The Vespa is an icon. Everybody knows it. And everybody should try it.A Vespa ride is something you will remember, especially if you are not used to go around by scooter. And especially if you can do it in Italy, maybe on the roads of the Amalfi Coast. A breathtaking panoramic views at every bend, in a few words. Renting a modern (or better a vinta...

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy - Organized by : Embassy of Italy, IIC Washington - Entrance : Free On the occasion of the Second Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, join us for a conversation with Fabrizia Lanza, food scholar and owner of the acclaimed Anna Tasca Lanza Cooking School (Regaleali,...

If you want to make an Italian man laugh, just say the name Lancia. Most English speakers say Larn-see-uh – or Lan-see-uh if they are northern, or North American – whereas for Italians it is a much more forceful sounding Lan-cher. Saying it any other way will be as ridiculous to an Italian as ordering a cappuccino after dinner. When he has finished...

In The Lonely Italian, MTV Italy star Domenico Nesci is looking to find love in America by joining every online dating website and app, while documenting his experience at the same time. It’s easy to compare The Lonely Italian with Sascha Baron Cohen’s Borat and The Ali G Show. Film Threat caught up with The Lonely Italian star Domenico Nesci and i...

Dopo il successo riscontrato a settembre nei saloni del Mediterraneo (Cannes, Genova, Montecarlo), il mondo della nautica ha spostato il centro dell’attenzione oltreoceano, per la precisione in Florida, dove si svolge il Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, il più importante evento fieristico del settore. In prima linea nel salone americano tutti i big del M...

Two of the many fond memories I had of my childhood in Corona, Queens: 1) Growing up in a predominantly (Southern) Italian area 2) Playing “War” in the streets with my neighborhood friends. My paisani need no explanation for the former. The sights, sounds and the smells (especially around dinner time) of the old neighborhood provide me with a lifet...

A short walk from Milan’s busy Garibaldi train station, a new library is springing up from the ground. But this library isn’t filled with books – it is a “Library of Trees”. Transforming the grey piazza in the heart of Milan’s Porta Nuova business district began with the planting of seeds in September, and will be followed by trees and plants in N...

When: Upcoming, November 21, 2017 - February 18, 2018 - Where: East Pavilion, Upper Level - Free | No ticket required Michelangelo Merisi, better known as Caravaggio (Italian, 1571–1610), is unquestionably one of the greatest painters of all time. His bold, naturalistic style, which emphasized the common humanity of the protagonists in his works, w...

Many successful chefs have a secret ingredient. Chef Gino’s is a really great one: l’fun. Fun, excitement, and a little chaos. It’s always around: when he’s mixing eggs and flour to make pastry, putting a pan on the stove to cook a sauce, or spinning pizza dough around his head. All this explains why Chef Gino, real name Gino Campagna, has won over...

Italian fashion house Fendi is incorporating its cinematic ties into a temporary venture staged at its Rome headquarters. From Oct. 27 through March 25, 2018, fans of Fendi can drop by the interactive “Fendi Studios” exhibition at the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana in Rome. Here, guests can enjoy daily film screenings and pose for Instagram-worthy...