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Italian producers are amongst the ones better understanding the new global trends of the food and beverage industry. Let’s see why, by using some of the categories provided by Innova Market Insight, a leading international research institute: 1) Clean supreme: the new international standard is to buy food with ‘clean and clear’ labels. Producers al...

Il filo che lega il Belpaese agli Stai Uniti d’America è andato via via rafforzandosi con il passare dei decenni. Durante il flusso migratorio iniziato nella seconda metà del 1800, molti italiani misero radici, più o meno stabili, per tentare la fortuna vivendo il “Sogno Americano”. Non tutti ebbero successo, molti fecero anche ritorno in Italia, m...

Maria De Luca, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. With great deter...

Today, Michelin, the tire company that also publishes restaurant guides, announced its 2018 star count for Italy. Italy has one new three-star restaurant this year: St. Hubertus, in the northern mountain town San Cassiano, joins eight other restaurants in Michelin’s top ranked slot. The full Italy guide includes 356 starred restaurants. There are 4...

The lights had switched off at Jalisco Stadium when Roberto Angotti ’84 finished writing an article about Team Italy’s comeback to beat Mexico in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. “It was 4 a.m.,” said Angotti, the English language reporter for Federazione Italiana Baseball e Softball. “The team shuttle had left and I was stranded on the outskirts o...

Sebastian Maniscalco continues to build upon arguably the most successful year of his career yet: In 2016 he was named Just For Laughs Stand Up “Comedian of the Year,” selected for People Magazine’s annual “Ones to Watch” package, and his third hit special Why Would You Do That? was declared Showtime’s most successful comedy/variety special premier...

Ferrara: oh, the tragedy of having overlooked this beauty of an Italian city for so many years! But we’re in the good company of a whole lot of other folks, it seems, with their heads in the Italian sand. Thankfully, this egregious error was corrected on a trip my husband and I shared recently.  Strategically located on the expansive Po River delta...

Veteran Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo now trails only Martin Brodeur (691), Patrick Roy (551) and Ed Belfour (484) on the NHL's all-time wins list among goalies. Luongo, 38, talked about racking up wins (and losses), his Italian heritage, showing his wit on Twitter and whether poker is part of his plans after he hangs up his skates.  

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a Memorandum of Understanding with President Marini to strengthen collaboration on shared priorities such as aerospace, clean energy, climate change and trade.  While visiting Italy this week, Inslee met with President Catiuscia Marini of the Umbria Region, Deputy Mayor Michele Fioroni of Perugia –one of Seattle’s...

Whoa, imagine this for a gimmick: There is none. "A lot of people open places thinking they're doing something that's never been done before," says Brian Moss, as he surveys the room that will soon host his bar-restaurant. "We just want to make really good pizza." Clevelanders will have a chance to judge soon enough, when Moss and his partner Brian...

Mother Cabrini is still alive and well in New York City. On Oct. 20, 2017, the corner of 19th Street and 3rd Avenue was co-named "Mother Cabrini Way" through the efforts of City Councilwoman Rosie Mendez and the approval of the City Council and Department of Transportation. We, her Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (MSCs) are so excit...

The Chicagoland Italian-American Professionals organization will present its second annual Festa Dei Cuccidati at Casa Italia on Dec. 10. The event will run from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Chandelier Room in the Community Center. Awards will be presented for the best homemade, locally-baked and available online cuccidati. The event will also feature...