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Chef Luca Issa is bringing some of his signature dishes to life stateside. Sharing the same name as the original Piccolo Buco in Rome, simple, quality ingredients and traditional recipes are the cornerstones of the menu.   The red and yellow tomato sauce featured in many dishes comes from tomatoes grown specifically for Piccolo Buco. For your first...

Italian company Energy Dome has opened the first of its remarkable grid-level energy storage plants. These "CO2 batteries" can store renewable energy over long periods and release it quickly, at less than half the cost of big lithium batteries. Large-scale energy storage is going to be required on an epic scale all round the world, as green energy...

In the elegant, open space of the showroom in New York, the artist and gallerist Ralph Pucci creates prestigious pieces of furniture: tables, chairs, armchairs, desks, armoires and dressers, lighting, glassware, sculptures, paintings and graphics, with originality in shapes and in colors. In his showrooms, also located in Miami and Los Angeles, are...

There’s no denying that most of, and often the best of, Italy tends to be overrun with tourists in the summer. And while having gained more popularity in the last few years, the IIsola di Ischia (Island of Ischia) is still pure, authentic, untouched Italy, which still retains much of that locals-only magic. Even though it is best known for its heal...

America’s reigning celebrity-favorite Italian eatery just got even more exclusive. Carbone is the crown jewel of Major Food Group, the powerhouse hospitality collective by Jeff Zalaznick, Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi. They’ve been steadily expanding their restaurant empire, and after recent launches in Miami, the trio is set to bring a new Carbon...

The whole of Sicily is unquestionably wonderful, but there is a stretch of coast that extends from the Gulf of Castellammare to San Vito Lo Capo that will leave its visitors speechless: the Zingaro Reserve. A protected natural area that offers a succession of beautiful beaches and coves, to which is added a beautiful turquoise sea and sea caves sim...

As a serial entrepreneur, Fabrizio Capobianco has successfully founded and sold at least half a dozen tech companies in his decades long career. Now, at 51-years old, he is ready to prime the next generation of entrepreneurs in his home country of Italy. “I want to do something for the country,” Capobianco told The Voice of Business. “What is missi...

The visitor experience at the Baths of Caracalla in Rome has been further enriched with the opening to the public of a reconstructed ancient home housing a prayer room with frescoes dedicated to Roman and Egyptian deities. The frescoes on display come from an early second-century "domus" which was unearthed in the 19th century, near the eastern gym...

Sirianni’s was established in June 1988 in a Davis, W.Va., shop located in a century-old steamship office. This office made travel arrangements for the many immigrants who came to this area for work during the coal and timber booms of the late 1890s and early 1900s. The restaurant’s name is that of ancestors of Sandra Goss, Walt Ranalli and Michael...

Pink as roses, aromatic as raspberries, Italian rosé conjures visions of living La Dolce Vita. With its long Mediterranean coastline and line of mountains capping the north, Italy boasts a variety of different rosé styles. The concept of an Italian wine mosaic captures this diversity. Let’s look at five different wines that showcase this range of f...

Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School Junior Paula Andrade has won first place in the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) Long Island Chapter Italian Poetry Contest. Paula won the contest with her recitation of the poem Il Colore de Mestieri (The Color of Professions) by the famed children’s author, Gianna Rodari. Each year, Italian...

Italy’s principal rail company is allowing passengers to bring their dogs on trains for free this summer. Trenitalia, the country’s main operator, recently announced that small pets including cats and dogs do not need to pay for the next few months. Which animals can travel for free on Italy’s trains? Trenitalia is giving passengers the chance to b...