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Upon entering into Sal e Pepe, a smiling hostess waits by the door to greet guests. The restaurant offers a variety of seating; some may choose to sit at the bar just past the entryway, others decide to sit in the dining areas to the right and left of the entrance.   The room to the right doubles as a private party room during the weekdays a...

By Rachel Galvin In today's world of high tech, big equipment and high paced processing; it is nice to know that some people still do things the old­fashioned way. Vito Volpe is one of those people. He works with his employees to make mozzarella from scratch all handmade with 100 percent cow's milk, no preservatives.   The art of...

Il parziale è di 3 a 1. Per ogni euro investito in startup nel 2015 ne sono stati investiti tre, o giù di lì, nel 2016. Se nel 2015 avevamo registrato investimenti complessivi per 97,7 milioni, nei primi 6 mesi del 2016 siamo a 86,2. 52 milioni in più rispetto ai primi sei mesi del 2015.   Un calcolo fatto considerando solo le startup con ba...

Conto alla rovescia per "The Olive Oil Conference", che vedrà la partecipazione dell'Agenzia ICE nell'ambito del programma the Extraordinary Italian Taste, dedicato al mercato degli Stati Uniti. L'Agenzia ICE, assieme all'intero tavolo di Filiera dell'olio extra vergine di oliva italiano, saranno i protagonisti della conferenza che si terrà a Chica...

Though it was hot and muggy on the evening of July 24th, 2016, the jam-packed audience at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center was grinning agog like newly minted parents infatuated with their brood. The cause: a troupe of adorable bambine from Staten Island Ballet performing Ellen Tharp's "Tarantella".   Though only one of these girls was d...

The Department of Foreign Languages at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Italian (area of specialization open) beginning August 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Italian language, culture, and literature at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum,...

I first called Italian Family Pizza a few years ago, when they were downtown on First Avenue. "Do you guys deliver to Pioneer Square?" "Nah," came a woman's voice, audibly steeped in Philly cheesesteaks and padded by the cacophonous hum of a busy pizzeria. "We only delivah tah the Hahhhhbaaah Steps."   Translation: "We only deliver...

This year's annual Columbus Day Italian American Heritage Celebration in San Mateo County will take place at the Peninsula Italian American Social Club (PIASC) on Saturday, October 8, 2016 starting at 6:00 pm. Queen Isabella and Christopher Columbus will be present during this traditional dinner dance.   This year's Queen will be portrayed b...

There's a reason celebrated poet Shel Silverstein wrote a happy-go-lucky poem all about Italian food. To us foreigners, Italy is the land of cannolis and mobsters, bucolic landscapes and villas, and Italians and good wine.   We idealize all of Italy for all of these traits rightly so-- and we often forget that each Italian province has its...

Christopher Columbus no longer has his own holiday in the city of Phoenix. The Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday to officially mark Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday in October, the same day as the federally-recognized Columbus Day.   By doing so, it is believed to be the largest city in the nation to make the switch. ...

Our San Jose Sharks are back in action and in less than a week we will celebrate "Italian Style" at the SAP center. Hurry and purchase your tickets now for the game on October 25th and tell them you are with Little Italy San Jose or use promo code "Italia" and buy them online at www.sjsharks.com/italia ~ First 300 tickets sold will get a special m...

Since its founding in 1988, the Virginia Film Festival has screened many classic movies. The annual event, which opens for the 29th time on Thursday, also has presented many lesser-known films that attain the level of masterworks. This year will be no exception, as more than 120 films will come to life on motion picture screens in Charlottesvi...