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There are many Christmas traditions in our country. We have the Advent calendar, the pig's trotter, the sausage, the holly, the mistletoe, the stump and the Christmas flower. There is also the Christmas tree and the nativity scene, Father Christmas and the Befana, and how can we not mention among the customs the exchange of gifts and the sending of...

On a corner of Coconut Grove’s bustling Main Highway, you will find Like Mike Italian Taste, the newest restaurant by seasoned restaurateur, Lucio Giordano. Like Mike’s menu features flavors from the Amalfi Coast, including select recipes curated by Italian Michelin-starred chef, Luigi Salomone, such as: Parmigiana Vesuvio, Pasta alla Nerano and Ca...

Seeking new members, the Chautauqua Italian American Organization (CIAO) tried to think outside the box with a recent community activity. But instead, it’s what was inside the box that got everyone’s attention. Steve Spears, owner of Dunkirk Homebrew Supplies, was welcomed by CIAO to teach a class on making homemade wine, including a lecture and a...

Since ancient times, the people of central Italy have mined alabaster from the hills of the Tuscan countryside. The ancient Etruscans prized alabaster for its durability over centuries, not to mention its beautiful coloration, natural veining, and luminous effects when held up to the light. It has long been used to craft vases and urns, small decor...

When it comes to national cuisines, Italians have a lot they can boast about. For one thing, there's pizza, one of the most popular meals in the world, per The Washington Post. And of course, we can't forget about pasta. Add to this a healthy dash of illustrious drinks, including the negroni, and it quickly becomes apparent that Italy is home to on...

Although lovely in summer, northeastern region Alto Adige’s wonders really shine (both literally and metaphorically) in winter. Home to the Dolomite Alps–which boast 1,315 kilometers of slopes–Alto Adige (also known as South Tyrol) is obviously a winter sports lover’s paradise, but there’s also much to be said about the scene off the slopes: as tem...

Toast to 2023 for a magical experience at Eataly Silicon Valley's rooftop restaurant Terra! Get ready to celebrate the New Year, Italian-style! 'Tis the season to sip away on soft bubbles to delightful tastings of our curated five-course menu. Enjoy full-access to a decadent menu inspired by the flavors, scenery, and traditions of the Italian count...

The UNICO Rehoboth Area Chapter season opener on Oct. 20 featured author-member Richard Muti, who shared his research and lifelong interest in Frank Sinatra, with his publication “Cent’anni: The Sinatra Legend at 100.” Muti, a member who along with his wife Lorraine, transferred from a New Jersey UNICO Chapter and lives in Millsboro, has an impress...

The Christmas season is full of festivities, and nobody knows Noel quite like the Italians who have some very special and merry ways of celebrating the holiday. If you’re looking to branch out this year, these charming Italian Christmas traditions should give you all the inspiration you need. !. Feast of the Seven Fishes In Italy, the Christmas Eve...

Downtown Herndon’s long-awaited Deli Italiano opened November 30th, welcoming diners for casual meals of pasta, sandwiches, salads, and pizza. The extensive menu offers a tasty variety of classic pizza joint items and more. Try the meatballs starter — the six two-bite meatballs are baked in tangy marinara and topped with mozzarella. It is a satisfy...

More than two years in the making, the Migration Project, on display in Perugia, Italy, from Sept. 3- Oct. 9, 2022, welcomed 10 artists from two countries. The show brought together a mix of exceptional talent and artistic vision and attracted visitors from Perugia and abroad. Five US artists participated — Humaira Abid, Iole Alessandrini, Mary Cos...

Inflation and the surge in energy prices will lead Italian consumers to spend less this holiday season as nearly 8 out of 10 Italians (77%) will reduce their Christmas purchases for 2022. The finding was one conclusion that emerges from a new report, "The State of Commerce in Europe 2023," by Signifyd, the leader in protection for digital commerce....