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Sud Italia Ristorante just got a special infusion of Italian realness. The Rice Village charmer has announced that Maurizio Ferrarese, former executive chef of Quattro at the Four Seasons, is the restaurant's new top toque. A 17-year veteran of Four Seasons hotels and resorts, Ferrarese recently left his post at the downtown hotel. Sud Italia owner...

When: Tue, December 19, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Where: Philadelphia Ethical Society - Auditorium, 1906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103 PI-Philly in partnership with Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia: FRANCESCO CAFISO DUO Italian jazz musician and alto saxophone virtuoso performs a selection from his repertoire exclusivel...

Per il 29° anno consecutivo Rocco Manzolillo è stato riconfermato alla presidenza del Club “San Cono” di Brooklyn, una delle più prestigiose associazioni di italoamericani presente negli Stati Uniti d’America. La riconferma del presidente Manzolillo rappresenta un vero e proprio record nella storia del Club San Cono; mai prima d’ora, infatti, nella...

Much is said about the commercialization of Christmas and the loss of the Christmas spirit. So what is Christmas and what is behind the Italian tradition that has been exported to the world over? Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus. It is a Roman Catholic tradition which is emulated by many other cultures throughout the world. The bi...

In this special holiday episode of The Italian American Podcast, I speak with the three winners of our Italian American Recipe Contest that we recently held. They are Christine Simolke, Mariann Dorico-Raftery, and Jennifer Perrine Nevins. We talk about their wonderful recipes as well as the rich Italian American traditions that their recipes repres...

È pasta-mania a New York. L’ultima sfida dei ristoratori italiani è già una tendenza: per differenziarsi nel mercato newyorchese, tutti alla ricerca di format che rappresentino la novitá nel mercato. La pasta è indubbiamente il piatto italiano più famoso e apprezzato dagli americani, ma oggi quello che conta è il cambiamento nella tradizione. A far...

Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini is an Italian-born saint who dedicated her life to helping thousands of Italian immigrants living in the United States during the late 19th century. She died in Chicago exactly one hundred years ago. On Saturday morning in the Vatican, Pope Francis met members of the religious congregation she founded, the Missionary S...

Born in Calabria, Italy on Dec. 16, 1917, Antonio LaRosa has earned the distinction of being the latest Staten Island resident to round the century mark and grace the elite roster of distinguished centenarians. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1935 and settled in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, before making his home in Eltingville in 1981. An...

From the creamy cannoli to crunchy biscotti, Italy is home to some of the world's most mouthwatering pastries, and if you're looking for the very best of the bunch, this list could provide the answer. The Gambero Rosso - the equivalent of the Michelin guide or the Bible for Italian foodies - has released its annual list of the very best pastry shop...

Italy in Kentucky has a smaller history than other American places. The Bluegrass State saw some Italians come in the period of the mass emigration from Italy, but not as much as other bigger States on the two coasts. Nonetheless, in Louisville there's a club that celebrates Italy in several different ways, led by a true Italian who is for sure the...

When Sebastian Giovinco came to Toronto FC, he came for two reasons: to score goals and to win championships. He has done both. Toronto FC lifted the 2017 MLS Cup on Saturday night at BMO Field after a 2-0 victory over Seattle Sounders, adding another piece of silverware to an historic, three-trophy cabinet. “I'm so happy for the team, for the city...

On October 20, an unprecedented number of student volunteers flocked to Garden City High School’s cafeteria, excited to walk and support the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation. The $2,570 raised by the Italian Honor Society and Italian Club surpassed the amount raised two years ago. Honor Society co-presidents Kalie Yuen and Faith Nix, supervised by Mrs. L...