Italian eyewear designer, manufacturer and distributor, Luxottica Group, recently announced the expansion of its metro Atlanta distribution facility. The company behind Ray-Ban, Oakley and Dolce & Gabbana will create 1,000 jobs by the end of this year, including positions in administration, production and distribution. “Luxottica has been part of t...

Chefs love the distinctive flavor of Calabrian peppers, small hot Italian cherry peppers that usually come to us in the States packed jars of olive oil and preserved with a little salt. Tuscany at Your Table in Virginia-Highland offers prepared Italian foods like Tuscan Soup, panini and Orecchiette with Broccolini. But their shelves are also stocke...

It’s hard to imagine what it feels like if Jerry Seinfield, one of the biggest stand-up comics in the world, places his enthusiastic stamp of approval on your head. Sebastian Maniscalco does. Last year, the Italian American from Chicago was invited to be a guest on Seinfeld’s Crackle series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” “It was like my Johnny...

By Ligaya Figueras There is a neighborhood in my hometown of St. Louis called the Hill. Great things have come out of that Italian immigrant pocket. Like baseball legends Yogi Berra and Joe Garagiola. Like five of the no-name guys on the slapdash 1950 U.S. men's national team who defeated England in a 1-0 World Cup upset known as the "Miracle...

Our virtual tour all around the United States today brings us to Atlanta, Georgia. The Peach State is not among the places with a huge history of Italian emigration back from the first years of the XX century, but there's a lot of Italian business going on, and a couple of new Italian institution coming soon in 2017.   Our guest today is Ryan Kur...

by Ciancia Italian Club   Ciancia in August is synonymous of our famous outdoor party and star-gazing night at Mike Salvo's house. This summer is no different, with his new brick-oven pizza, outdoor kitchen, bocce game, Jacuzzi, swimming pool, amazing regional cuisine, dancing and late live music. This is your chance to leave all your worrie...

Not all dynamic wine programs live in major cities and cover dozens of pages. Daniel Pernice, 33, left a vaunted Manhattan establishment when he got the opportunity to create a wine list of his own back in his hometown of Roswell, Ga., a vibrant suburb of Atlanta. He earned Osteria Mattone a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for its 130-selection...

To promote collaboration on some of the biggest challenges facing agriculture today, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is partnering with the University of Padova in Italy for a groundbreaking dual master's degree program in sustainable agriculture.   On May 3, administrators and faculty from the Un...

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) aumenta ulteriormente la propria offerta per i passeggeri che voleranno fra l'Italia e gli Stati Uniti la prossima estate.   Fra maggio e giugno 2015, il vettore statunitense riprenderà ad operare numerosi collegamenti stagionali per soddisfare la crescita della domanda di voli da e per l'Italia durante il periodo...

"Light in the Piazza," one of the most complex musicals to produce, is being performed in Atlanta for the first time. Theatrical Outfit in downtown Atlanta is housing the city's first production of this Italian-American play under Richard Garner's direction as part of its 2015-16 Season of Courage series.   "It is a tender love story,"...