Do you know of an Italian American veteran whose experience should be told? The IAMLA is seeking stories surrounding veterans and individuals, both men and women, who served in the military or otherwise contributed to U.S. war efforts from the founding of the nation to the present. Please email info@italianhall.org. Include the following informatio...

As we navigate through this time of uncertainty, we have postponed the Drink of the Week column and are replacing it with a takeout option for the week. Support local businesses and stay safe, Tahoe. PRIMO’S ITALIAN BISTRO Whenever I think about the best Italian food I always picture the Italian grandmother rolling dough and making pasta from scrat...

The Italian American Club of Venice recently named scholarships to eight Venice High School students. “As part of their charity and community outreach, the Italian American Club of Venice has awarded more than $16,000 in scholarships to very deserving members of Venice High School Class of 2020,” it said in a news release. Scholarships went to: Mic...

Cari tutti, sono lieta di invitarvi a partecipare all’iniziativa digitale #ItalianDigitalTownhall, promossa dal Consolato Generale d’Italia a Los Angeles in collaborazione con l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington, dedicata agli Italiani in California del Sud impegnati in prima linea contro il Covid-19. L’evento (invito allegato), in lingua italiana,...

Where do so many of us turn for comfort in a time of endless uncertainty? Spaghetti, tomato sauce, molten cheese over crackling pizza crust or fried in bread crumbs, curling cups of pepperoni, grilled vegetables, lemony chicken, tiramisu. Italian takeout options are never far in Los Angeles. Even a mediocre plate of penne alla vodka can soothe. An...

A reboot of the gangster classic Scarface is set to be directed by Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino.  Deadline reports that Guadagnino - who was nominated for a Best Director Oscar for Call Me By Your Name - has been picked by Universal Pictures to helm the project.  However, there is no official word yet on while be playing the role of Tony Monta...

Due to the current COVID 19 public health crisis and the recent restrictions enforced by local Authorities, the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles will only be open to the public - until further notice - exclusively for emergencies and by appointment only, every week on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 3:30 pm. To avoid any form of gath...

It's no surprise that our world has drastically changed since the unveiling of the Little Italy of Los Angeles sign just a few short months ago. Our quaint town has gone slightly quieter and we miss creating memories with all of you. Today we find joy in the little moments and find gratitude in our health, community and safety. However, while our e...

Alessandro Del Piero is one of the most popular Italian soccer players of all-time and one of the most recognizable names in Italian sports and in the soccer world as a whole. For the past couple of years, Del Piero and his wife, Sonia Amoruso, have been running an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles called No. 10, in honour of his jersey number. On...

Joe Buscaino, an Italian American councilmember from the city of Los Angeles, was recently elected to serve in the prestigious position as President of the National League of Cities. The National League of Cities is an advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. that represents the 19,495 cities, towns and villages in the U.S. Among its various...