Puglia is full of beautiful places, from the natural splendor of the Gargano peninsula, to the white cottages of Alberobello, the caves of Polignano, the elegance of Lecce and our favorite and best kept secret - the tiny town of peace, piazze, pizze which we wrote about here. Many tourists are drawn to these and, although many fly into Bari, they q...

Italian scientists have developed a new process that reportedly extends the shelf life of fresh pasta by about a month, an advance they believe can help reduce food waste. The research, published recently in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, developed changes to pasta product packaging, along with the addition of an antimicrobial bacteria call...

If you want to taste something delicious, if the smell of good food makes you drool, if you’re not afraid to ‘board and taste’ risking to burn your tongue, then you’ll simply be crazy for his majesty: panzerotto. There’s no travel in Apulia without trying this delicacy, especially in Bari where it’s acknowledged as agricultural traditional product ...

ARIES – The first sign of the zodiac, these rams love to be number one and aren’t afraid to dive into challenging situations, no matter how hard they may be. The same is true of MATERA, a city dug into a rocky outcrop in Basilicata whose challenges are (quite literally) as hard as stone. Annoyed by excessive details and needless nuances, Aries woul...

Vandergrift’s oldest Italian social club celebrated a major milestone last Saturday, Aug. 27. The Bari Club, the sole surviving Italian social club in the borough, celebrated its 100th anniversary with wall-to-wall well-wishers celebrating all things Italian. “All the other Italian clubs are gone in Vandergrift,” said Frank “Beans” Moliterno, 92, t...

A year ago, at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Italy discovered that it was an athletics powerhouse, the queen of Olympic sports. Never in the history of athletics had the "bel paese" managed to win five gold medals in an Olympic edition, and above all, the feat had never succeeded in the symbolic race of the Olympics, the 100 meters (with Marcell Jacobs)...

Puglia is confirmed first in Italy, for the second consecutive year, for bathing water quality (99 percent excellent), followed by Sardinia (97.6 percent) and Tuscany (96 percent). This is what emerges from the control and monitoring work conducted by the National System for Environmental Protection, the network that coordinates the various regiona...

The agreement has been signed among Piccola Industria di Confindustria Puglia, Politecnico di Bari, and Miami Scientific Italian Community to promote in the U.S. the Puglia innovation ecosystem made up of many Small Innovative Industries and top-notch Basic and Applied Scientific Research where excellent public and private partnerships operate syne...

Fall in love with Bari in seven local moves. Puglia's most representative town is an explosive mix of modernity and ancient traditions. Its historic centre, Bari Vecchia, perfectly sums up la baresità, from the narrow dialect of its signore making orecchiette in the streets to the palaces, churches and courtyards alternating between alleyways, chia...

Giada De Laurentiis just proved she can fulfill any pasta challenge — in and out of the kitchen. The Food Network star, 51, who is currently traveling through Italy with boyfriend Shane Farley, 50, daughter Jade, 14, and other family members, just made her most recent stop in Bari. The city in southern Italy is known for being home to the grandmot...