NEWS FROM :  

He shouldn't be here. No, really, Mike Bianco shouldn't be at Charles Schwab Field Saturday night at the College World Series. At least not as the manager for Ole Miss. If fans of the Rebels (40-23) can take anything away from Bianco's last year, it's expecting the unexpected. For 22 seasons, Bianco has commanded the respect of those in the SEC as...

The premise: A happily married couple, Luca (Flavio Furno) and Sara (Marta Gastini), decide to host a dinner party. As they gather and set the table, they argue good-naturedly for and against the existence of soul mates. As Luca pours more wine into his friends’ glasses, to justify his case he begins to tell them a story that happened the year befo...

In Portland OR, this pizza-obsessed town, how do you take the doughy, cheesy staple to the next level? Just ask Trifone Walter Ferrante—he goes by Walter—who serves a Southern Italian street food rarely seen stateside called panzerotti out of a Foster-Powell food cart.  In its essence, panzerotti is essentially like a fried pizza or calzone. Fresh...

The Italian wine & food sector is solid, also thanks to a strong recovery in 2021. Which looks to 2022-2023 that will still be growing, well beyond the average of the national economy. Even if it is a growth that, in absolute terms, likely will be undermined by galloping inflation. In a sector, that of wine and food production, where family-run com...

The Parmigiano Reggiano Design Challenge 2022 is a competition inviting professional designers and design students to submit products at the intersection of food and design. This is the second year that the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium presented this event with the support of iconic Italian design brand Alessi Inc., and in collaboration with Kart...

Saturday, July 23 at 8:30 pm - Wednesday, July 27 at 8:30 pm - Thursday, July 28 at 8:30 pm. LOCATION: Lost Valley Pizza / Revival (50 Sims Ave, Providence, RI 02909). Ticket price:$20. (A) presentation of wonders for the operatic art unshackled from the stifling formality of the opera house and the throngs of old money ticket holders.” Experience...

Rome's international literature festival returns for its 21st edition this summer, taking place in the spectacular setting of the Palatine Hill over five evenings from 12-21 July. The prestigious event, organised by the Istituzione Biblioteche di Roma in collaboration with the city and the Parco Archeologico del Colosseo, features a host of award-w...

This is the sixth iteration of Mark Barak’s Italian restaurant, and, like the others, some of its features nod to the neighborhood. In the space that housed the popular Isabella’s — noted for its brunch-hungry crowds and densely packed sidewalk tables — Mr. Barak has installed a dining room, bar and lounge with warmer wood accents than in some of h...

As a celebration of the contributions the Italian people have made to this area, the dedication of a Sons of Italy monument will take place on Thursday. Club member Jim Rinaldo said the event will take place at 11 a.m. at the site, next to the Muskie Memorial near the Rumford Information Center on Bridge Street. “The Italian community should be pro...

From the slopes of Etna to the depths of the sea: wine from the volcano is ready to experiment with underwater aging for the first time in its history. The idea has its roots in the start-up Orygini, founded by three young friends - Giuseppe Leone, Riccardo Peligra and Luca Catania - who financed the project by gaining the trust and support of two...

Madeo Ristorante’s search for a permanent home ends this Friday, July 1. The 36-year-old Italian hotspot, favored by celebrities like Drake, had most recently led an itinerant lifestyle following the loss of its original location on Beverly Boulevard. Now, the family-operated, classic LA Italian restaurant will open July 1 at the 1 Hotel on the Sun...

In each village and town in southern Italy, in the region of Campania, there is a patronal celebration just about every week throughout the summer. These celebrations are devotional commemorations of the liturgical feast day of the patron saint of each locality. Those who settled in Wooster Square bought their devotions with them, and one of the fi...