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This June 7 we celebrate the 100 birthday of a true fantastic icon of the Italian music: Dean Martin. Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, Dean Martin was a wonderful artist who already is part of the history of the American show business. To celebrate him and his legacy, we are honored and happy to welcome on We the Italians his daugh...

Marco Tinessa is a young broker, at home in Milan. He is also an Irpinia native who set his career in Italy’s financial capital aside to pay tribute to the mountains near Naplesthat bred him. How? When you've spent your youth between Montesarchio and San Martino Vallecaudina, and you've played hide-and-seek amongst the vineyards of Aglianico, how e...

Piazza Navona: how beautiful it is. So beautiful one may even accept to pay an excruciatingly high price for a “granita al limone” and a coffee in one of its many cafés just to dwell in comfort for a few minutes in all its splendor.Born upon the vestiges of Domitian’s Stadium, of which it still holds the ancient shape, its visual fulcrum is, today,...

Named after the jet-setty Tuscan beach town on the Tyrrhenian Sea, Forte dei Marmi is an elegant and understated addition to the menagerie of fine dining options south of Fifth. Every detail from the namesake marble to the waiter’s crisp khaki uniforms to the cascading bursts of pink bougainvillea at the arched entryway adds to the always-summer al...

THE cellar is flooded and Chris Ranalli worries about snakes. From the safety of the back door, he points out the sturdy walls—two feet thick, as if to withstand Mediterranean earthquakes—and the elegantly vaulted ceilings. “They lived in the top two storeys and made wine in the basement,” explains Mr Ranalli, who now tends the 100-year-old vineyar...

His restaurant Arista might be closed forever, but Chef Ben Herreid cooks on. Herreid closed his downtown Puyallup restaurant in April, which followed a short closure five months earlier, but this last time was for good. Two local business owners had been looking at opening a restaurant in the former Arista space, with plans to hire Herreid as chef...

Salgono a 40mila gli agricoltori che nelle proprie aziende nel 2016 hanno salvato semi antichi e le piante rare del Made in Italy dal rischio di estinzione. È quanto emerge dall’analisi di Coldiretti/Ixè presentata insieme alla Sis, la Società Italiana Sementi sul ritorno delle antiche sementi della tradizione italiana che dopo aver rischiato di sp...

Life on the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, a haven for lost and stranded migrants from Africa, is the subject of director Gianfranco Rosi’s 2016 Oscar-nominated documentary Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea) which shows the uneasy relationship between the native islanders and the migrant families who struggle to establish new lives for themselves. If you mis...

Your new favorite Italian restaurant just opened in Darien. The popular Cos Cob restaurant has just opened its second location, at 10 Center Street, former home to Darien Social. Louie’s Italian Restaurant & Bar first opened in Cos Cob in 2008 and quickly became known as a casual neighborhood restaurant, serving classic Italian cuisine in a comfort...

Dr. Carmine A. Guida, of Stoneham, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 23, at the Bear Hill Nursing Home. He was 86 years of age. Born in Everett, Carmine was the son of the late Carmine D. Guida and Katherine (DiVenuti) Guida. Carmine was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He was very proud of his grandchild...

When Silvio Petoletti talks about the early days of the Bottle Inn, he reminisces about a dining scene that is almost unimaginable to Millennials. In 1974 Hermosa Beach had only about two dozen restaurants rather than the sixty-odd places that flourish now, and high-style Italian food was not a big draw. “When we first opened it was tough to be jus...

Saturday, June 3rd @ 7:30 PM Monadnock Center for History and Culture - 19 Grove Street - Peterborough, NH 03458 Love of Sicilian and Southern Italian roots music is what drives Rosa Tatuata to passionately interpret the traditions and melodies of their ancestors. Just as their name comes from Tennessee William’s beloved play about the happy, rauco...