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You can’t keep a good restaurant down, apparently. Chef Anthony Zappola will reopen the Rice Shop, an Asian-fusion concept that he launched in Las Vegas, revived at the Ohio City Galley and relocated to University Heights, at the Van Aken District. “I love the concept and it’s always done good, even at the Galley,” Zappola says. “It just seems like...

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY announces Luca Garello's play When Men Used to be Men (Quando gli uomini erano uomini) as the winner of the 2021 Mario Fratti Award. The In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, previously postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will return in spring 2022. "Not being able to celebrate Italian theater as we do eve...

The year 2020 witnessed unparalleled historical events. While the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the global situation have drastically changed the political and socio-economic dynamics in the international arena, it is also true that they seem to have acted as a catalyst for people to purchase property in Italy—and, fo...

Today, the New York office of the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), a governmental agency entrusted with the promotion of Italian food, wine, and other alcoholic beverages in the USA, announces their partnership with KLG Public Relations to continue to educate American trade and consumers on Italian Spirits and keep the elevated perception of 'Made in It...

While Memorial Day typically kicks off the summer season globally, here in the Hudson Valley, there's a yearly event that many look forward to that officially signals that summer is here. Presented by the Joe DiMaggio Lodge 2248 Sons and Daughters of Italy, the 32nd Annual Italian Festival will return to the East Fishkill Rec, 392 Rt-376, Hopewell...

The Calabrian city of Vibo Valentia has been named the first ever Italian Book Capital, for 2021, Culture Minister Dario Franceschini announced on Friday. Vibo beat Ariano Arpino, Caltanisetta, Campobasso, Cesena and Pontremoli. The Calabrian city won because "it has distinguished itself for the quality of the initiatives presented, set out clearly...

DiGregorio’s Italian Market (5200 Daggett Avenue, 314-776-1062) is celebrating its 50th year in business with an outdoor party on June 12. Located in the Hill neighborhood, DeGregorio’s specializes in bringing authentic Italian products and ingredients to Italian-American shoppers who are missing a taste of their home country. For more than a half...

A high-end Italian designer known for its luxury leather shoes, accessories, and sports and travel bags has chosen Dallas for just its second U.S. boutique: Max Stanco has opened in NorthPark Center. The brand's only other American outpost is in Atlanta. "Inspired to bring energy and creativity to today's luxury market, Max Stanco understands the c...

Located in the heart of the Sibillini Mountains, in the region of Umbria, Castelluccio di Norcia, as its name suggests, is a hamlet of the municipality of Norcia, the city famous for being the birthplace of Saint Benedict. The village stands on the top of a small hill at 1452 metres above sea level, in the middle of an extensive plain - or Piana di...

Below is a list of the top and leading Italian Restaurants in Chicago. To help you find the best Italian Restaurants located near you in Chicago, we put together our own list based on this rating points list. The top rated Italian Restaurants in Chicago are: - Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio – give food that is soulful, surprising, and filled wi...

Teaching arts, participating in arts, performing, creating and displaying arts all traditionally are immersive experiences. COVID-19 pandemic-induced social distancing, sheltering in place, school closures and venue lockdowns changed the game for more than a year, and the Children’s Creative Project was there to help. “Carpinteria carried on, and k...

This week, Prime Minister Mario Draghi said Italy is ready to welcome back travelers. “The world wants to travel to Italy, the pandemic has forced us to close but Italy is ready to welcome back the world,” said Draghi. ”Our mountains, our beaches, our cities are reopening.”To facilitate travel, the European Green Pass will be available in mid-June...