Once again, the Italian American One Voice Coalition finds it necessary to bring the perpetuation of negative stereotypes and defamation of Italian Americans to the public's attention.   A&E-TV's latest and most disgraceful "reality" series to date, "The Godfather of Pittsburgh," is a meritless, crass and apparently heavily scripted show...

Michael Winterbottom's The Trip to Italy reunites the faux on-screen personalities of comedians Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan. It is light fare rooted in fine cuisine and the duo's off-the-wall impressions as they dine that range from world renown personalities to uniquely British figures that only a smidgen of a broader audience might truly apprecia...

Antonia Lofaso is chef and partner at Scopa Italian Roots in Venice and at Black Market Liquor Bar in Studio City, but she started her culinary career making corn dogs at Hot Dog on a Stick in the Sherman Oaks Galleria and as a host at Chin Chin in Studio City. Before graduating from the French Culinary Institute in New York City, she was also a ma...

di Riccardo Chioni   Per la 40.ma edizione dell'annuale Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards la National Academy of Television & Science ha annunciato le nomination 2013 tra le quali figura la regina italoamericana in cucina, Lidia Bastianich nella categoria Outstanding Culinary Host per il suo acclamato programma Lidia's Italy in America....

La musica è da sempre protagonista importante dello scambio culturale tra Italia e Stati Uniti: ha avuto un ruolo fondamentale nel tenere alta la bandiera degli italiani emigrati all'inizio dello scorso secolo, ed è stata veicolo dell'entusiasmo e dell'ottimismo americano che ha contagiato l'Italia dopo la guerra. Nessuno potrebbe descrivere questa...

Il Comune di Milano ha deciso di intitolare una via a Mike Bongiorno, il presentatore scomparso esattamente sei anni fa. Alla sua memoria sarà dedicata una nuova strada parallela a viale della Liberazione, nella zona di Porta Nuova, tra i grattacieli appena costruiti.   «Il primo giorno di trasmissioni della televisione italiana in video c'e...

In our interviews we often celebrate an Italian American who has had success in a part of the US, has achieved fame for his or hers accomplishments, represents with pride the Italian American community. Well, this time we have two of them, in a single person. Tony Lo Bianco has had a long, successful career. He has won awards, he has been a star fo...

By Howard Ludwig Pat Roberto expects a busy day on Monday after being featured on WGN-TV's "Chicago's Best." The owner of Calabria Imports in Beverly was part of Sunday evening's episode that pinned a pair of North Side restaurants against two equally deserving spots on South Side. He said the show will now go into regular rotation on WGN's s...

by Nick Reichert Emeril Lagasse is giving the Sarasota culinary community a plate full of love. Having already featured Sarasota institutions Michael's On East and already filming a feature on Darwin's on 4th in a future episode, Caragiulos, one of downtown's oldest Italian restaurants, is getting a Emeril "BAM!" boost on the celebrity chef's Cook...

My Big Gay Italian Wedding will host a very special performance on Saturday, March 8th, 2014 when Angela Scotto Carannante takes to the stage to officiate the wedding of "Anthony Pinnunziato" and "Andrew Polinski."   Angela Scotto Carannante, better known as "Signora" to most who know her in the Staten Island Community where she has worked a...