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by Carol W. Maybach   No one does flatbread quite like the Italians, and the piadinas at the newly opened Salati Italian Street Food in Northfield are no exception. Piadinas, which means "savory" in Italian, are softer, chewier cousins of pita and they work beautifully as bookends to a satisfying sandwich.   T.C. Clark, the owner of S...

The Italian American Committee on Education (IACE) and Eataly New York invite students in the Italian language program to participate in the initiative "Food in Focus," a photography contest. IACE students are encouraged to submit photos taken with a smartphone. The image should depict Italian cuisine, from simple, quality ingredients to bea...

There are very few people in the US and in Italy that have dedicated their life to study the Italian American community as much as Anthony Tamburri. We the Italians has been willing to interview him for a long time: and so, we're very happy to be able to offer all our readers, both in the US and in Italy, this Christmas gift. And we're grateful to...

by Matteo Meneghello   Italian rifle maker Beretta Holding, through its German subsidiary Steiner, announced the acquisition of STS, a company specialized in night-vision binoculars, therefore completing Beretta's strategic move into the optoelectronics field.   STS, based in Beavercreek, Ohio, is owned by Diffraction Ltd, with its he...

di Paolo Giaccio   Per uno startupper italiano che voglia presentare il suo progetto nella Silicon Valley il primo ponte da attraversare è quello gettato da Marco Marinucci e Alberto Onetti. Si chiama Mind the Bridge. È una fondazione che aiuta le startup che vogliono uscire dai propri confini, organizzandogli corsi, incontri, presentazioni....

By Sarah Fritsche   With this evening's (Wednesday, January 27) grand opening of Fiorella, Boris Nemchenok, owner of Haight Street wine bar and pizzeria Uva Enoteca, is set to bring cozy neighborhood Italian eats to the Richmond District.   The centerpiece of the 40 seat restaurant, which is located in the former Shimo space on Clemen...

by Tim Moran   The former home of Chicago's most notorious mobster is back on the market, with an asking price of less than $200,000. The unassuming, century-old structure at 7244 Prairie Ave. in the city's Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood is listed by Redfin at $179,000 - a significant dropoff from October 2014 when it was listed fo...

by Michael Traversa   Joe Lo Truglio is one of those actors that the mainstream audience knows they have seen before but can hardly remember the name; yet in the comedy world he is very well known and respected. He has a memorable face, he often steals the show and he has an extraordinaire comic timing.   In the past three years he ha...

It's a highly anticipated luncheon event that takes place each year in March — yet it reinvents itself with each heartwarming edition.   The festive occasion hosted by the Italian-American Women of Staten Island honors women who've made significant contributions to the community of Staten Island and beyond. And what better time than Wom...

On Sunday, Rita Derubeis, 65, stood outside Sacred Heart Church with her friend Anna Gentile, 63, recalling growing up on the city's West Side as children who had immigrated from Settefrate, Italy. "We went through a lot of stuff," said Derubeis, who immigrated to Stamford in 1958 when she was 7. "We had to go to Naples for blood tests to make sur...

Jennifer Martin is an Italian American living in the Boston, Massachusetts area whose dream became a reality many years ago when she traveled to Italy for the first time for a study abroad program back in college. Her goal at the time was to open her eyes to new horizons and get a true cultural experience of her heritage. As she traveled all over m...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 At 6:30 pm Organized by : IIC In collaboration with : LHUCA, Texas Tech University, e l'Archivio Ezio Gribaudo Entrance : Free Surliuga currently serves as an Associate Professor of Italian at Texas Tech University. She is a scholar of contemporary Italian poetry, modern and contemporary Italian art, Italian cinema as w...