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Get ready to embark on a young girl’s heartwarming journey in the heart of Italy as Home Sweet Rome! makes its U.S. premiere on Max Thursday, May 16. From Emmy-nominated Hannah Montana and That’s So Raven creator Michael Poryes, this charming new series follows the story of Lucy, played by Kensington Tallman (Inside Out 2, That Girl Lay Lay), a spi...

Italian cuisine is renowned for its rich culinary heritage and delectable flavors, but beyond the familiar classics lies a world of unusual delicacies waiting to be discovered. In this culinary exploration, we uncover fifteen weird Italian delicacies that may surprise even the most adventurous food enthusiasts. From obscure regional specialties to...

It’s been on W46th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues for almost a century — long before the phrase “Restaurant Row” had ever been invented — and even today, Barbetta stands as a timeless testament to culinary excellence and enduring tradition. The iconic restaurant was established in 1906 on W39th Street by Sebastian Maioglio, who hailed from Fubi...

Planning a trip to Italy? You might be wondering: What’s the difference between an osteria and a trattoria? What about an enoteca? And does ristorante just mean restaurant? As you travel around the country, you’ll discover many different types of dining establishments, and the distinctions between them aren’t always clear. Now that I’ve been living...

In the summer of 1910, an anarchist named Sabato Rodia arrived in Seattle, a humble Italian worker visiting his brother and their comrades. Later known to the world as Sam Rodia, back then he was Sabato; quiet, passionate, and fiercely committed to the beautiful idea of anarchism where there would no more masters or slaves but only free people livi...

Colla Micheri is a medieval village nestled along the route of the ancient Roman road Julia Augusta. This small cluster of stone houses emerges in the imagination for its extraordinary beauty and evocative charge. The village unfolds as a spider's web of cobbled streets that meet in the small square, where the church of St. Sebastian, with its dist...

If you haven’t heard of All’Antico Vinaio, you’re missing out on one of the buzziest new eating experiences in the Las Vegas Valley, appropriately situated at the exciting UnCommons complex in the southwest. The storied Italian sandwich emporium based in Florence opened its fifth location in January and has maintained consistent lines out the door...

The town of Bellagio basks in the spotlight as Lake Como’s crown jewel, but there’s a quieter haven across the lake, away from the masses, and it’s the perfect base to explore the extraordinary towns that lap Italy’s third-largest lake. Welcome to Lenno. A charming hamlet with a population of about 1800 some 20km northeast of Como, the closest trai...

Editor, composer, director and producer John Ottman is teaming with film and music industry executive David Franco to develop a dramatic biopic based on the life of world-renowned Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi. The project, written by Kevin Lund and TJ Scott, has had been long-gestating, beginning 20 years ago when Ron Howard was set to direct....

Martin Scorsese, 81, is planning to shoot two films back to back: the first about Jesus, the second a Frank Sinatra biopic. Leonardo DiCaprio would play Sinatra and Jennifer Lawrence his wife Ava Gardner. Sony is currently the frontrunner to helm the project. This is quite the news given that the project had originally been scrapped, for a variety...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Italy’s Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Antonio Tajani signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen cooperation between the United States and Italy on countering foreign state information manipulation. Foreign state inf...