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The Italian American Executives of Transportation will honor Dominic Romanazzi and Wayne Bubak on Nov. 18 at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison. (708-212-1051) Dominic Romanazzi — Man of the Year A devoted family man and fierce advocate for workers’ rights, Dominic Romanazzi is a most deserving recipient of the Italian American Executives of Transporta...

The margherita is not just a pizza. It’s a litmus test. Limited to dough, tomato sauce, mozzarella, salt, basil and olive oil, a margherita instantly reveals a pizzeria’s commitment to the art of the pie. A margherita forgives no shortcut. Is your dough dry and devoid of flavor? Are you too cheap to buy San Marzano tomatoes grown in the volcanic so...

It appears that modern Italy was unified by literature long before it existed as a single nation on the map. Although up to a century and a half ago the Italian peninsula was still divided into many different territories, each developing its own local dialect, for centuries Italians – wherever they were from – had also taken common pride and joy in...

Bodyfriend’s Lamborghini-themed massage chair is expected to see light in the US during the first half of 2018, according to company officials.“We expect the chair to be introduced at the Las Vegas flagship store in the US, possibly as early as next year,” a spokesperson for the Korean massage chair firm recently told The Investor. Bodyfriend signe...

A noted Italian chef from New Jersey has submitted an application to renovate a building on Hilton Head Island so he can turn it into a restaurant. Nunzio Patruno has seen wide success with Nunzio Ristorante Rustico, which opened in 2003 has been reviewed by The New York Times among others. Hilton Head’s Ombra Cucina Rustica Chef Michael Cirafesi a...

The opening of CIMA (Center for Italian modern art) first, followed by Magazzino Italian Art (to which is dedicated the photo exhibition currently on view at the Institute) shows confidence about the interest for Italian art from early 1900s to contemporary art. In this respect, the extensive exhibition dedicated to Burri at the Guggenheim Museum i...

Dal 6 al 12 ottobre, Miss Chef è tornata a New York per realizzare la sua sesta edizione internazionale. Miss Chef è la prima competizione tra alcune delle migliori chef donne italiane con la proposizione, tutta in rosa, dei più rinomati menù della tradizione culinaria nostrana, valorizzando il "Made in Italy" delle eccellenze eno-gastronomiche e l...

Last Saturday the Italian Studies program held the Italian Studies Annual Retreat and Reunion on the Chapman campus. The event, scheduled as part of the University’s broader Homecoming Week celebrations, brought together faculty, alumni, current students and their families. The program included presentations by Italian Studies faculty on their back...

Adriano Olivetti was a multitasking person indeed and everything he did he was quite successful. He was not “only” an urbanist, editor, writer and entrepreneur but he was also a great supporter of technology and corporate social responsibility. Adriano Olivetti was also one of the strongest opponents of Fascist Regimein Italy and he converted his c...

Slow Food International is an organization that promotes traditional food production, including fair prices to farmers, solid environmental practices, heritage breeds of livestock and heirloom vegetable varieties. It began in Italy, but there is a strong U.S. presence with local chapters in many cities, including Milwaukee and Madison. Every other...

Italian sprinter Semuedè (“Sem”) Andreis has verbally committed to The Ohio State University’s class of 2022. “I decide to commit to Ohio state University because I think it will be a good opportunity for my future and to stay closer to my american family and friends.”  [sic] Andreis came to the United States in 2016 as an exchange student in New P...

Italy is becoming a country of old men and women. Or is it? True, Il Bel Paese does have the lowest natality rates of the continent, with only 7.8 children born every 1000 people, half of the rates in Ireland, the most prolific of the EU states. Yet, demographics are quite complex when it comes to the age and health of Italian people, because if it...