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  WTI Magazine #47    2014 November, 12Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   Friuli-Venezia Giulia used to be divided into two separate provinces, Friuli named after those that inhabited the area, and Venezia Giulia, which was part of the Venetian Republic. This area back in the day was where...

The Plainfields' Chapter of UNICO is once again holding its Annual Pig Roast--Friday, December 5th. Doors open 7:00 PM at the Italian American Club at the Scotch Plains Italian American Hall. The club is located at 1976 Valley Ave. in Scotch Plains. The home-made meal and menu includes unlimited roasted pig and chicken, bread and sides of roa...

Mentre nel New Jersey fervono i preparativi per il gala di lunedì prossimo in suo onore, Miss Italia Clarissa Marchese ieri mattina a Fiumicino salendo sul volo che l'ha portata in Canada ha detto che si sente addosso "la grande responsabilità di portare l'Italia all'estero". I connazionali del Canada nei prossimi giorni e quelli di New York e New...

The Italian Publishing Research Project, commissioned by the Italian Trade Agency – Chicago Office, was presented at Rome's Piu' libri piu' liberi book fair on December 4, 2014.   Click here to read the study by Chad W. Post: http://italianpublishingresearchproject.weebly.com/uploads/2/8/1/5/28155227/italian_publishing_research_project.pdf...

Sunday, January 25, 2015 4:30pmWorld class pianist, Laura Magnani was born in Spoleto, Italy. She studied piano and graduated summa cum laude from the Conservatory of Music in Perugia and continued her studies, taking Masters classes with famous international pianists.   She has received many awards during her intense international performan...

By Giovanni di Napoli   For the third year in a row, New York City's Sicilian Food, Wine and Travel Group celebrated the Epiphany at Cacio e Vino, one of Manhattan's top Sicilian restaurants.   Those of us who braved the snow and bitter cold temperatures were greatly rewarded with a four-course meal replete with Sicilian specialties....

WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : Laura Bellusci      Translation by:   The Original Mrs Drinkwater Presents is a one-woman show, a comedy about family and friends set in Boston's Little Italy in the 1950's. Laura Bellusci, creator and performer, portrays Josie Drinkwater as a feisty, outgoing lady who g...

The Italian Cultural and Community Center is proud to announce the launch of a new series of events aimed to celebrate one of the most popular Italian food tradition: Le Sagre! Executive Chef Maurizio Ferrarese of Quattro Restaurant, Four Seasons Hotel, will guide the audience to discover some of the Italian high-quality products.   Read mo...

The Italian Cultural institute presents the screening of Federico Fellini's modern fairy tale I Vitelloni, on Tuesday, Feb. 17th at 6p.m. This masterpiece of Italian cinematography tells the story of five young men who live in a small seaside town, that could be Rimini. Their stories are simple, based on the few possibilities offered by such a...

by Virgil Howell   The Annual Italian Festival Ball is right around the corner. It will be this Saturday, February 28, 2015. Please come join us with our Italian Festival Queen Samantha Lin Lamonte as we honor and present our 2015 royalty. You won't want to miss this great event and you also get to listen to the hottest band on the Northshor...

What do Seattle's best restaurants have in common? If you’ve eaten at Ba Bar, Bar del Corso, Bar Sajor, Barjot, Belle Epicurean, Bitterroot BBQ, the Blind Pig Bistro or the Boat Street Cafe, you’ve eaten Merlino Foods — and that’s just a few highlights from the B’s. The printout of their customer list is half an inch thick.   Merlino’s — tha...

Often in Silicon Valley we hear statistics like ”more data has been created in the last 2 years than in all previous human history.” And while the explosion of big data is momentous and meaningful, similar exponential models are applicable to food.   Try this prediction made by Nobel Laureate Norman Borlaug: “In the next 40 years, farmers wi...