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MLB ambassador John Franco and former Italian Baseball League veteran Mark Cardillo have joined forces to work with Team Italy U15 manager Roberto De Franceschi on two clinics to help the young and talented baseball squad at the Acqua Acetosa Sport Center in Rome on July 19, 2018 and Steno Borghese Stadium in Nettuno on July 20, 2018. John FRANCO p...

If you’re like me (from New Jersey with a last name ending in a vowel), you very likely grew up eating “pasta fazool,” long before we found out that it’s actually “pasta fagioli”—technically pasta e fagioli or “pasta and beans.” Neapolitans, who have their own group of dialects, call it “fasule,” hence the Italian-American pronunciation. Recipes va...

Dopo Melbourne, in Australia, che ha ospitato ad aprile nella sede del CO.AS.IT. di Carlton il capitolo inaugurale della conferenza internazionale "Diaspore Italiane – Italy in Movement", sarà New York ad ospitare il prossimo incontro del progetto transnazionale. Il progetto coinvolge tre continenti, ovvero Australia, Stati Uniti e Italia, ed altr...

Pairing food with wine can be daunting. On the one hand, there’s science. Those who take that route will pore over acid matches and all that. But in the simplest terms, the best way to pair foods and wines is to remember one helpful rhyme: what grows together goes together. Translation? Eat foods grown and prepared in the same geographic areas as y...

Anthony Iacone, owner/president of K & I Associates Inc., founder of the Joseph J. Barrett All-Star Basketball Game, a fourth-degree knight in the Father Donnelly Knights of Columbus, a chairman of the St. James Wall of Honor Committee, and the founder of the Phi Sigma Epsilon Fraternity Alumni Association in Superior, has completed his new book “M...

A longtime teacher in Butler County has died. Phyllis DiStaola, who taught in Ross and Hamilton school districts before retiring in 1995, died Saturday at Mercy Hospital of Fairfield. She was 80. She worked five years in the Ross district, then started working in Hamilton in the 1974-75 school year, according to district records. She taught busines...

A new Italian and Spanish spot has debuted in the neighborhood. The newcomer to the Bishop Arts District, called Macellaio, is located at 287 N. Bishop Ave. The new bistro is a spinoff of the popular restaurant Lucia (located just a block away), and focuses on charcuterie. According to Dallas Eater, the dining space is set up to look like an Italia...

Dopo Shakespeare in the Park e le tante iniziative culturali newyorkesi della bella stagione – rigorosamente all’aria aperta -, il 2 luglio anche l’Opera italiana sbarca nell’estate della Grande Mela. La bella cornice di Central Park (Naumburg Bandshell) ospiterà, infatti, i più grandi nomi della lirica made in Italy, con l’obiettivo di incoraggiar...

In History of Italian Cuisine I and History of Italian Cuisine II we looked at its Roman origins and the early medieval  Medieval and Renaissance relationship of Italy with food. In particular, we discovered that the rich and powerful of Italy's most influential cities, from Florence to Rome, from Ferrara to Venice, used food as a means to show the...

The lambent new tower of art galleries Rem Koolhaas and his Rotterdam-based firm, OMA, have designed for the Prada Foundation is a chameleon. From the east, the elevation presents a slim, unadorned, milk-white concrete block, nine stories high, punctured by loggias — a signpost, like the traditional village bell tower, rising above a low, scruffy n...

“Go west, young woman,” the caravan leader advised me. So I Googled my way to Bosco’s Family Restaurant, a watering hole in Amsterdam. Sidekick Johnny Concho parked the buckboard in the lot across the street. A modest structure on a city corner in northwest Amsterdam, Bosco’s welcomed us hungry travelers with large block red neon-lit letters shouti...

È un futuro di crescita e opportunità, nonostante le incertezze, quello che attende l’export italiano nei prossimi quattro anni. Forte della profonda evoluzione realizzata negli ultimi dieci anni e dell’eccellente performance del 2017, l’export italiano ha tutto il potenziale per non arrestare la sua crescita e cogliere le opportunità offerte dai m...