Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - Hours: 6:00 p.m. - Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Five Thousand Stories of Italian Migration from the Mountains of Bologna and Modena to America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: a book presentation by Pier Giorgio Ardeni   This...

America's favorite Italophile reveals his go-tos for everything from killer tortellini to stellar gelato. (You're welcome!) Bologna: I lived in and around Emilia-Romagna's capital for three years and saw its markets groan with every single good thing in season. Where to Eat: Ristorante Diana. Lunch here is one of the greatest experience...

When I was a child, I had the privilege to shake Enzo Ferrari's hand. I didn't know who that old man was, but my father, who was born very close to Maranello, seemed to be very fond of him, and so I knew that he was somebody important. When I told this to Albert DeLauro, the Chairman of the Board of the Ferrari Club of America, he probably felt the...

Do you love salami? Ever thought of it as a work of art? A new museum in central Italy's food valley thinks it is and is out to tell the world. It has a high-sounding name: MUSA, as in muse of taste, which is short for Museo della Salumeria in Italian and is meant to conjure up memories of top-flight art museums like New York's Metropolit...

May 17th is a special day at the Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, with many events in the name of fun and art as part of the all-night activities organised throughout the city. From 6 to 8pm the Museum will stage the first ever game of Superpush, aimed at being played in open spaces and gardens.   It features home-built model cars, made from a...

di Giuseppe Bottero   «Vogliamo andare all'attacco dell'America». Carlo Rivetti, "Mister Stone Island", non usa giri di parole. Il presidente e direttore creativo – lui, però, preferisce definirsi "allenatore" – del gruppo di Ravarino, Modena, s'è appena lasciato alle spalle un 2015 di crescita.   Il fatturato è salito del 10% a 87 mi...

In Maranello today, Ferrari Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne announced that the Italian automaker will build one final example of the LaFerrari. The car will be auctioned, and the proceeds will go toward helping the victims of the earthquake that rocked central Italy on August 24th.   The LaFerrari is the most expensive, highest-performing...

Osteria Francescana was named the best eatery on the planet at the World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards, an annual tradition that has become a beloved—if lightly regarded—annual tradition in the culinary world. Last year's winner, El Cellar de Can Roca, dropped to second place, while Modena, Italy's Osteria Francescana won raucous applause for its wi...

The boom of exports of the biomedical sector accomplished by the Mirandola district, in the province of Modena (+29.1% in 2015 according to the Monitor Intesa San Paolo), is the proof that currently Made in Italy has no rivals, not even in the hi-tech industry, when it is courageous enough to invest in research, innovation and training, turning ter...

Nel nostro viaggio alla scoperta di ciò che è Italia negli USA, intervistiamo oggi Mauro Galli, che presiede la Camera di Commercio italiana a Chicago e anche la più importante associazione che aggrega le aziende americane impegnate nel turismo verso l'Italia. Di questa chiacchierata che dunque in un certo senso vale ... doppio, ringraziamo il Pres...