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Per il Ministro degli Esteri Angelino Alfano, non c’era occasione più ghiotta di questa, ad una manciata di mesi dalle elezioni politiche italiane, che coinvolgeranno anche gli elettori italiani all’estero, e nel pieno del vivace dibattito che sta letteralmente travolgendo gli Stati Uniti, per difendere la statua di Cristoforo Colombo. Lo ha fatto,...

"That was stepping off the cliff and falling in," L.A. restaurateur Jerry Greenberg says of his decision to have a kitchen in Italy for Uovo, his new restaurant in Santa Monica. Greenberg and partner Lele Massimini, who was born and raised in Rome, had been talking about opening a pasta restaurant for the "better part of a decade." After eating aro...

The late philosopher and novelist Ayn Rand defined art as “…a selective recreation of reality according to an artist’s metaphysical value-judgments.” Since early modern humans first appeared in Europe approx. 40,000 years ago, mankind has “selectively recreated reality” in numerous ways for many different purposes. Many early civilizations, like An...

"My Big Gay Italian Christmas" is officially set to open this holiday season on December 2nd 8pm and December 3rd, 7pm 2017, at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City and will play in The Showroom. The follow up to the Big Gay Italian Trilogy, (My Big Gay Italian Wedding, My Big Gay Italian Funeral, My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis) Wilkinson has crea...

"So what part of America are you from? Cleveland? I know it well! I have a good friend with a restaurant there, Aldo's - do you know it?" Yes, we knew it.  And so an ocean away from Cleveland, in the small Italian mountain village of Castel di Sangro, my family and I ended up eating at an Italian bistro owned by someone whose good friend owns a res...

In his native city of Campania, Italy, Dr. Antonio Giordano shops at local markets for fresh ingredients to make caprese, an Italian dish, which he always pairs with a glass of wine. “You cook a bit of olive oil, onion and tomato together, and then throw the pasta right in,”  said Giordano, a biology professor. “It’s fresh, it’s healthy and it is t...

Sal and Mimma's Italian Restaurant is now open in place of Luigi's Italian Restaurant along Warwick Boulevard in the Denbigh area of Newport News. The restaurant opened Sept. 7 and offers delivery, dine-in, catering and carry-out Italian food. The reopening comes after the Luigi's Italian Restaurant closed in October 2014 and then reopened in 2016....

On Saturday, the 16th, the Friends of the North End celebrated its 45th annual reunion. 166 boyhood friends from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Maryland and California assembled at the Sons of Italy Hall in Winchester to relive growing up in their cherished neighborhood. As has been their custom since the...

L’intelligenza artificiale potrebbe identificare, con almeno dieci anni di anticipo, chi si ammalerà di Alzheimer. Come? Semplicemente «leggendo» una risonanza magnetica del cervello. A suggerire questa possibilità di diagnosi precoce è una ventinovenne, laureata in fisica e dottoranda al Dipartimento di Fisica dell’Università di Bari: si chiama Ma...

The owners of Pizzeria Da Nella have jumped from the North Side to the South Side, as on Friday they’ll open Nella Pizza & Pasta on the University of Chicago’s Hyde Park campus. Owners Frank and Nella Grassano closed their acclaimed Lincoln Park location after six years as they prepared to open a new Neapolitan pizzeria. The couple’s pies are among...

Il San Diego Italian Film Festival (SDIFF) ritorna anche quest’anno dal 4 al 15 ottobre, presso il Museo di Arti Fotografiche (MoPa) di Balboa Park e al Le Paloma Theatre di Encinitas. La rassegna, giunta alla sua undicesima edizione, è organizzata in collaborazione con il MoPa e l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles, affiancati nel support...

Granted, Rome has so much to see that you may disregard any day trips outside of the city for, well, the next time. In reality, there are many great places of interest within easy reach of Italy's capital, and it may be nice to escape the crowds and noise of the big city for a few hours in charming, less frequented, history-rich small towns. Viterb...