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By Tanji Patton   Columbus Day kicked off our love of all things Italian on Goodtaste.tv. Timeless recipes, how-to videos and more authentic eats from big names like Lidia Bastianich, including a sampling of the dishes she prepared for the Pope on his recent U.S. visit. I've worked with Lidia several times (once in MY kitchen), and I believe...

di Bruno Guarini   Armando Varricchio è stato designato ambasciatore negli Usa. La designazione è avvenuta nel corso dell'ultimo consiglio dei ministri del 2015. Il prossimo ambasciatore dell'Italia negli Stati Uniti, che sostituirà dalla prossima primavera Claudio Bisogniero, finora rivestiva il ruolo di consigliere diplomatico della presid...

Ferdinand Pecora reached almost mythical fame when, for almost a year, in 1933, he publicly exposed the wrongdoing of Wall Street bankers that led to the 1929 stock market crash while serving as counsel to the United States Senate Committee on Banking and Finance. His methodical questioning and thorough investigation incited the nation, and his int...

Venti anni, mamma monzese e papà americano. Milano come città di nascita e il mare e il surf - che aveva imparato ad amare a San Diego, città in cui era cresciuto - come grandi passioni. C'è anche Nicolas Leslie, venti anni, tra i morti dell'attentato di Nizza del 14 luglio scorso. Nicolas, nato a Milano e trasferitosi in California da bambino...

Andrea Illy, chairman of Illycaffé, the world-famous Italian coffee brand founded by his grandfather. How many coffees do you drink a day?  Well, I have an average of four per day. Sometimes three, sometimes five, depending on how much I sleep and how my day is.   When is the last one, usually?  Usually the last is around this t...

Gra'it, an innovative Italian grappa developed for use in cocktails, has launched The Gra'it Challenge, a five-city competition that will award seven winners a 10-day trip to Italy. This is the first-ever grappa brand to organize a bartending competition of this magnitude. Skilled bartenders and mixologists in the U.S. can submit a recipe for a uni...

The Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) scholarship competition is underway! In past years, the SIF has offered 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants) annually, ranging from $4,000 to $25,000, in a nationwide competition. These figures and the number of scholarships may vary according to funding this year.   U.S. citizens...

di Stefano Semeraro   Marco Belinelli miglior realizzatore da tre punti della Nba: che effetto le fa?«Non è da tutti, ma non ci penso troppo. Il mio obiettivo è vincere questo benedetto titolo Nba, lo voglio con tutto me stesso. Il resto è bello, anche per il basket italiano, ma non ci do peso».   Compagni e avversari la guardano in m...

Why change a winning formula? We're guessing that's what Francis Ford Coppola has been asking himself before embarking on his new project: a currently untitled film that will focus an Italian-American family and span their experiences over thirty years (from 1930s to 1960s).   We imagine Coppola'll be rewatching his classic The Godfather sin...

With the help of Marco Mancassola, an Italian author and journalist based in London, a few weeks ago the New York Times tried to explore the reasons why Italian migration is growing so rapidly.    According to the author, in the 1990s Italian migration was "mainly associated with the flight of researchers, scientists and other highly sk...

by Josh Peter   Yogi Berra turns 90 on Tuesday, and for readers there is a gift: rarely heard "Yogi-isms," the inimitable quotations that turned Berra, a Hall of Fame catcher for the New York Yankees, into an American icon.   Millions of people know the most famous ones: "It ain't over 'til it's over." "It's déjà vu all over again." A...

Fast-casual restaurant leader Fazoli's, riding a five-year same-store sales growth streak, is taking its story on the road, part of an aggressive franchise recruitment program. Fazoli's, already the nation's largest Italian fast-casual chain, is hosting free open houses throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The first is January 26...