Roberto Gallo

Taking on a bold and daring adventure, Pietro Busalacchi and wife Cristina immigrated to San Diego with their 7 children, Anna, Tony, Sal, Frank and Joe in 1966, leaving their hometown of Porticello, Sicily and came to settle in San …

Abraham Lincoln once told of an Old Dutch farmer, who remarked to a companion that “it was not best to swap horses when crossing streams,” indicating that doing so could be risky. Ignoring this sage advice, Italian Photographer, Marcello Moccia, …

Joseph Panetta, President and CEO of Biocom, was the inaugural honoree of the Convivio Communitas Award for Leadership, underscoring his impact on the San Diego community receiving what the organization termed, “long overdue accolades.” “Congratulations on receiving the Convivio Communitas …

Approximately 20 years ago, Paola Bonacina Benzoni, and her husband left Italy when he came to work at the University of California at San Diego on a special project; lucky for her clients, she brought her flair and expertise for …

Coordinating the 46th Annual Columbus Day Grand ball, spending time with donors and other Ferragosto 2015 Committee members, and acting as President of the Sons of Italy keeps Jim Cardinale- Hill very busy these days.   “Our chapter of the …

World touring Chef Varinia Cappelletti recently stopped in sunny San Diego before heading to her next stop in the chilly parts of Midwestern towns and New York. Commenting on the warm California climate, she dreaded the part of her tour …

San Diego’s Laura Massoni, of the travel agency by the same name, states that deciding to specialize in travel to Italy was the best decision she ever made. “It was the best decision in my life, and when I get …

“I am most passionate about bringing my knowledge [of tasting] to consumers, “said an enthusiastic Orietta Gianjorio, a native Italian from Rome, when describing her motivation and drive for tasting. “My Italian values are shopping for the best ingredients, conviviality …

John Asaro, a native Californian of Sicilian descent has a special place in his heart for Little Italy’s Piazza Famiglia, so much so that he will be donating 50% of all sales from his latest art exhibit being held at …

When in Rome is not an ideal to which Ambra Tesori aspires. In fact, the native of Rome Italy, whose heritage spans seven generations, is more at home with America’s free Enterprise system and making it on her own. In …