There are many recipes in Italian cuisine related to ancient traditions, popular beliefs and even magic rituals. One of the most fascinating is linked to the preparation of nocino, a dark brown liqueur from the Emilia-Romagna region, made from unripe green walnuts. Its preparation is shrouded in an aura of mystery (as is the walnut tree), linked to...

Hop in the car, drive the countryside roads, enjoy the fall colors and stop at one of these charming villages for a dive into the past and a taste of delicious seasonal products. Rango, Trentino In the northern mountainous region of Trentino, Rango is part of Italy’s ‘Most Beautiful Villages’ network, having maintained its ancient fortified structu...

At the helm of the world's currently top-rated restaurant, Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, is Massimo Bottura, a recognizable face and personality from Chef's Table and Aziz Ansari's Master of None. Eating at Bottura's small, highly sought after restaurant can be close to impossible, but you even without achieving a top chef status, you can s...

Bolognese . . . Sauce or Dog? The answer is: both! But let’s first explore the city of Bologna, home of both the legendary pasta sauce and noble breed of dog. All too often overlooked on the basic Italian tourist itinerary: a buzzing prosperous city renowned as the gastronomic center of Italy and capital of the Emilia-Romagna. It has an opulent fee...

Una gestione sobria del bilancio, una borsa di studio per favorire il rientro in Italia degli emigrati e un aiuto da inviare al Venezuela. Gian Luigi Molinari, presidente della Consulta degli emiliano-romagnoli nel mondo, apre con tre notizie il convegno “L’emigrazione emiliano-romagnola tra passato e presente” che si è tenuto in Assemblea legislat...

While Italy might be famed for its art, history and food, it is also home to some of the creepiest tourist attractions on Earth, meaning you can celebrate this Halloween by visiting Mussolini's bunker or marvelling at a severed finger. Dark tourism is not a new phenomenon. Medieval pilgrims walked countless miles to visit the tombs of saints and gr...

"I miei nonni vengono tutti dall’Italia, sono emigrati tra il 1903 e il 1910. Entrambi i miei genitori, invece, sono nati negli Stati Uniti, quindi io sono cresciuto in una famiglia italo americana, molto numerosa per altro, e sono cresciuto ascoltando le storie che mi raccontavano i nonni, mia mamma o gli zii. Alla fine sono diventato uno storytel...

Taste and journey through Central Italy’s regions of Abruzzo, Tuscany, Umbria, Le Marche and Emilia Romagna. Seminar style wine tasting expertly lead by Nikki Erpelding, sampling the wines of the esteemed Leonardo LoCascio Italian wine portfolio. The tasting will be on Thursday, November 8th, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, at North Loop Wine and Spirits' beaut...

“The magnificent 12th-century cathedral at Modena, the work of two great artists (Lanfranco and Wiligelmus), is a supreme example of early Romanesque art. With its piazza and soaring tower, it testifies to the faith of its builders and the power of the Canossa dynasty who commissioned it.” Thus Unesco describes the complex of Modena’s Cathedral, To...

In corsa alle midterm Usa del 6 novembre, per il Senato dello Stato di New York, c'è una candidata italiana al 98,9%: Alessandra Biaggi. Democratica, 33 anni, è uno dei volti che vogliono rivoluzionare il partito dell'asinello americano, assieme alla 27enne Julia Salazar e alla portoricana Ocasio-Ortez. Tutte e tre hanno vinto le primarie interne i...