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Il peperoncino piccante è un ospite molto frequente sulle tavole degli Italiani, e nel corso dei secoli sono stati in tanti a decantarne virtù terapeutiche di vario tipo. Ora una ricerca condotta dal Dipartimento di Epidemiologia e Prevenzione dell’I.R.C.C.S. Neuromed di Pozzilli, in collaborazione con il Dipartimento di Oncologia e Medicina Moleco...

Love, lust, seduction. Lies, betrayal, revenge. Murder most foul. Comeuppance. Shakespeare set ‘em up like bowling pins and had his fictional characters knock them down, one by one, over and over again. And from there to Dallas and Dynasty, from Downtown Abbey to Game of Thrones, these have always been the staples, the tried-and-trues, of dramatic...

“Rocco! Rocco! Rocco!” The shouts echoed around ACF Fiorentina’s 88-year-old stadium on a Sunday evening in January as the home crowd celebrated a narrow win against Spal that may prove crucial in keeping their team in Italy’s top football league. The adulation wasn’t for a star player or coach, but for the club’s new owner, Rocco Commisso, the bil...

At the Winter Fancy Food Show 2020 edition in San Francisco, The Italian Way – Food&Beverage Excellence made its official debut on global markets (at the International Pavilion, South Hall, Booths 1456-1458). The new Italian food promotion project has put together by The Bridge, Caffè Gioia, Conserve Rispoli, Italtipici, and Smeraldina companies. T...

The cost of prescriptions for medical cannabis for patients in Sicily will now be covered by regional authorities, following a decree signed by Sicilian health chief Ruggero Razza. The news means that patients suffering from chronic pain, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis will have free access to medical cannabis, according to Italian news agen...

The Premio Famiglia Fiducia Fund for the Middlebury Italian School, established in 2016, is a scholarship to support graduate students pursuing an MA in Italian at the Middlebury Italian School and the Middlebury C.V. Starr School in Italy, headquartered in Florence. The fellowship will fund the complete master's degree program for three students....

A locally funded and produced interactive film reports on a contentious point in American history — and explores a personal family story for the filmmaker whose grandfather is the subject. "Watching Leo" is on display as part of the North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival, which is currently in Fargo and will also visit Bismarck and Minot later thi...

The arcades of Bologna will be the Italian candidacy for 2020 to the UNESCO World Heritage List. This was decided by the Governing Council of the Italian National Commission for UNESCO, which met this morning at the headquarters of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage. The arcades of Bologna will be the Italian postcard, a “nomination” on which the Mu...

Time spent in Italy as a child, and with years after that continuing to mold and develop Italian cuisine in Houston, at Giacomo’s Cibo e Vino, chef-owner Lynette Hawkins clocks in every single day to see to the food, the wine, the business, all of it. It’s in her bones, which translates to fresh pasta; stuffed, baked, al dente, and well-handled. Te...

The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italiana and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU will present the eighth annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, a festival of Italian theater taking place in all five boroughs of NYC (participating venues to be announced), April 27-May 11, 2020. Admission to all show...

Long before the modern lie detector and its harmlessly jittering graphs and wires were invented, the superstitious and untruthful faced a much more severe fate between the jaws of the Bocca della Verità, or Mouth of Fate, an ancient carving which is said to bite the hands off of liars. While no one is exactly sure when or why the frieze was created...

Looking for a mouthwatering Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Oakland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings. Looking to pop in to the latest popular spots? It's a good time now, since consumer spending at restaurants...