Fatturato in crescita: così Ego International, consultati i dati delle vendite di prodotti italiani negli Stati Uniti, conferma un andamento positivo da più di due anni per chi esporta negli USA. Le esportazioni hanno superato per la prima volta la soglia dei 4 miliardi. In particolare, la crescita del fatturato ha portato con sé una crescita paral...

If you’ve been to Italy – or to an Italian restaurant, I guess – you’re definitely familiar with aperitivo, an Italian tradition known around the world. And even if you’ve never experienced it firsthand, chances are you’ve at least read about it: we, too, have a pretty good article on Italian aperitivo, go take a look. Aperitivo is joyous and mood-...

It’s a question that seems simple enough, but ask any Italian American and you’ll absolutely get an earful. No one really knows who coined the term gravy, or when the sauce-gravy controversy started; however, every Italian-American knows what side they’re on. Lorraine Ranalli, author of the book Gravy Wars, told Slate, “In my research I found that...

Nutella, the leader in chocolate spread was challenged two years ago when Barilla’s similar chocolate spread, called Pan di Stelle and made from the original chocolate cookie snack, joined what was pinned as the “jar war”: a competition in Italy of leading companies producing particular sweet spreads. But who would think of competing against Nutell...

The Bronx is remembering the owner of Mike's Deli, the popular shop that is a staple for celebrities, athletes and politicians. Mike Greco passed away Wednesday night. He was 89 years old. His family says he will remembered for his work ethic and as a Bronx legend. Greco's family says he came to the U.S. with his twin brother and just $50 in his po...

The first time I picked up the Italian writer Elsa Morante’s 1957 novel “Arturo’s Island,” in this new translation by Ann Goldstein, the gifted translator of Elena Ferrante’s novels into English, I put it down after 75 pages. Morante’s vision is so baroque, and her prose so operatic, that after reading her I needed some alone time, with cucumber sl...

Be careful if you plan on cooking up a tasty pasta dish this week, because there’s an olive oil shortage halfway around the world. Quartino Restaurant cooks up close to 10,000 meals a week, but in his kitchen, Chef John Coletta is stocking up to avoid a shortage of the key ingredient. A severe winter in 2018 and a massive bacterial infestation are...

Lusso, cibo di qualità, superacar. Il Made in Italy si riconosce nel mondo per quelli che sono tradizionalmente i punti forti della Dolce vita, declinata in salsa moderna grazie all'apporto di tecnologia, innovazione, narrazione e comunicazione. Gucci è il nostro marchio di maggior valore, seguito da Tim ed Enel.BrandZ, la classifica che assegna un...

Ferraris are works of art. As the founder of the company, Enzo Ferrari, once said, “Ferraris are not cars, they are dreams.” The world’s best-known exotic car brand has been around since 1947, when Enzo Ferrari founded it shortly after WWII. Ferrari has been an innovative force in the car world since then and they continue to innovate and excite wi...

Italians love to linger at the table, slowly savoring each course from antipasto to primi and secondi. Dessert, dolci, is also enjoyed leisurely and is often served in three parts. First the sweet itself, which is accompanied by a dessert wine; then espresso; and finally an after-dinner drink. “Having an after-dinner drink to aid digestion, a diges...