by Ilaria Vesentini   The land that elevated coffee to an art form is now making it a science. The new international research and innovation center for coffee inaugurated in recent days by espresso machine maker Nuova Simonelli Group and the University of Camerino (a small and historic city of less than 7,000 people in the Marche region...

by Valerio J Farris   My Italian-American boyfriend and his Brooklyn family seemed to have an aversion to that final vowel sound that gave the Italian language its operatic cadence. Around their table, mozzarella became mozzarell', prosciutto became prosciutt' and ricotta became ricott'.   As the son of an Italian immigrant to the Uni...

When I entered Fellini Caffè I was unsure if it had actually opened for business yet. That was my American reaction to the ultra-minimalist Italian design, because Fellini opened fully for business a few weeks ago in Hanover Rice Village. It's just tables and chairs, with a high table beneath the Fellini logo ready for high-powered clientele. I mo...

Una volta, c'era "solo" l'export del Made in Italy. Che non era niente male, peraltro, perche' dava profitti alle aziende che sapevano fare prodotti vincenti sui mercati internazionali, lavoro ai loro dipendenti, e prestigio al Paese. Oggi la missione industriale-commerciale resta per tutti gli imprenditori l'ovvia ragione per espandere le attivita...

di Vincenzo Chierchia   Alleanza tra Illy caffè e il gigante americano dei cieli United airlines. La compagnia aerea e la società italiana hanno stipulato una partnership che permetterà ai passeggeri United e agli ospiti degli United Club in tutto il mondo di gustare gratuitamente il caffè dell'azienda triestina.   A partire dal pross...

Italian café brand Segafredo Zanetti Espresso is bringing a hybrid coffee shop, restaurant and lounge to Orlando's Mills 50 neighborhood.   The store is expected to open on Dec. 20 in the Mills Park shopping center at Mills Avenue and Virginia Drive.   Read more   Source: http://www.orlandosentinel.com    

More than a cafe, better than a bookstore: the Caffè Letterario tradition started four centuries ago in Europe when artists and writers used to meet in a public place, to exchange experiences, comments, and ideas on their work.   The "Caffè letterario" has changed over time. Today it is that place where literature-lovers gather to drink a cu...

Announced last month from illy's global headquarters in Trieste, illy Foundry is a nimble, Italy-based unit of developers and interaction designers being drawn from all over the world. The unifying purpose of this group is to deeply understand people's habits and wishes related to the coffee experience, and then build new digital products and servi...

Before you can graduate from Olive Garden's endless breadstick basket, you need to know how to actually say your entree choice. Pointing at the menu and hoping the server says it first can only get you so far.   To keep you from looking totally dumb during your next OG trip, we created this handy pronunciation guide to popular Italian dishes...

Starbucks Corp., counting on food sales to help maintain growth, is investing in an Italian bakery and plans to expand it with new locations. The world's biggest coffee-shop chain is buying a stake in Princi, which sells pastries, pizza and pasta in Europe, according to a statement. Starbucks will also act as a global licensee of the Italian compa...