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Any reader with a passion for food, wine, literature, and, most of all, the streets of Florence, will find the release of Andrew Cotto’s latest novel, Cucina Tipica: An Italian Adventure, a rare delight to the senses and intellect. Through Cotto’s hypnotic prose, one finds themselves lost in the less-explored villages of Italy as they harvest wild...

È sempre bello apprendere e raccontare storie di successo. Quando queste storie sono poi legate al concetto di italianità, lo è ancor di più per Snap Italy che, come ben sapete, fa proprio di questo la  sua mission. Se a tutto questo aggiungiamo il fatto che il protagonista di questa storia sia un italiano che esporta e diffonde all’estero la quali...

Il mercato, in termini globali del food-tech, come viene definito – ovvero il mercato che usufruisce della tecnologia e dell’innovazione all’interno del contesto delle cosiddette “innovative food pratiche” – e’ in crescita smisurata. Globalmente, si registrano circa $240 miliardi di dollari in entrate in termini di tecnologie alimentari. Aziende co...

In 1962, casually racist Italian-American bouncer Tony "Lip" Vallelonga and Don Shirley, a gifted Jamaican-American musician, had very little in common — yet a road trip through the South led to these two becoming friends. The movie Green Book, which was co-written by Lip's son, Nick Vallelonga, is about this life-changing journey. The movie draws...

Alessandro Nivola is American. This is a fact I thought I had come to terms with. Yet it still felt like a complete bolt out of the blue when an English accent didn’t emerge as we sat down to chat. Ever since Michael Winterbottom took a chance on casting him as a Hastings fisherman in 1998’s I Want You, Nivola has cemented himself as stage and scre...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is honored to announce that The Center for American Studies awarded the Prize for American-Italian Relations (PAIR) to NIAF Board Vice Chair of Cultural Affairs Anita Bevacqua McBride today in Rome, Italy.  McBride is the Executive-in-Residence at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies...

"L'Amica Geniale” e’ tra i finalisti per il miglior dramma in tv dei Critics Choice Awards che saranno assegnati il 13 gennaio sul canale CW. Le nominations dei premi della Broadcast Film Critics and Television Journalists Associations per il 2019 sono state annunciate oggi. Concorrono nella categoria Best Drama con l’adattamento televisivo della s...

Maybe you don’t recognize it, but Amanda Pascali says there’s a love song at the heart of any good political song. “I like to think of my music, especially the political songs, as more of an internal journey than an external one. A lot of folk musicians think they have some duty to speak on issues of human rights and, during this period, immigratio...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) congratulates Pat A. Cipollone, an Italian American, being appointed as White House Counsel this week. Cipollone has practiced in commercial litigation, trade regulation, health-care fraud and has experience and expertise in defending corporations. He was a former partner at the law firm Kirkland and...

LLS (Leonardo LoCascio Selections), a member of The Winebow Group and America’s leading importer of premium Italian wines, is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive U.S. importer of the wines of Achille Boroli and his family’s eponymous estate that lies at the heart of the Barolo DOCG. Boroli joins a portfolio that represents more than 60 win...

From The Godfather to The Sopranos, the most prominent depictions of Italian-Americans in pop culture often come from stories about organized crime. But as thrilling as watching criminals wake up to find bloody horse heads in their beds may be, I’ve always felt a sense of disappointment when trying to connect to these stories. As the great-granddau...

Nutella maker Ferrero is interested in buying Campbell Soup’s international business, which includes biscuit brand Arnott’s, two sources close to the matter said on Monday. The Italian group based in the Piedmont region is working on a possible deal with Rothschild as advisers, one of the sources said, confirming an earlier report by Italian daily...