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Italians Jannik Sinner and Lorenzo Sonego played off their home crowd in Turin to lift the host nation to a 2-1 victory over the United States in the opening Group E tie in the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals on Friday, though Jack Sock and Rajeev Ram gave the US-Americans a fighting chance to still advance to the quarterfinals. Italy swept the day’s s...

For the fourth year running Credo Pizzeria in the West Seattle Junction has topped Trip Advisor's list of "Highest-rated restaurants in Seattle" according to the website STACKER. Credo has been the focus of attention nationally before. In March of this year it was named as the best pizza in Washington State on MSN. In 2018 Credo and chef Jacques Na...

The Italian language as an ambassador for the dissemination of creativity and Made in Italy in the world. Stati Generali della Lingua e Creatività Italiane nel Mondo will meet on Monday, November 29th in the Farnesina’s International Conference Room. Organized on a two-yearly basis by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation an...

The battle between the two best players in college basketball, and perhaps the sport’s two best teams, didn’t disappoint late on Friday night. If we’re lucky, the contest in Las Vegas was just a preview of what will make for a tremendous deep NCAA tournament battle come March. Potential top draft pick Paolo Banchero and No. 5 Duke held on to knock...

Michael Goss is the co-owner of Sirianni’s Cafe, located in Davis, West Virginia, a landmark dining experience in the tourism capital of the state. Sirianni’s pizza has fed hundreds of thousands of hungry skiing and hiking families and enthusiasts over the last 33 years. Opened in 1988 by Goss’s mother, Saundra, and friend Walt Ranalli, the Italian...

All the superlatives still don’t quite do justice to the vastness and grandeur of St. Peter’s Basilica. The most important, and arguably most magnificent church in Catholic Christendom took 120 years to build, 20 popes, and some 6 to 10 architects, depending on who’s counting. It covers 5.7 acres of land and can fit roughly 60,000 people inside. It...

The Sciasia Lectures at San Francisco belongs to the calendar of Sciasian Lectures in the world. It is promoted by the National Committee for the Centenary of Sciascia, chaired by Senator Emma Bonino, and by the Amici di Leonardo Sciascia Association, in collaboration with the Università per Stranieri di Perugia and the Institute for the Italian En...

The scene could not be much more Italian: a Vespa, laundry on the line, and women in the street making pasta. To know which part of Italy, though, just look at the shape they're making – that is, if you can see it. Nunzia Caputo's hands move so quickly that we've slowed-down the video to see her forming orecchiette, which means "little ears." It's...

Pittsburgh natives have long known the corner of South Bouquet Street and Forbes Avenue as the location of The O, an iconic hot dog shop. After the closing of The O in April 2020, which left the space vacant for months, the storefront is the new home of Capriotti’s sandwich shop.  Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop started in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1976 a...

Counting Castles in Abruzzo is ready to introduce the public to the Sothern Italian region of Italy, one of the greenest, yet still little known international tourist destinations. It comes from a collaboration between the US company Native Grapes LLC, based in New Jersey, represented by Hugh L. Preece, Ambassador of Italian Wines, expert oenologis...

Kelly Damico, an Ohio native, cat lover, and oenophile who spent more than thirty-one years in education and now takes pleasure in creating beauty through art, gardening, cooking, and interior design, has completed her new book “Rantings of a Crazy Italian Woman”: an entertaining literary debut. Damico’s debut novel is groovy prose through the mind...

We are in Sicily, in the eastern part. The sun shines almost always throughout the year, the temperature is perfect and the setting is one of the most beautiful in the world: Taormina. A town with a multifaceted personality, first Greek then medieval, that offers a breathtaking view of the sea – on one side – and of the Etna – on the other – giftin...