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Credito Emiliano and Parmigiano: the curious story of the bank taking cheese as investment collateral

It was 1953 when Credito Emiliano, a relatively small bank based in the region of Emilia Romagna, started taking wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano as a...

The last days of Pompeii: what really happened?

Pompeii is without a doubt one of the most exceptional archaeological sites in the world, probably the most relevant, for the wealth of findings and...

Italy: a history made of migration

Never as before the topic of immigration has been affecting the socio-political life of Europeans, and Italians in particular. However, considering...

Italian anniversaries that unify our civil consciousness

First of all, happy Republic Day to everyone on behalf of L’Italo-Americano. Here on the Pacific coast where the Italian peninsula is a place in our...
Essere Italia e Italiani attraverso la Cucina, essenza nazionale

Essere Italia e Italiani attraverso la Cucina, essenza nazionale

La cucina italiana è... Qualità innanzitutto. La più buona. Bellezza. Ricchezza e bontà. Eleganza. Allevatori, agricoltori, produttori...
Like an impressionist painting, there are many ways to tell of the multiplicity of Italy and of being Italian through its cuisine

Italy and Being Italian Through Cuisine: A National Essence

Italian cuisine is... first and foremost, quality. The best. Beauty. Richness and good-ness. Breeders, farmers, prod-ucers. Social responsibility...
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...
Sentirsi Italiani anche con Columbus Day e Heritage Month

Sentirsi Italiani anche con Columbus Day e Heritage Month

E’ giusto dire che viviamo di ricordi? In parte sì, perchè costruiamo tutta la nostra vita dentro una sequenza cronologica che accumula nella nostra...

Feeling Italian with Columbus Day and Heritage Month

Is it fair to say that we live through memories? Partly yes, because we formulate our entire lives in a chronological sequence that accumulates and...
L’Italo-Americano cambia pagina per l’Italian Heritage Month

L’Italo-Americano cambia pagina per l’Italian Heritage Month

Il nostro omaggio all’ Italian Heritage Month 2015 è un altro passo in avanti per costruire il futuro del vostro giornale. L’Italo-Americano cambia...

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