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The Italian Cultural Institute of New York and The Italian American Sport Foundation cordially invite you to the book presentation: “Con la testa e con il cuore si va ovunque” (“With the Head and the Heart You Can Go Everywhere“). Mondadori Publishing. A Book by Giusy Versace. Monday, 18 July 2022, 6.00 PM, Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Ave,...

Mici Italian (Mici) a fast-growing, family-owned fast casual chain based out of Denver, Colorado, opens its first Arizona doors today, bringing its brand of fresh, family-focused Italian food outside Colorado for the first time. Mici’s new restaurant is located in the Gilbert, Arizona community at 5498 South Power Road Suite 101 Gilbert, AZ 85295....

On July 8, Valentino will walk the FW22 Haute Couture runway in Rome, "an unprecedented event," said Roberto Gualtieri, mayor of Rome. The set has not yet been fully unveiled, but the show is expected to span an area from Piazza Mignanelli to nearby Piazza di Spagna. "A way," in the words of CEO Jacopo Venturini, "to return an imagery related to fa...

After a two-year, pandemic imposed, hiatus, the Board of Directors of the National Italian American Foundation recently resumed its annual mission to Italy in grand fashion. During the course of a nine-day trip between June 12th and June 21st the board visited both Abruzzo and Toscana, meeting the regions' political and civic leaders in order to fo...

Etna like the Moon: on the slopes of the volcano, tests of the European Space Agency's (Esa) autonomous rover, called Interact, which is to collect samples on our satellite, are in fact underway. The simulation, running until July 9, 2022, was organized by the German Aerospace Center (Dlr) with a major participation of Esa, and will allow to verify...

An Italian-American restaurant that served generations of North Shore families will close this weekend. Bertini's Restaurant on Canal Street will serve its final baked stuffed lasagna, seafood casserole and Italian wedding soup over the next few days before closing for good. "What has made Bertini's such a unique pillar in this amazing community ar...

An Italian double in the 10 km cross-country at the ongoing World Swimming Championships in Budapest. Taking the gold was Gregorio Paltrinieri, who had already climbed to the top step of the podium in the 1500 freestyle, and won the bronze medal in the marathon relay and silver in the 5 km on Lupa Lake. But alongside him on the second step of the p...

When we scored an interview with famed Italo-Australian comedian Joe Avati, we figured we would be lucky to get 45 minutes with the man many credit with creating a worldwide Italian comedy revolution. In fact, we ended up spending two hours in deep discussion with the man known around the world as the “Italian Seinfeld!” On this week’s episode of t...

The Natick Sons & Daughters of Italy last week announced the recipients of the community group’s two annual scholarships—the Natick Sons & Daughters of Italy, Scholarship Award and the Cristofori Scholarship Award. The awards, for which any area student is eligible, were established in 1926 to recognize academic and community accomplishments. A tot...

Despite an extremely complex international scenario, the Italian food system is determined to endure and casts its eyes on the future with optimism. The cost of raw materials (for eight out of 10 companies) and rising energy costs (75.7 percent) are the two major concerns of the Italian food companies. But for as many as two out of three companies...

Chicago-style hot dogs are popping up via Portillo's, the fast-casual restaurant concept known for its Chicago-style street food, which is bringing its Beef Bus food truck to tour Texas from July 11-23, offering a preview of its menu ahead of its first restaurant opening in Texas, later this  year. Over the course of two weeks, the Beef Bus will vi...

It is difficult to decide what to see in Naples in just one day, being many the beauties the Neapolitan capital has to offer and really never enough the time to fully appreciate it. That’s even because each individual neighborhood is almost constituting a city in itself, due to the enormous variety of styles, architectures and natural beauties pres...