San Francisco

Perbacco: fine dining beyond the Week of Italian Cuisine

Several weeks prior to the 2018 Week of Italian Cuisine (November 12-17), San Francisco's fine dining establishment Perbacco, offered special guests...

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...

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...

San Francisco celebrates Italian heritage, traditions, and history in a full weekend of events

The first weekend in October will be very busy for locals and visitors in San Francisco. While the Marina will welcome the San Francisco Fleet Week...

Italian Conductor, Maestro Riccardo Frizza, Returns to San Francisco with Roberto Devereux

San Francisco has attracted world class talent, artists from every genre, for many decades and the month of September 2018 was no exception. The city...

Marcello Mastroianni, La Dolce Vita and much more at Cinema Italia SF this September

When he entered the legendary gates of Cinecittà for the first time, Marcello Mastroianni was only 11. Nevertheless, his entire life as an actor was...

A new generation of Italians

The new generation of Italians coming to the US is a welcomed repeat performance, one that has been ongoing for over 100 years. Italian immigrants...

L’Arte in Cucina book presents the incomparable liaison between food and arts, chefs and artists

Art and food, food and art: when thinking of Italian food, the liaison with art comes almost natural. That’s why some artists, photographers and...

Tony Bennett Way, San Francisco renames a street to honor the Italian-American artist

On Saturday June 2nd, San Francisco honored Tony Bennett and his love for the city with a special celebration: during a block party along the...

Genoa and San Francisco look at their past to move forward, together, in the future

The legacy between Genoa and San Francisco is now stronger than ever. Two years after the visits of some other Genovese representatives, Italian...

A Taste of Italy: teaching Italian culture, cuisine and wine to a new generation of chefs

How a perfect night looks like when you are an Italian food lover? The answer could come from people who attended the Taste Of Italy event, organized...

Vacations season has started, SF has a direct flight to Italy!

The Bay Area has now, finally, a direct flight from/to Italy, seventeen years after the last Alitalia aircraft took off from the San Francisco...

Culinary secrets of Emilia Romagna and Tuscany at IIC SF

What is Italy known for? Among its many charming attributes, Italy is known for its cuisine. Who doesn't think of Italian food and fondly reminisce...

Cinema Italia honours Michelangelo Antonioni’s genius and modernism at the Castro Theatre

Cinema Italia keeps its Spring tradition alive with a five-film retrospective on Michelangelo Antonioni . The one-day program, co-curated by Luce...

Casanova: The Seduction of Europe at the Legion of Honor Museum

Most of us have heard of Casanova. The name is often used to describe a man who has many lovers or a man who is a promiscuous and unscrupulous lover...

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