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Philip Guardione, Owner and Head Chef of Piccola Cucina grew up in a family that cooked, a lot. Like so many Italians, especially southern Italians, Sundays were religion to eat and cook together. “My grandmother would come and give all the children little jobs to help prepare the meal—in part to not get in trouble,” says Guardione. His Aunt and Gr...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation announced today that 2021 Grand Marshal Michael Pascucci, Chairman of Duck Pond Associates, will lead the 77th Annual Columbus Day Parade up Fifth Avenue. Pascucci owns and operates Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, New York, which opened in 2006. He is also a principal investor in Duck Pond Realty, an owner and op...

Fancy Food Show, the trade show dedicated to specialty food and beverage will be held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Fancy Food 24/7, the online module, will operate from September 27 till October 8th allowing for an additional week to connect with vendors. By registering for the in person trade you, participants are automa...

For the past four years, the Hudson Valley-based Magazzino Italian Art foundation has hosted a series of successful screenings as part of its Cinema in Piazza program. The series – which showcases both classic and contemporary Italian films to an appreciative audience of local art and film lovers – has become a fixture of Hudson Valley summer attra...

Pasquale Presa, owner of Pasquale's Neighborhood Pizzeria in Rochester, was stressed in early 2020 even before the pandemic forced many restaurants to close or shift to takeout and deliveries. A little over three years earlier, Presa raised $525,000 from three local investors as part of the $1.25 million it took to start the restaurant. But differe...

BiCE Cucina has made the trip downtown. The renowned Italian restaurant on 55th Street between 5th and Madison Avenues opened a second location in Manhattan this week, in the heart of Soho at 15 Watts Street. BiCE Cucina Soho is a relaxed and elegant space with some contemporary touches. The décor is stylish and bright, with fresh flowers, green pl...

For Michele Brogioni—who first stepped foot in a professional kitchen at the age of 12—becoming a chef was never a question. “I grew up in a family deeply connected to food,” he says. “My father was a chef and my mother had a great love for cooking.” The culinarian’s career took off when he was tapped to serve as the chef de cuisine to Italy’s Form...

The West Village just got a new Italian food option as Saint Theo's opened Thursday in the neighborhood at 340 Bleecker Street, between West 10th and Christopher Streets. The new coastal-Italian-inspired eatery from restaurateur Kyle Hotchkiss Carone offers a menu that highlights seafood, homemade pasta, and seasonal ingredients. The 110-seat space...

Construction is nearing completion on The Grand Mulberry, a seven-story mixed-use building at 185 Grand Street in Little Italy. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Oved Group and Nexus Development Group, the property will yield 20 residential units above ground-floor retail space and the Italian American Museum. The project is loca...

Msgr. Thomas Machalski was so intrigued by the story of Blessed Carlo Acutis — the first millennial to be considered for sainthood — he wanted to find a tangible way to use the Italian teen’s life to inspire young people here in the Diocese of Brooklyn. Msgr. Machalski got his wish July 14 when he went to the diocese chancery and watched as Bishop...

Nobody does happy, color-saturated prints quite like the Italian fashion house Marni. And now, in time for peak summer, you can fully immerse yourself in the brand’s maximalist ethos thanks to a new beachy-keen pop-up on New York’s Shelter Island. Called Marni Marine, the installation has taken over the gift shop and game room of a local hot spot,...

Diversity in Italian Studies, una tematica che sottolinea l’importanza della pluralità culturale a livello non solo globale, ma anche personale. Infatti, trattando di letteratura, arte, filosofia e geografia, si possono comprendere e scoprire le numerose sfumature che ognuno di noi può sfoggiare. Nel caso degli italiani, la diversità è ancora un ar...