It’s no secret that pizza is the national dish of Italy and Naples is the pizza capital. And when it comes to pizza, the bar just keeps getting higher. It all began with some ambitious pizzaioli who started a pizza revolution, and three of the most esteemed are Enzo Coccia, Ciro Salvo, and Gino Sorbillo. Here are their thoughts on their craft. Enzo...

Here is the premise: one cannot go to Naples without diving in its street food. It is something inherent and indispensable, as if a law of physics that cannot be ignored. Naples, in addition to hospitality, vitality, and kindness, is also about – and most of all – amazing food.  It is no surprise that many people opt for street food oriented weeken...

The mandatory Green Pass arrives also on the Neapolitan crib: the master craftsman Marco Ferrigno has put the vaccine passport in the hands of the travelers par excellence, the three Wise Men. "We decided to introduce an important novelty: - says Ferrigno - The Three Kings with the Green Pass! For us it is not only a way to make indelible a particu...

Since Apple opened its developer academy in Naples in 2016, about 2,000 students have completed its training programs. And another 3,000 have taken short courses, on basic skills. Today, the company decides to invest again in the Developer Academy in Campania. It has announced that it will extend the programs, designed together with the Federico II...

When you come to Naples, there are at least 5 squares you must visit. Each place has a different story and way of enjoying it.  The Neapolitans love to meet in the squares. They live a lot on the street, which is a continuation of their home. They eat on the street, chat on the street, read on the street. And the square has always been a meeting po...

Naples unfolds in the middle of the gulf closed off by the Vesuvius, the Sorrentino Peninsula and the island of Capri, Ischia and Procida. It is one of Italy’s most beautiful cities and in the Mediterranean in general, the third largest city after Rome and Milan, with its fame connected to an extraordinary combination of history, culture, tradition...

Like an artwork, preparing a good ragù, or meat sauce, requires patience. In both Bologna and Naples, the lower classes created this sauce to maximize flavor from what little meat they could afford. But Italy has many ragùs. French term The name itself actually comes from France, where ragout refers to any stewed dish containing diced meat, fish, o...

This week’s episode of The Italian American Podcast takes listeners on a journey through the Neapolitan Sceneggiata with special guest Dr. Reba Wissner, who is assistant professor of the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. Dr. Wissner’s specialty is the Neapolitan Sceneggiata, which is a form of musical drama t...

San Gennaro is an important part of the history, tradition and religion of Naples. The patron saint of the gulf cit, in fact, is historically connected to the town in a very profound way, and it represents a myth whose importance is renewed every year over and over again, especially in occasion of the miraculous melting of his blood, the 19th of Se...

The blood of St. Januarius, patron of the Italian city of Naples, liquefied on Sunday. The miraculous event took place in the city’s Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary during morning Mass on Sept. 19, the saint’s feast day. Before the Mass, Naples Archbishop Domenico Battaglia went to the Royal Chapel of the Treasure of St. Januarius with Msgr. Vi...