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That's how the magic happens: we don't know what's going on, and yet we realise that there's something strange in the air that gives us the shivers and that instant will change things forever. This time the protagonists are Italy, Fashion and a great desire for Beauty. The First Italian High Fashion Show: the birth of Italian Fashion It is the 12th...

When things go south, it’s usually a bad thing. But in the case of North Italia, going south means San Antonio is — finally! — home to a well-known Italian restaurant that’s been simmering on the back burner for more than a year.  North Italia, the cozy neighborhood Italian joint founded in 2002 that now has 25 locations scattered across the countr...

Deciding which wines to pair with carbonara is relatively straightforward. Pasta carbonara itself is simple to prepare – the pasta and egg yolk have a sweet flavor, the guanciale has an oily consistency, the Pecorino Romano is savory, and the abundant freshly ground pepper is pungent and persistent. Therefore, you should pair carbonara with a wine...

Thanks to the generosity of the America-Italy Society of Philadelphia under the direction of Franca Riccardi, PhD, the Cape Henlopen High School Italian classrooms have started receiving the Italian magazine OGGI and will – for the first time since Cape started offering Italian 12 years ago – be awarding a $1,100 scholarship to a deserving senior w...

You can’t keep a good restaurant down, apparently. Chef Anthony Zappola will reopen the Rice Shop, an Asian-fusion concept that he launched in Las Vegas, revived at the Ohio City Galley and relocated to University Heights, at the Van Aken District. “I love the concept and it’s always done good, even at the Galley,” Zappola says. “It just seems like...

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY announces Luca Garello's play When Men Used to be Men (Quando gli uomini erano uomini) as the winner of the 2021 Mario Fratti Award. The In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, previously postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will return in spring 2022. "Not being able to celebrate Italian theater as we do eve...

The year 2020 witnessed unparalleled historical events. While the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the global situation have drastically changed the political and socio-economic dynamics in the international arena, it is also true that they seem to have acted as a catalyst for people to purchase property in Italy—and, fo...

Today, the New York office of the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), a governmental agency entrusted with the promotion of Italian food, wine, and other alcoholic beverages in the USA, announces their partnership with KLG Public Relations to continue to educate American trade and consumers on Italian Spirits and keep the elevated perception of 'Made in It...

While Memorial Day typically kicks off the summer season globally, here in the Hudson Valley, there's a yearly event that many look forward to that officially signals that summer is here. Presented by the Joe DiMaggio Lodge 2248 Sons and Daughters of Italy, the 32nd Annual Italian Festival will return to the East Fishkill Rec, 392 Rt-376, Hopewell...

The Calabrian city of Vibo Valentia has been named the first ever Italian Book Capital, for 2021, Culture Minister Dario Franceschini announced on Friday. Vibo beat Ariano Arpino, Caltanisetta, Campobasso, Cesena and Pontremoli. The Calabrian city won because "it has distinguished itself for the quality of the initiatives presented, set out clearly...

DiGregorio’s Italian Market (5200 Daggett Avenue, 314-776-1062) is celebrating its 50th year in business with an outdoor party on June 12. Located in the Hill neighborhood, DeGregorio’s specializes in bringing authentic Italian products and ingredients to Italian-American shoppers who are missing a taste of their home country. For more than a half...

A high-end Italian designer known for its luxury leather shoes, accessories, and sports and travel bags has chosen Dallas for just its second U.S. boutique: Max Stanco has opened in NorthPark Center. The brand's only other American outpost is in Atlanta. "Inspired to bring energy and creativity to today's luxury market, Max Stanco understands the c...