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Wednesday January 20, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM , Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F - San Francisco, CA 94102. Boze Hadleigh, author of Celebrity Feuds! and Hollywood and Whine, has written more than 15 books and has been a winner on Jeopardy! Boze also writes extensively for magazines, and his work has appe...

By Brion O'Connor   A Mano Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria is chef Antonio Bettencourt's latest vision for an authentic Italian eatery on the North Shore. This past fall, the Peabody native transformed his popular 62 Restaurant in the same Salem location on Wharf Street.   "62 was always viewed as an expensive restaurant reserved for s...

di Luciano Ferraro   E' morto Giacomo Tachis, l'uomo che inventò il Sassicaia. Il più colto tra gli enologi italiani, con una biblioteca ricca di classici greci e latini, dai quali attingeva citazioni per i suoi scritti. Era un umanista, prima ancora che un uomo della terra. Schietto, come ha ricordato Piero Antinori, per cui ha lavorato 32...

FEBRUARY 22, 2016. 06:00 PM. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011 This event is part of BERNINI IN PARIS: Italian Guests in the Sun King's Court (Feb. 22 - Mar. 3). Click here for complete schedule of events. Organized in collaboration with Salon Sanctuary Concerts. A lecture by Fran...

I have great news for the Italian language campaign in the Bay Area: as part of the enduring We Love Italian campaign, grants have now been made available honoring Italian philanthropist Lady Maria Manetti Shrem to students who take the 2016 Italian AP Exam.   As you know, engagement in Italian language instruction has rebounded after a rec...

WHAT: Beginning March 2016, La Motta's Italian Specialties in Boston's South End begins brunch and gives the neighborhood the perfect reason to spring into the warmer months. La Motta will serve brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00AM to 3:00PM, with a $9.95 prix fixe reward for early-birds dining from 10:00AM – 11:00AM.   Chef de Cuis...

This issue of The Georgetowner celebrates the Italian lifestyle: La Dolce Vita. Perchè adesso (why now)? No special reason needed; Italy looms large in American lives. The history, cultures and fates of our two countries are intertwined, both in hugely important ways and in matters that we take for granted, things that have taken up permanent resi...

Did you know the size of the Sistine Chapel is based on the dimensions of the Temple of Solomon, as given in the Old Testament? It measures 134 feet long, 44 feet wide and 67 feet tall.   During the reign of Pope Sixtus IV, a team of Renaissance painters that included Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, Pinturicchio, Domenico Ghirlandaio and...

The original work of two innovative and talented Italian artists Charley Fazio and Paolo Canciani will be on display at Agora Gallery, NYC. The exhibitions open April 26th, 2016 and runs through May 17th, 2016. The opening reception will be held Thursday, April 28th from 6-8 pm. Entrance is free.   Exhibition Dates: April 26, 2016 – May 17,...

Locals don't have to trek to Chicago to get their fix of authentic Chicago-style pizza now that Chicagoland's own Rosati's Pizza has arrived. Brian Johnson said it was a "go to place" for pizza and other Italian entrees when he and his wife Jennifer lived in the Chicago area.   "We fell in love with Rosati's," he said. "They have great...

C'è una Napoli sepolta e sconosciuta. Non quella sigillata nelle stratificazioni di polvere che danno successione al tempo, ma la città nascosta dall'acqua. È l'antica terraferma oggi sommersa dal mare, teatro dell'ultima scoperta archeologica che aggiunge un importante tassello alle conoscenze sul tratto di costa che abbraccia il golfo tirrenico d...

Consider the Sarros family's participation in a Lakeview street festival this weekend to be a preview of what will soon be regular fare at Tina's Italian Ice, a new, not-yet-opened store at 1050 W. Bryn Mawr in Edgewater.   The 850-square-foot store should open within the first 10 days of June and replaces what had been a florist shop. It's...