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After taking over Empire Specialty Cheese Co. last year, Castelli America is ready for expansion at its Blockville plant. In doing so, the company is requesting county assistance through the submission of a grant to the state on its behalf. County legislators on the Planning and Economic Development Committee gave their approval on Wednesday to au...

Ferragamo is one of the most renowned names in high fashion footwear. Born in Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo became the “shoemaker of dreams” in Hollywood, designing for films and privately for the stars. He eventually returned to Italy and built a company whose name became synonymous with quality and style. Salvatore was born in the small village of B...

Fresh Italian cheeses, such as mozzarella di bufala, fior di latte and ricotta, are best eaten as soon as they are made, when they taste utterly pure, sweet and milky. Or at least that’s the wished for, if seldom experienced, ideal. In a village in southern Italy, I visited a family-run cheese shop. Every morning, a variety of fresh cheeses are pro...

Rossana e Fabrizio vivono fuori dall’Italia ormai da più di 13 anni, se si esclude un breve rientro alla base di circa 24 mesi. Lui, dirigente di una multinazionale, ha felicemente accolto l’opportunità del trasferimento per offrire un panorama diverso alla famiglia e lei, impiegata nella stessa azienda, ha temporaneamente lasciato il lavoro per de...

This performance celebrates the 100th birthday of Italian-American entertainer Dean Martin. The show, written and performed by Francesca Capetta, features Tony Award-winner Liliane Montevecchi (Broadway: Nine {Tony and Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical}, Grand Hotel {Tony Nomination}, Le Plume de Ma Tante. Irma la Douce, Gigi,...

Maurizio Pollini won the International Chopin Piano Competition over half a century ago. It launched him on a world-bestriding career that has been prodigious, but he is nearing the end of a brilliant career arc. Health problems forced the Italian pianist to withdraw from recitals in Washington in 2015 and 2011. The Kennedy Center’s Fortas series o...

Consistency plays a key role in Casa Mia’s success with menu items still centered around original recipes from the first restaurant’s opening in 1952. What started as a storefront restaurant in Hoquiam, Washington, turned into seven restaurants across the state; an Italian blessing was brought to the Tri-Cities in 1993 when Dave and Glenda Brazell...

Thursday, June 8, 2017. Drop in from 6pm – 9pm. Rooftop lounge at Clayton on the Park. 8023 Bonhomme Ave | Clayton, MO  63103. Una Serata: A complimentary special event to promote Italian culture in St. Louis Meet and network with others interested in Italian Culture and learn about our new media company Ciao St Louis a 501c3 nonprofit corporation....

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has joined with the Turin, Italy-based Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo to commission and acquire new video, film, and performance pieces from artists from around the world, museum and foundation officials announced Thursday. Every two years, the Future Fields Commission in Time-Based Media – as the joint initiative...

For nearly two decades, Frank DeCarlo has run Peasant, the Elizabeth Street Italian restaurant with a wood-fired oven and a very devoted following. While DeCarlo has expanded, he’s hardly an empire builder. In fact, a new restaurant opening in a couple weeks will be only his third. That restaurant, Barba Bianca — “White Beard” — won’t even be in Ne...

Maurizio Reggiani, the director of research and development for storied Italian supercar builder Lamborghini, takes in the knife-edge lines of his latest creation, the $275,000 Huracan Performante. He is pleased. "This car represents so much of what we are," says Reggiani. "We are looking to the future." The future, these days, seems to be all abou...

Il gelato più buono d’Italia si mangia in Liguria – un sorbetto al limone e basilico – ma per la seconda edizione della rassegna nazionale che premia i “Gelati d’Italia” sale sul podio anche la Basilicata, con il gelato al gusto di Pistacchio rigorosamente stiglianese. Dal 4 Maggio infatti la città d’arte Orvieto ha ospitato l’originale rassegna al...