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The Italian famous fashion entrepreneur Brunello Cucinelli has just been given the Community and Social Justice Award during the Green Carpet event, organized by the  Italian Chamber of Fashion in Milan at the end of September. The prize acknowledges those business who embrace sustainable production and the reduction of environmental footprint. Cuc...

Spiedini, speducci and arrosticini: let’s talk about the difference… Or not! Let’s face it, they all lead to the same thing - little morsels of meat cooked over charcoal which imparts a flavour that for a quick second makes you feel as though you’re strolling the old brick streets of Italy! These three words are terms given to ‘skewers’ in Italian....

While the popular time of year to visit Italy is undoubtedly in the summer months we are here to tell you to take advantage of the crazy cheap airline fares and plan an autumn trip. In case you needed some inspiration here are 12 reasons to visit Italy in the fall.The heat in the summer months in major Italian destinations like Rome, Florence and V...

Researching the life of Leonardo da Vinci left Walter Isaacson in a playful mood. "He's the most fun, joyous person I can imagine," says the best-selling biographer, whose "Leonardo da Vinci" comes out Oct. 17. "And that was the big surprise. I thought he was going to be this brooding genius." Isaacson, 65, sees the da Vinci book as the culmination...

“We like to pioneer stuff as much as possible,” Louisville, Kentucky-based chef and restaurateur Ryan Rogers says. And the Eater Young Gun’s newest restaurant, Bar Vetti, will mark a few firsts when it opens tonight in a downtown Louisville “no man’s land” bounded by the central business district on one side and the Victorian mansions of Old Louisv...

Cento anni in America, anzi di Italiani-aquiloniesi in America. Il Club San Vito Martire nel New Jersey ha festeggiato nei giorni scorsi, in occasione del Colombus Day, il suo primo secolo di vita. Fondato da emigranti di Aquilonia a inizio secolo scorso, in onore del santo patrono della comunità irpina, il Club raccoglie oggi italo-americani di tr...

Salvatore Ferragamo – founder of the today well known fashion house – was a cobbler who moved to the United States to start his new business in the early 1900s. He first started in Santa Barbara (California), opening up a shop called the “Hollywood Boot Shop”. It was a time of great development of the cinema industry in loco and Salvatore soon beca...

The tiny region of Alto Adige, nestled in Italy's northeast corner in the shadow of the towering Dolomites, produces elegant wines under extreme conditions. Purity and precision are signature characteristics of wines from this Alpine region where vineyards are planted at elevations ranging from 600 feet up to as high as 4,000 feet. Brisk mountain a...

Don't let a few (alleged) bad apples in the Bayern Munich dressing room fool you: Italian coaches are often a guarantee of silverware. Last season Antonio Conteconquered the Premier League, replacing Claudio Ranieri on the throne. Massimo Carrera's Spartak Moscow won their first Russian title since 2001, and recently-ousted Carlo Ancelotti became a...

Il 31 gennaio riconosciuto quale giornata nazionale degli italiani nel Mondo. E’ quanto prevede un disegno di legge all’esame della commissione Esteri della Camera, in sede legislativa, decisione presa all’unanimità per accelerarne l’iter “saltando” la discussione in Aula. In occasione della giornata nazionale sono promossi in Italia e all’estero c...

Somewhere in the middle of Italy, Karyn Korteling’s stomach ached. She needed food, any type. Korteling, who was pregnant, felt a “nauseous” hunger that prompted she and her husband to pull over at “this road-side dump.” Even though they didn’t understand anything on the menu and couldn’t find anyone who spoke a word of English, they walked in. Kor...

There is little doubt the 2017 Maserati Levante has the potential to elicit immediate responses. The SUV, the first for Maserati, delivers a distinctive exterior statement that offers all the exotic Italian cues you might expect – and the performance you might demand. The Levante is Maserati’s inaugural effort to break into the incredibly popular c...