The most amusing thing about this title is that Massimo Bottura is lean (although I wouldn't call him skinny), Italian and a chef.   He is also one of the most amusing and interesting chefs I've ever had the pleasure to meet: open-minded, passionate about what he does and well-informed about a range of subjects (among other things, we talked...

Appuntamento domani, 11 aprile, alle 18.30, presso la sede newyorchese dell'Italian American Museum per la presentazione del libro "The First Dish", di Angel Marinaccio. Autrice di "Be Home on Time When I Put the Water Up For Pasta", nata e cresciuta nella Little Italy di Manhattan, Angel Marinaccio condivide nel volume alcune delle sue ricette pr...

It feels nothing short of a miracle for a child today to reach adolescence with a healthy relationship to food. Childhood obesity statistics are in a constant swirl around them. Food allergies — their own or their peers' — lurk menacingly in the background. Adults warn of the many perils of sugary treats, even as we mark their favorite occasions —...

di Riccardo Chioni   È arrivato all'hotel The Ritz Carlton per parlare delle sue origni animato dalla passione che solo un toscano eccellente e doc può sfoderare per riuscire ad illusttrare al meglio alla stampa americana la terra e gli abitanti della Toscana. L'occasione è stata ieri la presentazione del libro "Voices of Tuscany", defi...

Poets of the Italian Diaspora is part of a long-range project, by the editors and contributors, to expand the boundaries of the Italian literary canon. In the century between 1870 and 1970, about twenty-seven million migrants left Italy to work and live abroad. As a result, the worldwide Italian diaspora reportedly numbers more than sixty million p...

Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - Hours: 6:00 p.m. - Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Five Thousand Stories of Italian Migration from the Mountains of Bologna and Modena to America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: a book presentation by Pier Giorgio Ardeni   This...

Award-winning poet Louisa Calio directs and hosts the Association of Italian-American Educators Poets & Writers Piazza at Hofstra's 21st Italian Experience, Sponsored by Arba Sicula, at the Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center and Theater, Hofstra University on Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 12: noon – 5:00pm. Readings by: John Barrale, Gaetano Cip...

Un'opera dedicata alla grande emigrazione italiana tra Otto e Novecento e che il presidente della Repubblica, Giorgio Napolitano, ha definito "una vera e propria summa di un fenomeno che ha segnato indelebilmente la storia del nostro Paese".   È il Dizionario Enciclopedico delle Migrazioni Italiane. Tiziana Grassi ha intervistato Enzo Caffar...

Drs. Mangione and DiCello will speak about and read from their book, which encompasses three major themes: the importance of the father/daughter relationship throughout the lifecycle; the process of loss, mourning, and reconfiguring the relationship when the father dies; and the impact of Italian American culture on such relationships and loss. &n...

Ciao Napoli.  A Scrapbook of Wandering in NaplesAuthored by Antoinette Carone, Photographs by Jim Mauro Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 7:00 PM   When Antoinette Carone and her husband hatched a plan to relocate to Naples, Italy, they had no inkling that every trip to the market would be a sojourn dating back as far as 2500 years....