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During the award ceremony for the latest Italian Food Award USA at the Summer Fancy Food Show 2022, Italianfood.net presented exclusive research on the American consumer’s perception of Italian cuisine through our partnership with BVA BDRC – the award-winning international consumer insight consultancy conducting research in over 90 countries. The a...

This summer, there is even more reason to get lost in the wonders of Borghese Gallery. From the 14 June, visitors can admire one of the latest works from Tiziano Vecellio, Nymph and Shepherd, which has arrived in Rome as part of an exchange programme between museums. The magnificent oil painting comes from the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna and...

Fresh off the opening of the company's first Northern California branch, global Italian food hall & market chain Eataly has all but confirmed they are searching for a space to open a branch in San Diego. In early 2007, Italian businessman Oscar Farinetti converted a closed vermouth factory in the Northern Italian city of Turin into the first locati...

Carnival Cruise Line – proudly known as America’s cruise line – is teaming up with Costa Cruises – Italy’s favorite cruise line – creating a new concept for Carnival’s North American guests when COSTA® by CARNIVAL® debuts in the spring of 2023 and Costa VeneziaTM joins the Carnival fleet sailing from New York. Costa Venezia will be followed by Cost...

"Sweetie, where are you going on that bike?” If you like oldies made in Italy, you are probably familiar with the refrain from the 1951’s eponymous song, Bellezza in Bicicletta – incidentally, an interesting story, that of this song, but we’ll leave it for another time! Cycling is more than a healthy way to move around, it’s the perfect way to disc...

Mozzlab, an Italian cheese shop in Carroll Gardens, blends traditional hand stretching with modern machinery to produce fresh, homemade mozzarella daily. In addition to making classic Italian dishes, Vito, the resident Italian cheesemaker, takes an experimental approach with his Mozzbagels, putting a spin on the New York classic and turning it into...

A few years ago, and quite by chance, I discovered the beauty and magic of Gran Sasso. Because of my interest in history, I decided to plan a trip to Campo Imperatore (“Emperor’s Field”), the great plateau located above Gran Sasso (Big Stone). In Campo Imperatore, there is an old hotel where Mussolini was once held prisoner, before being rescued by...

Grappa is grabbing more and more attention in the US, thanks to its sustainability through its zero-waste production process, and also because Americans (above all, New Yorkers), are discovering it as a distilled spirit to be savored not only at the end of the meal as a digestive, but also as a cocktail ingredient. For the first time ever, a Grappa...

For the last 60 years or so, the streets of Wilmington’s Little Italy have looked quite similar in the middle of each June. The Italian Festival brings food, music and carnival rides and games to thousands of visitors, but that was all missing in 2020 and 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. It all returned this year, and patrons and volunteer...

A trabocco is a kind of shack on a pier that juts out from the beach into the waters of the Adriatic on the coast of Italy’s Abruzzo region. Festooned with poles and nets, it’s a machine for catching fish; an ancient technology said to be developed by the Phoenicians. Along what’s known as the Trabocchi Coast, stretching south from the aptly named...

A new Italian restaurant is opening on the Upper West Side in the former home of a neighborhood staple. For most local foodies, the address at the corner of West 77th Street and Columbus Avenue is remembered as the location of Isabella's — a Mediterranean restaurant that operated in the neighborhood for 30 years before abruptly closing in 2017. It...

The Detroit Pistons were active early and often on Thursday night in the 2022 NBA draft. Their third selection, in the second round at No. 36 overall, is wing Gabriele Procida, who played for Fortitudo Kiğılı Bologna in Italy's top league, Serie A. Procida averaged seven points and three rebounds for Fortitudo Bologna in 18.5 minutes per game over...