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Nick Di Bona, who was born and raised in Yorktown, grew up in an Italian-American home that was filled with delicious food that would automatically draw him into the kitchen. Now, he is the owner of his very first restaurant in Westchester. Di Bona, 28, officially celebrated the grand opening of his New-American cuisine inspired Madison Kitchen on...

di Alessandro Marinai   Giovanni Rana, ovvero l'imprenditore del raviolo, si trovava a New York per festeggiare il suo compleanno. "L'America sta migliorando molto nei suoi gusti alimentari", ha dichiarato dal suo ristorante nel cuore di Chelsea. "In Italia, quando si parla di America, si pensa che la gente mangi solo hamburger, ma gli ameri...

Kansas Citians and out-of-town visitors will soon experience an oasis for the refined at heart, as the newest jewel of the city opens its doors. Hotel Sorella Country Club Plaza makes its Kansas City debut, opening to the public Wednesday, Nov. 6. Tucked amid the ornate fountains and elegant courtyards of Kansas City's premier shopping district, H...

For decades, Boston has been the home of talented musicians thanks to institutions like the Berklee College of Music. Now it will also be the home of the Sounds of Italy Festival.Spearheaded by artistic director Stefano Marchese, the festival will take place over the next several months. Its aim, says the Pescara native, is to "promote Italian and...

Come join the Italian community in the Bay for two special events this December. First, at 6:30PM on December 10th at the Italian Cultural Institute, join a conversation and tasting between food specialist Viola Buitoni and sommelier Elisabetta Fagioli for a sampling of specialities from the holiday tables of Italy and niche regional sparkling wine...

by Greg Cox   North Raleigh has been the beneficiary of the Barresi family's hospitality since a young Vincenzo Barresi opened Vincent's in 1990, giving it the same name as the restaurant his grandfather had opened in 1929 in New York's Little Italy. Barresi's father, familiarly called "Pop," has long been known for handing out cookies to ch...

by Marian White   If you haven't eaten at the North End restaurant Davide, you may have spotted it on Gordon Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares back in 2011. But after 21 years, the Italian restaurant, located on Commercial Street, announced on Facebook that it will be closing its doors "in a few weeks."   Boston Restaurant Talk reports that...

Following an initial phase with the two corporate logos appearing side-by-side – symbolizing the desire to respect the history, culture and industrial roots of the two groups – both Fiat and Chrysler now require a new corporate identity representative of an organization that is much more than the sum of its two component parts, based on strong core...

By Maurita Cardone Occhiali da sole, modi rozzi e sopra le righe, una voce rauca, quasi fastidiosa. É così che si presenta al pubblico de La MaMa il nevrotico generale, interpretato da Alessandro Renda, protagonista dello spettacolo Noise in the Waters (Rumore di acque il titolo italiano).   Conta i morti e lo fa con fastidio, con quella in...

Si intitola Pietra Pesante, ed è il miglior giovane documentario italiano, a detta della New York Film Academy, dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura e del Guggenheim Museum. Che hanno deciso di premiare il saggio di diploma di Davide Gambino, classe 1985 ed ex studente al Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia di Sicilia.   Di che si parla? Dell...

by Mary E. O'Leary Longtime members of St. Michael's Church told zoning officials Tuesday that they don't want their century-plus church to face the same fate as Sacred Heart Church, which remains shuttered and unused in the Hill. St. Michael's, which is in the heart of Wooster Square, like many Catholic parishes, is facing hard times with a...

  WTI Magazine #23    2014 Mar, 28Author : Francesca Papasergi      Translation by:   Last week we started a short analysis about Italian leaders' communicative style. Today we will end our digression and go through the attitudes of Mario Monti, Beppe Grillo and Matteo Renzi.