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Once in a long while, a book comes along and immediately qualifies as a “must have” in the Italian American home library. In Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American, author Ian MacAllen has created one of those books! In this rollicking two-part episode, we’re joined by this proud Italian American writer as he leads us in an exploration of the...

When three mayors from Vicenza province toured the Northeast in late-April, they gained a new perspective on the U.S. Army, American history and much more. While the Vicenza area has been home to thousands of Americans over the past seven decades, this first-of-its-kind trip to the States gave Nicola Ferronato, mayor of Caldogno, Renzo Marangon, ma...

United States President Joe Biden said ahead of a meeting at the White House Tuesday with Italian Premier Mario Draghi that he looked forward to reaffirming the strong friendship and strong collaboration between the two countries and discussing their continuous support for Ukraine. The Ukraine war, sanctions, arms and gas are top of the agenda in t...

The Atlantic Council announced today the honorees and speakers for the 2022 Distinguished Leadership Awards. The honorees will be recognized at a gala at The Anthem on May 11 in Washington, DC. The 2022 Distinguished International Leadership Award will be given to the President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic Mario Draghi, who w...

A current great actor is filming with his former food schlepper. We’re talking Robert De Niro and Sebastian Maniscalco. Italian American funnyman Maniscalco wrote the movie “About My Father.” Before he was a writer he was a waiter. Maniscalco: “2005, I waited tables at the Four Seasons hotel in Beverly Hills and met De Niro there. Then I worked wit...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit, is looking for a sponsorship and development representative to help the organization generate sponsorships for physical events and digital platforms. This is a commission based position. The organization has baseball events, fundraisers and digital platforms to service with sponsorships....

The highly anticipated second season of Stanley Tucci's Emmy-winning travel series "Searching for Italy" premiered on CNN this past Sunday with a trip to Venice, where the Italian American actor sampled produce, strolled along the canals, and learned about the converging culinary influences of the "Floating City." Tucci's fascination for the divers...

Veroni, a leading Italian company in the production of cured meats, achieved a +23.7% increase in turnover in 2021, compared to 2020 in the United States. This result contributed to closing the company’s 2021 financial year with a global turnover of 140 million euros. In the first quarter of 2022, the +30% growth trend in the USA is even more encou...

Gianluca Bisol, president and CEO of Prosecco's Desiderio Bisol & Figli winery, embarked on April 26 on a 25-day tour of the U.S. in a Verde Montreal–colored 2022 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, provided by the luxury Italian car manufacturer. Desiderio Bisol & Figli is a quality leader for the Prosecco region, a part of wine production in the are...

In an unprecedented move, Italian and Italian American governmental, business and advocacy leaders are coming together from May 10-14 to spur partnerships that deepen cultural activism and create economic growth. This historic summit was organized by Judge Basil M. Russo, who leads the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organization...

Join us on May 11th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Zoom for a virtual discussion of Italian Faith & Culture: Crafting a Pathway Forward For Younger Generations. It is no secret that Italian-Americans are largely assimilated into American society. However, second and third generation Italian-Americans are now starting to realize that their religious and...

Frank Saulle, who has spent the last decade cooking and writing recipes that were handed down from his mother and grandmother, has completed his new book "A Taste of Brooklyn: When Only the Best Will Do": celebration of Italian American recipes. Chef Frank's introduction to the culinary world came when he was sixteen as a kitchen helper making past...