The undulating landscape of Italy’s southeastern terrain—the proverbial heel of the boot—has long been overlooked by the armies of tourists that make their seasonal invasions of Campania, Tuscany, Piedmont, and the Veneto. Yet this neglect may have been a boon for the people of this predominantly agricultural region who for millennia received an ab...

Il sindaco di Foggia Franco Landella ha accolto, questa mattina, a Palazzo di Città, Monsignor Carlo Montecalvo, già Pastore presso la chiesa di Our Lady of Grace a Johnston (Rhode Island, U.S.A.) e attualmente Pastore alla chiesa di St. Sebastian di Providence (Rhode Island, U.S.A.), uno dei promotori dei rapporti di gemellaggio che si sono strett...

La Casa Bianca beve pugliese, anzi Primitivo, quello prodotto nell’areale di Gioia del Colle: 720 casse da sei bottiglie l’una sono partite per la residenza del Presidente Donald Trump (che però è astemio). L’ordine è piombato qualche settimana fa nelle Tenute Chiaromonte, azienda agricola con sede ad Acquaviva delle Fonti e il patron Nicola Chiaro...

ANGELO Inglese è il sarto italiano dei potenti. Il principe William ha indossato una sua camicia il giorno del matrimonio, così come Donald Trumpquando è entrato alla Casa Bianca. Nella sua lista si contano emiri e divi di Hollywood ma il suo sogno è farne una per papa Francesco e chissà che non sia questa l'occasione buona per sperimentare le nuov...

Defenders of buffalo mozzarella in the Campania region of southern Italy have vowed to fight a decision made this week by the farming ministry which allows a cow mozzarella from neighbouring Puglia to be given special status. Even before Brussels has given its opinion over the DOP (protected designation of origin) label, the defence consortium of b...

It's not often that restaurants, especially popular ones, get a head-to-toe menu revamp. But a culinary overhaul seemed appropriate for Sud Italia Ristorante when it hired Maurizio Ferrarese, former executive chef of Quattro at the Four Seasons Hotel Houston, as the head toque of the Rice Village restaurant. Just over a month into his new stint as...

How about an Italian snack that’s packed like a French crepe with either sweet or savory goodies before it’s fried like a Spanish empanada? It’s panzerotti we’re talking about, of course, and Panzerotti Bites is coming to Brooklyn at 235 Smith St. to serve up the half-moon shaped pockets of doughy goodness. Vittoria Lattanzio and Pasquale De Ruvo,...

Vincenzo Gatto, vice direttore di Confindustria Brindisi, è stato designato componente del consiglio direttivo della Camera di Commercio Italo-Americana della Pennsylvania e del West Virginia  con sede in Pittsburgh. Presidente onorario: Carla Lucente, Honorary Consul of Italy in Pittsburgh, Professor, MLL and Associate Director, CIR at Duquesne Un...

Mattinata is a splendid town in Apulia, famous for its beautiful beaches and especially because of its crystal clear sea. It is located in one of the most beautiful places in Apulia: the Gulf of Manfredonia, on the coast of the Gargano promontory. Located in the Gargano National Park, in the province of Foggia, the town sits between two hills, on a...

In addition to being the most important and representative Christmas tradition, the crib is also the oldest: the first nativity scene was made by St. Francis and his friars on the night of 24th and 25th December 1223 in the mountains of Greccio, near Rieti in the Lazio region. The first crib is actually a mass exceptionally celebrated in a cave rat...