Two Harlem restaurateurs are expanding into Morningside Heights with a new Italian restaurant located a few blocks away from Columbia University's campus. Chef Andrew LoPresto and beverage manager Bruno Molfetta opened Bar314 on Amsterdam Avenue and West 122nd Street this month. The casual restaurant and bar features a menu of wood-fired pizzas — 1...

You catch the aroma on Arthur Avenue as a happy shopper opens the door, left arm holding a huge, bulging bag of bread and cookies. Yes, this is the Madonia Bakery, in its way a symbol of New York as much as the Lower East Side, the High Line, and Rockefeller Center. New York, to New Yorkers, is the neighborhood, and increasingly these areas are bei...

It’s no secret that most of the action in New York’s restaurant scene is happening in the middle. Some of the city’s most exciting new and upcoming restaurants this fall and winter serve tweaked tuna casserole, gussied-up grilled pizza, and Korean flatbread sandwiches. By contrast, Jonathan Benno’s latest, eponymous restaurant in the Evelyn Hotel i...

Fino a una manciata di anni fa, l’arrivo in America, per uno scienziato italiano, rappresentava, nonostante la nostra illustre storia medica e scientifica, un traguardo difficilmente raggiungibile e ricco di ostacoli. Così, con l’intenzione di agevolare questo percorso e di esporre giovani ricercatori italiani all’ambiente più influente sul panoram...

Il simposio internazionale “Diaspore Italiane – Italy in Movement” nasce da una collaborazione fra tre organizzazioni profondamente legate alla migrazione italiana nel mondo: il CoAsIt di Melbourne, il Calandra Italian American Institute di New York e l’Istituzione Musei del Mare e delle Migrazioni di Genova. “Si tratta di organizzazioni che, seppu...

In the spring of 1936, newspapers throughout Upstate New York wrote about strange marriage ceremonies happening throughout the region and around the country. Hundreds of husbands and wives were getting remarried after exchanging polished steel rings sent to them by the Fascist leader of Italy, Benito Mussolini, after sending him their gold ones. On...

In casa Ferrero, prima dell'estate, avevano garantito l'apertura entro la fine del 2018. Promessa mantenuta, considerando che, tra qualche giorno anche New York godrà del suo Nutella Cafè. Le previsioni della vigilia sono quelle delle grandi occasioni. Quando un anno e mezzo fa il format ha esordito a Chicago, la città è letteralmente impazzita, re...

La American-Italian Cancer Foundation (Aicf) è un’organizzazione non profit con sede a New York che sostiene la ricerca sul cancro e promuove la diagnosi precoce. L’Aicf finanzia borse di studio post-dottorato per scienziati italiani giovani e talentuosi che conducono ricerche negli Stati Uniti, e fornisce mammografie a costo zero per donne con sca...

No matter what you’re in the mood for, New York offers nearly every kind of cuisine imaginable. Whether you’re hungry for food as ubiquitous as Chinese or as elusive as Ethiopian, your craving can be readily satiated. However, there can be a chasm between the palate of people in the United States and cultural authenticity. Restaurateur Gianfranco S...

Located in northwest Italy, Piemonte is rich in culture and history. The capital, Torino, was once the capital of Italy from 1861 to 1865. Today it is one of the largest metropolitan cities in all of Italy, bursting with art, restaurants, opera, and elegant palazzi. Of course, Torino is not the only area that Piemonte is well-known for! Several kil...