"When I was a boy growing up in Genova, my hometown, I loved two things: one was the sea and the other was cinema. The sea is immense to explore, and cinema is something that takes you in a different world, a fantastic world.” Italian architect Renzo Piano spoke about his passion for movie-making as soon as he took the stage during the opening of t...

Giancarlo and Giovanni Cerri’s exhibition is an ideal opportunity for a comparison between this father and son, two quite different Milanese artists in their themes and expressive language. Giancarlo started out as a figurative artist focusing mostly on the theme of nature. His painting progressively evolved – in the nineties – into the abstract. G...

Potted olive trees stand like sentinels at the entrance to Milano Cafe & Deli, welcoming lovers of Italian food and sundries to the recently opened Italian marketplace at the corner of Palm and Third Street in Downtown Burbank. With a well-though out menu of Italian dishes, French and Italian pastries, deli staples and corner market necessities, Mi...

There’s always money in pizza, pasta, and wine; just ask the folks behind Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana. That longstanding restaurant group, known for its blistered pies and fine-casual ambiance, is branching out next week with a stunner of a new space at Laguna Niguel’s Ocean Ranch Village called simply Bottega Angelina. Owners Shokoufeh and Fili...

As Italian Heritage Month approached this year, I began to think about the events in our nation’s history that played a seminal role in shaping both my identity as an Italian American and my understanding of Italian American history: In elementary school it was the Great Arrival, the period during which millions of our ancestors came to the United...

Cardellino, chef/owner Brad Wise’s Italian-American all-day eatery and bakery in Mission Hills, was only open for six weeks last year before the pandemic arrived and shut it down in March 2020. Now, as pandemic restrictions gradually ease, Trust Restaurant Group (TRG) founder Wise has been tinkering with the concept of Cardellino, which has only be...

Echo Park’s next big project is Bacetti, a long-awaited Italian destination tucked up toward the hills off Echo Park Avenue. Originally known as Etti, the restaurant has been planned for more than two years as a Roman-focused dining destination meant to work in concert with next-door wine tenant Tilda. Now it’s all coming together for a mid-Novembe...

Accademia Italiana della cucina (The Academy of Italian Cuisine), Los Angeles delegation, during the annual ecumenical dinner on October 21st gave to chef Gino Angelini the prestigious recognition “La buona Tavola”. The Academy reserves this prize for restaurants that observe Italian tradition culinary and good quality.  The convivial gatherings cu...

The Consorzio di Tutela Vini d'Abruzzo is pleased to announce its participation in the Simply Italian Great Wines US Tour taking place in New York at the Second Floor Eventi hotel on October 25th, and in San Francisco at The Clift Royal Sonesta hotel on October 27th. The Simply Italian Great Wines US Tour is one of the most important and prominent...

Måneskin's international rise doesn't stop. After the announcement of the nominations in the Best Rock and Best Group categories at the MTV European Music Awards 2021, here is the news that fans were hoping for. The band will be performing live in the United States. Two dates have been announced: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at the Bowery Ballroom i...