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Conto alla rovescia per la presentazione dei candidati nella circoscrizione Nord e Centro America in vista del voto del 4 marzo. Tutti i partiti sono impegnati nel sistemare gli ultimi tasselli: la scadenza per la presentazione delle liste è fissata al 22 gennaio, anche se l’ufficializzazione dei candidati potrebbe già arrivare in settimana. In pal...

JamesSuckling.com announces the Great Wines of Italy 2018 USA Tour in four cities across the United States, featuring Italy’s most sought-after wines from established prestigious brands, as well as select premium boutique estates. Producers from 180 participating wineries will be in attendance to pour some of their best wines at four walk-around ta...

Francis X. Maier calls the late Italian philosopher Augusto Del Noce the most important thinker that Americans don’t know. Here are excerpts from Maier’s review of a new volume of Del Noce’s writings, which have been translated by Carlo Lancellotti, who comments on this blog from time to time. The title of the new book is The Age of Secularization....

Author: Mike Duncan, Title: "The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic", Publisher: Public Affairs 2017; 265 pp. of text "The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic" is Mike Duncan’s first book following on his career as a podcaster of 189 weekly episodes on the "History of Rome." Thi...

Monini North America, a Connecticut-based company, will import and distribute Pellini Coffee in the United States. Monini also is the importer/distributor for other leading Italian brands, including Monini Olive Oil, Mutti Canned Tomatoes, La Molisana Pasta and Spigadoro Flours. The Pellini assortment available in the United States includes top sel...

Se un italiano ha scoperto l’America, ora è l’America a scoprire un italiano. Il gelato artigianale made in Italy è alla conquista dei palati Usa e a grandi passi si avvicina all’ice cream. Innanzitutto affermando qualità e freschezza. Il dolce freddo per eccellenza non è certo sconosciuto agli States, ma quello che gli anglofoni chiamano ice cream...

Russo’s New York Pizzeria (Russo’s), known for authentic New York style pizza’s and authentic Italian fare in both its iconic restaurant chains and in the freezer aisle of grocery stores, is shaking up the restaurant industry with a new, fast-casual, pizza and pasta-focused concept offering a fresh approach to classic Italian dining. Chef Anthony R...

Alfa Romeo, the Italian brand built (and rebuilt) on 1960s sex appeal, posted the biggest surge in US sales in 2017, an anachronistic result in an industry currently mesmerised by battery packs and self-piloted transportation pods. The carmaker won its bragging rights the oldfashioned way — through performance. Alfas have curb appeal, powerful engi...

CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo recalled his own immigrant roots Thursday in responding to President Donald Trump's vulgar comments disparaging immigrants from "shithole" countries, saying he himself remained "profoundly connected" to his roots, as a second-generation American.  "We do come from the hard-hit places," said Cuomo, speaking on CNN's "Prime Tim...

Il primo container per l’America prenderà il largo a fine febbraio: trasporterà prodotti alimentari siciliani con l’etichetta della rete di imprese made in Sicily “Gustoso”. Salse, sciroppi di zucchero, vinaigrette, vino e caffè sbarcheranno sugli scaffali della gdo americana di Walmart e Sam’s Club. Con la prima spedizione diventa così pienamente...

Taking a DNA test to learn that my true ethnicity isn’t what I’ve forever believed wouldn’t cause me to turn away from my Sicilian soul. Was it all illegitimate? Was it all fraudulent? Am I not who I think I am? All that spaghetti and rigatoni and ziti and lasagna and chicken parmigiana covered with generous helpings of homemade sauce that moved my...

In the old days, let’s say until the 50s or even the 60s, my mother tells me that they made their own fresh pasta at home every day. Quite a job, I should say! But in the past being a “matri ri famigghia” (mother of the family) or as we say now, a homemaker, was a very hard task! Of course, at the time, middle class homes were smaller without fancy...