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By Robin Raisfeld and Rob Patronite   After several decades of standing by the conviction that the only good Italian hero is a cold Italian hero — not to mention surviving the pressed-panini craze of the early '00s — the superb sandwich artists at Alidorohave reconsidered their position.   Chalk it up to a thaw in customer relations,...

By Haley Viccaro   For Mamma Rosa Ferrari, God, family and work were the three most important things in life. Rosa Ferrari, more commonly known as "Mamma," always wanted the Ferrari family to live together and work together. Her dream came true with Ferrari's Ristorante in Schenectady.   "Everybody called her Mamma," her son Joe...

By Carol Ann Benanti   Women's History Month, celebrated annually each March, acknowledges myriad contributions females have made in America. Interestingly, from its beginnings as International Women's Day on March 8, it's been expanded twice by the United States Congress — first as a week long celebration in 1981 and to its current mon...

by Alberto Nardelli and George Arnett   Some British cafes serve drinks with 25 teaspoons of sugar per cup. Not in Italy. In Italy coffee is synonymous with espresso. Ask for a coffee in a bar from Trieste to Palermo and you will be presented with an espresso. You may drink it seated (usually more expensive), or standing, al banco....

In the late 1980s, Chazz Palminteri first performed his one-man show A Bronx Tale in Los Angeles. The show transferred to the now-closed Playhouse 91 Off-Broadway and quickly began to garner critical buzz. Among those who went to see it during its short run, was Robert De Niro.   He immediately recognized the potential for a screen adaptatio...

By Liliana Rosano Un ponte musicale tra l'America e l'Italia con l'obiettivo di creare collaborazioni, fare incontrare autori e artisti. È ambizioso il progetto di Roberto Mancinelli, campano di nascita, bolognese di formazione e oggi newyorchese di adozione. La musica per lui è sempre stata una passione ossessiva, ancora prima degli anni al Dams...

Date: Thursday, April 07, 2016 Time: 6:30 PM. Location: IIC (601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F, San Francisco) Organized by: IIC In collaboration with: Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco Join us at the IIC San Francisco for an exclusive and interactive live show about the art of Italian hand gestures and body language led by Sicilian filmmake...

Hoboken filmmaker Frank Gigante recently received a recognition award on behalf of the Mayor of Andria, in the Puglia region of Italy, for sharing a film based on local traditions and culture on weddings in the 1960s, a sort of history piece.   The film "La Zuite" by Sabino Matera and directed by Umberto Sardella, about a wedding in Andria i...

Perhaps this is an answer who those who doubt the Holocaust veracity. It comes from a little town in southern Italy. The very first museum was inaugurated Jan. 14, 2009, in the town of Santa Maria al Bagno that hosted thousands of holocaust survivors and refugees of the Nazi persecution in the years 1944-1947. The town was also a stopping poin...

"L'inglese è una lingua che non si ama. Si usa", scriveva il filologo americano Stuart B. Flexner. Cosa potremmo dire dell'italiano? "È una lingua che non si usa. Si ama". O comunque non la si usa, ovviamente, come l'inglese. E perché la si può amare? Non solo perché è la lingua più seducente, come abbiamo già scritto, quella per "acchiappare". &n...

New Jersey Wine School is thrilled to announce the launch of this new wine course and offer you the opportunity to master Italian wines while obtaining a specialized wine certification.   The Italian Wine Scholar Study and Certification program provides up-to-date, extensive and precise information on the diverse wines and wine regions of It...

Somerset Academy Canyons is a secondary charter school (grades 6-12) looking to hire an Italian instructor for school year 2016-2017. We kindly ask that you forward this email to any new graduates interested in teaching at Somerset Academy Canyons, located in West Boynton Beach. Our school website contains a lot of information about us and our mana...