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Italian President Mattarella's visit to the United States

Italian President Mattarella's visit to the United States

As reported by ANSA, Italian President Sergio Mattarella and...
Costolette alla Milanese. Credit: Copyright Nathan Hoyt/Forktales, 2016

Italian Chefs Fight Forgery of Costolette alla Milanese

Once a year, on January 17, Rosario Scarpato, Neapolitan-born...
Jennifer Flavin and Sylvester Stallone at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Creed’. Copyright: buzzfuss / 123RF Stock Photo

Rocky Balboa’s return in Creed gives Sylvester Stallone a shot at Oscar gold

Italian American movie star Sylvester Stallone is having the...
Tommaso Bordonaro signing a copy of his book. Photo credit: Santo Lombino

One man’s tale of joy and woe: La spartenza

La spartenza is a literary jewel, a linguistic triumph and the...
Mike Piazza awaits the start of the 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame press conference

Mike Piazza, A Touch of the Italian-American Heritage in the Baseball Hall Of Fame

“Being Italian-American in New York, I am very proud of my...
Helen Bacigalupi, owner of Bacigalupi Vineyards

Bacigalupi Vineyards: an Italian-American success

Nestled in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley stand the...
strolling into 2016: Ostuni

Strolling into 2016: Ostuni, the “White City”

Approaching Ostuni, it’s easy to see why it’s known as “the...

The Getty Museum Returns the Head of Hades to Italy

The Head of Hades, a work of exceptional artistic value that had...
Tiziana Rocca, General Manager of TFF, and actor Richard Gere. Photo courtesy of T. Rocca

How Tiziana Rocca brought the Taormina Film Fest to Los Angeles

Tiziana Rocca, general manager of the Taormina Film Fest since...
The Slow Food Planet app

Slow Food Planet: The app that connects people to local traditions, food, and flavors

For the sixth year in a row, the Fort Mason Center in San...
Rebecca Ponzi, owner of Casal Cristiana Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Olive Oil: The Allure of Italy’s Most Exotic & Controversial Fruit

Michel Ponzi, co-owner of Ponzi Vineyards, one of Oregon’s...
John Croce, founder of Pacific Food Importers and its retail counterpart, Big John's PFI, was a pillar of Seattle's Italian-American community. Both businesses are well-known for their extensive selection of imported food offerings at wholesale prices. (Seattle Times)

Big John’s PFI offers Seattle food lovers a cornucopia of imported delights

In an industrial area just south of downtown Seattle, under the...
Guitarist Dweezil Zappa. Photo courtesy of Megan Zappa

Musical Journey across Partinico, Sicily with Dweezil Zappa

During the past ten years, Los Angeles-born rock guitarist,...
The Sicilian marionette theater Opera dei pupi was proclaimed in 2001 and inscribed in 2008 in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists. © siculodoc

Cefalù a place of revelation

It was a beautiful day in November when I stepped off the train...
Pistoia is 2017 Capital of Culture

Pistoia will be the 2017 Italy's Capital of Culture

The Tuscan town of Pistoia was chosen out of nine finalists to...


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