In the spring of 2013, my great friend Andrea Mancia, then Deputy Editor of the Italian newspaper "L'Opinione", asked me to collaborate by reporting on the world of relations between Italy and the United States. That was how the interviews began, which today are almost 300: We the Italians had not yet been born. Then, as now, the desire was to cove...

Andrea Bocelli has announced a new run of US shows. The legendary Italian tenor will kick off his In Concert Tour on December 1 at San Francisco's Chase Center, before stops in cities including Las Vegas, Boston, and New York, wrapping in Miami on December 18.  Tickets go on general sale at 10am local time on April 11. The trek follows his previous...

Sunday April 24, 2022. 18:00 (GMT-7). S F Italian Athletic Club. 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco California. World Premiere "Introducing Italy Team Manager Mike Piazza" with Director Roberto Angotti and an intimate live performance by Grammy nominated artist Pato Banton + the Now Generation Band. Featuring Movie Soundtrack by Pato Banton + New...

The walls of Alimentari Aurora, a miniscule deli and shop in Potrero Hill, are lined with colorful tins of fish and bags of chips labeled in various languages. A glass case displays thick rolls of salumi and pecorino ready to purchase and be wrapped up in paper by the chunk. Diners in the city are guaranteed to leave the shop with a curated selecti...

The Consulate General of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, together with the Italian Trade Agency of Los Angeles and ISSNAF - Bay Area Chapter, presents "DONNE CHE INNOVANO / WOMEN AND INNOVATION", March 31, 2022 at 6 PM. Four women, successful leaders in the sector of applied sciences, will share their experiences and achi...

In the early days after Flour+Water opened in 2009 in the Mission District, my friends would rave about their Neapolitan pizza, which got its own Flour+Water Pizzeria in 2019. But I knew from day one it was all about chef Thomas McNaughton’s pastas, who has worked at the likes of three Michelin-starred pasta temple, Quince. In a country where every...

Måneskin have announced that they will be hitting the road this autumn to kick off a massive world tour. The dates serve as the Italian rockers' rescheduled run of their Loud Kids tour, which was previously set to take place earlier this year. The newly renamed Loud Kids Get Louder tour, will kick off on October 31 in Seattle for the North American...

When: April 6, 2022 at 6:00PM - Where: The Firehouse at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123 - Details coming soon. A conversation with Riccardo Illy at the Firehouse, Fort Mason, on the occasion of the release of the English translation of his latest book THE ART OF EXCELLENT PRODUCTS: Enchanting Customers w...

Cooking alla Giudia: A Celebration of the Jewish Food of Italy. Thursday, April 7, 7 PM. Presented by Benedetta Jasmine Guetta. IIC San Francisco - 710 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94111. Click here to register. Click here to purchase the book  From Roman deep-fried artichokes (carciofi alla giudia) to Venetian sweet-and-sour sardines (sarde i...

With a focus on tradition and family, relationships are at the heart of Muscardini Cellars. At that heart’s core are the relationships that proprietor Michael Muscardini has cultivated in the vineyards with the growers he receives phenomenal fruit from every year. Such relationships are just one reason Muscardini Cellars has continued to produce It...