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The Italian character of Spaghetti and the Importance of the Intercultural Exchange

Occasionally, someone will speak of the real origins of spaghetti. It is one of those questions close to our hearts but it’s hidden behind a truth...
Pompeii Will Finally Have Access to Disabled People

Pompeii Will Finally Have Access to Disabled People

The Pompeii archeological site will give accessible to the disabled people. The new plan is part of ongoing work in Pompeii's long-neglected and...
Umbria Jazz Festival 2016 – Report from Perugia

Umbria Jazz Festival 2016 – Report from Perugia

There was a lull in the city of Perugia during the week leading up to the Umbria Jazz 2016 festival before the jazz fans arrive and fill the city to...
Oscar Farinetti, the founder of upscale Italian food market Eataly

Century City Mall Awaits Italian Food Par Excellence

Straightforward, innovative and an excellent communicator, these are just a few of the adjectives that can be used to describe the business owner...
Fendi's 90 Years Celebrated at Trevi Fountain in Rome

Fendi's 90 Years Celebrated at Trevi Fountain in Rome

Fendi Fashion House has celebrated its 90th anniversary with a runway show on Thursday at the Trevi Fountain in Rome. A private dinner on the Pincio...
In 2012, Tutta Bella transported a portable pizza oven to Boeing Field where Air Force One was parked. There a chef made Neapolitan-style pizza for President Obama, his staff, flight crew and press corps. (Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria)

Tutta Bella Pizzeria: Feeding Dreams, Nourishing Lives, Building Community

Never let it be said that Joe Fugere, owner of Seattle’s Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria, won’t move heaven and earth, or even a pizza oven, to...
Pomodoro pachino, Sicily, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

“You say Tomato, I say Pachino” - Il pomodoro di Pachino: the Jewel of Sicilia

When one conjures up a mental list of the most highly prized and sought after foods in the world, delicacies such as Russian caviar, white truffle,...
Chef and Restaurateur, Celestino Drago. Photo Courtesy of Katie Conway

Celestino Drago: Italian Excellence in the LA Food Scene

It could have been a completely different story. Celestino Drago, who comes from the Province of Messina (Sicily), might have become a successful...
Florence's Mayor Says No to New McDonald's Next to the Duomo

Florence's Mayor Against The Opening of a New McDonald's Next to the Duomo

The local Mayor in Florence stated his opposition to the opening of a McDonald's close to the Cathedral at Piazza Duomo. As reported by the local...
Marina Pugliese is Museum Director and Art Historian originally from Genoa

Director Marina Pugliese Is Mapping the City To Connect Artist and Cultures in The Bay Area

Milan and San Francisco, here we go again! Many times, on this newspaper, we have talked about the legacy between the Italian and the American cities...
Basil Strawberry Spritz

Basil-infused Cocktails to Kick Off Summer

Summer, sweet summer is finally upon us. My garden has begun to take its shape as the temperatures soar and nature begins to work her magic. My basil...
Why Does Italy Have a Better Reputation Abroad?

Why Does Italy Have a Better Reputation Abroad?

According to a survey conducated by RepTrak, Italy has a better reputation abroad than it does at home. Italy's reputation abroad was valued at 71...
Both wine and the bike, in their own ways, lead one across emotional and physical landscapes, open the heart to the rhythms of nature, and promote a consciousness of lifestyle and the human spirit

Wine, Bike, and Living La Dolce Vita

There are three things that I find most Italians are happy to talk about: food, wine, and sports! Not unlike wine, the sport of cycling has a great...
Kent Bakke, CEO of La Marzocco International, imported La Marzocco espresso machines from Italy for 15 years before acquiring a controlling share of the company and establishing corporate headquarters in Seattle. (Jill Greco Bodnar)

Got coffee? La Marzocco International calls Seattle home

If you are a coffee aficionado, you’ve heard of La Marzocco. A hands-down favorite among baristas, these high-end espresso machines can be found in...
Tony Gemignani is the chef and owner of thirteen restaurants in Northern California and Las Vegas and an 11-time world pizza champion. Photograph courtesy of Tony’s Pizza Napoletana

The World Champion Pizzaiolo is from the San Francisco Bay Area

Who is this world-renowned pizzaiolo? None other than Tony Gemignani. What exactly is a pizzaiolo? That would be a person who makes pizzas in an...

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