Just across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco — and 700 years into the past — distinguished professors from all over the world are lecturing on the work of 14th century Florentine poet and humanist Giovanni Boccaccio, renown for works such as Decameron and On Famous Women. Recently, San Franciscans enjoyed Pier Paolo Pasolini's Decameron at the Cas...

Chef Matthew Accarrino has just been named one of the Food & Wine's Best New Chefs of 2014. Born in St. Louis and raised in New Jersey, this American celebrity with undeniable Italian origins is used to say that when he was a child, his dream was becoming a professional cyclist.   However, when a tumour in his leg forced him to change hi...

Every year, S. Pellegrino releases a list of what they believe are the world's 50 best restaurants. While some chefs, under the condition of anonymity, will tell you it is a popularity contest driven by restaurant PR teams, the list as a whole can still serve as a good guide, especially when used in conjunction with other restaurant ranking systems...

The city of San Francisco has always been universally recognized as a city of great artists and musicians, and among different kind of music styles, jazz has certainly played a first class role.With the exception perhaps of the historic Fillmore district, over the last years jazz music has slowly disappeared, and many of the famous places where it...

by Mauro Battocchi   I am delighted that the Walt Disney Family Museum will present the exhibition Bruno Bozzetto: Animation, Maestro! from November 21, 2013 to April 7, 2014. Mr. Bozzetto is one of Italy's most cherished animators whose prolific career includes the creation of Mr. Rossi, "a middle-aged man who appeals to most viewers and au...

di Roberto Natalini Si è concluso con un omaggio musicale all'Italia il calendario annuale degli eventi organizzato dalla Leonardo Da Vinci Society, una delle storiche organizzazioni italo-americane a San Francisco.   Ospite speciale per questa edizione della Festa di Natale e di fine anno, organizzata nell'elegante sede del Century Club of...

Riaperti i termini per la presentazione delle liste per le elezioni dei Comites in 24 circoscrizioni consolari.   Il Ministro degli Esteri Paolo Gentiloni ha firmato il decreto che consente la presentazione di nuove liste solo nelle circoscrizioni dove nessuna lista di candidati era stata ammessa, cioè nelle circoscrizioni consolari di Vienn...

by Catherine Accardi The September 3rd edition of L'Italo-Americano featured an article titled "Before Ferry Plaza There Was the Italian Farmers' Market". It told the story of the earliest, 20th century Italian farmers' markets in San Francisco. Here we continue the story of California's Italian farmers and food venders of today and how they have...

December 4, 2015, Friday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Italian Consulate in San Francisco - 2590 Webster Street - San Francisco, California 94115. ItaLingua School of Italian Language and Culture invites you to attend their annual fundraiser and auction. ItaLingua is a non-profit, award-winning school, serving students of all levels a...

On Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10-4 in celebration of the Year of Italian Culture in the US, the Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco will have an all day seminar on the impact of Italian culture.