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Colavita (http://www.colavita.com), the leading family-owned specialty food producer of one of the top-selling extra virgin olive oils in the United States, is proud to announce the latest expansion of its partnership with The Culinary Institute of America (http://www.ciachef.edu), with the opening of the Colavita Olive Grove Terrace and Outdoor Ki...

«Capire cosa fanno le altre persone, modellare l’intento dandone una versione matematica». Ecco il nodo da sciogliere perché l’auto autonoma, cioè senza guidatore, possa circolare in sicurezza per le strade. Sviluppare algoritmi basati sull’apprendimento artificiale è il lavoro di Marco Pavone, 37 anni, torinese, professore di Aeronautica e Astrona...

For almost a century, Italian fashion labels have been prominent among the finest luxury brands worldwide. Brands such as Versace, Prada, Armani, Gucci, and Dolce & Gabbana  have had a lasting impact on the fashion world, and continue to do so. Perhaps the most acclaimed of these Italian fashion brands is Gucci. Guccio Gucci, the son of a humble le...

When chef Mario Carbone’s great-grandparents on his father’s side migrated from Sicily, they may have been leaving their homes, but not everything was left behind. As with many Italians, their culinary customs made the trek across the Atlantic. “Most of the migration to the U.S. happened from southern Italians, who had less money and were looking f...

Dott.ssa Veronesi, dal dicembre 2014 lei riveste l’incarico di Executive Director dell’Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation. Può descrivere l’attività di ISSNAF e i suoi compiti alla guida della fondazione? ISSNAF è stata fondata nel 2008 ed è un’organizzazione non profit, la cui missione è quella di promuovere la cooperazion...

Italians like to linger at the table, both during and after a meal. Dessert is leisurely and often served in three parts. First the sweet itself, which is accompanied by a dessert wine or liqueur, then espresso or coffee, and finally a digestivo, like grappa or amaro. Dessert wines and little sweet nibbles are brought out as a way to keep guests at...

We all have them. Days when we forget how big the world is and how small we are. Moments when the minutiae - stress, worry, simple personal concerns - take over and we lose track of everything going on all around us. Laurel D'Antoni knew her husband, Mike, was having one of those days. So in the days after Hurricane Harvey, Laurel asked the Rockets...

Jim Valvano leaned against an airport wall wearing a tan overcoat over a black shiny sweatsuit, looking like a senior point guard and talking about, of all things, getting old. This is something college basketball does not want to hear. Jim Valvano is supposed to stay young. How can he entertain us, how can he perform all those sideline histrion...

Walking into a pizzeria in Naples, the kitchen is like a movie set, and the pizzaiolo is the star. Kneading the dough by hand, layering the toppings and cooking pies in a wood-burning oven, the pizza chef performs for an eager crowd. “It’s a show,” said Gregory Califano, owner of Volturno restaurant. With an open kitchen, sleek bar and long counter...

Leonardo da Vinci's famed Codex Leicester is set to return to Italy after over 20 years. The codex will be loaned by its owner Bill Gates to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence which will put it on show from October next year until January 2019 in the run-up to 2019's 500th anniversary of the death of the Tuscan genius, Uffizi Director Eike Schmidt said...

As much as we’re sad to say goodbye to the sunshine and the light nights, there’s a part of us that embraces the onset of winter. It signals the time to dig out the chunky knits and pack away our swimsuits. The salad bowls are relegated to the back of the kitchen cupboard and the cast iron pot takes permanent residence upon the stovetop. It’s the w...

As a stressed-out, workaholic father I was unequivocal… I did not need Oliver's Travels complimentary nanny service for my first foreign holiday with my two young kids Zak and Nell thank you very much. Babysitting…? Pah, not for me! I'll spend every waking minute with the little darlings. No sir-ee, together we are going to fall in love with Puglia...