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Il giorno in cui Pietro Cesare Alberti mise piede sulle coste americane, mica lo sapeva che sarebbe diventato il primo italoamericano approdato a New York. D'altronde, non poteva saperlo: era il 2 giugno 1635 e lui era ancora suddito della Repubblica di Venezia. Per altri versi nemmeno New York era ancora New York: si chiamava Nieuw Amsterdam ed er...

Anna Magnani, born in Rome in 1908, was one of the main characters of the Italian film industry. During her whole career, she played a wide range of unforgettable, powerful strong women. Also, she was critically acclaimed and won many important prizes, including the Oscar for her role in “The Rose Tattoo” (1955). Furthermore, she was a trendsetter ...

Bucatini tossed with house-cured jowl bacon, Pomodoro and parmesan cheese, Vermont lamb neck ragu with orange, black olive, shaved pecorino and fried breadcrumbs over potato Paccheri, black orrchiette with pan-fried rock shrimp, Calabrian salami and chili: these are the sorts of dishes that jump off the dinner menu at the Arcadian in Middlebury. Ch...

If you haven't ventured to the Westfield Century City Mall to explore Eataly L.A., now is a great time to give it a go. The marketplace is 67,000 square feet of Italian goodness, featuring multiple restaurants, food counters, and an authentic Italian market. For the next two weeks (March 18 -31) Eataly is hosting their Eataly Restaurant Fest - maki...

Known to millions as a semi-finalist on season 8 of The Voice, Sarah has since gone on to release a critically-acclaimed debut solo LP ‘Monster’ in 2016, which prompted Rolling Stone to gush, “Potenza is to the blues what Adele is to pop: a colossal-voiced singer who merges her old-school influences with a modernistic sound.” ‘Road to Rome’ is an a...

Giorgio Armani has unveiled on Monday a new partnership with the Italian Soccer Federation. In particular, the designer and the Italian sport institution have signed a four-year partnership that will see the country’s national soccer team wearing formal off-field Emporio Armani uniforms. Previously, the Armani company created the uniforms for the I...

«Viggo è venuto qui nel mio ristorante, per conoscere la nostra famiglia. Ha passato con me, mio fratello Nick e mio zio Rudy otto ore a tavola, a mangiare, parlare, ridere. Per studiare il personaggio e capire il nostro dialetto ha poi voluto anche visitare casa mia e quella di Rudy». Me lo racconta con orgoglio Frank Vallelonga Jr., il figlio 57e...

Statue rescued by Fr. Sorgie, Pastor of Immaculate Conception and Assumption of Our Lady Church. The statue is one of five that were originally donated to St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, which was located on 53-59 Catherine Street in Lower Manhattan on or about August 12, 1924. All the statues were carved from Carrara marble and shipped over on...

Dreaming of Italy? Dreaming of spring? If a trip overseas isn’t in your near future, you have three opportunities this week to experience a little bit of Italy here in the Gem City as we usher in the beginning of spring. 1. The Italian Happy Hour at Meadowlark. Learn how to make some of the best Italian cocktails with Meadowlark Bar Manager Nik Hu...

La storia di Federica  Belletti, marchigiana, sembra scritta da un bravo sceneggiatore. Il suo percorso rappresenta la voglia di fare e conquistare i sogni oltreoceano, nonostante gli impedimenti, le difficoltà che invece sono parti reali della sua esperienza. E ora Federica ha raggiunto una meta importante: essere produttrice di film. Nel 2015, Fe...

Once, a chef got upset with me for strategically garnishing a dish. “Just let it land on the plate,” he said. I was trying too hard, and it showed: My food looked fussy, constrained, and planned. It’s hard work to make things seem natural, and when it comes to Italian food in Austin, things can feel, well, mechanical.  The long list of new spots (o...

Un francobollo con il blu dell’Oceano Atlantico e la Statua della Libertà su cui “scendono” i petali tricolore che fuoriescono dal leone di Palazzo Nicolaci. È questo il progetto graco scelto dall’amministrazione comunale Bonfanti per la realizzazione del manifestoufciale dell’ormai prossima edizione dell’Inorata di via Nicolaci. L’edizione di ques...