by Michael bauer   My dinner last week at Ciccio made me realize that Polly Lappetito is one of the most underappreciated chefs in the Bay Area. At least that's the case until you taste what comes out of the open kitchen at this Yountville restaurant. Once you have her food you realize how special she is. Lappetito was the chef at Greystone...

On Saturday, July 25, the Ukiah Sons of Italy will be hosting a dinner and dance benefit featuring popular local band Will Siegel & Friends, with all proceeds going to support the Ukiah Senior Center. The dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. in Bartlett Hall at 495 Leslie St. in Ukiah, with the dance to follow from 7 to 10 p.m.   Sons of Ital...

by Cookie Curci   Between 1901 and 1910, nearly nine million immigrants came to the United States. Many of the arrivals were young Italians from the small town of Tricarico, 80 miles east of Naples. About 10 percent of the Italians now living in the Santa Clara Valley of California are from Tricarico. Unfamiliar with the language and custom...

Italian deli and market The Italian Homemade Company, which quickly became a North Beach favorite after opening a year ago at 716 Columbus St., has now opened a second location in Cow Hollow and is seeking to expand its original store. The storefronts adjacent to The Italian Homemade Company, from 718 to 722 Columbus St., are currently vacant: Nor...

di Cinzia Fiori «Mi chiamo Bruno Dante e vi racconto come andarono veramente le cose». È l'incipit di Angeli a pezzi (edito da Marcos y Marcos nel 1999), il più bel romanzo di Dan Fante, quello che lo ha reso famoso.   Ossia una narrazione al galoppo, feroce, intensa, dolorosa anche quando è esilarante, dedicata alle sue disavventure e alla...

by Mark Antonation   A new Italian restaurant is coming to downtown Denver. Lucia, a concept from North Carolina's Urban Food Group, is currently under construction at 1550 17th Street.   That's right between Common Groundsand Rockmount Ranch Wear, in case you're having difficulty envisioning to location, which was not previously a re...

by Alessandra Mastroianni   The global style of Giò Ponti, one of the Italian artists most loved in the US, will be on show in the Hollywood Hills, with unique works such as the "L.A. Cathedral" and a selection of vintage pieces of furniture and decorations. Photographer Renato D'Agostin captures the soul of the exhibit in a series of unique...

By Julia Prodis Sulek For the first time in a Louis Vuitton Cup finals dogged by breakdowns and high winds, both the Italian and New Zealand catamarans sailed two races, stayed in one piece, and crossed the finish line without incident Wednesday.   Emirates Team New Zealand sailed two clean and fast races, defeating Luna Rossa Challenge by...

L'azienda italiana Noovle ha ricevuto dalla divisione Enterprise di Google il premio "Partner of the Year 2013" per la categoria Search in EMEA. Il riconoscimento è stato assegnato a San Francisco in occasione dell'evento "Google Partner Summit 2014". Nel 2013, il mercato dell'Enterprise Search è stato analizzato da Gartner che, confrontando...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles seeks one qualified undergraduate student, preferably inthe fields of History, Art History, Social Science, Urban Planning, Museum Studies and other relevantareas of study, to serve as a summer intern funded by the Getty Grant Program. ABOUT THE ITALIAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF LOS ANGELES (IAMLA)Italian Americ...