Alessi will relocate its North American corporate offices and showroom to the 8th floor of the Forty One Madison in New York. Alessi will officially participate in its first New York Tabletop Market at Forty One Madison in the spring; however the Italian company known for its clever designs will make a soft debut at the Fall Tabletop Market, which...

What's there to do when the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta wraps up? How about an Italian Fiesta?! Savor Italian foods, beer and wine, register for prizes including an HDTV and dinner for 2, and preview Italian car design during the Italian Fiesta at Alfa Romeo and Fiat of Albuquerque. The event will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, Oct. 19th-2...

È l’ambasciatrice della cucina italiana negli Stati Uniti: Lidia Bastianich, che da profuga istriana aprì il suo primo ristorante a New York nel 1971, è ora alla guida di un impero gastronomico, con una ventina di ristoranti, prodotti gourmet, libri, aziende vinicole in Italia delle quali si occupa principalmente il figlio Joe, il giudice di Master...

It is an ambitious project as for the first time 12 leading businesses in the agri-food sector have come together under the same brand to conquer the shelves of large-scale retail shops in the USA. The project Gustoso Sicilian Food Excellence has been cleverly outlined by Daniele Cipollina, the founder of the business network, and Paolo Internicola...

La buona notizia è che il valore del «brand Italia» nel suo complesso è aumentato rispetto allo scorso anno, con una crescita record di 513 miliardi di dollari (+34%), superando i 2mila miliardi di dollari. La notizia cattiva è che l’immagine di tale brand si è indebolito, con un rating sceso da AA- ad A+. La “pagella” arriva, come ogni anno, da Br...

The Fabric of Cultures: Systems in the Making. A Multimedia Exhibition curated by Eugenia Paulicelli. October 5–December 15. Opening Reception: Thursday, October 12 at 5:30 pm. Queens College Art Center Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, 6th Floor 65-30 Kissena Blvd. Queens, NY 11367 The Fabric of Cultures: Systems in the Making brings together artists...

Valpolicella seems to have fallen off the face of the earth. Not literally, of course. The vines are still growing there in the Veneto region of northeastern Italy, and the bottles are still being filled and shipped. Yet this once ubiquitous wine now seems kind of absent. Back in the 1970s and ’80s, even American children knew of Valpolicella. Comm...

Fresh from soaking up the love at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Ferrari brings its globe-spanning 70th anniversary celebration to a climax on the east coast of the United States. On October 7 and 8, fans of the Italian marque will gaze upon priceless prancing horses arrayed in select spots in Manhattan. Regardless of how you write your...

Italian fruit and vegetable exports in the first half of 2017 reached two million tonnes, and were worth €2.3 billion, according to the Italian fruit growers association Frutimprese. This represents a 6.8% decrease in volume, but a 3.1% increase in value compared to the same period in 2016. The strongest performance was recorded by fresh fruit (+6....

Besides fettuccine Alfredo, is there a dish reviled by pasta snobs as much as penne alla vodka? The other day, one of these detractors summed up the recipe for us as follows: Bring a large pot of water to a roiling boil, add salt, toss in penne, and cook until al dente. Meanwhile, in a small pot, heat up a can of cream-of-tomato soup. Drain pasta....