"In the name of the Assumption, / brothers, beat yourself": to this invitation, pronounced with a stony voice by the Capo dei battenti, hundreds and hundreds of devotees kneel down on the churchyard, the chest begins to be struck with blood, while the painting of the Madonna leaves the church of Guardia Sanframondi, Sannio, in the Province of Benev...

Eataly USA, with stores in New York City, Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles, will feature products from Calabria, a region in Italy. The stores will showcase the products with spotlights in the restaurants, market shelves and cooking classes. The products were launched with an opening event last month attended by Lidia Bastianich, world ambassador of...

Even in the time of the Ancient Greeks, Calabria’s s soil and climate had already proved ideal for growing long, thick and sweet licorice roots. Skilled expertise and then an industry grew up around licorice in Rossano, a beautiful hill town that was one of the main centers of Byzantine civilization in Calabria, assuming importance when Reggio di C...

La Calabria ha scoperto l’America. E gli americani scoprono la Calabria. A cominciare da New York, dove non è raro trovare ingredienti calabresi nei menu di ristoranti di ogni tipo e fascia. E dove adesso Eataly, grazie all’accordo stipulato con Regione Calabria e all’aiuto di una testimonial come Lidia Bastianich, promuoverà più di ottanta prodott...

Il buongusto risiede in Calabria, dove i cibi sono “di tendenza” e ricercati: parola della “chef star” Lidia Bastianich. E tra questi quelli più ricercati saranno la ‘nduja, il caciocavallo, la liquirizia ed il bergamotto. “Bastianich ne è ancor più convinta – è scritto in un comunicato dell’ufficio stampa della Giunta regionale – soprattutto dopo...

C’è una piccola silicon valley italiana nel perimetro tra Cosenza e Rende. Un’area che coinvolge colossi dell’ICT, centri di innovazione e un’università che da anni è una delle più all’avanguardia del sud Italia. Intorno a questi pilastri si è costruito un sistema imprenditoriale molto attivo che già nel 2009 si collocava al 7° posto tra gli SLL it...

Accountant Lisa Perkins has stepped up to the presidency of the Calabresi in America Organization. A member for 18 years, she joined to re-establish ties to her Italian roots. “My Calabrese grandparents passed away several years ago, and the Italian experience was no longer a part of my life,” she explains. “Joining a group whose members share the...

Gianni Versace was one of the world’s leading fashion designers before his death in 1997. Along with his family, he created the Versace fashion empire that continues to dominate the industry today. Gianni's murder at the hands of serial killer Andrew Cunanan is the focus of the second season of American Crime Story. Refresh your memory of the late...

It's not often that restaurants, especially popular ones, get a head-to-toe menu revamp. But a culinary overhaul seemed appropriate for Sud Italia Ristorante when it hired Maurizio Ferrarese, former executive chef of Quattro at the Four Seasons Hotel Houston, as the head toque of the Rice Village restaurant. Just over a month into his new stint as...

The olive tree is perhaps the plant that better defines the landscape of Calabria. The millennial trees witness the ancient presence of olive oil in the culture and culinary tradition of this high-altitude region descending into the heart of the Mediterranean. All the tastes of Calabria - Calabria is a diversified region stretching from an 800 km-l...