NEWS FROM : USA  

Nancy Sinatra Sr., the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the mother of his three children, has died. She was 101. Her daughter, Nancy Sinatra Jr., tweeted that her mother died Friday and a posting on her web page said she died at 6:02 p.m. but didn't indicate where she died. "She was a blessing and the...

For the last few moths, there hasn’t been much news on the future of the TV rights for Italy’s Serie A in the US. BeIN previously held the rights, but they expired after the 2017-18 seasonand IMG opted to bundle the rights with the rights to England’s FA Cup to encourage higher bids. Those bids never surfaced, and no one knew where in the hell eith...

As a kid growing up in suburban Wisconsin in the ’90s, a “surprise, we brought home pizza!" from the adults in the house meant a couple of stuffed crusts from Pizza Hut. Luigi Roditis, who now makes his own pizza at nine-month-old il Romanista in Los Angeles, had it a little better during his childhood. The LA native spent summers visiting relative...

Il giornalista e scrittore americano Stephan Talty, alle ore 18 di martedì 17 luglio 2018 a Palermo, incontrerà la stampa italiana presso i locali di SPAZIO AGORA’ (via XII Gennaio, 2). Stephan Talty, è autore del libro “La mano nera. La vera storia di Joe Petrosino”, tradotto di recente anche in italiano. I diritti del libro di Talty sono stati ac...

Gina Fava, an author of suspense novels and a feature writer on travel, Italian culture, art, wine, cooking, books, and cinema has written a new book, Un Momento: A Taste of Italian-American Pastimes, a non-fiction collection of essays and recipes for release in the midst of Italian festival season. Un Momento is Fava’s first nonfiction book, which...

Italian leading pasta company De Cecco is expanding its products’ portfolio on the United States market, starting with its new organic pasta line. At the Summer Fancy Food Show 2018, Italianfood.net interviewed Stanislao Marrazzo from the company to know more about De Cecco’s strategies: The Summer Fancy Food Show is an opportunity to showcase our...

Italian charcuterie company Levoni is expanding in the USA market. At the Summer Fancy Food Show 2018, Italianfood.net interviewed the president Nicola Levoni and asked him about the new products the company is launching in the US: We would like to export every one of our Italian charcuterie specialties here.  In Italy we make 300 different kinds o...

Fried pizza is as Neapolitan as buffalo mozzarella. It's been sold in Naples, Italy by restaurants like Fiorenzano and Pizzerie Starita, for decades and decades. The owner of Pizzeria Di Matteo once even claimed the fried version was more popular than the baked kind until the 1950s, and it still accounts for a third of the restaurant's sales. Gino...

When The Italian Cultural Center of Buffalo, New York (ICCB), the Federation of Italian-American Societies of Western New York (FASWNY), and the Per Niente Club of Buffalo sponsored a special screening of the new feature-length documentary “Sicily: Land of Love and Strife” as a fundraiser, they didn’t know what to expect in return. Would a film dev...

Author Steven Decker tells a story, inspired by true events, that has been called “A must read” and “… an amazing story, beautifully written." Decker said “For too long, Italian immigrants have been criminalized in books and movies and their violent acts glamorized. The real story is that 99% of the Italians came here to work hard and give their fa...

Kenyon Zimmer, assistant professor of history at the University of Texas at Arlington, has written a comprehensive treatment of the American anarchist movement. It is a volume in the series Working Class in American History, edited by a team of renowned scholars. His six chapters, plus an introduction and conclusion, are dense concentrations of per...

As migrant children were recently being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, Lidia Bastianich’s own refugee story has an eerily familiar ring. The accomplished Italian chef and restaurateur takes a break from award-winning cookbooks to unpack her own immigrant story in the just-released “My American Dream: A Life of Love, Family,...