He was known for playing Tony Soprano—a brutish, selfish, abusive thug, a criminal and philanderer and cold-blooded killer. But there were miles of real estate between James Gandolfini and the character that made him famous, as anyone who knew Gandolfini could tell you. So on this, the 10-year anniversary of his untimely and unexpected passing, we...

Judge Frank Caprio, who presides over “Caught in Providence,” is beloved by viewers around the world. And here’s one reason why. “When I make a decision it can effect someone’s livelihood, their life and their families lives,” Caprio told The Post. “One thing I’ve committed myself to is to treat people with respect, compassion and understanding … a...

It’s almost noon on a recent Wednesday in downtown Boston, and mechanical engineering alum Matt Minichiello ’21 is working briskly on one of the most delicious assembly lines you’ll ever see.As the lunchtime crowd starts to grow outside the window of Paisani, the Italian food truck that he and fellow UMass Lowell alum Ryan Palmer ’20 started last y...

The series, which stars Emilia Fox as a British spy in Italy, has been renewed for Season 2 at AMC Networks’ Acorn TV. It comes a year after the series launched three feature-length episodes. It is produced by ITV Studios-backed production company Route 24, which is behind Sky’s The Midwich Cuckoos. Season 2 finds former British spy Sylvia Fox, pla...

Molto bene! Food Network has renewed its new Italian cooking competition “Ciao House,” hosted by Alex Guarnaschelli and Gabriele Bertaccini, for a second season. “Shot on-location in Italy, the series takes ten rising culinary stars on the journey of a lifetime to live in a breathtaking Italian villa and compete against each other as individuals an...

Ciao bella! The Bold and the Beautiful is returning to Italy. PEOPLE can exclusively confirm that famed opera star Andrea Bocelli is set to appear on the June 26 episode of the CBS soap opera, which was filmed in Rome.  In the upcoming episode, “Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) arranges with her friend, Andrea's wife, Veronica Bocelli, to surprise Rid...

Gubbio is a medieval town at the base of Mount Ingino, a small mountain in the Apennine range in central Italy. The town achieved international pop culture stardom as the setting for the Italian TV series Don Matteo. We have been binging on this 266-episode series. Having finished 6 of the 12 seasons, we’re hoping it will never end. One can’t reall...

The hit FX series "The Bear" is prepping for its second season, with the first new episode coming June 22. The dark comedy stars Jeremy Allen White as Carmen "Carmy" Berzatto, a fine dining chef who returns home to Chicago to take over his family's beef sandwich shop after the death of his brother.  "The Bear" took some of its inspiration from a re...

Who better to ask for olive oil recommendations than restaurateur Lidia Bastianich? With eight cookbooks (and counting!) to her name, the culinary icon has built her career on Italian American recipes like Mussels Triestina or Home-Style Lasagna — both of which require some trusty extra virgin olive oil. It's a given that Bastianich reaches for Ita...

“Hello, I’m Montalbano!” Almost every Monday at 9:15 PM, I would hear these words blaring from the TV in the living room. This is how the episodes of Italy’s most beloved Sicilian police commissioner always begin, alongside a nice close-up of Luca Zingaretti answering the phone, perhaps while sipping coffee on the terrace of his small villa in his...