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Just days ago, world-renowned Italian chef Massimo Bottura convened with leaders at the World Economic Forum to discuss the future of food. As a newly appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador tasked with reducing food waste, the Michelin-starred chef from Osteria Francescana shared plenty of insights. “Food is not just economy," he said. "Food is culture,...

Online Lecture Series. Sundays 9:30 am PST / 12:30 pm EST / 6:30 pm ITALY. Join expert Florence tour guide Laura Cirri as she gives an insider's introduction to the museum and churches of Florence. Tickets $20-25 for the whole series on Eventbrite. Click here. This is a collaboration between ICC and CulturalItaly. A portion of the proceeds are dona...

Hidden by jacaranda trees and bright yellow umbrellas, the new Citizen Public Market quietly opened in Culver City, Los Angeles, yesterday. Inside the historic 8,000 square foot art-deco building from 1929, several shops began serving customers. Open from 8 am to 10 pm, the market offers outdoor seating on a rooftop deck and a back patio. One of th...

Westwood’s newest Italian eatery has pasta fit for a king – and served by a prince. After a few delays, Prince of Venice finally opened its first brick-and-mortar location on Broxton Avenue on Nov. 13. The restaurant is an extension of the Los Angeles food truck by the same name and is appropriately named by founder Prince Emanuele Filiberto di Sav...

Saturday, December 5th at 5:30pm. GET YOUR FREE TICKET TO WHATCH HERE. With the announcement of restrictions due to COVID-19, the Little Italy Association remains determined to support our businesses and residents while attempting to maintain a sense of normalcy with public health and safety at the forefront. That being said, our time-honored tradi...

Il Consiglio di Amministrazione dell’American Chamber of Commerce in Italy - affiliata alla US Chamber of Commerce di Washington D.C - annuncia la nomina di Antonio Valla quale Rappresentante Locale per lo Stato della California per il biennio 2020-2022.  Grazie al network di Rappresentanti Locali presenti nei principali Stati americani, AmCham Ita...

TECHNOGYM is excited to announce the opening of its brand-new retail store in Los Angeles, California. The two-floor space, located at 131 North Robertson Boulevard in the heart of the West Hollywood Design District, totals over 3,500 square feet, and has been designed to offer a real Wellness lifestyle experience and allow people to discover the b...

Locanda Amalfi, an Italian restaurant in downtown Pleasanton, opened this month to Tri-Valley diners. The Neapolitan restaurant at 349 Main St. offers diners the "true Italian experience," said owner Enzo Rosana, who was raised near the Italian city of Naples. Rosana's mother, founder Mama Carmela, is among those working behind the scenes in the ki...

Filippo Fusco had his eye on the Los Olivos Shopping Center for more than a decade before he and his wife, Sho, opened Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana there in 2016. The stylish restaurant has since built a loyal following, and it’s no surprise. Its food is authentic Italiano. In fact, Angelina’s is one of only 97 restaurants in America that serves...

After year's of fundraising and getting our plans approved by the City of San Jose, Little Italy was excited to host two separate small social-distancing ceremonies to celebrate the Ground Breaking of our Italian Cultural Center & Museum.  On hand were In-Kind and monetary donors such as Mayor Liccardo and Councilmember Raul Peralez from the city o...

On the occasion of the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of Raphael, the IIC of Los Angeles in collaboration with the IIC in San Francisco and the San Diego Italian Film Festival present RAPHAEL: THE LORD OF THE ARTS (Raffaello Il principe delle arti | Italy 2017, 91') In English, December 4 - 6, 2020. Online Streaming Free ticket - Limited sp...

North Beach is one of San Francisco's most beloved neighborhoods. It is the city's "Little Italy" and has historically been home to a large Italian-American population. The Italian influence on North Beach peaked between the two World Wars when over 60,000 of its residents claimed Italian ancestry and five Italian language newspapers circulated the...