"Il mio sogno è diventare sindaco di Genova. Ho un quaderno sul quale da anni appunto idee, progetti e soluzioni che penso potrebbero far bene alla mia città facendola crescere come merita. Non lo farei per soldi, non vorrei essere pagato.   In realtà vorrei dire ai miei concittadini: fatemi lavorare un anno, mettetemi alla prova e se vi è p...

A motherland of artists and scientists that changed the shape of the world, home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites, and a kaleidoscope of bewitching vistas - Bella Italia! From the staggering antiquities of Rome and the alluring romance of Venice to the rolling hills of Tuscany and the cosmopolitan flair of Milan, the country is...

The Excellence of Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oils from North to South Led by Orietta GianjorioSommelier, Certified Olive Oil, Chocolate and Honey TasterDelegate for the Accademia Italiana della CucinaAuthor and International Judge   Celebrate the excellence of Italian extra virgin olive oils as our expert unveils the secrets of high qu...

On the heels of serving his 1 millionth meal to underprivileged "motel kids," restaurateur/humanitarian Sir Bruno Serato will be awarded the Montale Prize at a formal ceremony to be held on April 23 in the Hall of Trusses Firmafede Fortress, which was built in the 15th century by Lorenzo de 'Medici.   During his stay at the ancient castle in...

  WTI Magazine #32    2014 May, 29Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The Recco Focaccia Festival is a tasty feast that honors the typical product of the town of Recco, the focaccia bread. All around the town there are several free distribution points of focaccia simple or with onions, as well as bakeries members of the Consortium "Focac...

by Aarian Marshall Gregory Peck loved one, particularly with Audrey Hepburn perched on the handlebars. Jennifer Lopez hopped aboard at least once, as did the classic American cowboy John Wayne. Who doesn't look cooler aboard an old Vespa? The Genoese, that's who, at least according to the government of that northern Italian city.   In Decem...

The parent company of the Baglietto shipyard said it signed a letter of intent to buy Bertram Yachts from the Ferretti Group.   Several Italian publications are reporting that the Gavio Group, which took over Baglietto in 2012, expects the transaction to close by March 31 and that it is conditioned on due diligence. Baglietto is located in L...

One reason Sicilians tend to identify with Sicily first and Italy (a distant) second? Sicilian food. The same goes for Veneto in the north or Puglia in the south. Italy is a young country -- it only celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2011. Despite the successful export of the "Italian restaurant," the idea of a unified Italian cuis...

Dalla Riviera ligure agli Stati Uniti. È stato un salto di quasi settemila chilometri, quello effettuato da Roberta Marcenaro Lyon, classe 1977, originaria di Villanova d'Albenga, in provincia di Savona, oggi amministratore delegato di una importante società con sede negli USA, che si occupa di fornire assistenza alle aziende europee interessate a...

A trip to Varese Ligure, Italy, will bring you face to face with a charming town of pastel-colored houses and a plethora of restaurants serving dishes with organic porcini mushrooms and chestnuts.   Stop at the bustling markets and you will see Italians who have traveled from far and wide to purchase the locally produced organic meats, chees...