scale retail shops in the USA. The project Gustoso Sicilian Food Excellence has been cleverly outlined by Daniele Cipollina, the founder of the business network, and Paolo Internicola...

Most people know Valerie Bertinelli as a Golden Globe-winning actress who co-starred on "One Day at a Time" in the 1970s and more recently on "Hot in Cleveland." But these days, she's more likely to be sauteing garlic in her kitchen than walking a red carpet at a premiere. Bertinelli is the host of "Valerie's Home Cooking" and co-host of "Kids Baki...

L’on. Francesca La Marca, lunedì 9 ottobre, ha incontrato il Ministro plenipotenziario Luigi Maria Vignali, Direttore Generale per gli italiani all’estero e le politiche migratorie del MAECI, per fare una ricognizione di alcune situazioni sensibili relative ai servizi consolari nella ripartizione Nord e Centro America. Dopo uno scambio di vedute su...