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“It is a very forgiving car. Very pretty, too.” That’s what the legendary Steve McQueen said about Duetto in the summer of 1966, having been invited by Sports Illustrated to try the Italian spider, along with other “fast friends.” The model he drove was one of the first Alfa Romeo 1600 Spiders to arrive in the US, after its debut at the Geneva Moto...

A reboot of the gangster classic Scarface is set to be directed by Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino.  Deadline reports that Guadagnino - who was nominated for a Best Director Oscar for Call Me By Your Name - has been picked by Universal Pictures to helm the project.  However, there is no official word yet on while be playing the role of Tony Monta...

Due to the current COVID 19 public health crisis and the recent restrictions enforced by local Authorities, the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles will only be open to the public - until further notice - exclusively for emergencies and by appointment only, every week on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 3:30 pm. To avoid any form of gath...

Apre nel cuore della Silicon Valley il primo Silicon Valley Italian Hub, un luogo in cui l’ecosistema italiano può conoscere da vicino i valori, la cultura e il mindset del cluster più famoso al mondo per l’innovazione. Siamo a Menlo Park, 11mila piedi quadrati in un building su due piani, tra il quartier generale di Facebook e i giardini di Stanfo...

I have been working in Little Italy for over 25 years now and have seen it grow from an area formerly branded as “Harborview” to the Little Italy it is today. Since the inception of the Business Improvement District in 1996, the Association (a charitable, non-profit corporation) has grown from a group of 17 business and community Board members, wit...

Federico Faggin is not an ordinary Silicon Valley entrepreneur, nor an ordinary physicist nor “ordinary inventor”. Everything about Federico is extra-ordinary. He is by far the most awarded inventor we had in our #MindtheChat: scroll his Wikipedia  page to go through his countless material achievements in physics, electronics and, generally speakin...

The production of buffalo mozzarella hasn’t had much luck in the United States. Due to a lack of tradition, most farmers don’t have enough experience with water buffalos—wild, moody animals that tend to only produce rich, creamy milk once relaxed and at ease. Audrey Ramini, the first woman to run a buffalo mozzarella farm in California, is a pionee...

January in San Francisco marks the month of food, for food lovers, experts, and professionals. In fact, once again, the Moscone Center was home to the Winter Fancy Food Show from January 19th to 21st, featuring more than eighty thousands specialty foods and beverages, a range of new products, industry’s top networking events and more than 1,400 exh...

La NEXXT ha organizzato una importante manifestazione promo-commerciale che si terrà a Los Angeles nel giugno prossimo. L’iniziativa è stata ideata a sostegno dell'internazionalizzazione delle PMI Italiane e finalizzata a sostenere lo sviluppo dell'export di prodotti italiani autentici in prevalenza in California, ma anche in tutta la East Coast de...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST. The Orrick Building, 405 Howard Street, 8th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105. Join BAIA, in collaboration with Orrick, for our yearly startup review event featuring two Italian founders who had their respective Silicon Valley tech companies acquired in 2019. The moderated panel event features Simon...

On Tuesday February 19 (6pm cocktail hour; 7pm dinner), at Casa Italiana - 1051 N. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012, the Italian American Lawyers of Los Angeles will present LA County Presiding Judge Kevin Brazile with the Diversity & Inclusion Award. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has agreed to be our presenter, and will offer some rema...

A sweet, yet nutty, “hotel” popped up in Napa Valley this past weekend, offering a fantastic spread made to order for 16 lucky overnight guests. Named Hotella Nutella, the chocolate-themed accommodation was the grand prize of a contest hosted by – you guessed it — Nutella. After submitting videos touting their love and devotion to the hazelnut c...