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On Wednesday evening, new Phillies manager Joe Girardi was the guest of honor at the Italian American Baseball Foundation’s fourth annual dinner in Brooklyn. The IABF, a nonprofit charity established in 2016, is committed to developing and promoting youth baseball and softball in the United States and Italy by sponsoring clinics supervised by Major...

When measured by production volumes, Gorgonzola PDO claims the third place on the podium in the competition of Italian PDO cheeses (made from cow’s milk) after the two big cheeses Grana Padano PDO and Parmigiano Reggiano PDO. It needs to be exclusively produced with freshly-gained full-cream milk from its area of origin between Piedmont and Lombard...

It was a special night at Brooklyn’s renowned Marco Polo Ristorante when owner Marco Chirico hosted a wine dinner that spotlighted three culinary superstars — Gabriele Massa, master sommelier and brand ambassador from the Sorrentino winery; Marcello Avitabile, a five-time world champion pizza gourmet and Chirico himself, the legendary executive che...

New York City is really close to the heart of Roman born screenwriter and vlogger Andrea Careri. He has just finished writing a book about NYC, titled La Mia New York. It’s a hybrid between a novel and a travel memoir. Each chapter will be dedicated to a specific place, restaurant, street, or neighborhood of New York City.                          ...

Auxiliary Bishop-elect Gerardo J. Colacicco is by nature a humble and shy person who fulfilled his dream of being a parish priest and now waits for what the next chapter entails as an auxiliary bishop in the archdiocese. Bishop-elect Colacicco will be ordained an auxiliary bishop at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Dec. 10. “I still wake up and wonder if th...

Il video è stato proiettato nel corso della giornata di formazione realizzata presso l'Ambasciata italiana, a cui hanno partecipato le insegnanti dell'American Associtation of Teachers of Italian (AATI) presenti a Washington per partecipare alla Convention annuale di ACTFL (American Council on the teaching of Foreign Languages). "La promozione dell...

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a Christmas Eve tradition with roots in Italy that marks the holiday with a bounty of seafood. While the feast typically takes place on December 24, restaurants around DC are offering special menus before and after the holiday. All-Purpose Pizzeria  79 Potomac Ave., SE. Head to the Navy Yard location for a six-cours...

Friday December 6. 7PM-10PM. 1924 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33136. Achille Perilli was born on January 28, 1927, in Rome. Already as a young painter, Perilli was a pioneer of abstract painting in Italy. He helped composed the Forma 1 Manifesto in 1947, designed to restore form to its primacy in art. Perilli's paintings display cubist images which prov...

Atrani si prepara a vivere la magia del Natale con l’accensione delle luminarie che faranno diventare il borgo più piccolo d’Italia un vero e proprio presepe a grandezza naturale. Le luci saranno accese questo pomeriggio giovedì 5 dicembre all’imbrunire e renderanno Atrani un borgo da favola fino al 12 gennaio 2020. Luci colorate tra le arcate, vic...

In 2018, Liberati, an Italian restaurant and brewery co-founded by Alex Liberati, was one of Denver’s most anticipated openings of the year. Billing itself as the only brewery in the world to specialize in Italian grape ales, Liberati introduced its patrons to “oenobeers,” a term Liberati coined to describe “a beer-wine hybrid with each beer using...

As I entered junior high, Papa and Mama, whom I had loved without question, suddenly became an embarrass­ment. Why couldn’t they be like other parents? Why didn’t they speak without accents? Why couldn’t I take peanut­ butter ­and­ jelly sandwiches in my school lunches, rather than calamari? (Yuck, the other kids said, he eats squid legs!) There se...

Whether it’s a Barolo or a Brunello, a Montepulciano or a Moscato, Italy is renowned for its excellent wine. Enjoying a nice glass of wine with friends and family is an intrinsic part of the Italian lifestyle. So it’s no surprise that there are some interesting expressions and sayings centred around wine. In vino veritas This is a Latin saying whic...