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This weekend, even actress Florence Pugh and actor Zach Braff spent a cozy Saturday becoming pasta makers. Their fettuccine and ravioli turned out surprisingly delicious and satisfying, so they shared a humble brag. "We reached a new level to quarantine last night. Homemade fettuccine and ravioli. For a first time… pretty stoked! I'll say it, oh de...

Palatinum is the name of the extra virgin olive oil produced from the 200 olive trees growing on the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. The organic olive oil, described as superb and extremely pure, is produced on a non-commercial basis but will be available to taste during educational workshops in the future. Behind the project is Parco archeologico d...

The chefs at the Nesso Italian kitchen have a goal of pulling authentic taste out of local ingredients, but now they have some new reasons for people to come and visit the downtown restaurant. Even though the restaurant, like many others, was in need of support, the COVID-19 pandemic gave the restaurant a reason to help support the community. They...

The Consulate General of Italy in Miami is delighted to bring Italian contemporary art to Miami – as part of the global initiative “Giornata del Contemporaneo – Italian Contemporary Art 2020”. From December 2020 to February 2021 an exclusive art exhibition on emerging Italian artist Riccardo Raul Papavero will be presented at the Istituto Marangoni...

Goldsmith Johannes Gutenberg may have invented the movable-type printing press around 1450 in Meinz, Germany to create his monumental Bibles, but Venice is where the Printing Revolution began by giving the nascent industry a major push and changing men’s lives. The Republic of Venice soon earned a reputation for being the cradle of the new technolo...

About six weeks ago, Reno welcomed a new Italian restaurant to its Lakeside neighborhood. Tucked into a shopping center at 6135 Lakeside Drive, #138, the eatery boasts a simple menu of pastas, sauces, soups, salads and desserts. I know we all like to use the word authentic when describing international cuisine, but the word truly fits at Past…

Tina Pignataro, at 100 years old, beat the odds and survived COVID-19 following a weeks-long hospital stay, abc7 reports. Pignataro was discharged from the emergency field hospital at Staten Island University Hospital this week. She had shortness of breath, but thanks to comprehensive treatment, she was able to pull through. “So Tina is a remarkabl...

Underdogs is an IFTV Original Series, debuting in spring 2021. ‘Underdogs’ takes you on an unprecedented journey behind the scenes as SS Campobasso builds an ambitious plan to compete with the elite of professional football and to represent the expats and immigrants from across the world. Filmed on location from Italy, London and New York, ‘Underdo...

January 21/ Thursday / Columbus presentation by Richard DiGiacomo / 7pm PDT. Click here to join. Organized by the Italian American Heritage Foundation. Zoom Presentation by Richard DiGiacomo, regarding his research and book, The Critics of Columbus, The Character Assassination of a Great Explorer. This is a rescheduling of his October talk. Richard...

Possedere un passaporto italiano significa avere tra le mani uno dei documenti più potenti al mondo: a rivelarlo è la nuova edizione di Henley Passaport Hinley, la classifica che mette in fila i passaporti di tutto il pianeta in base al numero delle destinazioni alle quali danno accesso senza la necessità di visti preventivi.  L’Italia si conferma...

Dear friends, it is my honor to unveil the final version of the Italian American map ofScranton, PA: the Electric City! This morning's post was a draft, but this is the official one-- I hope this can be used as a teaching tool regarding the contributions of Italian Americans to the landscape of the City of Scranton. Our area's Italian American hist...

Italy celebrates the feast day of St Anthony Abbot, the patron saint and protector of animals, on Sunday 17 January 2021. This year however, due to the coronavirus crisis, the annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony at the Vatican will not take place. The tradition normally involves an open air stable set up in front of St Peter’s Square with horse...