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Monday, November 9, 2015. 6 to 8 PM. Italian Cultural Institute - 1023 Hilgard Avenue - LA 90024. Fees: $45 ($40 for IIC & NASA members). To register please call 310-824-7408 or email to classes.iicla@esteri.it. Led by Diego Meraviglia, Gold-Pin Pro Sommelier, Master Taster, North American Sommelier...

by Alessia Maccaferri Bucking a trend in other countries where the so-called sharing economy is focused on on-demand services, which slash costs and boost profits, in Italy, there's been an attempt to go in another direction more similar to peer-to-peer, collaboration, and alternative business models. The new 2015 map of Italy's sharing econo...

by Eve Hill-Agnus   You can't miss it. The biggest, flashiest restaurant in Trinity Groves has its name in Broadway marquee lights. Add a windmill and it's Moulin Rouge, my friend says as we approach.    When Phil Romano conceived his restaurant incubator with two business partners almost 12 years ago, he saved himself the end sp...

Join Experience Sicily, Eolo Seasonal Sicilian Kitchen, and Gelsomino Imports, LLC in New York City to celebrate Santa Lucia on her feast day, December 13th. Gelsomino Imports will have unique gift baskets filled with artisanal products from Sicily, so while you're enjoying the feast, you can also purchase your holiday gifts. The afternoon in...

by Kit Waskom Pollard   About three times a year — and always just before Christmas — Ron Frezzo, his wife, Camille, and their family, including grown daughter Cristina, travel from Silver Spring to Baltimore, where they raid the aisles at Trinacria Italian Deli on North Paca Street before heading to lunch in Little Italy.   "We buy o...

This city's population enjoys pizza -- like most Americans -- so the fast-growing Marco's Pizza franchise is seeking entrepreneurs who want a piece of this hot market. Prime locations are available. Boise was ranked No. 27 on Forbes 2015 List of Best Places for Business and Careers. With the main industries of technology, tourism, mining and f...

by Elisa Poli   Not only the beloved Prosecco, Barolo and Brunello and Super Tuscans or Barbaresco: Italy and its wineries are present in the American market with less famous labels but still high quality.   Here's the advice of Max Cochetti from La Cieca di Milano wine shop (www.lacieca.it), on learning how to escape from the usual g...

La Capitale italiana della cultura è una novità introdotta con il Decreto Legge 31 maggio 2014, n. 83, contenente nuove misure in materia di tutela del patrimonio culturale, sviluppo della cultura e rilancio del turismo (convertito in legge e pubblicato nella Gazzetta Ufficiale n. 175 del 30 luglio 2014).   In particolare, il provvedimento c...

Domenica scorsa lo United Soccer Stars, società affiliata alla Liac, ha celebrato il suo 12º dinner dance, quando mancano ancora sei settimane all'evento cruciale della stagione agonistica: il Torneo di Viareggio. Al contrario delle precedenti edizioni, quest'anno la Coppa Carnevale (si disputa tradizionalmente a febbraio) si tiene dal 14 al 30 mar...

Date: Monday, February 29, 2016 Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Organized by: In collaboration with: in collaboration with the Rossini Opera Festival of Pesaro. https://tributetorossini.eventbrite.com On the occasion of the birth of the great composer born in Pesaro on Febr...

Open Enrollment is on for Sicilian Language Lessons. Next class is on Monday March 14 at the Italian Charities of America in Queens, located at 83-20 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst, Queens, New York 11373 Tel # 718 478-3101, which is sponsoring the lessons along with the Sicilian Cultural Institute of America. Lessons will focus on learning the S...

This year's judges included Chairman Walt Smith, Steven Clarke, John Brown, Superintendent Russell Lazovick, Barbara Hirsch, Phil White and Board of Education trustee Fred Scalera. Radcliffe Elementary Principal Michael Kearney is the Nutley Jaycees' Educator of the Year. The winners will be honored at a Thursday, April 7, dinner at The V...