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Fabio is coming to town. No, not that Fabio. It's Chef Fabio Viviani made famous from his appearances on Top Chef and a host of other television appearances. And by his lovely Italian accent which opens hearts, minds and mouths to delicious food.   He'll be appearing at the University District Book Store on Monday, December 8th at 2pm to sig...

When John Vechionne and Ronnie Zuarro dined on Italian food in North Carolina and other places in the South they were underwhelmed. It didn't meet their native New Yorker expectations of what the cuisine they know should look, taste and smell like. They also found below the Mason-Dixon line Italian food sorely lacking in the intense flavors and fre...

  WTI Magazine #50    2014 December, 26Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Hi first of all I want to wish all of you a wonderful, happy, Italian 2015! It seems yesterday when, with big temerity, we started our online magazine: indeed, it was October 13, 2013. In these months we've told you about Italian art, cinema, cuisine, culture an...

California Olive Ranch of Chico, which says it's the largest producer of extra virgin olive oil in the United States, has purchased Lucini Italia, a producer and importer of premium Italian extra virgin olive oils. Lucini's U.S. base is Miami, Fla.; its manufacturing is near Florence, Italy. In the equity transaction seller Molinos USA retains a s...

From Tuscany to the United States, with some special events in San Francisco: the celebrations for the 950th anniversary since the first stone of the Pisa Cathedral was laid and the 450th anniversary of the birth of Galileo Galilei got just big.   In fact, starting from this occurrence, a cultural exchange is taking place between the town of...

Eataly e' lieta di celebrare il Carnevale di Chicago! Il 15 di Febbraio, dalle 4 alle 6 p.m., il negozio offrira' una celebrazione dedicata ai piu' piccoli: la Festa di Carnevale dei Bimbi! Condividi con Eataly questa festa colorata e divertente, arricchita da maschere e dolci tradizionali! Le mascherine sono le benvenute! Ingresso libero!  ...

When: Saturday, March 21, 2014Where: Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MAShowtimes: 7PM and 10PM (Two Shows Only)Ticket price: $50. (Group rates for 10 or more available for 10PM show ONLY). Funniest Show on the Planet – Italian Bad Boyz of Comedy taking over Boston   On Saturday March 21, 2014 the Italian Bad Boyz of Comedy...

  WTI Magazine #54    2015 February, 20Author : italia.it      Translation by:   In all its territorial variety, Italy boasts a large number of beautiful and evocative mountain localities, ideal for visiting any time of year, whether summer or winter. From north to south, the Italian mountain scene offers tourists a range of landscapes: lakes at...

by Meredith Goad   The chefs from Vignola Cinque Terre came to play, and they hit it out of the park their first time on the field. The buzz at the Incredible Breakfast Cook-Off Friday was all about the Portland restaurant's savory smoked brisket hash patties with scrambled eggs and pea shoots, Italian cheese fonduta and salsa verde. Th...

There was plenty of heart and just as much “soul” Saturday as the Sons of Italy Lodge 2738’s 16th Scholarship Awards and Citizen of the Year Gala drew more than 400 patrons to the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center.   The night’s theme was “We Honor Our Italian Ancestors from New Orleans,” a nod to the fact that many Sicilian immigr...

  WTI Magazine #56    2015 March, 20Author : Manuela Bianchi for learnitalygroup.com      Translation by:   The word "passo" (step) is used with the verb "fare" (to do) as in "fare un passo" (literally, to do one step) or "fare due/quattro passi" (which in Italian means "to take a walk"). Even with such a simple word, we find plenty of common sa...

The 2015 Italian Film Festival USA Metro Detroit will take place this April 1 through April 26, 2015. Special appearances will be made by directors Paolo Zucca (L'arbitro/The Referee) and Rolando Ravello (Ti ricordi di me?/Remember Me?), who will discuss their films with audiences after their screenings.   Admission for all events is FREE an...