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Leaders in military, public service and non-profit received awards from the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF), the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation's largest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage.Rear Admiral Margaret DeLuca "Peg" Klein (U.S. Navy, Ret.), Honorable Jessica Garfola Wright (Maj...

After World War II, Italy found itself on the front of a new struggle, to resettle civilians whose lives had been disrupted by war. Italy’s experience contributed to an understanding of the role migration could play in promoting both individual and national economic security, and the security not only of a struggling nation that could not employ it...

It’s 11 p.m. on Saturday. I’ve just returned home from a 14-hour workday, which included hosting a local radio show and, of course, managing and cooking at my family’s restaurant. Most people would think I have the greatest life in the world. I get to be around Italian food all day long and have access to so many products. I’m not going to disagree...

Food & beverage giant and travel retailer Autogrill today posted a +5.1% revenue increase year-on-year (+2.8% at constant exchange rates) for the first four months of 2017. The company noted a particularly strong start to the year for its airport business (+12.4%). Global revenue growth was driven by the +4.8% like-for-like performance across the b...

"Remember one thing, my darling. One day nonna won't be here anymore. And I want you to be able to do all the things that nonna does!" -Rossella Rago, Cooking with Nonna That is the opening line of Rossella Rago's popular debut cookbook, Cooking with Nonna, and is one that I can relate to. As soon as you open the book, you are faced with dozens of...

You may not look at the Mazda Miata-based Fiat 124 Spider and say, “Viva l’italia!” But why would you? It’s a Japanese car sold by an Italian-American company. But when I drove one for the first time, something strange happened. I think I found the automotive embodiment of myself: energetic, easy to beat up, made here and there, with borderline Ita...

Evine Live Inc. ("Evine"), a multiplatform video commerce company (evine.com), today announced the premiere of Frankie Avalon Foods, an assortment of authentic Italian cuisine, from entertainment legend, Frankie Avalon. Debuting May 28 during Evine's "Wonder.Full.Memorial Weekend" event, Avalon will appear live on-air to present a variety of gourme...

Three-and-half billion Kinder eggs are sold globally each year but the popular chocolate-toy hybrid generates zero sales from the United States market. Until now. Confectionery maker Ferrero International S.A. says at the beginning of 2018, it will debut a version of the iconic, decades-old Kinder Egg to the U.S. market for the first time. The most...

Think of a tomato. Round, bulbous, straining the vine with its weight. Red as lipstick and fire engines. Testing the limits of its thin skin, sun-baked juices threatening to bust the membrane, taut with readiness. Yeah, we don’t have those in Minnesota. Well, rather, we do, but harvest season starts in mid-July and ends in September. Blink, and you...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and U.S. Italy Fulbright Commission join the Fondazione Giovanni e Francesca Falcone in honoring the memory of Judge Giovanni Falcone, his wife Francesca Morvillo, and the three agents of his security detail, who were tragically killed 25 years ago, on May 23, 1992. Born in Palermo, in 1939, Falcone s...

L’Associazione Culturale ‘Ambasciatori della fame’, già da tempo, si interessa di restituire all’Italia la memoria dei suoi figli emigrati all’estero. In particolare, nella fase iniziale, maggior attenzione è stata destinata all’Abruzzo, al Molise, alla Puglia e alla Calabria. “Ma non sarebbe stato giusto dimenticare – spiega Geremia Mancini – pres...

Fresh Italian cheeses, such as mozzarella di bufala, fior di latte and ricotta, are best eaten as soon as they are made, when they taste utterly pure, sweet and milky. Or at least that’s the wished for, if seldom experienced, ideal. In a village in southern Italy, I visited a family-run cheese shop. Every morning, a variety of fresh cheeses are pro...