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Now that summer has officially arrived, families throughout the Mid-Atlantic U.S. will be heading to the New Jersey shoreline. Beachtime vacations are incomplete without indulgent delights like cannoli, cupcakes, cookies and other baked goods. Thankfully, one true Philadelphia classic is open along the coast, so families and friends can enjoy the I...

Paolo Miliozzi grew up in Civitanova Marche, Adriatic seaport in Italian region of Marche. Strangely enough, historically this area didn't give birth to maritime explorers, as in the case of Venice, lapped by the same Adriatic Sea. Regardless, Civitanova Marche has a strong marine bond, as demonstrated by its annual "Feast of the Sea."  ...

By Kevin Baird Chef Alberto Bessi, of Fanano, Italy, spent the past week in Fairbanks, and, after the eye-opening experience, he is planning to visit next year. When he was asked about his experience with cooking moose meat and eating it, the chef's eyes widened and a smile crossed his face. With only a small grasp of the English language, he...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : Author      Translation by:   The dramatic incidents of international terrorism affect the choice of this year's holiday of more than one Italian in four (27%), but the percentage rises to 41% among young people between 18 and 24 where the tendency to move towards destinations abroad would be higher....

Years ago—more years than I like to tell myself—I lived in Rome. And if you know anything about Rome, you know that every cliché is true: The pasta is that good, the pizza is that good, too, the city is a museum, the laundry hanging from the lines really is how they dry their clothes, and an Italian would run over his nonna for a properly ripened t...

By Valerio Viale   1908 is a crucial year in L.A.'s Italian-American history for at least two reasons. First of all, in that year L'Italo-Americano was founded by the cultured Florentine, Gabriello Spini. Secondly, in that same 1908, it was built the Italian Hall in Downtown L.A., as a focal point of gathering within the then flowe...

Chef Micheal Kramer, the opening executive chef of McCrady's (pre-Sean Brock), has spent the past three years in Greenville, SC with the Table 301 Restaurant Group. He also took on the role of executive chef at acclaimed eatery The Lazy Goat . Now, for his next project, Kramer will open Jianna on the second floor of 600 S. Main St. in January 2017....

It was a long journey by boat, but all eight pieces -- that once put together will form the four legs of the NY Wheel -- arrived at Brooklyn Marine Terminal. "The first major components of the Wheel are arriving," said New York Wheel founder and CEO Rich Marin at a press conference at Brooklyn Marine Terminal on Tuesday.   "These pieces...

Developer Keith Rubenstein's latest project, a new Italian restaurant on Alexander Avenue, is open for business. La Grata opened on the avenue near East 134th Street earlier this month — one of many businesses launched in the South Bronx by the prolific real estate investor, including Filtered Coffee and the combination art gallery-fashion boutiqu...

Sal Passalacqua has been spreading the taste of Italy with his family's touch since expanding his father's franchise in 2006 in Washington, N.C. Marabella Old World Pizza opened in Greenville in 2011, and in 2012, made Farmville its third home. This year, Passalacqua opened Nino's, a fine dining Italian restaurant in Greenville.   Read more...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The name Tropea alone signals (to Italians and foreigners alike) sun, sea and unforgettable sceneries. This splendid setting lies within the Provice of Vibo Valentia, along the Coast of the Gods, also known as the "Beautiful Coast" (Costa Bella) for its inspiring pan...

by Ashok Selvam Earlier this year, when chef Joe Farina left his stint as Rosebud's corporate chef, he got in touch with childhood friend Tony Gambino to pursue a long-held dream of working together. Gambino, who owns the Armand's Pizzeria chain of neighborhood pizza spots, wanted to expand and open a batch of full-service restaurants sporting the...