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Hey, you! Yeah, the one absorbed in your laptop, absently nibbling on that exquisite carpaccio and ignoring your dining companion. You’re sitting in probably the most elegant restaurant in St. Louis today, and nothing on that laptop is more important than either the person across the table or those rosy, gossamer flakes of beef, arranged with gener...

In its latest celebration of Italian culture, Tod's launches Aria d’Italia, a series of eight portraitures of young artists, businesspeople, and craftsmen like Aldo and Francesco Sersale (owners of Le Sirenuse) and Germma Richard (owner of La Foleira). Each interview showcases how the subject represents the spirit and energy of Italy while also emb...

With the Great Depression and Second World War firmly in its rear-view mirror, the 1950s saw the United States of America finally transition into a state of normality. Poverty had evolved into prosperity, radios made way for TVs and most importantly, life, which had been rife with uncertainty, was simple again.  It was an age that embodied the Amer...

When one thinks of the great civilisations of Italy's past, the Romans immediately come to mind; yet not everyone knows that this glorious people, who dominated the world for centuries, drew much from another civilisation that excelled on Italian soil: the Etruscans. They occupied a vast territory stretching from the river Arno to the Tiber, encomp...

Although the heart of Napa Valley food is Italian, a number of favorite Italian family restaurants have closed of late, notably Villa Romano and Ca’ Momi here, Bosko’s and D’Amici in Calistoga. Now Calistoga is getting a new Italian restaurant that promises to restore that missing food and ambience. Mangia Mi is coming to the back half of the old A...

Porto Recanati is a town on the Marche coast, in the province of Macerata, located a short distance from the Conero Regional Natural Park. Its birth dates back to the thirteenth century and the will of Emperor Frederick II of Swabia, who built a port and the castle, but today it is a popular tourist and seaside resort, an ideal place where history,...

Come join the fun – and enter to win a Vespa – at Casa Italiana’s ‘Vespa Festa’ on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. This event will include music, food, a market, beer & wine garden, prizes and a raffle to win a Vespa (just $10 per ticket). Food booths will feature: - Italian favorites-Lasagna, Manicotti- Meatball Sandwiches- Gelato-...

Cantine Riunite-Giv, with 635.2 million (+9.7% over 2020), Italian Wine Brands at 423.6 million (after the acquisitions of Enoitalia and Enovation Brands Inc) and the Botter-Mondodelvino cluster (controlled by the Clessidra fund) at 415 million (+19.3%) at the top in terms of turnover, after so many “mergers & acquisitions” operations, they are the...

Here in Ohio, we’re lucky to have our fair share of delicious, authentic Italian restaurants. You may not have realized, though, that some have been around for over 100 years. Guarino’s is a prime example. It’s the oldest Italian restaurant in Cleveland, and among the oldest in the entire state of Ohio. When you visit, you can look forward to incre...

A team of anthropologists studying Salorno, a stretch of scorched earth in northern Italy, say the site is a Late Bronze Age cremation platform where the remains of at least 172 individuals may have been burned. What’s more, the researchers believe the remains were simply left on the ground for the last 3,000 years. The site is called Salorno—Dos d...

Joseph Giancola was one the most important figures in Rutland’s modern history, according to city leaders who remembered the local businessman this week. “Without Joe Giancola and his wife, there’s no Paramount Theatre,” said Paul Gallo, who worked with Giancola on the effort to restore the theater. “It never would have happened.” Giancola, who die...

Raise your hand if you like time travel? Well, not that I can actually see any of your hands, but I would assume some of you have them up — or at least thought about it. And why wouldn’t you? The idea of traveling back in time appeals to so many of us. In fact, if I could have one superpower, it would be the ability to travel through time, but sinc...