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“Cheese Focaccia so nice, you’ll eat it twice,” claims the New York Times. Enough said. If you’re looking for Italian flavor in New York City, stop by Angelina Bakery first. Here, cooking and family values come together with a sense of true Italian heritage and conviviality – in an exceptionally contemporary way. And now, there’s two times as much...

When opera star Joyce DiDonato told us she wanted to sing centuries-old Italian love songs at the Tiny Desk we weren't surprised. But when she said she was bringing a jazz band to back her up, we did a double take. But that's Joyce, always taking risks. After all, the last time we filmed the down-to-earth diva, she insisted on singing an opera aria...

The average hot tub costs around $2500. Throw in maintenance costs, a new swimsuit and a privacy fence to keep your neighbor from seeing your beer belly, and you’re looking at closer to $4000. If the residents of Saturnia heard that, they would probably fall on the floor laughing. They don’t pay a dime for their hot tub, and it’s state of the art....

Italophile chowhounds know the phrase fare la scarpetta (“to make the little shoe”), which describes the act of mopping the plate with a morsel of bread to punctuate the end of a meal. So enamored are Italians with the magic that happens when crusty bread meets tangy ragù, in fact, that they have another word for it: cuzzetiello.  Cuzzetiello, acco...

Rome will install 34 new brass cobblestone memorials to victims of the Holocaust at various locations throughout the capital, from the historic centre to the suburbs, on 13 and 14 January. The memorials will be dedicated to Jews and partisans, including women and children, who were either deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camp or ki...

The Italian restaurant Scalo is returning to Nob Hill in AlbuquerqueThe restaurant, which abruptly closed in 2018, is under new ownership. “I was actually a manager in the 90s," said Chuck Parlapiano, the new general manager of the restaurant. "This is really coming full circle for me." The new owners were regular customers before the restaurant cl...

Scadono lunedì 3 febbraio 2020 i termini per partecipare al bando del Fulbright Research Fellowship in Computer Science che si terrà presso l’International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) di Berkeley nell’anno accademico 2020-2021. La Fellowship è stata istituita dalla Commissione per gli Scambi Culturali fra l’Italia e gli Stati Uniti e l’Intern...

Teeming with character and brimming with personality, Rome is a city of contradictions; loud, gritty and frenetic; charming, beautiful, and captivating. Visitors quickly learn to take Rome as they find it; what you see is what you get with the Eternal City, and what you get is a truly memorable experience. Nevertheless, it’s always worth taking cer...

When Rutgers University announced they were going back to the future with the re-hiring of former head coach Greg Schiano, there were few people more pleased than the Cioffi family. Anthony Cioffi, who currently plays for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL) was a stand-out defensive back during his four years playing in Pisca...

Queensboro UNICO, the Queens chapter of the largest Italian-American service organization in the United States, had a banner year and a holiday season to remember. Gaspare J. Mistretta was elected president of Queensboro UNICO in August 2019, after being a member for 17 years and holding “basically every position” at the private nonprofit organizat...

Aquileia is one of the main archeological sites of northern Italy. According to Unesco, which inscribed it in its list of World Heritage sites in 1998, “most of it still lies unexcavated beneath the fields, and as such it constitutes the greatest archaeological reserve of its kind.” Located in what is today the northern Italian region of Friuli-Ven...

Madison Beach Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning boutique resort and chosen Hotel of the Year by Hilton, hosts A Taste of Tuscany on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.. This exclusive dinner featuring wines from Tenuta Torciano Winery is part of the hotel's Epicurean Series. A "wine conductor" direct...