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Good coffee is just like a cuddle: it’s heart-warming, reassuring and bound to cheer you up. And if there is something that Italy and the US have in common, is their love for a quality cup of coffee. It shouldn’t surprise, …

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Italian Heritage Month started on Saturday, October 1st with the traditional Washington Square Lighting and a block party at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club. The Italian flag was raised at the SFIAC building to honor contributions of Italian Americans to San Francisco.  That …

The world of fashion knows Salvatore Ferragamo as one of the brands that best represents the Made in Italy worldwide. Yet, very few know the story behind the name and how the life of its founder, Salvatore, shaped the brand …

For the second year in a row, San Francisco has become one of the West Coast capitals of the Balsamic Vinegar of Modena. After a successful first edition, the Consortium of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena partnered with restaurants in the city to offer …

Italian excellence and style were in the spotlight at the 74th edition of the Emmy® Awards. The Television Academy, organizer of the event which was held on the 12th of September in Los Angeles, chose Franciacorta as the Official Sparkling Wine of the …


What are COM.IT.ES and what role do they play for Italians residing abroad? In general, COM.IT.ES are institutes that represent the Italian community. They were established in 1985 and are elected in each consular district every five years by Italians …

Vito’s, a treasured Seattle landmark on First Hill, has seen a lot of ups and downs during the past seven decades. Opened in 1953 by brothers Vito and Jimmy Santoro, the restaurant drew its clientele from many walks of life …

Driven by the compelling need to make our planet sustainable, Italian engineer Mario Carandente has always been motivated to take on a leadership role to achieve sustainable transformation in urban mobility.  After graduating from the University Federico II in Naples in 2012, …

Known as the godmother of Italian cooking, Marcella Hazan is revered in the cooking community. With six cookbooks and years of teaching cooking classes, she distilled the very essence of Italian cooking, making it available and accessible to the average …

This fall, the 107-year-old Our Lady of Mount Virgin Catholic Church will not be open for Mass or baptisms, weddings or confessions. In a two-page statement from the Seattle Archdiocese issued in July, parishioners learned that their pleas and protests …


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