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By Danielle Wong Moores When my husband, Sean, and I celebrated our anniversary, we'd narrowed the choice down to two restaurants, The Bradley or Alloro in Aiken. The Bradley won (see my review from September), but a month later, we were back in Aiken to celebrate Sean's birthday at Alloro, at 227 The Alley. Alloro translates into "laurel," and t...

My first book, Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All, came out in 2011, and whether it was a case of prescience or serendipity, its publication coincided with a bitters boom that was taking hold in bars across America. As with any popular resurgence, there's bound to be a backlash.   Whether they were housemade blends or new releases...

Northern Italian native Massimo Fedozzi always had a knack for translating languages but one thing was missing: passion. After he began working at his parents' salumi shops in Genova, he discovered a piece of himself that had been lost in the shuffle.   "I don't really have heroes in my life but my parents," said owner and chef Massimo Fedoz...

By Rebecca Scott Italian restaurants are all about atmosphere. Deep, rich paint on the walls, wood-grain tables, the sound of wine glasses clinking and intimate chatter. The world falls away while you share a meal with family or friends.   That warm, engaging mood is alive and well at Cicily's Pastaria & Grill in Medford. My mom an...

SCARCI Italian Resort Wear is introducing to the market the first Italian clothing line to feature a modern U.S. Fit. "Most distinguished American men want to wear designer European clothing but can't because of the unique fit. When I talk to Americans about our Italian clothing, the first response is usually 'I can't wear that.' With SCARCI's...

By Megan Turchi Nancy Caruso said she never leaves her home without bumping into someone she knows. "The best part of the North End is you see the same people day in and day out," Caruso said, regarding Boston's traditionally Italian neighborhood. Her family immigrated to the North End from Italy in the late 1930s, settling on Endicott Street...

"5.000 Miles From Home": è il titolo del documentario che sarà proiettato l'8 novembre prossimo all'Italian American Museum di New York. "5.000 Miles From Home" racconta la storia di un gruppo di ragazzini italiani cresciuti nelle strade di Chicago che orgogliosamente rispondono alla chiamata alle armi per servire il Paese durante la Seconda Guerr...

Nell'ambito del Progetto Promozione del Tessile/Abbigliamento/Moda nei Mercati Maturi l'ICE organizza una collettiva di 36 imprese italiane a Première Vision Preview New York, che si svolgerà il 15 e 16 gennaio 2013 nell' Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion a New York. Giunta alla sua 26^ edizione Première Visione Preview New York è la più...

Children ages 4 to 13 years old can immerse themselves in the wonders of Italian language and culture through a wide range of enjoyable and educational activities on the beautifully landscaped grounds of Casa Italia. Our program focuses on teaching your children the Italian language through songs, games, storytelling, movies and skits. Children ca...

Her calendar is perpetually full and her energy is seemingly boundless. But when you have the opportunity to sit and chat with Lorraine Dodero, she makes you feel as if nothing in the world is more important than the time she's spending with you at that moment. The twinkle in her eyes and her infectious smile puts you at ease immediately...whether...

The Order Sons of Italy in America, Angelo Tomasso, Sr. Lodge #2165 will be holding a Charity Breakfast in support of local and national charities including Cooley's Anemia Foundation, Alzheimer's Association, and the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism.   The event will take place on Sunday, April 21,from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the New Brit...

Uno dei "pezzi di America" nel nostro Paese è sicuramente la John Cabot University, nella quale si respirano Stati Uniti a pieni polmoni pur essendo nel quartiere più caratteristico di Roma, Trastevere. Nel nostro viaggio alla scoperta dei rapporti tra Italia e Usa, incontriamo il presidente dell'ateneo americano, il professor Franco Pavoncello. P...