Lorenzo Lisi is an Italian manager who has chosen to move to the American West Coast to help Italian companies enter the American market. No rhetoric ... simply and pragmatically an Italian who moved to the States because he deeply loves his country and his beautiful Florence. Interviewed by Soft Power, the Italian blog of institutional relations,...

With heavy hearts we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Riboli, Stefano Giuseppe–a founding member of the historic San Antonio Winery in downtown Los Angeles, CA. A pioneer of the American wine industry, Riboli, Stefano Giuseppe passed away peacefully surrounded by four generations of the family on July 3rd, 2019 at the tender age of 97...

Nearly one year ago, the 56-year-old Andre’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria in Beverly Grove announced its final days were coming. The restaurant said its lease would end on December 31, and operate month-to-month as developers planned a new high-rise in its place. And while the beloved Andre’s is still in operation, the owners opened a restaurant i...

Sulla Luna c’è una targa con tutti i nomi dei protagonisti dell’Apollo 11. Non solo gli astronauti, ma proprio tutti quelli che, in un modo o nell’altro, per quella impresa hanno dato un contributo. C’è anche il nome di un italiano e non uno qualsiasi, anche se dalle nostre parti in pochi lo conoscevano. Eppure l’ingegnere Filippo Pagano, emigrato...

The Beverly Center continues it streak of pop-ups, this time nabbing Prada for the West Coast debut of an installation and pop-up shop featuring the luxury label’s Cloudbust Thunder chunky sneaker. The sneaker, which was first seen on the fall 2019 runway, melds rubber and performance fabric. The sneakers, which start at $895, are part of a larger...

Crafting the perfect pizza takes skill, precision, and the right ingredients. Michele Rubini learned to be a pizzaiolo by studying with the best in Naples, Italy. "You have to make sure the crust is paper thin," said Rubini. Now at L’antica Pizzeria Da Michele in Los Angeles, Americans can eat traditional Neapolitan pizza made from fresh, authentic...

We are pleased to inform the users of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles that the recent introduction of an additional appointment related calendar has allowed us to streamline considerably waiting times. As much as 40% of those users who received an appointment through our “Prenota On Line” system have obtained it within just a few days...

La recente introduzione del calendario supplementare di appuntamenti per il rilancio dei passaporti al Consolato generale d’Italia a Los Angeles ha permesso di snellire sensibilmente i tempi di attesa. A darne notizia, con evidente soddisfazione, è proprio la sede consolare, che in una nota precisa: “ben il 40% di coloro che hanno ricevuto un appun...

Veteran actor Billy Drago, perhaps best known for his role in the gangster movie The Untouchables, has sadly passed away at the age of 73. The circumstances surrounding his passing haven't yet been made clear, though his rep confirmed the actor died on Monday in Los Angeles. Drago is survived by his sister Patty, brother Steve, sons Darren and Derr...

Although he was among the most renowned Italian painters of the late fifteenth century, Ercole de’ Roberti almost slipped through the cracks of history. Within a hundred years of his death, historians had muddled even the basic details of his life, and over the next three centuries all but two of his surviving works were attributed to different art...