San Francisco North Beach

The starting line for the 2016 Il Giro di San Francisco Photograph courtesy of Metromint Cycling

Giro d’Italia & Il Giro di San Francisco

It doesn’t seem to matter what the occasion might be, Italian culture can enrich everything from bicycle tours and races to local community festas...
Consul General of Italy in San Francisco Mauro Battocchi at the 2012 Italian Heritage Parade. Photograph by Nickolas Marinelli

Consul General Mauro Battocchi: Working Together to Build Strong Italian Communities

Mauro Battocchi’s last day as San Francisco’s beloved Consul General will be July 8, 2016. He has been Italy’s Consul General in San Francisco since...
Bandyer's team in San Francisco: from the left Giulio Tani, Fabio Rigato, Enrico Portolan, Filippo Rocca, Simone Mazzoni, Francesco Durighetto

Bandyer: six young Italians invent a new, easy, virtual way to learn and teach skills through your laptop

Learning a new language by talking to a native speaker, as well as playing violin with a professional: this is what most people would like to do when...
Jacopo Rosito. Photo credit: Lavinia Pisani

Jacopo Rosito: Italian Champion 2015

After three months of online competitions, Italian bartender Jacopo Rosito, 28, received the highest score among his Italian colleagues and was...
North Beach Festival. Photograph by Catherine Accardi

Festeggiare! 2015 Bay Area Italian Festivals

It’s summer in the city and although two of San Francisco’s Italian themed festivals have come and gone, there’s still more serious festeggiare (...