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New Yorker critic Hannah Goldfield really dug Leonti’s bread. The new Upper West Side restaurant by chef Adam Leonti serves a durum-wheat focaccia with a “burnished bronze” crust and an interior that’s “bubbled” and “stretchy.” The bread, made by the chef himself, is “magnificent,” she writes. But she enjoys the rest of her meal as well, describing...

Il 9 marzo 2019, in collaborazione con IACE e La Scuola d'Italia - NEW YORK, Studio Arcobaleno organizza la Conferenza annuale di primavera. Didattica della Lingua Italiana: ITALIANOCANTANDO, ITALIANOGIOCANDO, ITALIANONARRANDO. Una giornata di festa italiana all'interno di un percorso metodologico-didattico per l'insegnamento della Lingua Italiana...

Si é tenuta il 25 gennaio a New York l’inaugurazione dell’edizione 2019 del New York  Times Travel Show. Al taglio del nastro, in prima fila, la Puglia, presente per la prima volta alla più importante fiera turistica del Nord America. Con uno stand di 36mq, completamente brandizzato con le immagini più suggestive di paesaggi e monumenti pugliesi, l...

We opted to stay close to home this weekend -- on Staten Island's East Shore that is -- and didn't have to travel too far to land at Bruno's Bakery & Restaurant, the divine Dongan Hills dining spot formerly referred to as Pasticceria Bruno -- where we were in for a pleasant surprise. There's been a change in the scenery at Bruno's with the sprawlin...

After the success of Angelina’s Kitchen in New Springville, the mother-son team of Angelina and Vincent Malerba will continue to expand their brand, with plans to open a 5,500-square-foot eatery in The Boulevard, a new shopping center being built in New Dorp. “Angelina’s Kitchen has been incredibly successful since we opened two years ago. People l...

Was it coincidence or fate that the New York Philharmonic commissioned Julia Wolfe to compose a new piece about the deadly fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory? For years she has passed the site on New York’s Greene Street and Washington Place where 146 young women, all Eastern European Jewish and Italian immigrants, died on March 25, 1911. The...

Intesa Sanpaolo e l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura a New York presentano la mostra ‘Spatial Explorations: Lucio Fontana and the Avant-garde in Milan in the 50s and 60s’, una selezione di opere dalla ricca collezione di Intesa Sanpaolo sull’arte italiana del XX secolo. L’esposizione, inaugurata ieri all’Istituto Italiano di Cultura a New York alla pre...

Fitto programma di commemorazioni a New York, in occasione della Giornata della Memoria. Organizzati dal Consolato generale e dall’Istituto Italiano di Cultura, insieme a Centro Primo Levi, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, John Calandra Italian American Institute at CUNY, Italian Academy at Columbia University e alla Scuola d’Italia Guglielmo Marc...

The space of legendary Greenwich Village celebrity hangout Da Silvano now has a new Italian restaurant, from a chef who once worked at luxe fashion restaurant Armani Ristorante.  Avena Downtown opens today at 260 Sixth Ave., between Bleecker and West Houston streets, serving pastas, appetizers such as a seared scallop with truffles, and entrees lik...

The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will celebrate the beatification of their foundress, Blessed Clelia Merloni, with a Mass of thanksgiving celebrated by Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan Saturday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. A first-class relic will be present for veneration after the Mass, which will be open to the public. Fifty...

Did you know that San Valentino was Italian? It's true: the patron saint of love spent much of his life in Roma. So...we like to think that we Italians know what we’re doing when it comes to amore.  Whether you are celebrating out or at home, plan the perfect Valentine’s Day with all of our romantic Italian offerings at Eataly NYC Downtown!

One of the many incredible contacts that I made at the most recent event for the Italian American Baseball Foundation was Sabino Curcio of the social media phenomenon, Growing Up Italian. Sabino invited me to join his podcast as a guest. I graciously accepted. About a month after the IABF event, I met with Sabino at the San Sabino Society Club (206...