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by Adam Teeter   Sure France is a great place to visit for a wine lover, but we'd argue that no place is more magical and transporting than a trip to Italy. The food, wine and people are a combination that can't be beat, and it's a must for any lover of wine and culture.   And while you could spend a lifetime traveling Italy, most of...

by John Mariani   One peek into the dining room of La Masseria--or now, in good weather, just a glance at the outdoor tables on West 48th Street--shows that after eleven years it is still one of the most popular and eminent restaurants of any stripe in the Theater District.   And, after my recent dinner there, I find its culinary exce...

"E' un successo per le esportazioni, ma è un successo anche nella lotta al contrasto delle imitazioni". Così il Consorzio del Parmigiano Reggiano commenta l'accordo raggiunto per il mercato degli Stati Uniti – Paese in cui è presente il maggior numero di imitazioni del nome della Dop – con uno dei colossi della distribuzione Usa, la Whole Foods, ch...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   Nude look for the new version of one of the top sellers of the Modoluce suspension catalog, characterized by baroque opulence, which is interpreted with unprecedented lightness. Everything in sight for Florinda Desnuda that, totally stripped of the coating in pleate...

Proceeds from the 2015 West Bank Italian Open were presented at a recent Italian-American Society meeting to Luis Arocha, executive director of Café' Hope, a restaurant training program in Marrero for at-risk youth. The presentation was made by the golf tournament's honorary chairman, Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni, and Wayne J. Nocito, wh...

Toscana Divino, the premiere modern Italian restaurant and wine bar located in the heart of Mary Brickell Village, is proud to announce a unique one-of-a-kind wine dinner in celebration of ancient Florentine winemaker Antinori's 630th Birthday! Join us in rediscovering how the Florence Renaissance influenced and shaped the world's modern cuisine th...

Many people describe Gelato as "Italian ice cream," but anyone who loves gelato knows that it's really incomparable. It's Italy in two scoops. A fresh, healthy, and delicious dessert that transports you to Rome or Florence without the jet lag.   No passport? No problem. We've got a list of our Top Gelato Shops in America to satisfy your crav...

At its October meeting, the Hamden Art League is pleased to host a program featuring artist and teacher John Massimino as he shares his experience on how to make a good painting better. Using artwork from those who registered in advance for this opportunity, John will give individualized suggestions on how to improve, finish or take work in another...

  WTI Magazine #69    2015 October, 2Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   Starting from the nineteenth century, a ceramics culture develops in the Cuneo province of Monregalese. The manufacturers of silk and woollen cloth for military use govern the area's vibrant economy and trade with neighbouring towns and Liguria. On finding the produ...

By Brian Handwerk   America's love affair with Christopher Columbus has been a rocky one. Some savor his day to celebrate Italian-American heritage, while others chafe at the impropriety of honoring a man who enslaved and killed thousands of native peoples.   But our ubiquitous statues and "Columbias" testify to how passionately most...

​October 23, Friday / Movie Times: 3 pm, 5 pm, 7 pm; October 24, Saturday / Movie Times: 2 pm, ​4 pm, 6 pm ​​(formerly scheduled as a November event). Screening of recently produced Italian films (English sub-titles) Four Feature Films and Two Documentaries. ​Program and Screening Schedule are noted below (subject to c...

St. John's University and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz last week hosted a celebration of Italian-American heritage on the school's Utopia Parkway campus.   Katz presented citations of honor to five Italian Americans "in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the community": Dr. Robert Mangione, provost of St. John's Unive...