“The whole thing started when I saw a picture on a magazine cover,” said Burt Sugarman, a car guy and automotive entrepreneur turned Hollywood TV and movie producer. The year was 1965, and the magazine was Road & Track. Sugarman was 26 years old, and the car was the Ghia 230S, a curvaceous Italian coupe—the precursor to the production 450/SS conver...

Items from Sylvester Stallone‘s personal collection went on the auction block online and at Julien’s in Beverly Hills on Sunday, and his original, handwritten script for the 1976 Oscar-winner Rocky knocked them out with a winning $437,500 bid. But that’s not all: The Italian Stallion’s American Flag boxing trunks as seen in Rocky III went for $200,...

Cipriani — the iconic multigenerational hospitality empire — is planning to open a restaurant in Beverly Hills at 362 N. Camden Drive, THR has learned. Multiple sources say that the company, known for its huge event spaces in New York and restaurants around the world, has taken a lease at the space, which was most recently occupied by Madeo. (The s...

Gucci is set to open a restaurant on the top floor of its flagship store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California, Joshua Levine of the Wall Street Journal Magazine reports. The restaurant, Gucci Osteria, is the latest high fashion branded restaurant to open in the past few years, though it's not Gucci's first foray into the culinary sphere. The...

In 2018, Osteria Francescana chef and Netflix Chef’s Table star Massimo Bottura hinted at opening Gucci Osteria, his Michelin-starred restaurant in Florence, at the Gucci boutique in Beverly Hills’s tony Rodeo Drive. Today, the Wall Street Journal reports that Bottura will open Gucci Osteria on the top floor of Gucci’s redesigned store very soon; m...

Daytime TV icon Katherine Kelly Lang was all smiles last night as she welcomed her guests at the newly opened Benheart in Beverly Hills just a day after the official ribbon cutting by Italian Consul General Silvia Chiave on December 16th. This marks Benheart's first storefront in the US and the launch of their website. Located on Santa Monica Boule...

Well known Italian chef Massimo Bottura, has a reputation for culinary exceptionalism, as well as a strong desire to fight food waste. It’s his combined skills, knowledge and compassion that attracts other well known brands in wanting to collaborate with him – such as Gucci. In 2018, the Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura opened in Florence, Italy, a...

A volte i sogni diventano realtà, soprattutto quando si investe molto spirito di sacrificio, dedizione, perseveranza e non ci si arrende mai. E’ successo a Marco Coppola, che nei suoi trent’anni ha realizzato quello che desiderava di più al mondo: lavorare al Beverly Hills Hotel di Los Angeles, da sempre un’icona del lusso, prediletto da celebrity...

On Saturday, April 6th, His Royal Highness Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy was the guest of honor at a formal charity gala, sponsored by the American Foundation of Savoy Orders, which benefited Caterina's Club, and resulted in 11 Southern California underprivileged families finding permanent homes. Caterina's Club, founded by humanitarian Bruno...

Thursday, December 13, 2018. From 5:00 pm To 9:00 pm. Greystone Mansion, 905 Loma Vista Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Organized by IACCW in collaboration with IIC Los Angeles. Entrance with fee. The Italian Excellence Gala recognizes leading Italian personalities, their distinction and their contribution to the Italian community in the US and global...