Not every famous personality who hails from Abruzzo is known in that central Italian region. Yes, people over there have heard of Madonna, Dean Martin, Alan Alda, Henry Mancini, Mario Lanza, Al Martino, Perry Como, Bradley Cooper, Penny Marshall, and the like, all of whom have Abruzzese origins. In Abruzzo, people might even know of Florida governo...

It’s reductive to consider Sicilian carts as mere vehicles. These carts are so rich in color and decorations that, according to Marianna Gatto of the Italian American Museum in Los Angeles, they’re best described as “walking books”. For the painter from Palermo, Gianfranco Fiore (who decorates these carts), they represent the most popular, creative...

Although it holds many allures, Abruzzo has traditionally been one of the less touristed regions of Italy. This may be a blessing because it remains one of the greenest, most authentic, and still unspoiled regions of the country—one with unique appeals for food and wine lovers. Genny Nevoso is the Executive Director of the Italy-America Chamber of...

Italian-Uruguayan producer and actor Luca Barbareschi is developing a six-part series about the life of Bank of America founder and early Hollywood financier Amadeo Peter Giannini. Barbareschi told Italian news agency Ansa that he is producing the series under the banner of his Rome-based Eliseo Fiction banner. He said state broadcaster Rai had rec...

Hollywood has a host of famous acting duos — Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, just to name a few. But these killer pairings aren't a new phenomenon. Viewers have been falling in love with actors' on-screen chemistry for decades, leading to subsequent partnerships that seemed to only ge...

Some dream in black in white, others in color. In 2021, one entrepreneur’s rainbow dream was realized when she helped bring Italy’s first self-described veganburgheria to Los Angeles after being inspired by a visit to the fast casual restaurant on a trip to Rome. Flower Burger’s brightly-colored buns, Instagram-ready design, and focus on plant-base...

Some things about Major League Soccer will take some getting used to for Giorgio Chiellini and his fellow LAFC newcomer Gareth Bale. Like the summertime heat currently simmering across most of North America at this time of year. “It’s too hot in Nashville,” joked Chiellini after his MLS debut in Sunday’s 2-1 win over Nashville SC at GEODIS Pa...

This summer, sweep off to Capri without leaving town at Serata Caprese! Find your dream Italian vacation in the heart of Eataly LA with unlimited southern Italian bites, endless wine pours to pair, refreshing cocktails featuring Malfy Gin, and live music! Join us for Serata Caprese on Thursday, July 28 from 6-8:30 PM at Capri, our pop-up restaurant...

Adelmo Fornaciari, better known to the world as Zucchero, a nickname given to him by one of his school teachers, is back on a world wide tour that will take him to three cities in the US South West: Los Angeles (September 30 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills) and San Diego (October 1 at Balboa Theatre) in California and Tucson in Arizona (Octob...

When: Thu, Jul 7, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Where: Eataly, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90067 - More info: https://www.eataly.com/us_en/classes-and-events/los-angeles/italian-street-food-festa-2022-07-07-11170 Some of the best Italian food is what you can get from the little man with the carrettino, or "little cart," off the side of the road i...