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THE TRAITOR, the true story of the man who brought down the mafia directed by award-winning director Marco Bellocchio (Fists in the Pocket, Devil in the Flesh) is opening in LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK on January, 31, 2020. Watch the trailer here. THE TRAITOR tells the true story of Tommaso Buscetta, the man who brought down the Cosa Nostra. In the ea...

Under the slogan “The Extraordinary Italian Taste”, about 75 Italian exhibitors participated in the Winter Fancy Food Show 2020 in San Francisco to present the best pasta, cheese, olive oil, salami and other quality authentic products to buyers from the retail and foodservice channels Authenticity and sustainability were among the highlights of the...

At the Winter Fancy Food Show 2020 edition in San Francisco, The Italian Way – Food&Beverage Excellence made its official debut on global markets (at the International Pavilion, South Hall, Booths 1456-1458). The new Italian food promotion project has put together by The Bridge, Caffè Gioia, Conserve Rispoli, Italtipici, and Smeraldina companies. T...

Looking for a mouthwatering Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Oakland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings. Looking to pop in to the latest popular spots? It's a good time now, since consumer spending at restaurants...

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day the Italian Cultural Institute is screening Shores of Light, a poignant untold story of warmth and compassion after a terrible war. Thousands of Jewish survivors arrived in Southern Italy after WWII, on their way to the land of Israel. To their surprise they were welcomed by the poor local Italians. At thi...

Sunday, January 26, 2020. 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM PST. The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, 644 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Finding the Mother Lode a film by Gianfranco Norelli and Suma Kurien documents the experiences of Italian immigrants in California. Italians first settled en masse in California during the Gold Rush. While few m...

Scadono lunedì 3 febbraio 2020 i termini per partecipare al bando del Fulbright Research Fellowship in Computer Science che si terrà presso l’International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) di Berkeley nell’anno accademico 2020-2021. La Fellowship è stata istituita dalla Commissione per gli Scambi Culturali fra l’Italia e gli Stati Uniti e l’Intern...

Jimmy Garoppolo prefers to keep his family life away from the public eye, something that is difficult to do for an NFL quarterback. Jimmy has granted just a couple rare interviews discussing his parents and brothers dating back to his college career at Eastern Illinois. Jimmy’s nationality is Italian and his family is proud of their heritage. Prior...

Made in Italy food & beverage products confirm their leadership in the U.S. and at the Winter Fancy Food Show (19 to 21 January) at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. For the 2020 editions of Fancy Food (the Summer Fancy Food Show will take place in New York from June 28 to 30) the Specialty Food Association has appointed Italy as Partner Country...

Like any good Italian family-style Sunday lunch, a passage from Dante Alighieri’s epic poem, “The Divine Comedy,” was eloquently recited by chef Dario Cecchini during a fundraiser at Tosca Cafe benefiting the Museo Italo Americano. Cecchini (the famous Italian butcher and Netflix star, resplendent in Italian-flag tricolor pants) then thanked the Ib...

The region of Calabria will be featured January 19-21, 2020 at this year’s Winter Fancy Food Show (at the Moscone Center in San Francisco). At the show, the largest food exhibition in the U.S., food experts from Calabria will be leading demos and tastings, giving attendees to experience authentic Calabrian food products and learn more about traditi...

Dick Vitale has been honored with awards with sports announcers (Curt Gowdy and Keith Jackson) in their titles, a coach (John Wooden) and a clown who pitched hamburgers (Ronald McDonald). He’s in 14 halls of fame, one devoted to ethnicity (National Italian Sports Hall of Fame), four city specific (Elmwood Park and East Rutherford, New Jersey, Saras...