NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

Sabato 17 agosto, nell’esclusivo scenario della Monterey Car Week 2019, in California, mille auto italiane da sogno si presenteranno in grande stile per celebrare i traguardi importanti della loro storia: i 50 anni della Ferrari Dino 246 GT e della Iso Lele, il 60° Anniversario di De Tomaso, i 70 anni di Abarth. Torna per la 34° edizione “Concorso...

Sail away for a night in San Diego’s Little Italy to celebrate the largest themed Italian-American gala in the country, Ferragosto! Returning for its final year with the theme, “Pirates Invade Sicily,” Ferragosto will take place on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 6 p.m. to midnight, with a VIP reception starting at 5 p.m. in Little Italy’s Amici Park. Expe...

A new Neapolitan pizzeria, Midici, is set for a soft opening on Wednesday, Aug. 7. The restaurant, part of an L.A.-based chain, is the latest in a string of new food options on the revitalized 700 Block of K Street near the Golden 1 Center. The pizza spot was preceded by the recent opening of Solomon's Delicatessen next door, and will soon be follo...

Two women on a couch in a neighborhood of Point Richmond. "This murder is not going to change our love for Italy." Lorraine Lombardo and Christina Olivolo are a world away from Rome, Italy, but after the murder of an Italian Carabinieri, with two Northern Californians charged, they feel right next door, emotionally. "My first reaction is like being...

Please join us for a meet-and-greet at Amici House in Little Italy as we host a reception for Team Italy and offer our congratulations to the squad for securing its ticket to the 2020 Olympic Games! You can read more about the team here. Refreshments and heavy appetizers will be served. Please be sure to register so we know you are attending.After...

You don’t need to go to The Rind to find burrata, but the midtown restaurant’s seasonal spin on America’s trendiest cheese effectively captures the spirit of a Sacramento summer. Eight burrata-based dishes have been rotated through The Rind as seasonal appetizers over the last two years; past iterations have paired the cheese with peaches, pickled...

Eddie Inglese, owner of Tutti Mangia Italian Grill, is an old East Coaster — not old chronologically, but rather someone who venerates traditions, particularly when they involve food celebrations. He’s always on the lookout for staging events that bring back “physical” memories for people, the smells and tastes that are more deeply planted than int...

Fifty years have gone by since Mayor Joseph Alioto got a call from the Consiglio Comunale di Assisi announcing that the proposal to make San Francisco and Assisi Sister Cities had been approved. That decision marked a crucial moment in the history of the two towns: Assisi, the Città della Pace, (as locals always underline) is in fact Sister City wi...

Italian chef Artie Sabella has come full circle. More than 30 years ago he presided over a small Oceanside restaurant called Terracina. The ensuing years brought changes to both the man and the location, but Sabella is back at 2757 Long Beach Rd. On Wednesday evening, he and his wife, Tracey, opened a chic, new Italian restaurant called Tutti Noi,...

The Knights of Saint Francis have guarded the Porziuncola Nuova Chapel at the National Shrine of Saint Francis for over ten years. The rector, John La Riva recently closed the little chapel, for no apparent reason, and as a result it is no longer open to members of the public. The Knights of Saint Francis request that the Archbishop direct the rect...

Lou Cavaretta looked west from his Boston home in the late 1950’s, and saw his future – meatball sandwiches and cannoli’s. Thousands of East Coast transplants, tired of the freezing winters, had settled in sunny San Fernando Valley, and while they loved the place, they all had the same complaint. They couldn’t find any good Italian deli’s out here....

Summer is now well-underway across Europe and many of us are planning our holiday escape with travel comparison websites and web mapping services. Low-cost air carriers, fast trains, and cross-national motorways have made travelling across the Old Continent a quick and often cheap affair. But let's imagine that cars, trains and planes haven't been...