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Restaurateur Piero Selvaggio has announced that he will close Valentino, his Santa Monica Italian restaurant, at the end of the year. The restaurant, credited with introducing Angelenos to authentic Italian ingredients such as prosciutto, balsamic vinegar and white truffles, opened on Pico Boulevard in 1972. The restaurant’s last night of service i...

I love Venice at night, and recently, I was reminded why. The evening started at one of my favourite Venice restaurants. The chef served up a seafood bounty from the lagoon, accompanied by deliciously grilled local vegetables and polenta. After dinner, twinkling from my sprightly Venetian white wine, I wandered through the tangle of back lanes, mus...

Negli Stati Uniti la lingua italiana si studia non solo nei licei e nelle università, ma anche alle medie e alle elementari. Dal 2012 le domande per imparare la nostra lingua sono in aumento sia nelle grandi comunità di origine italiana sia nel resto della nazione. Quindi l’italiano occupa una posizione pregevole nelle scuole americane specie nello...

Remember the play “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish, and I’m in Therapy”? Matt Saccaro’s living a version of it. But instead of therapy, he’s celebrating both sides of his family with a hot new Chicago restaurant. Frunchroom, which recently opened in the northwest Portage Park neighborhood, is Saccaro’s take on the Jewish and Italian delis o...

The New York State Grand Lodge of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America held its quarterly plenary session in Geneva on July 28. Officers from across New York state, led by state President Robert Ferrito, met at the Geneva lodge home. The meeting was co-hosted by the Geneva Lodge 2397 and the Vincent Lombardi Lodge 2270 from Rochester, w...

A Bauce family reunion on July 28 took on an international flair after seven cousins of city native Vickie Patrick arrived from Vicenza, Italy. “They had never left Italy before,” Patick said. The cousins live in Brendola, she noted, which is a tiny village. The cousins’ visit from Italy was prompted by Patrick’s most revent visit to the village, w...

Summer Fancy Food Show might have passed, but the excitement surrounding it certainly hasn’t. Ambriola Cremezzo cheese snacks, which were introduced at 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show and brought to market in April 2018, won an Italian Food Award USA award at SFFS for Most Innovative Cheese Product. The Italian Food Awards USA are an international B2B...

Chiude con numeri da record la 15esima edizione di Cosmoprof North America. La fiera, che si è svolta al Mandalay Bay Convention Center di Las Vegas dal 29 al 31 luglio ha infatti registrato 40mila visitatori (+9% rispetto al 2017), 1.415 espositori (+10%) da 56 Paesi rispetto ai 45 del 2017, su una superficie espositiva di 29.520 metri quadrati (+...

Aug 31 at 3 PM to Sep 3 at 11 PM - 8400 W Church St, Niles, IL 60714. Join us this Labor Day weekend as we celebrate the 118th Annual Italian Fest honoring Maria SS. Lauretana in Niles! The Feast of Maria SS. Lauretana is one of the oldest running Italian Festivals in the Chicagoland area. Famously known for its “Volata” or “Flight of the Angels”,...

The North American Pizza & Culinary Academy in Lisle celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 11. THE NAPCA offers culinary classes to students of all skill levels, including a five-day program that will allow students to earn the designation of Certified Pizzaiolo. A part of the prestigious Scuola Italiana Pizzaioli in V...

The 34th Annual Bravo Italiano Festival is taking place this year on Friday, August 24th through Sunday, August 26th as it returns to the Watertown Fairgrounds Arena. This year’s Festival features Free Entertainment, Comedy and Music all throughout the weekend!  On Friday night … Music of The Stars … presents a tribute to some of the greatest enter...

Si attira l'attenzione dei connazionali all'estero sulle prossime scadenze relative ai c.d. "conti dormienti", ovvero rapporti contrattuali di natura finanziaria di importo pari ad almeno 100 € (intrattenuti principalmente con le banche), non movimentati per almeno 10 anni. Si tratta ad esempio di depositi di denaro, libretti di risparmio, conti co...