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This month, we sat down with Laura T. Wilson, chef and restaurant owner. Laura told us all about her professional training, how her European experiences influence her food, and shares a recipe for her Perfect Red Sauce. Read on for more about Laura and all that La Dolce Vita has to offer! 1. We know from your bio that you're a trained chef from Le...

La ricchezza che in Italia è legata al patrimonio dell'arte, della cultura, dell'architettura e del paesaggio naturale non è quantificabile. Si tratta di un vero e proprio capitale di valore inestimabile, che affonda le proprie radici nell'esperienza di quella bellezza e di quella cultura del "bel vivere" che appartengono al Dna della nostra peniso...

The Consul General of Italy in Boston Nicola De Santis and the October as Italian Heritage Month Committee cordially invite you to attend the 17th Anniversary of October as Italian Heritage Month. Friday September 30th, 2016 at 6 PM sharp. State House, 3rd Floor - House of Representatives - 24 Beaco...

Salvatore Primeggia, professor of sociology at Adelphi and frequent entertainer on Italian American culture and comedy will appear at the Garden City Senior Center on Golf Club Lane at one o'clock on Monday, October 17th. His topic will be Italian American comedy from the immigration era until the present time. Dr. Primeggia is an author as well as...

Chicago is famous for food, but it's not just deep dish pizza that gets mouths watering. The city's flavorful sandwiches are a must-eat for both locals and visitors to the Windy City. One of the classics, Chicago Italian Beef, originated on the South Side of Chicago, is made with tender Italian beef, thinly sliced and piled high on a sub.  ...

I'm waiting for Mario Batali at the bar at Otto Enoteca e Pizzeria—the more family friendly and casual of his restaurants. The bartender, Dennis, a bearded man with a shaved head and reading glasses, is accommodating without being effusive as he serves me a caffe macchiato.   It's two p.m. on a Monday; the restaurant is quiet and the wait st...

By Paula Reynolds Endless row upon row of cotton fields, shimmery white as far as the eye can see. A frosty glass of Southern sweet tea offers companionship to a plate of piping hot fried chicken. The wail of an old blues tune lifts mournfully through the window of a dusty juke joint.   Images, sights, and sounds that certainly conjure up a...

Enrico Dini is not a cautious man. In 2005, the Italian adapted a piece of machinery from the shoe factory he worked in and made it print a robotic arm out of sand and resin. Buoyed by his success, the inventor realised that a machine with the ability to print stone objects could have a transformative effect on the housing industry, and started dra...

di Liliana Rosano Prima i numeri e i bilanci, poi le marmellate siciliane e i grani antichi. Prima Roma e poi New York. C'è un prima e un dopo nella vita di Beatrice Ughi, fondatrice e presidente di Gustiamo, l'azienda con sede nel Bronx, a New York, che importa prodotti Italiani di qualità con un'attenzione ai produttori, al territorio, alla qual...

By Dan Medeiros On a cold and rainy night, my wife, daughter and I were craving some hearty Italian food. I'm saying we. I mean me. I did. I wanted Italian. My 4-year-old just wanted french fries and didn't care where they came from.   The three of us ventured to Somerset to visit Agoro's Pizza Bar and Grill on County Street. The dining roo...

Sung in Italian with projected English translationNew BLO productionNovember 2, 4m, 7, 9, 11m, 2012 at the Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert TheatreEvening performances begin at 7:30pm. Matinees (m) begin at 3pm.Total running time: 2 hours and 50 minutes. Puccini fuses soaring musical lyricism with deep psychological and emotional depth in one...

Abruzzesi & Molisani di California Celebrated their 23rd Anniversary On Sunday, January 27, 2013 approximately 70 members and relatives of the Abruzzesi & Molisani di California gathered in the beautiful Verdugo hall of the elegant Castaway Restaurant in Burbank to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the club. The event was organized extrem...