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Springtime in Italy is a beauty to behold with the temperature in the 30s. So were the assembled automobiles on the hallowed grounds of this lakeside piece of paradise, Villa d’Este. An elegant crowd gathered to admire the classic cars on show in the annual Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, an event that has been luring car enthusiasts to Lake Como...

The Sunset Strip, with its rich history of luxury restaurants and legendary nightlife, has long served as a playground for Hollywood’s biggest stars. The newest kid on the block? Lavo Ristorante, an Italian cuisine restaurant from the famous Tao Group Hospitality. This open-air restaurant has already made a splash on the Los Angeles scene, attracti...

Lake Maggiore is one of the most charming destinations in Europe. For centuries, the region has attracted travelers from all over the world who want to combine sports, culture, art, landscapes, luxury and gastronomy during their holidays. Nestled in the Alps between Italy and Switzerland, Hetmeer is a treasure trove of artistic and natural beauty t...

A new partnership between Mississippi State University and Italy’s University of Salento will benefit both institutions as faculty work together advancing solutions to global food supply challenges through digital technology and smart agriculture. University of Salento Rector Fabio Pollice and Vice Rector Maria Antonietta Aiello recently met with M...

For a cooler alternative to a beach holiday, try Italy’s mountain villages. You’ll find majestic landscapes, rustic architecture and extraordinary food. Snow capped peaks crowning thick green woods, meadows bursting with flowers, long walks up emerald slopes to spot an eagle or a chamois. Summer on the mountains is a quieter but just as spectacular...

Lord Almighty, who knew heaven was a place called Lorenzo's? I broadcasted from Middleboro Wednesday at the family-owned Lorenzo's Italian Restaurant. The sun was shining and I was taking advantage of the gorgeous outdoor patio area complete with a full bar, an entertainment stage for bands on the weekends, tables to enjoy a hearty meal, and a tent...

Last year, salami proved to be the superstar of Italian cured meat exports. According to the findings of Assica (the Italian association of meat and cured meat industries), the positive trend in 2021 allowed this product to largely recover the drop in 2020, as well as to gain +31.4% in value compared to 2019 (before the pandemic). Exports to EU cou...

The majority of Italian immigrants in New Orleans were from Sicily and started to arrive in large numbers in the 1880s to escape a homeland that had fallen into a corrupt, dangerous, and unlawful state. They arrived in a city where previous Italian immigrants had established a decent-sized community, dating back to the French era. In fact, the Ital...

After the success of the first edition, Music For Uncertain Times returns from 21 June 2022 with three new episodes that bring into dialogue the beauty of Italy’s cultural heritage with the new scenarios of musical creativity. A journey through Italy, a story in stages produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in wh...

This weekend I visited Calderone Club on my latest food adventure. The restaurant is located at 842 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. In addition to their popular thin crust pizza, they offer so many authentic Italian pastas including gnocchi San Marzano, cannelloni al quattro formaggi, ravioli della casa and tortellini al calderone. Their most popular...

Relics and reliquaries were really a thing of the Middle Ages. A saint’s bone or two could put your tiny village on the map and quickly transform it into a pilgrimage destination, which also meant something else: money. Hang on, you may say: are we talking about spirituality or cash? Well, both. But let’s take a step at a time and see exactly what...

A research group led by Italian Federico Galetto of Princeton and Valerio Acocella, of the Università Roma Tre have found an indicator that can predict many weeks in advance the eruption of some very active volcanoes like Kilauea in Hawaii, according to a study published in the Nature Geoscience journal. Their current works builds on previous findi...