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Star Chef Cristina Bowerman, President of the Association of Italian Ambassadors of Taste, Consul General Antonio Verde and Los Angeles based Italian Star Chef Antonio Murè (Barrique Restaurant), at the reception that Consul General Antonio Verde had at his official residence to showcase prestigious DOP products

The First Italian Cuisine in the World Week lands in L.A.

If I would ask any of you to tell me what is the capital of worldwide cinema, the obvious answer would be, Los Angeles. To be precise, its most...
A food expert and a real entertainer, chef Mario Batali presented his new cookbook, Big American Cookbook. 250 favorite recipes from across the USA. Photo credit: Ken Goodman

Chef Mario Batali Entertains Audience in Pasadena

I n the evening of October 26th, multi-awarded celebrity chef Mario Batali presented and signed copies of his just released cookbook, Big American...
Cinema Italian Style 12th edition: celebration of Italian culture in Los Angeles

Cinema Italian Style 12th edition: celebration of Italian culture in Los Angeles

Cinema, fashion, food excellence and social commitment will be components of the 12th edition of Cinema Italian Style, the Los Angeles showcase for...
The Annual Italian American Studies Association Conference, hosted by the George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies (November 3-5, 2016)

The 49th Conference of Italian American Studies Association in a nutshell

From November 3rd to the 5th, at the campus of California State University , Long Beach ( CSULB ), it took place the 49th conference of the Italian...
Spotlight on the First Italian Cuisine in the World in Los Angeles

Spotlight on the First Italian Cuisine in the World in Los Angeles

Amuri. The Sacred flavors of Sicily - July 19, 2016 , Italian Cultural Institute, Los Angeles In anticipation of the 1st Week of Italian Cuisine in...
The First Italian Cuisine in the World Week (November 15-23)

The International Week of Italian Cuisine Is Coming This November

Trade fairs, demonstrations, master-classes , workshops, films , lectures, galas and special events aimed at showcasing individual Italian...
Centennial kickoff ribbon cutting by Steve Riboli. Photo Courtesy of San Antonio Winery

San Antonio Winery’s 100 years of palatable delights

On October 13th, San Antonio Winery, kicked off its 100th anniversary on its historic location in Downtown L.A. – once in the heart of the city’s...
Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino

Councilmember Joe Buscaino recognizes LA’s Italian-American excellence

As the Italian-American Heritage Month is about to end, a special Council presentation by Councilman Joe Buscaino, was held at the L.A. City Hall, on...
Comedian Mike Marino. Photo Courtesy of M. Marino

Comedian Mike Marino: “Make America Italian Again!”

With the upcoming Presidential Elections, most of people are feeling at loss. What candidate is the best to lead the US in a world, more than ever...
Armando Varricchio, Ambassador of Italy to the US, speaking at the IIC. Photo Courtesy of the IIC

L.A. Meets Ambassador Varricchio and His Contagious Optimism

The recently appointed Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Armando Varricchio was born in Venice, Italy, but completed his MA (summa cum laude...
The Italian Heritage Month's celebration in Los Angeles is very rich and sure to satisfy every appetite, culinary, artistic and cultural

The very best that Italian American Heritage Month has to offer in L.A.

The Great Seal of the United States declares “out of many, one.” That reminds us that this nation wouldn’t exist, without the merge of people coming...
Sophia Loren. Photo by DenisMakarenko

Sophia Loren, season opener at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

O nce you exit the freeway – whether the “605” or “5,” depending on your route – an Emerald City appears on the horizon. No, you’re not re-...
Filmmaker Woody Allen and cinematographer Vittorio Storaro during the shooting of Café Society. Photo Courtesy of V. Storaro

Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro: Master of Lights and Colors

Three-time Oscar winner, Vittorio Storaro is more than just a legendary Italian cinematographer - recognized by the Academy for his outstanding...
Professor Frank Chindamo. Photo Courtesy of F. Chindamo

Learn from the top authority in “advertainment,” Professor Frank Chindamo

T he story of Frank Chindamo’s grandparents, who, in the 1920’s, emigrated from Cinquefrondi, a village in the Aspromonte (in Calabria, region of...
From bottom left clockward - Emanuela Panebianco, Jordi Caballero, Giovanni Moriconi, professors Doni Whitsett and Yuxin Pei. Photo by Menghuian He

Italian Entrepreneurs Bring China Closer to Hollywood

Let me introduce to you the three main characters of this new international endeavor, a high-end experiential learning tour aimed at familiarizing...

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