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  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Giosuè Prezioso      Translation by:   Interestingly, Italian shares the etymology of its months with most of the European languages. Gennaio (January), Febbraio (February), Marzo (March), and so on are common to all the Latin languages, but also, to others. The wor...

Bread makers at La Panciata are keeping it in the family with an announcement the company is under new management. Twenty-four years since the company was founded, owners Glenn and Lori Loati announced that their son, Justin, and his wife, Bonka, took control of the company Jan. 7.   The specialty bread company will continue to operate...

by Chiara Beghelli   We are still far from August 5, when the stadium of Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro will celebrate the opening of the Olympic Games. But for some companies, that date is near. Just ask Roberto Colletto, CEO of Piscine Castiglione.   The company, based in Castiglione delle Stiviere (Mantova), and specialized in the desi...

The Paulist Fathers, who have staffed St. Philip Neri Parish in Southeast Portland since its founding in 1912, will withdraw from the parish this summer, effective June 30. Care of the parish will go to archdiocesan priests. Paulist Father James Kolb will continue as pastor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish. The Portland Paulist Associates wi...

Arrive late for lunch. And then walk right in, interrupting a former White House chief of protocol in mid-sentence.   A faux pas? (Or passo falso, as this particular luncheon gathering might term it?) Not when you are the new Italian ambassador and the person who delayed your entrance is the president himself.   Read more  ...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Edoardo Peretti      Translation by:   "Non essere cattivo" by Claudio Caligari, the beautiful Italian movie selected to represent our country for the Oscar as "Foreign Language Film", didn't get the nomination. Despite this, the Oscar ceremony spoke Italian: the Osca...

The Italian comfort food is a favorite for many, so we went searching for the Best of Minnesota. Your votes sent us for a meal at Maucieri's Italian Bistro in Crosslake. Italians love their food and their family, and pasta is the glue.   "Growing up you had these big dinners. Everything was loud and adults are drinking wine and people a...

Oggi, l'on. Nissoli (Circoscrizione Estera – Ripartizione Nord e Centro America), è intervenuta, per un saluto introduttivo, alla presentazione del libro di Vincenzo D'Acquaviva, "Il Mondo Nuovo – una testimonianza e un viaggio controcorrente attraverso storie di ordinaria migrazione: tra speranze, conflitti politico-sociali e delusioni".  ...

The Association of Italian American Educators 18th Annual Awards and Scholarships Gala will take place on Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 12:00-5:00 PM at the Chateau Briand, located at 440 Old Country Road, Carle Place, Long Island. A cocktail reception in the garden, (weather permitting), will be followed by the ceremony, dinner and dancing in the Norma...

"You can't find it here," she'd say of her body-hugging magenta dress with all the cutouts, encapsulating the entirety of these United States of America in a syllable — "here" — and a shrug. "It's from Italy." Some of her clothes were produced by big name designers, while others bore Italian-named labels we'd never heard of. But who made the garmen...

The wait is almost over: Giacomo's Ristorante will open for business in Melrose next Monday, May 23.Co-owner Richard A. Talieri confirmed the date to the Free Press on Tuesday, shortly after the location at 454 Main St. passed its building inspection. "Barring any unforeseen circumstances, yes," Talieri said when asked whether a May 23 opening was...

Not every neighborhood Italian restaurant can claim a world-class musician as its owner — but Giuseppe's on 28th in Central Phoenix can. For nine years, owner Richard Bock was the principal cellist for the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra in Italy.   And if that's not impressive enough, he played with the Phoenix Symphony for 24 seasons,...