LIFE & PEOPLE

Botteghiamo, Rome and the soul of Italian heritage

Today, I feel like to write about Rome and Italian heritage, but for once - our regular readers may be aware of my penchant for classical history - I...

The Week of Italian Cuisine highlights Mediterranean diet and Apulia’s traditional food

The Mediterranean Diet as a model of proper eating, as a balanced and sustainable lifestyle for both health and environment, was the main topic of...

Cinema Italian Style opens with Dogman, Matteo Garrone’s movie running for the Oscars

“I have no expectations. I’m not the kind of person who expects anything from life, but I think the American audience will be able recognize a movie...

2018 New Italian Cinema, a sparkling edition with spotlight on Tuscany

Movie lovers, get ready for a three days of cinema from the Bel Paese! The New Italian Cinema - organized by the Italian Cultural Institute of San...

Film maker Daniele De Michele celebrates food as culture

For nearly two decades, Daniele De Michele has celebrated the spirit of Italian grandmothers, calling attention to their collective knowledge about...

Bisacquino: birthplace of Frank Capra and goat horn-handled knives

Even today, the hilltop village of Bisacquino is a place for those in search of a forceful Sicilian character all its own. Deep in majestic Mount...

La Marzocco: the coffee machine behind Italy’s best caffé

It takes a lot of things to prepare a good cup of coffee: obviously, a good coffee blend and a good machine, to say the least. There’s a brand that...

Retiring in Italy: it may no longer be only a dream

Regardless of their age, Italians have one huge preoccupation these days: retiring. With income taxes among the highest in Europe and pensions often...

We still miss you: 25 years without Federico Fellini

It was All Souls’ Day, and Rome had woken up under the rain. It makes you wonder, sometimes, the way Nature manages to read into the heart of the...

Consul General Antonio Verde says goodbye to Los Angeles at the end of his mandate

He had two very specific goals for his term in Los Angeles: to answer as best as possible to the needs of the Italian community, and to support...

Third Annual Week of Italian Cuisine in San Francisco

San Francisco welcomes Puglia’s culinary traditions and one of its best representatives, Chef Cicorella, during the Third Annual Week of Italian...

Dina Morrone’s “The Italian in Me” wins the Valley Theatre Award

“Call me! Federico Fellini wants to see you.” When actress Dina Morrone received this message from her agent, she didn’t think much of it and...

The last lighthouse keeper at Punta Carena

The lighthouse, a mysterious and poetic place, cherished by artists and writers: Virginia Woolf set one of her most popular novels, To the Lighthouse...

12 things to do in Cilento, Campania’s untouched gem

The region of Campania holds classic treasures like the Palace of Caserta and archeological sites such as Pompeii and Herculaneum. Seductive resorts...

Identità Golose opens in Los Angeles with Carlo Cracco

Being behind the counter and in front of the cooker feels familiar to Carlo Cracco; here he shows us step by step, ingredient after ingredient, how...