by Gaia Pianigiani   When Laurell Boyers, 34, and her husband, Federico Bastiani, 37, moved in together in Bologna in 2012, they did not know any of their neighbors. It was a lonely feeling. "All my friends back home had babies, play dates, people to talk to, and I felt so left out," Ms. Boyers, who moved from South Africa, said on a re...

By Andrew Roberts Yoox Group (YOOX), operator of e-commerce stores for brands from Armani to Zegna, repeated its guidance of revenue and earnings growth in 2013 after quarterly sales rose 18 percent, buoyed by demand in Italy and North America. Second-quarter revenue grew to 97 million euros ($128.8 million) from 81.9 million euros a year earlier...

by Barbara Minafra   In Italia non lo ha preso in considerazione nessuno. A Los Angeles hanno deciso che il piccolo Tommaso concorrerà per gli Oscar e i Bafta and Canadian Screen Award. "La ballata dei senzatetto" è lo struggente cortometraggio d'animazione della 38enne Monica Manganelli, scenografa e visual artist di Parma, da tempo al...

È pronto a sbarcare a New York, Miami e Sydney il gruppo competitor di Eataly. Ha già esportato il suo modello di business, con la formula del franchising, a Boston e Ridgewood in New Jersey. Ma si espande anche entro i confini domestici, e punta a Firenze, Trieste e Bologna. Dopo le aperture in New Jersey e a Boston, il franchising gastronomico c...

Alla 50° edizione di TTG Incontri Rimini, Thema Nuovi Mondi è presente con 3 enti del Turismo: da nord est a nord ovest fino al Mar dei Caraibi. Con rinnovato spirito Yankee style, tornano sia Massachusetts sia Maine celebrando anche risultati estremamente positivi per l'annata intera del 2012 dal mercato italiano con un buon incremento di visitato...

by Tim Carman   Nathan Anda decided years ago that he wanted the Red Apron in Penn Quarter to focus on tigelles, the flatbread common to the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, where locals slice open the muffin-like rounds and fill them with a lard-heavy pesto. What Anda didn't realize is that he would need those many months of R&D to devel...

The festival dedicated to Giuseppe Verdi, one of the most famous Italian composers and the most celebrated opera composer of all time, returns from October 10th to November 4th.   The new edition of the Verdi Festival this year takes place in Parma and Busseto, Verdi's countries par excellence, with a series of musical, opera and dance event...

di Riccardo Chioni   È partito dalla Big Apple il tour a stelle e strisce intitolato "A Taste of Italy" che prevede altre tappe a Washington e Los Angeles per celebrare il 2013 Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti, sponsorizzato da sette nomi eccellenti del cibo e vino.   Dopo la spettacolare cena preparata al International C...

by Giorgio dell'Orefice   Italy's central region of Emilia-Romagna has set itself an ambitious goal: restyling its appellations and identifying four major wine-producing areas. Together, regional authorities and the Enoteca Regionale are working to reposition the region's labels so as to enhance the role of fine wine and food as a sig...

by Jess Fleming   While doing research for "The Splendid Table's" 20th anniversary, I acquired a copy of Lynne Rossetto Kasper's cookbook by the same name, published in 1992, a few years before the radio show began.   The book is as much a cookbook as it is a love letter to Emilia-Romagna, a region in northern Italy that is responsibl...