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"It's been 71 years. I can't believe it," said Josephine Ozzella Sirianni when referring to her date of enlistment in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. Mrs. Sirianni, 94, of Olean, shared her story of serving as an interpreter in Italy during the war in commemoration of Veterans Day observed nationally on Tuesday.   Read mor...

Nel corso del mese appena trascorso San Francisco è stata il palcoscenico di molti eventi interessanti legati alla promozione della lingua italiana.   Fra questi, ha riscosso un grande successo lo spettacolo "ABC l'Italiano si impara così", messo in scena presso l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura da Laura Caparrotti, Direttore Artistico di Kairo...

by Silvia Simonetti   Sometimes we are too prone to think that countries like Italy, rich in artistic, historical, natural, and culinary traditions, barely need any promotion as tourist destinations.   Thanks to its stunning landscapes, fascinating lifestyle, and quality manufacturing, Italy is also supposed to attract investments and...

Members of the Lorain Montenero Italian Society greeted La Befana, the Italian Christmas Witch, at the annual Christmas dinner Dec. 7 at the Italian-American Veterans Post No. 1, 4567 Oberlin Ave., Lorain.   "In Italian folklore, La Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve, the night of Jan. 5, i...

by Laura Cavestri   The Italian Ministry of Economic Development said its year-long series of "Roadshow for SMEs internationalization" proves that trade groups can work together to help small- and medium-sized companies increase their exports.   This year, 3113 businesses took part in the 12-meeting series of "roadshows" – the first s...

Turns out investors aren't just hungry for hot dogs. Some have a taste for Italian beef. Last spring, before a private-equity group paid an estimated $1 billion for Chicago-based Portillo's Restaurant Group, Joe Buonavolanto Jr. says investors began cold-calling his company, Berwyn-based Buona, purveyor of Buona Italian beef.   "People were...

by Alyssa Morin   There is no shortage of pizza in the South Bay but John and Jennifer Mentesana are doing things a bit differently at Locale 90 in Redondo Beach. The pizzeria and marketplace, focusing on Neopolitan-style pies and European food and wine products for sale, opened in July. The restaurant has been so successful in its firs...

Gregory Chang likes to take his clients to downtown Redwood City's Donato Enoteca to discuss business over an authentic Italian meal.   But he also has lunch there at least twice a month all by himself because the food is so good.   Read more   Source: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/    

by Tom Bruce Gardyne Sotheby's has just published its 2014 Ranking. While no Italian made their overall top 10 led by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, there is strong interest in the wines particularly in the States. "We do see the best market for Italian wine is New York," said Jamie Ritchie, president & CEO of America's and Asia, Sotheby's wine....

La ripresa nei distretti è gia iniziata, ma adesso si prepara a cambiare marcia. Se nel 2014 il fatturato delle imprese distrettuali è salito dell'1% - mentre l'intero manifatturiero italiana restava al palo - il biennio 2015-2016, spiega il rapporto di Intesa SanPaolo, porterà a un'accelerazione decisa: +3,1% per l'anno in corso, 3,2% per quello s...

Anthony T. Rossi was born in Messina, Italy. As a young man he immigrated to the United States and settled in Long Island in 1921. During the 1930s he operated a grocery store and relocated to Bradenton, FL to operate various food establishments. Anthony grew weary of being a restaurateur and decided to pioneer a new t...

Welcome to Italian-American Week, when we’re taking a bit of a break from our usual stories to focus on the important stuff: red sauce, stuffed pasta, porchetta and the chefs and home cooks making it all happen.   One of the best attributes of Italian food is how easy it is to tailor your dinner to how much time you have to make it. Boi...