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The Italian home restaurants, often managed by Cesarine, a group of Italian cooks, are small restaurants set up inside the homes of their managers. These are inexpensive places where you can taste the flavors of the local cuisine. They do not need any special authorizations, but for this reason they have a very low annual turnover. Here you can spe...

An Italian-based hydraulic equipment supplier, whose sole U.S. location is in Upper Bucks County, will move into a newly constructed building this year to start manufacturing in the U.S. MP Filtri USA will move from its current home at 2055 Quaker Pointe Drive in Milford Township to a site Gorski Engineering will build in nearby Richland Township....

Piedmont might be famous for its wine, white truffles and lavish castle, but there's far more to this idyllic region of Italy than meets the eyes. Around 80 kilometers southeast of Turin in the High Langhe hills can be found a relatively unknown hamlet with a history -- and present -- steeped in black magic. With a population of just 230, Paroldo i...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Boston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges. Topping the list is Tresca. Located at 233 Hanover St. (between Richmond Street and Board Alley.) in North End, the Italian s...

Many artists worked at the Trinità dei Monti convent, next to the church of the same name, opposite the iconic Piazza di Spagna’s 18th-century staircase. One of them was Charles-Louis Clérisseau (1721-1820), who decorated the cell for father Le Sueur – one of the convent’s erudite monks – with a run-down Pantheon meant to inspire meditation on the...

A few years after Charles Penzone launched his first hair salon, his attorney took him aside for a serious talk. "My attorney, who is still my attorney, he would talk about long-term planning," Penzone said recently. "And I said, 'In my industry, you're only hot for three years. Let's not plan that far ahead.'" Penzone chuckled. "Well, here we are....

It’s an all-too-familiar battle for some parents — getting their kids to stop playing video games and do their homework. But in one classroom at St. Louis University, video games are just another learning tool, like textbooks or worksheets. The course, Intensive Italian for Gamers, is a hybrid of traditional instruction and in-class video gaming. T...

Joe Faro has the original newspaper article announcing the closure of Cafe Brioche in 2004, which at the time was thought to be the heart and soul of Market Square. “There was an uproar,” Faro said. The owners simply posted a 34-word farewell message on the door. A few months later, Breaking New Grounds coffee shop moved into the space from its nea...

Everyone seems to love traveling in Italy. It’s a land of wonderful food and wine, centuries of history and art, and, of course, that wonderful dolce vita. But while traveling in Italy most of us stick only to the usual suspects – Rome, Venice, Florence, the Amalfi Coast, Bologna, etc. All are well worth visiting, of course. But there are many othe...

Few Italian-Americans have made as big an impact on the world of baseball as 33-year-old, Francisco Cervelli. Born in Valencia, Venezuela, Cervelli had an Italian immigrant father, Manuel, who encouraged him to play baseball during his youth in Venezuela. What happened next Cervelli could only have dreamt of when starting out in Venezuela. He was e...

According to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the U.S. Direct Investment outflow to Italy has reached an amount of $6.75 billion dollars in 2018. This value, which does not correspond to the cumulative level of investment (stock), represents the yearly outflow registered in 2018 and it has not been subject to seasonally...

Italian and dumplings don't usually go hand-in-hand, but Raviolo in New York City is making it happen. The fast-casual spot in the West Village is serving mash-ups like chicken parm buns and Italian ravioli served dim-sum style. It's your two favorite cuisines in one, and if you're in the city, it's an absolute must-try. In terms of ravioli, you ca...