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I knew something was wrong because, as I lay in my bed that morning, light was coming in through the window at an unusually early hour. I reached across my nightstand to grab my phone and, to my horror, it was 9 a.m. I knew that I had set my phone’s alarm to 6:30 a.m., but I had heard nothing. I leapt out of bed in a panic, but knew there was no wa...

Acclaimed chef Laurent Tourondel expects to open Scusi Trattoria in the former Vic and Angelo’s space before the end of November. He may be a world-famous chef known for a range of dining concepts, but Laurent Tourondel is thinking hyper-local when it comes to the restaurant he’s about to open in Palm Beach Gardens. His Scusi Trattoria is expected...

You may have a little Italian under your belt, perhaps from family experience, travel, tutors, or classes, and you want to improve your skills in a way that is not only fun but works. Perhaps you have no Italian, but you long to understand the beautiful language of the Old Continent... and maybe hope to order dinner in Verona using the chef’s nativ...

Murano Island – A Glassmaker’s Paradise since 1291, this tiny Venetian island has been the home of Venice’s glassmaking industry. Glass production was moved to Murano Island from the main part of Venice because its production posed quite a fire hazard (Note: the buildings in Venice were constructed mostly of wood at this period in history and the e...

There are plenty of reasons to visit Alimentari, the European deli on the Near East Side from the owners of the nearby restaurant, A Pig in a Fur Coat. Chief among them are the massive sandwiches made behind the deli counter on thick, crusty Italian loaves baked especially for Alimentari by Madison Sourdough and wrapped in deli paper fastened with...

The greatest rivalry in racing history and a battle that transcended sport is about to play out on the big screen. "Ford v Ferrari" looks at the competition between America and Europe in the 1960s at the famous sports car race, 24 Hours of Le Mans. Less than half of the cars that start at Le Mans finish, and more than 20 racers have died over the r...

Tecnicamente il Made in Italy rappresenta un’indicazione di provenienza di un bene, in questo caso di prodotti che hanno origine in Italia. Ma più che altro, all’estero i nostri prodotti sono riconosciuti per l’alta qualità e spesso anche per lo “stile Italiano” che tanto piace in Europa e in America. Le eccellenze italiane che ci invidiano in tutt...

For Francesco LoGrande, family is everything, and he makes sure that his customers at Ferraro’s Italian Grille are treated like family. LoGrande’s two sons, Salvatore and Anthony, help him run his restaurant at 8348 U.S. 301 N. in Parrish, and they follow their father’s tradition of knowing their customers on a personal basis. “It’s not like a fran...

The University of Mary’s School of Health Sciences will be named for St. Gianna Beretta Molla, a pediatrician and a mother who died after declining cancer treatment that could have harmed her unborn daughter. “How fitting it will be to have St. Gianna the namesake of our School of Health Sciences, a saint who lived out this value in her medical pra...

Together with ASME, the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) will host the following round-table discussion panel for IMECE 2019 conference participants in the advanced manufacturing and related conference tracks. THE ITALIAN WAY TO ADVANCED MANUFACTURING - Discussion panel with experts from advanced manufacturing Moderated Panel Discussion and Reception. We...

Italian exports to the United States are growing, but we can do better, really much better. It's one of our goals here at We the Italians, to help Italian products arrive and be bought by Americans, not just those of Italian heritage, who are obviously the first ambassadors of Made in Italy. Food is for sure the first sector we think about: Italy i...

While the world’s top skiers head to Bormio for the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup races (December 28-29 in 2019), a time when this town near the Swiss border turns up in the media spotlight, the resort is a little-known destination for many international schussers, who are more likely to aim their Rossignols and K2s down power pistes in St. Moritz, Cour...