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Innovation has always been central to the work of the Texas Medical Center. That spirit of transformation is now guiding the culinary direction of TMC's showplace dining spot – the restaurant at the top of the John P. McGovern Commons. Known as Trevisio since 2002, the 13,500-square-foot restaurant/conference/catering space has a new name, a new l...

Mona's, the new "American-Italian joint" from restaurateur Brendan Marsden, opens for dinner today (October 19) at 5257 Shaw Avenue on the Hill. Mona's replaces Marsden's previous venture, Modesto, which closed in August after 15 years.   "It's definitely not Italian-American like what you'll find at the other restaurants on the Hill or St....

Three years after releasing a song sending up her friend Donatella Versace, Lady Gaga may be striking even closer to home. As of Friday, Us Weekly are reporting that the pop singer will be playing the designer on the third series of American Crime Story. Last month, Variety reported that the series will relate the murder of Donatella's elder...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Fondazione Symbola      Translation by:   The green economy has proved to be one of the most significant and effective responses to the crisis. A reaction that crosses the deep nature of our economy: the push for quality and beauty, natural allies of an efficient use of energy and matter, innovation...

By Robert Cumberford In matters of automotive aesthetic mastery, there have been only two major influences. From about 1910 to 1939, the world looked to Paris, where the best designers worked their magic. After World War II, French leftist politicians intentionally destroyed the coachbuilding industry to punish rich clients who had sustained the b...

In the 19 short years since Officine Panerai first became available to the public, the brand has grown into an astonishing success, renowned for a combination of distinctive Italian design and exacting Swiss craftsmanship.   But the Panerai story goes back much further, stretching from the secret ministries of the Royal Italian Navy in the 1...

By Valerio Viale Listening to Elisabetta Ciardullo's first experience in the US, I couldn't help thinking about the fictional nanny Mary Poppins. Just as the British babysitter, to solve the situation, pulls magical gadgets from her purse, the Italian event planner and personal chef, armed with an endless optimism and with a past as "au pair,...

It is normal to think about Pizza al taglio (or sliced pizza) as a simple food to go, but things are changing and sliced pizza is becoming a gourmet food in Italy. Mr Renato Bosco is a great protagonist of high quality sliced pizza. He is a "pizza researcher" because he continually studies doughs and makes a lot of experiments in order to achi...

La Commissione Fubright e Yale College hanno il piacere di invitarvi ad una Sessione Informativa sul Sistema Educativo Statunitense. L'evento avrà luogo a Roma il 2 ottobre 2012 alle ore 18,30 presso St. Stephen's School, via Aventina 3.   Durante l'incontro si parlerà dei Corsi Universitari di Primo Livello, Undegraduate Programs, negli Sta...

WEARING a black dress and clutching a Bible, the mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato walked stiffly on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera during a recent rehearsal for Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda," which will open on New Year's Eve and be broadcast Live in HD on Jan. 19. First kneeling, then standing, her aching movements in the final scenes reflected the...

Melodico is a short documentary chronicling the story of Tony Maiorino, a modern day Italian immigrant living in the Bronx's Little Italy. Tony Maiorino is a barber and an aspiring singer who lives and works out of the Bronx's Little Italy neighborhood. Though the narrative of the documentary is ostensibly about Maiorino's quest for some recogniti...

Stop by the Convivio Center on Saturday, March 16, to see our newly remodeled space for arts, culture, and heritage! Join us in refreshments throughout the day, and learn about our plans for programs and events at the new destination for all things Italian in San Diego! Information:Saturday, March 1611:00 am - 5:00 pmLight refreshments and beverag...