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Piero Selvaggio, in English, would  translate  Peter Wild, and absolutely wild must have seemed to the local scene the changes he brought about not only  to Italian dining in LA but also to the products used to make those recipes. …

For Italians, the piazza or square, is not just the architectural space that characterizes cities and villages, but an open air, urban living room. It is the heart of each Italian town where history, architecture and social relations become one. …

Maybe it is all due to fairy tales, but weddings, big and fat or small and thin, are always in fashion. A wedding in Italy is considered such a beautiful event that when someone asks you to do something you …

For over forty years, I have been living in both Italy and the US. I feel Italian and American, Italiana and Americana, sounds almost like a Starbucks drink! The difference with being Italian-American is that I feel the two cultures …

Greeks and Romans offered spelt to the Gods, Aztecs considered chia seeds worthy of tributes, and farro is noted in the Old Testament. Today, approximately 70% of cultivated land is destined to the production of cereals, mostly wheat, barley, rye, …

“Ciao, what are you up to?” Flavia says while looking at me and checking if I have any white hair, if my dress is this season’s or a couple of years old, and whether I have gained weight or not. …

“Giuseppe Franco Salon Opening Summer 2017” reads a sign in a window on Canon Drive in Beverly Hills. Well, not exactly what you are thinking. This soon opening salon is the 5th Giuseppe Franco, born in Calabria and raised in …

Barcellonetta,  an Italian term meaning small and pretty Barcelona, is the nickname for the city of Alghero, on the Northern coast of Sardinia dating back to the 1372 conquest of the city by Catalans.  In this pearl  on the Coral …