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There are plenty of Italian cuisine options in New York. In fact, there’s a whole neighborhood dedicated to Southern European fare. All along Mulberry and Mott streets, restaurants are known for cooking by-the-book Italian staples. Massoni though, the self-proclaimed “Italian-ish” eatery in NoMad, breaks away from the traditional with an Italian-ce...

The Cammaratas were coming over, and we were nervous. We wanted them to feel at home. After all, our new home in South Philadelphia had been theirs for nearly 70 years. I’d mentioned their mother, Antonette, in a column I wrote about the house, back when my wife and dog and I moved in last May. The old-time neighbors still talked about Antonette’s...

The turnover of the Italian mineral water market amounted to €2.8 billion in 2016, representing 1% growth compared to the previous year. According to data from the Bevitalia 2017-2018 Yearbook, there were a total of 135 bottling companies operating in Italy last year, producing 255 mineral water brands. Total production amounted to 14 billion litre...

The Little Italy Association, Convivio and the Italian Cultural Center are proud to partner with the San Diego Padres for the 2018 Italian Heritage Night on Thursday, May 31. Come celebrate with us for an evening of special guests and programming. Purchase your ticket today to have a chance to receive a limited edition, commemorative San Diego Padr...

Every morning, when I choose which jacket I will wear to work, I think of my grandfather. Although he passed away 12 years ago, I still use every day the very beautiful and elegant garments that he passed down to me. All of them are ´Made in Italy.´ As IESE’s professor of business ethics, I cannot find a better example of environmental sustainabili...

A coalition of Italian-American groups are trying to thwart Mayor de Blasio’s bid to alter the Christopher Columbus statue at Columbus Circle by asking a city commission landmark it. Last month, Hizzoner said the statue would soon be joined by historical markers that tell the fuller story of the explorer, warts and all. But that plan doesn’t sit we...

Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is ready to open up to the Miami food & wine scene this February. The Consorzio Tutela Aceto Balsamico di Modena (Consortium for the Protection of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena) is participating in the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) which will return to Florida, from February 21st t...

The Italian aviation market continues to provide headlines as it was announced on Monday that Sardinian-based carrier Meridiana would be rebranded as Air Italy with fleet expansion plans and a base at Milan Malpensa. The announcement confirms months of speculation that a shake-up of the operation was imminent after Qatar Airways acquired a 49 perce...

Il 2016 è stato l’anno dei Cammini e il 2017 quello dei Borghi. Per il 2018 invece, l’Italia mette al centro la sua cultura enogastronomica. Siamo quello che mangiamo. Per questo il cibo è prima di tutto patrimonio culturale di un popolo. Perché quando si parla di Italia e del suo cibo, non si può certo escludere il patrimonio paesaggistico e artis...

On the year’s biggest night for movies, there’s only one film that deserves to take home kudos for Best Picture, and that’s Call Me by Your Name. Other nominees for Best Picture include groundbreaking films that chronicle important pieces of history or pave the way for a more diverse future of cinema, but nothing quite measures up to director’s Luc...

MUSIC. It’s a big part of the heart and soul of Italy, and it’s always a big part of the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival. The festival has long emphasized local Italian music talent, and this year will be no different. Opening night features a trio from Chamber Music Campania – an upbeat, audience-engaging organization on a mission to dispel the...

For the fourth year, the ICC will fund one $3,000 scholarship for an outstanding student who will spend one semester in Italy. Working in partnership with the University of Minnesota, Department of French & Italian, this scholarship continues to fulfill our mission to promote Italian language and culture to all people of Minnesota. The Massimo Bona...