EPISODE 250. The trio get together for a milestone of a podcast. They talk about the difference from Episode 1 until now, recap the weekend in Florida for the first ever Italian American Future Leaders Conference, and sit down with many special guests from the conference who helped achieve in what hopes to be a historic weekend in Italian-American...

For many of us who are active in the Italian American community, there exists a common, existential fear, a constant refrain that can be heard at Lodge meetings and Sunday dinners alike… “The young people aren’t interested in being Italian!” But we decided to challenge this terrifying assumption by providing an opportunity for Italian America’s mos...

Christmastime in Italy (and, of course, in Italian America) wouldn’t be complete without the inclusion of the Presepio, the lovingly crafted Nativity Scene. And for centuries, generations of artisans in the city of Napoli have been heralded for creating the world’s finest Presepi. But, in the heart of Brooklyn’s famed Dyker Heights neighborhood, th...

It’s one of the most polarizing delicacies in Italian America. Loved my many, loathed by others. But no matter how you slice it (pun intended) there is nothing quite like TRIPE…the “Queen of the Offal Meats”! And for those who can’t get enough of this oft-misunderstood treat, or even one who is interested in trying their first-ever plate of gourmet...

Audio: https://italianamericanpodcast.com/iap-251-ready-or-not-here-comes-giorgia-with-special-guest-umberto-mucci-of-we-the-italians/ October 14 2022 Roma, Italy

Audio: https://italianamericanpodcast.com/iap-241-draghi-departed-whats-next-for-italy-with-special-guest-umberto-mucci/ July 27 2022 Roma, Italy

San Francisco, California has been called "Everybody's Favorite City," and we like to think that the nickname owes a lot to the significant Italian American community that has long called the City by the Bay home. Come along with hosts Rossella, Pat and John for the Grand Finale of our Adventure through Italian California; with visits to a truly hi...

Dear friends, first of all: happy Italian Heritage Month! I am writing this editorial excited by the fact that after three very long years, in a few days I will finally be back in the US. I will be in Washington DC for events, meeting and presentations, If you will be able to be in Washington DC on October 29 at 10.30 AM at the NIAF Gala Forum, or...

It’s an episode 250 conversations in the making! This week, the Italian American Podcast marks its 250th episode, and we certainly have a lot to celebrate as we kick off another Italian American Heritage Month! We discuss John and Dolores’s recent trip to Sicily, where they experienced the island in ways few Americans ever get the chance to experie...

Dear friends, even in August, ciao from a Rome full of American tourists and empty of us Romans!   In early August a dear friend traveling to Liguria sent me a photo, taken by him. While driving he had seen a sign that had attracted his curiosity, and he knew well that it would interest me as well. The photo is the one you see here: Cogoleto, the s...