Festa Della Donna, a celebration of Italian-American women, is slated for the Laurie Beechman Theatre Saturday March 7th. The event, in honor of International Women's Month, pays tribute to their contributions to the arts and features an accomplished lineup of female Italian-American performers spanning the genres of music, comedy and dance. Festa...

This time last year, Alfred Portale was in the middle of his fourth decade as the chef of Gotham Bar & Grill. The loftlike dining room still looked so much like 1985 that it could have served as a set for “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” in the unlikely event that any studio wanted to remake it. The cooking may not have been in the vanguard any longe...

The Fondazione Magistretti celebrates, in 2020, the centenary of Vico Magistretti’s birth with a traveling exhibition designed for the network of the Italian Cultural Institutes. For the first time, the Foundation makes its archival heritage available to reveal the works of the great Italian architect and designer to an international audience. The...

Iron Chef America and the Next Iron Chef, or from her regular contribution to NBC’s The Today Show, but her roots are as humble as one of her signature dishes: pizza. “Pizza is a beloved and simple food, but it there is an art to it,” Arpaia said. “Pizza is in my blood.” As the first-generation daughter of Italian immigrants, Arpaia fondly remember...

Among incomprehensible duties and wonderful excellences, the export of Italian wine to the United States proceeds not without difficulty, but also with great pleasure of Italian producers and American consumers. Today we welcome Giancarlo Gariglio, curator of the Slow Wine guide: the ideal tool to get to know and appreciate Italian wine, which this...

Some of the biggest stars in the celebrity solar system were gleaming at last night’s FENDI Solar Dream event — even they were star-struck by attendees. To celebrate the launch of their Spring/Summer 2020 Collection in New York City, the Italian label threw a stellar party to honor both Men’s and Women’s Collections from Creative Director, Silvia V...

Sunday, Feb. 9 is National Pizza Day, and Eataly North America is celebrating with true Italian pizza! PIX11’s Kala Rama had the chance to learn how to make Eataly’s signature pizza alla pala — a Roman-style pizza. Eataly is the largest Italian retail and dining experience in the world. There are over 40 locations worldwide across 12 countries. In...

The NYU Department of Italian Studies and Casa Italiana Zerilli – Marimò will host a career fair on Thursday, April 16, from 3:00pm-5:00pm at the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development (133 E 13th St, Presentation Room B, New York, NY 10003). The career fair will be an opportunity for students, from all disciplines with some knowledge of the I...

At Raffetto’s in Greenwich Village, two generations of family work side by side. Andrew Raffetto and his daughter Sarah are purveyors of pasta and all that goes with it, from sauces to cheeses to imported Italian cookies. Andrew’s grandfather, Italian immigrant Marcello Raffetto, founded the shop in 1906. Fourteen years later, he purchased the buil...

There are many reasons why Caffè Reggio is the grand dame of coffee shops in New York City. One of the oldest operating coffee shops in New York City, Caffè Reggio was opened in 1927 by Domenico Parisi, an Italian immigrant. Located at 119 Macdougal Street in Greenwich Village, it was the first American cafe to serve cappuccino, heralding a new wav...