Sat, Mar 6, 2021 at 3:00 PM. Yolan, 403 4th Avenue South, Nashville, TN, 37201. More info: https://www.yolannashville.com/events Yolan, the signature Italian restaurant at The Joseph, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nashville (401 Korean Veterans Boulevard) – has announced a new, monthly wine series that invites guests to explore Italy’s bountiful wine...

Disaronno International and parent company ILLVA Saronno S.p.A are excited to announce that Corvo, part of the company’s imported portfolio from Sicily, is debuting a new look and feel for the wines and packaging as well as two new line extensions, reflecting both the deep ties to the island’s winemaking culture and a nod to the present and future....

Launched in 2020 to remember the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, NIAF is recognizing Italian Americans who sacrificed, served and defended peace, freedom and democracy during the war through the #IAWW2Heroes initiative.  This entry is a special submission from John Messina in honor of his late grandfather. Giuseppe (Joe) Messina was bo...

Being born into a loving Sicilian-Louisiana family, nurtured within the heart of New Orleans’ multicultural mélange of fabulous food, music, art and celebrations, gave me a perspective that I now acknowledge as truly extraordinary! Earliest memories are sensuous–fresh-baked schicciata, earthy pan bread pressed to perfection by loving hands, pungent...

Mount Etna’s spectacular eruptions reached a peak on Monday when the volcano’s lava fountains soared to 1,500 metres – a display described by one expert as “one of the most striking in the last few decades”. Europe’s most active volcano has been on explosive form in recent weeks, spewing incandescent magma and a copious shower of ash, reaching as f...

Writer Luca Zingaretti created the commissioner Salvo Montalbano. He’s a character that with its feet and roots deep in Sicilian ground. The company production has recently announced that March 8th is the last episode. That’s it. The last chapter is Il metodo Catalanotti. Sicily’s reaction The show’s location is Noto, a gorgeous baroque town in pro...

With 7,000 kilometers of coastline, Italy has plenty of seaside locations worth visiting. Seaside villages are popular destinations during the summer season, but it’s in winter that they reveal their true spirit, their stories strictly intertwined with life at sea. On winter days, the beaches empty out and seaside hamlets turn peaceful and silent,...

The first tomato cultivated in the district of Pachino (50 km south of Syracuse, in the extreme southern tip of Sicily) date from about 1925 on farms with irrigation from groundwater wells. It was noted, even at that time, that tomatoes cultivated in this area had very different characteristics from other tomatoes. First of all, they went into prod...

A former quarry on the Sicilian island of Lampedusa will be transformed into a natural theater and a memorial dedicated to all those who have died trying to reach the Italian island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. The island’s mayor, Totò Martello, announced that the memorial will be paid for by the municipality and will be constructed betw...

The sculptor of New York City’s famed Charging Bull statue — a big Financial District tourist draw and symbol of Wall Street power — died Friday at age 80, Italian media reported. Arturo Di Modica died in Vittoria, his hometown in Sicily, said the Italian newspaper La Repubblica. Di Modica had been fighting cancer for many years, and his condition...