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Counterfeit extra virgin olive oil is a controversial and touchy issue that has plagued unknowing Western customers into purchasing bottles of oil that may not actually contain what's listed on the bottle.   Italy, arguably still the king of olive oil production is looking to crack down on olive oil fraud with a decree that would regulate pe...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Giulia Carletti     Translation by:   A long corridor to pass, then a magnificent spectacle. The Sistine Chapel is one of the most iconic buildings in the world, as well as a powerful work of art. The Chapel is 40.23 meters long, 13.40 meters wide, and 20.70 meters high (about 132 by 44 by 68 feet) and...

The Commission for Language and Culture of COMITES, together with Dr. Diana Ferrara, invites all of the students that are preparing independently the AP Italian Exam of May 11 to join our mock test.   The test will take place on the 8th of April 2016 at 3pm at The School for Independent Learners in Los Altos. We have openings for 15 students...

Melanie Holtz, certified genealogist, will present a webinar about Italian genealogy for beginners at 10:30 a.m. April 23 at the Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N, Dover. Most records used for Italian genealogical research come from civil registration and ecclesiastical records. The lecture will cover which types of thes...

Del Conca USA said Monday that it would spend $30 million to expand its porcelian-tile manufacturing operation in Loudon, adding 40 jobs. The Italian manufacturer built a new facility in the Sugarlimb Industrial Park that opened in 2014, with employment of about 175 workers planned. The expansion will add two production lines to make larger ti...

"Think of a Mario Batali grade pasta with high nutritional values served in a place that looks like Shake Shack," says Davide Macchi, giving the elevator pitch for Dueminuti. It's a new entry in the booming fast-casual restaurant market blurring the lines between fancy and fast food, and its first location is landing on Seattle's Capitol Hill in Au...

Long before Valerie Bertinelli was known the world over for her modeling and acting career — to say nothing of being the former spouse of guitar god Eddie Van Halen — she learned how to cook under the tutelage of her Italian "Noni," or grandmother.   "I would watch her roll out cappelletti and gnocchi. She [and my aunt] would make fresh brea...

Una volta, c'era "solo" l'export del Made in Italy. Che non era niente male, peraltro, perche' dava profitti alle aziende che sapevano fare prodotti vincenti sui mercati internazionali, lavoro ai loro dipendenti, e prestigio al Paese. Oggi la missione industriale-commerciale resta per tutti gli imprenditori l'ovvia ragione per espandere le attivita...

When: Wednesday, June 15 | 1 pm to 3 pmWhere:Trevi Italian Restaurant, 3570 S. Las Vegas Boulevard, Las VegasCost:Free - Tickets: Get Tickets TREVI Italian Restaurant, inside The Forum Shops, will host a charity pizza competition at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15. Local media personalities will select ingredients to create a personalized pizza pie w...

Sophia's, the Italian-American restaurant replacing shuttered Bess Bistro on West 6th Street, is looking to open sometime in July. The restaurant will offer late night food from Thursday to Saturday, though hours aren't available yet.   Mark Sparacino moves to Austin to join Sophia's as the executive chef. He will keep his position as execut...

Chef Anthony Russo, the creative culinary mind, founder and CEO of chef-driven concepts Russo's New York Pizzeria and Russo's Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, announced today a series of large-scale international franchise advancements for his brands.   The globally-acclaimed chef and entrepreneur has firmed up franchise agreements to add more th...

by Michael Klein Palladino's on Passyunk is closed for renovations, as chef-owner Luke Palladino wants to - in his words - "evolve" the sleek Italian chop specialist into less of a special-occasion destination and more of a community gathering place.   Palladino's (1934 E. Passyunk) is due to reopen Friday, Sept. 9, just before the Eagles'...