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The Los Angeles Office of the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) is seeking 1 full-time Administrative Assistant. The position is temporary (12 months: further 12 a possibility). The general tasks will include mainly organization and legal-administrative activities inherent to existing contractual relationships or to be developed with organizations and ass...

Biba Caggiano, a seminal figure in the Sacramento food scene whose midtown Italian restaurantbearing her first name put the state capital on the culinary map, died Thursday morning at her Fabulous 40s home surrounded by her children, her husband Vincent and other loved ones. Caggiano was 82 and had lived with Alzheimer’s disease in her final years....

Senator Anthony J. Portantino sent a letter to the California Department of Education detailing his concerns regarding the current draft of the department’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum. While the Senator appreciates the attempt to represent California’s diversity in the creation of the United States’ first ethnic studies curriculum, he believes...

Over the years, I’ve often driven past Genovese’s Italian Kitchen, at the extreme western edge of Main Street, just before it turns into Huntington Drive — taking a fairly obscure short cut from the Valley into the city that saves me the rigors of the freeways. Since I usually have a destination in mind, I’ve noticed its existence…and then plunged...

A generous helping of Italian culture has landed in the East Village on the corner of Market Street and Ninth Avenue. At 4,800-square-feet, RoVino The Foodery is San Diego’s largest Italian market; it’s aiming to be an asset to the neighborhood, featuring an all-day eatery, grab-and-go foods, and take-home ingredients as well as offering free deliv...

When: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute - Organized by : COMITES, Italian Consulate General, Italian Culture - Entrance : Free Join us for the screening of the newly released documentary Italians By The Bay and the presentation of the recently published photo book La Valle del Silicio. Both pr...

A couple of weeks ago, I was introduced by a MEET ITALY member to Expert Dojo, an accelerator in Santa Monica, where a few Italian start-ups are sharpening their skills in an effort to grow into global businesses. I was kindly invited to spend some time with these young entrepreneurs and share my experiences dealing professionally in the USA and he...

The first ITTV Italian TV Festival is coming to Los Angeles! The festival, which kicks off September 19 at Soho House, will feature panel discussions, trailer debuts, and awards, followed by a red-carpet experience and a Hollywood-style poolside bash at The London West Hollywood. The event, spearheaded by Good Girls Planet and Marco Testa Los Angel...

The Little Italy Food Hall heads into its second year with a new eatery that will make its debut later this fall, joining Mein St. Asian Kitchen, Not Not Tacos by Sam the Cooking Guy, Wicked Maine Lobster, and Bobboi Natural Gelato in the space. Replacing Roast Meat & Sandwich shop in the 4,685-square-foot food emporium is a second offering from Am...

Naples-born, OG pizza palace, L’Antica Pizzeria Da Michele, is opening its doors in Los Angeles with the brand’s first-ever U.S. location. Legendary for serving up serious brick-oven margarita and marinara pies, as seen in the film, Eat Pray Love, this 150-year-old pizzeria is bringing its authentic Italian flavors to California with a reimagined m...

There’s no end to interesting stories, ranging from predictable to unusual, about the extensive U.S. military activity in Solano County over many years. This is an unusual one — about Italian prisoners of war, most of them captured in North Africa or Sicily during World War II, who were sent to a prison camp at the old Benicia Arsenal, switched loy...

There’s a brand new fresh pasta bar in town! Join us for the opening of La Pasta Fresca, our new housemade pasta (and wine!) bar on Thursday, August 29 at Eataly L.A. On Thursday, August 29, your wildest pasta dreams will come true with the opening of La Pasta Fresca, our housemade pasta bar! The newest addition to our grab-and-go counters, La Past...