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Le stime più accreditate calcolano che solo tra il 2001 e il 2010 il fenomeno dell'Italian sounding sia balzato del 180% e che oggi incida per il 25% sull'export complessivo del comparto. Il mercato della contraffazione alimentare nel mondo, insieme a quello dell'Italian sounding, genera un giro d'affari di 60 miliardi, di cui 6 riguardano la contr...

by Michael Traversa   Joe Lo Truglio is one of those actors that the mainstream audience knows they have seen before but can hardly remember the name; yet in the comedy world he is very well known and respected. He has a memorable face, he often steals the show and he has an extraordinaire comic timing.   In the past three years he ha...

Jennifer Martin is an Italian American living in the Boston, Massachusetts area whose dream became a reality many years ago when she traveled to Italy for the first time for a study abroad program back in college. Her goal at the time was to open her eyes to new horizons and get a true cultural experience of her heritage. As she traveled all over m...

San Antonio's Marco Belinelli won the 3-point contest at NBA All-Star Saturday night. Belinelli made his final three shots to finish with 19 points, edging Damian Lillard by one to advance to the final from the West. All-Stars Stephen Curry and Kevin Love both finished with 16 points.   Bradley Beal had 21 points to win the East bracket...

History tells us that more Italians immigrated to the United States than any other Europeans, and that more came from Sicily than from any other Italian region. With them, too, the Sicilians brought many traditions, customs, and foods that are still popular today.   One such food is the cannoli, a Sicilian pastry dessert. Historically, these...

Devine Pastabilities, located at 3545 Midway Dr., Ste. E, in San Diego, Calif., becomes the next Food Network television celebrity with a show dedicated to its regional favorite, the Torpasta. Appearing on "Mystery Diners" at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, the restaurant has had to keep details of the episode under wraps. However owner Damien Devine, w...

Italian director Sergio Leone never saw the American version of his final film, the 1984 gangster epic "Once Upon a Time in America," starring Robert De Niro.   Leone had already made painful trims in his favored four-hour-plus version to get the running time down to 3 hours and 49 minutes for its presentation at the 1984 Cannes Film Festiva...

by Tom Bruce Gardyne Sotheby's has just published its 2014 Ranking. While no Italian made their overall top 10 led by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, there is strong interest in the wines particularly in the States. "We do see the best market for Italian wine is New York," said Jamie Ritchie, president & CEO of America's and Asia, Sotheby's wine....

Welcome to Italian-American Week, when we’re taking a bit of a break from our usual stories to focus on the important stuff: red sauce, stuffed pasta, porchetta and the chefs and home cooks making it all happen.   One of the best attributes of Italian food is how easy it is to tailor your dinner to how much time you have to make it. Boi...

A+E Networks has set up a Rome-based company to launch and operate branded channels and services in Italy: A+E Networks Italy.   A+E Networks will launch Crime & Investigation on Sky Italia on December 16. It is working with FOX International Channels to assume full ownership of HISTORY Italy in early 2014.   Read more   So...

Una vera e propria maratona dantesca - 7 ore di trasmissioni, 34 canti dell'Inferno, e migliaia di chilometri attraverso le bellezze paesaggistiche e architettoniche italiane.   Questo progetto offrirà a tutto il pubblico di RAI ITALIA una rilettura in chiave contemporanea dell'Inferno dantesco. Un programma non solo culturale, ma anche un v...

Saranno 80 le decorazioni della "Stella al Merito del Lavoro" che il Ministero del Lavoro e delle Politiche Sociali destina – per il 2015 - ai lavoratori italiani residenti all'estero. La decorazione è riservata ai lavoratori italiani dipendenti di imprese pubbliche o private, che hanno almeno 50 anni (compiuti alla data di presentazione della...