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While born in Italy, the habit of having aperitivo with friends to unwind after a day at work, or as a fun preamble to a good dinner in company, has become a worldwide custom. Similarly, what we Italians like to …

“Amo solo te” ~ I love only you You’ve said “yes” …and the planning begins. Opulent or simple, a wedding is probably the closest most of us will ever get to crafting our own real, live fairy tale. Naturally, a …

The amazing tale of Italian fashion is made of style, beauty, creativity and preciousness. It is also made of names so famous around the world they are synonym with Made in Italy and Italian style themselves: think of Prada, Gucci, …

The world discovered the existence of trenette, the traditional Ligurian noodle, thanks to Pixar’s Luca and his voracious appetite for them. But for every person familiar with the Italian Riviera and its cuisine, they are far from being a surprise: …

Every Italian born after 1961 has, for sure, some childhood memories tied to figurinePanini and their beautiful albums. We’d buy them – or better, beg our parents and grandparents to buy them for us –exchange them with one another to …

We all know ragù, the delicious meat and tomato sauce that goes perfectly with tagliatelle, or gnocchi. In the US, it’s largely associated with a dish, spaghetti bolognese, that in Italy doesn’t really exist: you’d be hardly pushed to find …

Memories of Milan bring images of the Duomo and Via Montenapoleone to mind, art and fashion remaining two of the reasons people like the city so much. But if you’ve visited, and especially if you’ve lived there and enjoyed your …

To many Italians, especially those who grew up on a diet of bread-and-western-movies, there is nothing more quintessentially American than cowboys.  Anyone wearing a Stetson hat and riding a horse was a hero to many children, back in the day: …

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Last May, a super talented Italian designer created looks for Jennifer Lopez on the occasion of The Global Citizen VAX Live Concert in Inglewood, California. He sketched a Cavalli minidress for her performance. J. Lo was so divine in that custom-made …

Luca is a tribute to Italy, its atmospheres and scents, in particular to those of the Italian Riviera where director Enrico Casarosa, 49, spent long summers during his childhood and adolescence. Pasta with pesto and sea breeze, the warm colors …

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