The San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade announces Queen Isabella and her Court for the upcoming parade on October 7, 2018, in San Francisco. Mia Torracca has been named Queen Isabella for the 150th San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade. Her family roots go back to La Spezia and Genoa but she grew up in North Beach and currently resided in San Fra...

San Francisco's 64th Annual North Beach Festival wraps up Sunday evening in Little Italy, organizers said. The free festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Grant Avenue between Columbus Avenue and Filbert Street, on Columbus Avenue between Broadway and Green Street and on Vallejo and Green streets between Grant and Columbus avenues. From 2 t...

The Italian Trade Agency launches "Innovation Days 2018", initiative aimed at highlighting Italy's position as a top solution provider to the US while encouraging engagements between some of the country's leading companies and universities to create and further enhance existing partnerships with their US counterparts in commercial and research area...

The legacy between Genoa and San Francisco is now stronger than ever. Two years after the visits of some other Genovese representatives, Italian Americans in the bay welcomed Marco Bucci, currently serving as Genoa Mayor since his election in June 2017.  Mr Bucci and his team had a week full of events and meetings, aiming to strengthen the relation...

Grana Padano PDO, Italy's most popular PDO cheese world-wide, and Urbani Truffles, the leading global purveyor of fresh truffles and truffle products, have teamed up for the First Annual Black Truffle Festival, June 15th – 24th. This year's 10-day festival will launch exclusively in restaurants across New York, Miami and San Francisco, allowing che...

The Italians who arrived in America during the period of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, and then also those who came after the Second World War, had some very precise characteristics. They were poor. They were used to a lot of work. They were able to do extraordinary things with their hands. They were willing to live off what they...

La città di Genova si presenta al mondo economico e industriale di San Francisco e Silicon Valley. Obiettivo della missione di marketing territoriale, organizzata dal Comune di Genova e guidata dal sindaco Marco Bucci, su invito del Consolato Generale d'Italia a San Francisco attirare investimenti, turismo, imprese. Inoltre, su iniziativa del conso...

Chef David Nayfeld wanted his new San Francisco restaurant, Che Fico, to have a strong Jewish identity because of the current political climate. But why was making a statement so important to him, exactly? “We’ve been made into scapegoats so many times, and hearing ‘Jews will not replace us’ and weird [stuff] like that recently,” he said. But there...

San Francisco celebrated singer Tony Bennett Saturday by re-naming part of a street in his honor. A stuntman disguised as Bennett rappelled down The Fairmont Hotel to get the party started. Moments later, Bennett himself took the stage. Bennett first performed his iconic hit "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" at the Fairmont in 1961. The block of M...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees production and quality of the hugely popular Italian sparkling wine, is pleased to announce the participants for its National Prosecco Week Masterclasses and Prosecco & Pizza Competition, taking place June 11-16th. These events will take place throughout the United States-New York, San Francisco...