The much-anticipated Italian American Future Leaders Conference — developed by COPOMIAO VP John Viola — is a 3-night, 4-day cultural excursion to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., that will feature small group collaboration, keynote seminars, networking banquets and a VIP NHL game experience at FLA Live Arena. The best part? Virtually all expenses, including h...

It’s one of the most polarizing delicacies in Italian America. Loved my many, loathed by others. But no matter how you slice it (pun intended) there is nothing quite like TRIPE…the “Queen of the Offal Meats”! And for those who can’t get enough of this oft-misunderstood treat, or even one who is interested in trying their first-ever plate of gourmet...

In a celebration of migrants and their contributions to the fabric of American society, an immigration think tank honored a group of people who championed the cause. One of the honorees was a nonprofit organization founded by a Brooklyn family whose ancestors came to the U.S. from Italy. The Viola Foundation, on Wednesday, Nov. 9, received the Immi...

Audio: https://italianamericanpodcast.com/iap-251-ready-or-not-here-comes-giorgia-with-special-guest-umberto-mucci-of-we-the-italians/ October 14 2022 Roma, Italy

Audio: https://italianamericanpodcast.com/iap-241-draghi-departed-whats-next-for-italy-with-special-guest-umberto-mucci/ July 27 2022 Roma, Italy

San Francisco, California has been called "Everybody's Favorite City," and we like to think that the nickname owes a lot to the significant Italian American community that has long called the City by the Bay home. Come along with hosts Rossella, Pat and John for the Grand Finale of our Adventure through Italian California; with visits to a truly hi...

Ciao Paesani… and greetings from the corner of Mulberry and Grand Streets at the heart of Manhattan’s Little Italy — and the future home of the Italian American Podcast! That’s right, we’re on location in the soon-to-be world-class headquarters for all things Italian American, and before we even break ground on building our dream home, we wanted to...

Dear friends, first of all: happy Italian Heritage Month! I am writing this editorial excited by the fact that after three very long years, in a few days I will finally be back in the US. I will be in Washington DC for events, meeting and presentations, If you will be able to be in Washington DC on October 29 at 10.30 AM at the NIAF Gala Forum, or...

It’s an episode 250 conversations in the making! This week, the Italian American Podcast marks its 250th episode, and we certainly have a lot to celebrate as we kick off another Italian American Heritage Month! We discuss John and Dolores’s recent trip to Sicily, where they experienced the island in ways few Americans ever get the chance to experie...

Dear friends, even in August, ciao from a Rome full of American tourists and empty of us Romans!   In early August a dear friend traveling to Liguria sent me a photo, taken by him. While driving he had seen a sign that had attracted his curiosity, and he knew well that it would interest me as well. The photo is the one you see here: Cogoleto, the s...