For the fourth consecutive year, Festa Italiana Raleigh, Inc. arranged with the Office of the Governor to declare October 2021 Italian Heritage Month in North Carolina. “We could not be more grateful to the Governor for recognizing the special contributions that Italians and people of Italian descent have made to the history of our state, as well a...

Casa Italia, a landmark showroom building uniting strong Italian brands, has set a grand opening for 4-6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16. All marketgoers are invited to the celebration at the ship-shaped building and downtown High Point landmark that for decades has housed Natuzzi’s showroom and U.S. headquarters.  Earlier this year, Natuzzi Americas annou...

Thu, October 21, 2021. 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT. NC Food Innovation Lab, 150 North Research Campus Drive, Kannapolis, NC. Casa della Cultura Italiana- North Carolina cordially invites you to attend the 5th Round Table on Italian Technology and Foreign Investments, which this year will be focused on the food industry. The event will be held at the NC F...

Botter S.p.A, Italy’s largest private wine producer in terms of revenue, announces that it has expanded the distribution for its Brilla! Prosecco DOC into five new states. Through a successful collaboration with Threesixtyfive Wines, New Jersey based importer of wines from Italy, Spain, California, and Private Label services, Botter S.p.a will stre...

Mario’s Pizza, a local North Carolina chain, plans to open a restaurant in Friendly Center in Greensboro next spring. It will be the third Mario’s location in Greensboro and ninth overall. The other two Greensboro locations are at 4215 Wendover Ave. and 1575 New Garden Road. The new Mario’s will be in a 2,400-square-foot space between Midtown Olive...

Ciao from Rome! Summer is ending, “L'estate sta finendo”, as a famous Italian song from the summer of 1895 used to say: do any of you remember it? I guess not. We the Italians didn't stop all summer long: with the exception of the We the ItaliaNews videos, even in the hottest months we told you what happened in Italy and the things that happened in...

During the Middle Ages, the Waldensians – a religious sect that broke away from the Catholic Church before the Reformation – found their refuge in the mountains that form the border between Italy and France. First established in Lyon, France in the early 12th century, the name and philosophy of the Waldensians are said to have derived from Peter Wa...

Charlotte’s roster of Italian eateries continues to expand, proving the city’s robust appetite for pizza and pasta isn’t going anywhere. Fortunately, we’ve got a range of options, from white tablecloth ristorantes to more casual osterias. Enjoy scratch-made tagliatelle the way you’d eat it in Bologna or order meatballs and breadsticks at a counter....

Dean’s Italian Steakhouse, the new restaurant inside the just-opened JW Marriott hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, is perfectly suited for these times. The trajectory of Italian cuisine in the United States reflects a need for delicious comfort food, especially for fresh pasta dishes. Meanwhile, in the country’s second-largest financial center, w...

Festa Italiana Raleigh is expanding its performer card in its third annual celebration of all things Italian and American-Italian on Saturday September 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of North Boylan Avenue and Tucker Street, just west of downtown Raleigh. Festa Italiana Raleigh—the Triangle’s largest, most diverse, annual celeb...