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Unioncamere (the Association of Italian Chambers of Commerce) with the support of the Italian government, have constituted the certification "Ospitalità Italiana - Ristoranti Italiani nel Mondo" - a seal of quality that is conferred annually to authentic Italian restaurants around the world.

di Roberto Bonzio   Davvero in Silicon Valley succedono cose speciali. Non è solo questione di business, o meglio le opportunità di business sono conseguenza di una propensione mentale: quella alla disponibiltà alla facilità d'accesso. Così, a conclusione del Tour con i giovani imprenditori del Sud, di ritorno a San Francisco col bus, basta...

by Carlos C Olaechea   Long gone are the days in which Americans believed that all Italian food consists of some variation of dry pasta with a tomato sauce. Besides learning that there is a great difference between the red sauce fare in the States and the Italian food eaten in Italy, we have come to understand that the concept of Italian cui...

by Nina Garin   San Diego's Little Italy is a place to find top-notch restaurants, bars and events. But it wasn't always like that. Thanks to Marco Li Mandri, the area's been improving and growing since 1995.   Li Mandri, 58, knows quite a bit about building communities. He's president of New City America, a company that forms and ma...

E il torroncino mormorò, non passa lo straniero! Saranno i deliziosi prodotti della Sperlari, probabilmente, a vendicare l'onta del saccheggio delle imprese italiane "doc" da parte di colossi in ascesa di paesi esteri. Dopo l'acquisizione dei gianduiotti Pernigotti dai turchi della Toksoz e della griffe del cachemire Loro Piana da parte della holdi...

By Lauren Valenti "When I first met Gianni Versace a few decades ago, I met a man who was just as passionate about art, opera, food, and furniture design as he was fashion," Anna Wintour told WWD. "Every single Italian designer I have come to know since then has been exactly the same. Italy tends to know all about the best things in life for the s...

Applications for the 7th Annual I Madonnari (EE Mad-doe-nahr-ee) Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest are now being accepted. The contest, set for Saturday, October 12, will be held during the 35th Annual Houston Italian Festival, October 10 thru 13, on the ground of the University of St. Thomas. To apply for this colored chalk art contest, applicants must...

Now in its 11th year, GlassBuild America is the gathering place for the entire glass, window and door industries in North America. Organized by the National Glass Association (NGA), which has produced meetings and trade shows for over 50 years, GlassBuild America offers a comprehensive and united audience.   This year, Italy's GIMAV - A...

By Mauro Battocchi   Why should we learn Italian?Besides the fact that learning Italian is fun, there are other good reasons to grow a proficiency in the language. Elisa Dossena at Princeton University's Italian Department recently published a compelling list of ten reasons to learn Italian. Take a look and let me know your motives! Accordi...

John Chandler has a secret, and he guards it carefully, lest yet another friend or co-worker ask him to make it for a dinner party. Chandler is, by day, a 43-year-old salesman and father of two, a self-proclaimed "Southern boy" who lives outside Dallas and grew up on college football and barbecue. Online, Chandler's fans know him differently:...

di Piero Armenti   Lo scrittore Alessandro Baricco presenterà la versione tradotta del suo libro "I Barbari," curata da Rizzoli USA, presso Eataly, e sarà disponibile per autografi e interviste, o semplicemente chiacchiere con i fan, dalle 14 alle 16.   Baricco è uno degli scrittori italiani di maggior successo, amato dal pubblico, vi...

According to WWD, Ermenegildo Zegna is showing its commitment to the North American market by unveiling its spring couture collection at its new Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, store tonight that will also serve as the public introduction of creative director Stefano Pilati.   A cocktail party in-store will be followed by a dinner at the JF Chen...