NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm - Museum of Photographic Arts (1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101). Buy tickets here. In Italian with English subtitles. The documentary marks the 13th collaboration between Ennio Morricone, one of the most celebrated film composer of all times, and his long-time friend Giuseppe Tornatore, for whom he has scor...

This past weekend, our President Mr. Mario Amalfitano and our Cultural Affairs Ambassador Anna Manunza were honored to meet an Italian Delegation from Emilia-Romagna. The Delegation came to Los Angeles to attend the final phase of celebrations in tribute of the beloved tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who received a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of...

This year, we celebrate the 7th edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, an initiative that runs across the world with the support and participation of the Italian consular and diplomatic network, and that involves local Italian culinary realities, as well as some of Italy’s own chefs, agro-food businesses, restaurants and culinary educ...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022, 6:30 PM PST. ISSIMI Meccanica 952 Bransten Road San Carlos, CA 94070. The ISSNAF Bay Area Chapter is excited to announce the next BAC Talks event on Tuesday Nov. 15, 2022. Networking and food start at 6:30pm; talks start by 7:30 pm. Join us, meet friends, and enjoy Italian delicacies, around sports and vintage cars! This 10-m...

Over 6,000 miles away from home, two brothers are learning how to adapt to life in a new country – together. Originally hailing from Naples, Italy, Gianpiero and Massimo Di Martire each pursued different educational pathways after high school but eventually landed on American collegiate water polo teams. After being recruited to play for UCLA men’s...

L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele’s second Southern California location opened in Santa Barbara on November 9. In 2019, L’Antica made its Hollywood debut as the first U.S. location for the 152-year-old Naples restaurant. The restaurant’s widespread recognition is due in part to its mention in the bestselling memoir Eat Pray Love, and it was forever immo...

When: November 29, 2022 at 7:30pm - Where: The Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St, San Francisco, CA - What: Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin Performs the Live Score to Suspiria, Celebrating the 45th anniversary of Dario Argento's iconic film Composer Claudio Simonetti has written and recorded some of the most influential soundtracks in horror, including Dawn...

Lucinda’s Deli is a popular takeout-only sandwich spot that uses locally-sourced produce, Italian-imported meat, and fresh ingredients to prepare some of the best sandwiches in the Bay Area. You’ll find a menu of options like Roast Beef (with blue cheese mayo, onion jam, Thai bbq sauce, arugula, pickled red onion, and crispy onions); Soppressata (w...

The Food Network-famous Voltaggio brothers Bryan and Michael are bringing their talents to one of California’s finest ski destinations. According to a press release, the duo will open a new restaurant called Vulcania at the Village at Mammoth, a condominium hotel with more than two dozen restaurants and shops on site. The new restaurant is expected...

This is no lie: Pinocchio is one of the most popular characters in children’s literature. It’s true, the little wooden puppet with a penchant for lying has become an Italian icon and now the subject of a local exhibition.  The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles recently opened “A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio,” which uses hundreds of it...

Get ready to unearth one of Italy's most prized ingredients — fresh white truffles are in season! From November 22-23, join us for Truffle Days and find prized tubers at the lowest price of the season! Famously foraged in Italy’s Piemonte region where Eataly was founded, white truffles remind us to slow down and celebrate gifts from nature. Because...

"I chose Los Angeles because it feels like I am picking up right where I left off!” International artist Eros Ramazzotti opened his North American Battito Infinito World Tour in the City of Angels on October 30. Back in 2020, the Southern Californian city was, in fact, the only date of his tour, which was canceled because of Covid-19. “For this rea...