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Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria e Bar opened last week in the Westfield Montgomery mall on Democracy Boulevard in Bethesda.   The 164-seat, 6,300-square-foot restaurant features Neapolitan pizza and cuisine, using American spring water matching the mineral composition and pH of the water in Naples, according to a news release.   Read mor...

The bid by the scenic town of Civita da Bagnoregio to be listed as a UNESCO world heritage site is a 'solid candidature,' Giovanni Puglisi, president of the Italian National Committee for UNESCO, said Wednesday. "Civita da Bagnoregio's candidature as a Unesco world heritage site, launched by the president of the Lazio region, Nicola Zingaretti, an...

The 19th annual Italian Feast of SS. Crocifisso will be celebrated Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14, on the grounds of Maryville Academy, 1150 N. River Road, Des Plaines. The festival is put on by people in the Chicago area who emigrated from Ciminna, a small town outside Palermo, Sicily, where it has been celebrated since 1651.   It...

by Pamela Silvestri   Before "Food Network Star," Elltinville's Dominick Tesoriero worked his Mac Truck at spots as far away as Saratoga, N.Y. But it was in Midtown Manhattan that the 31-year old macaroni and cheese chef caught the attention of the Food Network execs — and now the nervous-but-charming S.I. native is rocking his spot on...

by Ron Dicker   That's pretty harsh, nonna. In a new viral video, BuzzFeed asked Italian grandmas to try Olive Garden for the first time. For the most part, they're predictably underwhelmed -- and hilarious.   "Merda" and "who the f**k made this?" may not be the kind of reviews found in certain publications, but did you really ex...

By Samantha Bakall After more than seven months of waiting and a successful Kickstarter campaign, Burrasca, the rustic Tuscan food cart from Florentine native Paolo Calamai, and one of The Oregonian's top 10 of 2014, will open July 14 in the former Block's Cafe space in Southeast Portland.   Burrasca 2.0 will continue serving menu favorites...

by Allie Scheu   Stay cool with this velvety treat. Known for their in-house creations, Sarto's Social Italian Eatery serves a Hazelnut Panna Cotta that you'll go nuts over. This dessert is accompanied by a small handful of candied pistachios and a drizzling of chocolate sauce.   The combination of nuttiness and chocolate provide...

di Antonio Carnevale   All'interno del Center for Near Space, che è parte dell'Italian Institute for the Future, un team di scienziati sta lavorando alla costruzione di un "superaereo", in grado di volare fino a 70 chilometri di quota.   "Un velivolo che può essere utilizzato anche come spazioplano ipersonico per collegare più velocem...

by Kelley Anne Essinger   Although some regular customers at Anthony's Trattoria want the new Italian restaurant's fare to remain a secret, the word has already begun to spread throughout the area. "It was so good last night, we had to come back for more," Mike Smith, who was visiting family, told co-owner Vito Santo as the two engaged...

WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   Every five years, in the years ending in 0 and 5, hundreds of people from Pove del Grappa, near Vicenza, prepare the celebration of Christ, commonly called the Five-Year Celebrations in Honor of the Divine Crucified. The festivities in...

  WTI Magazine #68    2015 September, 18Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   The top grapes of this region including the white grape, trebbiano d'abruzzo, also know as ugni blanc in France. It's a high acid wine, without much flavor extracted and is usually light...

Il segno unico distintivo del made in Italy agroalimentare ('The extraordinary Italian taste') è un tassello fondamentale del piano per l'internazionalizzazione che Mipaaf e Ministero dello Sviluppo economico stanno attuando per sostenere l'export e rafforzare le azioni di contrasto all'Italian sounding, che prevede risorse pari a 260 milioni di eu...