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by Elisha Hartwig   It's hard not to feel like you're part of the warm and caring Italian family when you walk through the doors at West 56th street in New York City.   Sal Scognomillo, the current head chef at Patsy's Italian Restaurant is a jovial, sweet man who exudes a genuine contentment with life — hard to find in the city, wher...

The La Famiglia Scholarship Committee of the Little Italy Lodge is pleased to announce the four recipients of the 2015 competition. This program is a benefit for children and grandchildren of Lodge members in good standing. $5,000 Guy Matricciani Senior Scholarship awarded to Elizabeth Giudice, a junior at Stevenson University. (Lodge member spons...

August 1, 2015 - Saturday 12:00 PMChilao School, in Chilao Campground, Angeles National Forest - Angeles Crest Highway and Chilao Road mile 49.69 La Canada - Los Angeles, California Italian photographer Guido Frazzini shares his vision of all things great and small in a free presentation which welcomes the public. Guido's subje...

by Samantha Bakall   The transformation of downtown Portland's formerly decrepit west end into a bustling shopping and dining district seems to be creeping south. Marmo Deli and Bar, which took over a former Big Town Hero a block from Central Library, implies it has made it to Southwest Morrison Street.   The new cafe, owned by a form...

by NOIAW   We're so pleased to feature Mary M. Tedesco as this week's Member Spotlight interview guest! Mary discovered NOIAW via Twitter and is looking forward to getting to know all of our members more.   mary-tedesco-genealogySo many of our members are seeking to connect with their roots in Italy and deepen their knowledge of their...

September 16, 2015 - Wednesday 9:45 AMCorner of 9th & South Streets - 9th Street & South Street - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Join MOIMA on a Walking Tour of the Italian Market Lace up your walking shoes and join MOIMA and Urban Adventures in a guided tour that will take us through the Italian Market, showcasing the influence...

by Mark Dery   Black and white and read all over, City Lights' Pocket Poets books were a depth charge in the American mind, back in the Eisenhower '50s. Part of the literary explosion known as the San Francisco Renaissance, they blew wide a hole the counterculture of the coming decade would be only too happy to step through.   Sixty y...

One of Seattle's best-known Italian chefs is expanding his geographic reach. In partnership with long-time associate Tricia Harte, chef Luigi DeNunzio is taking over the vacant Pizza Hut space at 2743 E. Madison (at the corner of Martin Luther King) and hopes to open Aglio e Olio before the end of the year.   DeNunzio is a fixture of Seattle...

by Claudia Astarita   The people of Apulia have never been wealthy, and have lived on agriculture and sheep farming, since nature blessed them with a mild climate and fertile soil. But the Apulians have exploited their imagination to create that endless source of joy and flavour which over the centuries has become their traditional cuisine....

  WTI Magazine #70    2015 October, 16Author : Elda Buonanno Foley      Translation by:   I have been thinking of writing about this theme for quite some time and I have always postponed it: reason being that this is one of those Italian stereotypes that, even if it has changed in the past few decades, it still seems to be very much alive in the...

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015 Time: 6:30 PM. Location: IIC (Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco) Organized by: Leonardo da Vinci Society, IIC   Professor Ascoli will read and comment on verses from the Divina Commedia and the Convivio. The lecture will be followed by a Q & A session, and is a companion to the H...

Eton Institute, a chic language school located in Manhattan, will be opening its doors for the public to learn the Italian language for FREE, throughout the month of November. The institute offers a free language course every month as part of its commitment to make language learning accessible to everyone.   To many, autumn is the best time...