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In 2018, Osteria Francescana chef and Netflix Chef’s Table star Massimo Bottura hinted at opening Gucci Osteria, his Michelin-starred restaurant in Florence, at the Gucci boutique in Beverly Hills’s tony Rodeo Drive. Today, the Wall Street Journal reports that Bottura will open Gucci Osteria on the top floor of Gucci’s redesigned store very soon; m...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Anaheim, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings. Winter is the top season of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Anaheim area, according to data...

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...

Rosario Monetti is an Italian Tenor who is committed to bringing the cultures of Italy and America together. His is a story of perseverance and a determination to succeed in the competitive world of opera and classical music. Ten years after he left his homeland of Italy, Rosario has been embraced fully in the United States as a true patriot and a...

Sunday, February 16, 2020. 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST. House of Italy, 2191 Pan American Rd W, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101. Discover how Italy morphed from the face of Il Duce to the face of La Dolce Vita and conquered the world through passion and excellence in the realms of film, fashion & design, gastronomy & viticulture. The lecture will be led...

Saturday, February 22, 2020. 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM PST. Lower Hall, Our Lady of the Rosary, 1654 State Street, San Diego, CA 92101. San Diego Italian Film Festival and Italian Cultural Center present a lecture on Pietro Germi, his comedies, and Italy in the 1960s. The lecture will be taught by Antonio Iannotta, PhD, Artistic Director of SDIFF and profe...

The Leonardo da Vinci Society and the Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) Bay Area Chapter are seeking applications for the Leonardo Award 2020 . This award was established in 2019 on the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death to recognize the outstanding contributions of Italian/Italian American early caree...

American consumers are increasingly looking for products with a focus on simple, high-quality ingredients and sustainability. And a group of Italian companies believe their products are ready to meet these demands: with their drinks on show at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco this year. The Italian Way - Food & Beverage Excellence (TIW)...

“This is a very special edition — we have more films, more tv-shows—  but mostly, this edition is dedicated to women: actresses, screen-players, directors. Only 10% of all the productions have women on top levels, so there are still a lot of things to do. And one of the messages of this festival is actually this: give a budget to a woman director,...

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...

February is ostensibly (at least according to Hallmark) the month of love. If you want to do something differently romantic for Valentine’s Day, you might want to catch “Italian American Reconciliation” at Scripps Ranch Theatre, which only runs through Feb. 16. When the one-act premiered in 1988, it was subtitled “A Folk Tale,” which gives leeway w...

Long overdue, the Los Angeles Film Museum will open its doors this year and will include a tribute to the late Kirk Douglas, announced the Academy of Oscars, which carries the project. It took almost a century for the idea of a museum dedicated to the 7th art to see the light of day and the building designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano, wh...