Once upon a frosty New York Fashion Week, Federico Marchetti, founder of Yoox and chairman and CEO of Yoox Net-a-Porter Group, got stranded in JFK with Franca Sozzani, former editor of Vogue Italia, Anna Dello Russo and Giovanna Battaglia, two larger-than-life Italian fashion editors. After 36 hours of failed attempts to fly home to Milan, the four...

È il piatto icona della cucina italiana secondo gli statunitensi, mentre in Italia quasi nessuno lo conosce. O meglio quasi nessuno lo chiama così. Le Fettuccine Alfredo sono un concentrato di golosa cremosità: sottilissime tagliatelle fresche all’uovo, mantecate con generosa dose di burro (“doppio burro” o “triplo burro”, addirittura), Parmigiano...

The NM Italian Film and Culture Festival, the State’s premier festival celebrating Italian cinema and culture, has announced the full program of films and events for its 12th anniversary festival. “We’re set to launch the best festival of our entire 12-year run,” said festival director, Dan Puccetti. “Included in our film lineup are several award-w...

Un italiano comanda alla Casa Bianca. Non è il presidente degli Stati Uniti ma il suo ruolo è ugualmente se non più importante per le migliaia di bambini poveri a cui ogni giorno regala un piatto di pasta ben condita. Si chiama Bruno Serato, ha 62 anni e la sua White House (chiamata così perché assomiglia alla residenza dei presidenti Usa) è un ris...

One of the main reasons most of us joined the Italian American Club of Hilton Head Island apart from sharing the Italian heritage and culture is our common bond and deep interest in helping those who are in need of charitable assistance. Our fundraising programs include several events, such as our Italian Heritage Festival, Italian Sunday Dinner, "...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce that, as of last week, the Chapel of the Holy Shroud in Turin has reopened after two years of restoration. NIAF, with the support of its members and donors, contributed $30,000 (€27,000) to the chapel’s restoration project in 2016. A NIAF delegation visited the chapel in June 20...

Oftentimes, Italian or Italian American associations at the center of a community in one of the many American cities are led by exceptional Italian American men or women who have gained over the years the experience necessary to preside over a community that recognizes itself in loving and celebrating Italy. They are sometimes white-haired leaders...

La professoressa Alessandra Albertini, direttrice dal 2012 del dipartimento di Biologia e biotecnologie “Spallanzani” di Pavia, è andata in pensione il primo gennaio di quest’anno, donando all’università 250mila euro da utilizzare entro il 2023 per cofinanziare posizioni di ricercatori a tempo determinato junior e di assegnisti di ricerca del dipar...

To her legions of fans, public television personality Lidia Matticchio Bastianich is the smiling face and comforting voice of regional Italian cooking. Watching the energetic grandmother on her show Lidia’s Kitchen; visiting her restaurants in New York City, Kansas City, Mo., and Pittsburgh, Pa.; the Eataly markets in New York, Chicago, Boston, and...

The American Society of Friends of Teatro alla Scala presented a piano recital in Greenwich earlier this month featuring pianist Stefano Miceli in a program of works by Liszt, Beethoven, Gomes and Rachmaninoff.  The fundraising event was chaired by Deborah Hamilton of Greenwich, who is a trustee of the Friends, a nonprofit that supports the Teatro...