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by John Chesler   Among OC's hundreds of burger joints, bountiful Asian restaurants, and seemingly endless Mexican food options, Italian restaurants don't seem to get as much love from the hipster masses. But here comes North Italia in Irvine, as the Arizona-based mini-chain serves up some high-quality modern Italian grub.   It ain't...

Unico Foundation Inc., a national service organization whose members are of Italian descent, offers four scholarships for high school seniors, as well as several others for undergraduate and graduate students of Italian descent. The Nutley chapter will sponsor eligible students who live in New Jersey.   The scholarships for high school stude...

The University of Berkeley is inaugurating its Program for the Study of Italy on Friday, February 19 from 2-4PM at 201 Moses Hall. The gathered crowd will be treated to a discussion with Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Professor of Italian and History at NYU, and Stephanie Malia Hom, Professor of Italian at the University of Oklahoma. The two distinguished Italian...

by Caroline Saucer   Walking into Now That's Italian Specialty Market & Deli in Coopersburg is like entering Little Italy. It's all here in this South Third Street eatery opened in November by Joseph Sinagra and Laura Rosado: jars of imported pasta sauce, dried pastas, bottles of olive oil, tomato pies and so many varieties of Italian co...

Known as the historical home of the majority of luxury houses, Europe's market accounts for nearly $83 billion of the personal luxury goods sector, according to a report by R&S Mediobanca. The annual "Italian Fashion Sector" survey looks at Italy's key industry, with a focus on the top 15 fashion houses that call the country home.  ...

When: April 23th, 2016 at 7pm-11pmWhere: Courtyard Hall @ Country Village, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell, WA 98021   Join us to celebrate the Italian Cultural Center "Il Punto!" at our 2nd Annual Fundraising & Auction Dinner Enjoy amazing food including Italian antipasti, homemade lasagna alla bolognese, main dish, delici...

A family-style Italian restaurant is in the works for uptown Charlotte. Demolition on that roughly 8,000-square-foot space started Monday in the 300 block of North College Street, says Tim Dolan. The restaurant will be located in the former Cosmos site, which closed earlier this year. He and Jason Astephen are behind 300 Bar Group, which...

Michael Gulotta of MoPho (514 City Park Ave., 504-482-6845) has been named a Best New Chef by Food & Wine magazine. The group of eleven chefs were announced Monday morning on the publication's website.   Food & Wine announces the yearly winners every spring and the 2016 class will be featured in the magazine's July print issue as wel...

On May 6, natives of Scotch Plains will celebrate the 24th Annual Mayor's Gala at Pantagis Renaissance, where community members will be honored for exceptional dedication to the community.   Ralph Checchio, one of the event's four honorees, will hear his name called after attending the event for the past decade. In 2011, he was awarded the K...

The Calcio Storico – historic soccer – was a popular sport in Renaissance Florence. Originating from the ancient harpastum, a ball game played in the Roman Empire, Calcio Storico was played in teams of 27, more than double compared to modern-day soccer.   At the time, teams featured members of aristocratic families. The official rules of cal...

  WTI Magazine #79    2016 May 13Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Far away from the hubs of mass tourism, the coast belonging to the Region of Molise extends for 21.7 miles, from the mouth of the Trigno River to that of the Apulian tributary of Saccione. Its limpid sea, lovely flora and fauna and, above all, its grand artistic and cultu...

Over 130 people packed the Italian Cultural Foundation at the hilltop Casa Belvedere mansion on Grymes Hill Tuesday evening to hear author Paul Moses discuss his book, "An Unlikely Union: The Love-Hate Story of New York's Irish and Italians."   The event was the most well-attended book presentation and lecture in Casa Belvedere's history, or...