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At Atlanta's La Pietra Cucina, chef Bruce Logue focused on what he calls the "handmade aspects" of Italian cuisine, building a reputation for some of the best Italian cooking in the city — a surprising achievement for an Atlanta native of Scots-Irish descent.Logue's background includes stints at several well-regarded contemporary Italian and modern...

Salve a tutti! Hello everyone! Welcome to our new podcast in Italian for all those interested in learning a little of the bella lingua, or for all Italians coming for a visit. Click on the link below to listen to the podcast:Benvenuti a Boston!   Read more   Fonte: Bostoniano  

By S. Irene VirbilaIt's Day 2 of the five-day Vino California festival, with more events celebrating Italian wines to come.   Tonight and Thursday Bar Toscana bar manager William Perbellini will be pouring specially priced cocktails based on Italian spirits for $8 to $10 each from 5 p.m. until closing. Consider the Grappolini made with fresh...

by Claudio Bisogniero   One word, spectacular. The Boxer at Rest, on loan from the National Museum of Rome, will be unveiled in the United States for the first time at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York this June 1 and remain on exhibit through July 15, 2013 as part of the Year of Italian Culture in the United States. This exceptiona...

By Roberto Natalini   In conjunction with the celebration of the Festa della Repubblica, the Italian Republic Day, San Francisco has once again hosted Italian Opera in the Park, part of the 131st season in Golden Gate Park's music concourse, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler. Presented under the auspices of Italian Community Ser...

Meno posti di lavoro, meno pasti fuori casa. La crisi economica ha cambiato le abitudini alimentari degli americani; nuove tendenze e stili di vita stanno orientando i consumi che incidono sull'industria alimentare. Gli americani mangiano sempre più spesso a casa e per questo motivo si fanno sempre più scelte di acquisto e si comprano più prodotti...

di Mario Calabresi   L'ultimo incidente arriva proprio sul traguardo: l'arresto a Panama e il rimpatrio negli Usa dell'ex capocentro della Cia a Milano Robert Seldon Lady, condannato in Italia a nove anni di carcere per il rapimento di Abu Omar, ma di questo proprio non vuole parlare, si capisce quanto la situazione sia delicata e tesa, tant...

The Italian American Society of Peoria will hold its 84th annual Italian Summer Festa from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hickory Grove Park in North Peoria. (Hickory Grove Road off Knoxville Ave, follow signs). The Summer Festa Picnic is a long-standing family event held by the society every year since its founding in 1929 as a time for Italian familie...

Italian Wedding took the lead above the final fence and won the $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup Steeplechase by a length Thursday at Saratoga Race Course.   The 8-year-old gelding ridden by Bernard Dalton gave trainer Jonathan Sheppard his 14th win in this race. He also owns Italian Wedding and was rewarded with a $90,000 share of the pur...

St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Little Italy (Pulaski County) will host its 86th Annual Spaghetti/Italian Sausage Dinner and Bazaar Sunday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. The all-you-can-eat meal includes spaghetti, original recipe sauce, traditional sausage, bread, salad and dessert.   The cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children aged 6-12 a...

Joseph R. Perella, philanthropist and leading Wall Street deal maker, was named Grand Marshal of New York City's 69th Annual Columbus Celebration, which will take place on Fifth Avenue on Monday, October 14, 2013.   The Annual Columbus Day Parade is the world's largest celebration of Italian-American heritage and culture. As Grand Marshal, M...

Dear Friends of Italy, October is the ITALIAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH; Let's celebrate the kick off together on October 1st at the Massachusetts State House at 10:30am.   Out of a rich calendar, I would like to bring to your attention three events in particular. On October 4th there will be the International Conference on "GALILEO AND SUNSP...