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Italy boasts a unique and unrepeatable heritage of biodiversity. More than 3 million hectares, or about 10.5 percent of the national surface area, are protected in Italy today, and this system complements the Natura 2000 Network, which covers a total area of about 6 million hectares, 19.3 percent of the national territory. About 21% of Italy's agri...

It is the land of Saint Clare, Saint Francis and Pinturicchio, of picturesque medieval villages and naturalistic areas such as the Monti Sibillini National Park: this is Umbria, a lush land that represents Italy's green lung and provides the backdrop for routes that allow everyone to discover the region's most authentic and unspoilt soul. The Cammi...

Enjoy an evening watching the 2021 National League West Division champs with their record 107 wins for the season beating out the dreadful Dodgers. Seats are located in Premium Lower Box Section 126. Price per ticket is $55 and it includes an Italian Heritage T-Shirt. To book your seats please contact the Museo ItaloAmericano at info@sfmuseo.org or...

Laura, the newest concept by French chef Nico Romo, who was voted Best Chef in City Paper’s Best Of awards, is set to open its doors in historic Summerville on 101 Main Street June 1. Laura joins NICO in Mount Pleasant and Bistronomy downtown as part of the Nico Dining Group.  While Romo’s first two restaurants focus on his French roots, Laura take...

For the past two years, the Parmigiano Reggiano Design Challenge has invited professional designers and students to enter product designs that elevate the rituals of cooking and enjoying food. In other words, this competition focuses on the magic that happens at the intersection between food and design. Parmigiano Reggiano cheese is well-known as o...

It has long been rumored that a shipwreck in the distant past sent a precious Roman marble statue – a rare copy of a fifth-century BC depiction of the “Doryphoros”, or spear-bearer – into the depths of the seas off Italy. That was the story given in the late 1970s when the statue appeared out of nowhere in Munich’s Glyptothek, the city’s museum of...

A new productive impetus and all the richness of a territory (from the sea to art, from spas to winery tourism) that is a candidate to become among the most interesting wine tourism destinations in Tuscany, discovering the different interpretations of Sangiovese of Maremma. Here is Morellino di Scansano, a vital DOCG, which is trying to turn the na...

Minard’s Spaghetti Inn, the oldest Italian restaurant in Northern West Virginia, is celebrating 85 years in business this month. “(It’s) pretty amazing. We’ve gone through three generations of ownership. What makes it unique is it’s my grandmother’s house. It’s really hard to explain because as kids we would play there. You’d go to your grandmother...

You are probably aware that there are a lot of different types of Italian breads. But do you really know about them? There are few varieties alike, from shapes to sizes and colors to flavors. Learning about those differences is essential if you want to enjoy Italian breads properly. That is where this post will come in handy. Continue to read and j...

They might be tall and Italian like Bill de Blasio, but Big Apple monuments honoring Christopher Columbus are no longer getting round-the-clock police protection like the former mayor. The NYPD has quietly stopped its years-long practice of providing 24/7 bodyguard service for bronze sculptures in Manhattan’s Columbus Circle and Central Park honori...

Veteran chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette’s new restaurant and bar, Faccia Brutta and Bar Pallino, are all set to open at 278 Newbury St. on May 24.  “We are taking reservations for May 24, so we better be ready,” Bissonnette told Boston.com. “We’re just throwing caution to the wind,” he joked a week before the opening. “No, seriously, we’re...

Monday, June 06 2022. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. 25 W 43rd St Suite 1700, New York, NY. Alyssa J. Maldonado-Estrada (Kalamazoo College). Every Saturday, a group of men can be found in the basement of the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, busily measuring, hammering, and paintin...