In febbraio inaugura, negli spazi del centro espositivo Pake la mostra "Trovare l'America" - nata da un libro a cura di Linda Barret Osborne e Paolo Battaglia (con la premessa di Martin Scorsese) e realizzata appositamente per Castelvetro. Un modo per sviluppare e analizzare insieme quello che è stato un fenomeno storico di importanza straordinaria...

by Laurence Pasquesi   Memorial Park is located on Laurel Ave. , about 1/4 mile east of the Highland Park Library. Near the bandstand, in the park, is a monument that has been forgotten in time. Along with many others, I never knew what this monument was. Upon inspection, I found out that it is a memorial to Highland Park residents, who wore...

“This is not just vinegar. This is balsamic. They are not the same,” Daniele Barbieri said when I visited his family’s Acetaia del Cristo in this Northern Italian city last fall. I heard him, but I was also engaged, engrossed in the parade of flavors in my mouth.   Mr. Barbieri had suggested that I stick my pinkie inside a 165-year-old juniper-wo...

  WTI Magazine #41    2014 July, 30Author : italia.it      Translation by:   A trip to Emilia Romagna is a trip to the land of motors. After all, it was here that one of the greatest symbols of Made in Italy was born a legend: the Ferrari brand.This beautiful Region offers car lovers a grand series of pertinent places and events, including the M...

Eataly may soon be found at Italy's Autogrills, the restaurant chain found at every major service station off the Italian highway (autostrada).   Eataly's founder Oscar Farinetti told the Foreign Press Club of Milan that the first "Eataly for Autogrill" is set to open by the end of 2014 at Secchia Ovest, near Modena, thanks to a franchise de...

L'Italian American Museum di Mulberry Street a New York segnala gli appuntamenti in programma per il mese di aprile. Si comincia da giovedì 11, alle ore 18.30, con la presentazione di un libro di ricette della cucina italiana tradizionale curato da Angel Marinaccio, nato e cresciuto a Manhattan da una famiglia composta da siciliani, calabresi, nap...

di Giancarlo Scarpa   E' custodito in una grande scatola di legno dove nessuno lo può vedere né tantomeno toccare. Nemmeno se la Galleria Estense riaprisse domani. Così, per poterlo esporre di nuovo, è partita un'autentica petizione mondiale; una mobilitazione che unisce Modena e gli Stati Uniti. E' questo l'obiettivo dell'iniziativa di racc...

by Claudia Astarita   Is pasta good or bad for your health? Is it going to make you fat or it should be always included in sustainable diets? At a time in which we are reading so many things about pasta, the Italian chef Massimo Bottura, the three Michelin starred chef of Osteria Franescana in Modena, steps up in the discussion to clarify wh...

by Grazia Solazzi   There is no better time than fall for visiting Italy. The weather is mild. It's low season, and autumn foliage brings some additional charm to the already captivating Italian countryside. Also, many of the food products that have made Italy famous are ready now: wine, mushrooms, truffles... Fall is perfect for a gastronomic to...

by Ilaria Visentini   Every year, the Bomporto (Modena) plant of Chicago-based bakery East Balt processes 14,000 tons of wheat, 60% of which come from local crops. The wheat then gets turned into some 200 million sandwiches served by McDonald's in their 520 restaurants throughout Italy.   "Our goal is now to take that 60% up to 100% a...