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Zero Otto Uno per chi…mangia da fuori Napoli. La scena è quella di Hoboken, dall’altro lato del fiume Hudson. I sapori sono quelli nostri. A pochi passi da uno dei panorami più ambiti del mondo, un rifugio che ha l’aria e soprattutto i profumi di casa. Manhattan appare di colpo diversa, distante, calma. L’Italia, la Campania, “casa”, insomma, sono...

For many years, sociologists, tourists, and researchers have written off Las Vegas for being a “fake” and “inauthentic” city — nothing more than a “theme park for adults.” After all, in a short walk, a Las Vegas tourist can visit an old Roman city, the Eiffel Tower, one of the Great Pyramids, a medieval castle, and New York City. But for Marta Soli...

My grandmother Serefina in many ways fits the stereotype of the hardworking southern Italian immigrant. At age 16, she came to America with her family in the early 1920s. They were seeking a better life and future than they foresaw in Stefanaconi in Calabria. In Italy, she had had little formal education; in America she married my grandfather Nicol...

Interested in trying some new Italian spots in Los Angeles? You're in luck: we've found the freshest businesses to fill the bill. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for Italian food. Julie Goes Green (11140 Palms Blvd., Palms) Julie Goes Green is an Italian spot, offering pizza and more. The menu features pizza...

The ancient, spiritual heart of the Casentino forest in eastern Tuscany is full of sights straight out of a fairytale, and it's the perfect place to escape everyday life. Apartment blocks in Italian cities can be incredibly noisy, and I'm convinced my neighbours have to be the noisiest of all. As I lie awake in the dark, listening to them apparentl...

Eighteen-year-old gymnast Christina Desiderio says competing at the 2016 Olympic trials after earning a spot twice on the U.S. national team was by far the highlight of her career. “19,000 people, not a seat empty! Two days that I will never forget,” she says. “I worked for 10 years of my life to try to make it to the 2016 Olympics,” she says. “Tha...

Alitalia will launch flights between Washington and Rome this spring, the carrier's first direct route between the two capitals. The five-times weekly flight between Rome Fiumicino and Washington Dulles commences May 2. The eastbound leg, departing at 4:15 p.m. and arriving at 7:00 a.m. Rome time, is designed to allow passenger connections via Alit...

A San Francisco restaurant specializing in an old-school Italian flatbread is opening in Portland. Montesacro Pinseria Romana is planning to open its second location in the former Nicoletta + Beppe’s space, according to the NW Examiner. Pinsa, which falls into the focaccia and pizza family, is a Roman-style flatbread with a particularly airy crust,...

Started as a Southern Italian tradition, the Feast of the Seven Fishes is a traditional Christmas Eve meal rekindled by Italian-American families. Restaurants around DC have crafted their own renditions, celebrating coastal cuisine with special menus on (and around) Monday, December 24th. Al Dente3201 New Mexico Ave., NWJames Beard award-winning ch...

A world-class role like Mimì in “La bohème” deserves a world-class soprano, and the Lyric has found one in Maria Agresta. “One could go a lifetime and never encounter a more moving performance of Mimì than that given by Maria Agresta Saturday night,” Lawrence A. Johnson of Chicago Classical Review wrote of her October run at the Lyric. “The final s...

At 'This Place in History,' we're in Barre with Executive Director of the Vermont Historical SocietySteve Perkins. "We're behind the Old Labor Hall on Granite Street in Barre and we're going to be talking history and bread and an incredible new project that the Barre Historical Society is putting on. We're going to go inside and see Carolyn Shapiro...

La San Marzano, the makers of premium tomato sauces and canned tomato products, kicked off their first volunteer day in the United States at St. John's Soup Kitchen. Delicious pasta sauce and kind smiles were served up on December 5, 2018 as volunteers gave back to the local Newark community. Knowing that close to one million people in New Jersey a...