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While FDR had his fireside chats, I experienced porch side chats where I learned much about my heritage. It is well known that weekly Sunday suppers were a special time for large Italian families. It was a day of rest, except of course for Italian mothers — but they loved it, as they had an opportunity to enjoy the company of relatives and visiting...

Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy is returning for another series, but where will the intrepid actor visit next in the bel paese? With the first series of the CNN food & travel docuseries proving such a success, it was hardly surprising that the network would commission a second series. We don’t have a definitive itinerary of where the actor visit...

Ferrero North America believes US consumers are increasingly willing to pay more for chocolate. Why? Because chocolate is a product that delivers a higher expectation. The Italian company believes this trend will only become more important as premium brands and products drive growth for their categories. “Our goal in the US is to continue to expand...

Reigning Eurovision champions Måneskin have been unveiled as the next musical guests on the iconic NBC comedy show Saturday Night Live. This weekend’s show on January 22nd will feature the Italian rockers, in a show hosted by actor and comedian Will Forte, who previously appeared as a cast member on the comedy show between 2002 and 2010. Måneskin w...

Charli and Dixie D’Amelio are making tens of millions of dollars – according to a compilation by Forbes of the highest-earning TikTokers of 2021. The sisters earned a combined $27.5 million in 2021, according to Forbes, roughly quadruple the $7 million that they raked in in 2020. To compile its list, Forbes estimated pretax earnings of stars whose...

Italian American crooners were very popular from the 1930s until the British invasion in the 1960s. The first Italian American crooner was Russ Colombo. He is credited for paving the way for other gifted Italian American crooners, such as Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Vic Damone, Frankie Laine, Al Martino, Tony Bennett, Jerry Vale, Dean Martin, Lou Mo...

Rome's La Sapienza University has awarded an honorary doctorate to Anthony Fauci, the US infectious diseases expert and covid advisor to President Biden. The recognition was given to the American immunologist for his "fundamental role" in the study of infectious and immune-mediated diseases. La Sapienza said the honour was awarded "with particular...

Leave the gun, take the cannoli, and see “The Godfather” in 4K later this year. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola’s award-winning film “The Godfather,” Paramount Pictures announced that the acclaimed film will have a limited release theater run this year. Starting on Feb. 25, the film will run exclusively Dolby Cinema at AMC...

Grazia USA, the American edition of Grazia created under a licensing agreement signed by the Mondadori Group with Pantheon Media Group LLC, has been named "Best New MagazineLaunch" of 2021. Grazia USA was chosen for the honour out of more than 120 new publications launched in America during the past year thanks to its ability to combine quality con...

Vita da Carlo (Life As Carlo) is the newish Italian comedy series I discovered on Amazon Prime while searching for something that would make me laugh. Gosh, with the virus spiking and hospital beds overflowing, I was desperately seeking an infectious comedy. This one fits the bill! If you like the offbeat humor of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm and Sei...

According to Dogane data, the first nine months of 2021, Prosecco DOC Consortium exported about 98.2 million bottles to the US representing 25.4% of the total export. Thanks to the introduction of Prosecco DOC Rosé category and the easing of Covid restrictions the export volumes increased by 56.4% compared to a year ago, the Consortium tells Italia...

“I’m a distinct animal,” says Rocco Commisso. “I hope they respect a distinct animal. And in the event that they don’t respect that, screw them.” The American billionaire and proprietor of ACF Fiorentina, a well-known however underachieving Italian soccer membership, is reflecting on his relationship with the staff’s supporters, gamers, different m...