Branzino Italian Ristorante in Rittenhouse is hosting a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Christmas Eve, beginning at 5 p.m. The Italian-American tradition gathers friends and family together for a seafood feast.  At Branzino, guests will dine on sea bass crudo with blood orange and watermelon radish; shrimp with burrata and tomato broth; char-gr...

The Italian Thanksgiving in New England was and still is a piece de resistance – a masterpiece of Italian and American cooking. It’s also a result of Italian cooks who successfully resisted do-gooders trying to Americanize their food habits. An Italian Thanksgiving in the Italian cities like Waterbury, Conn., or Providence, R.I., or Revere, Mass.,...

The tradition began two centuries ago, when a mid-December procession bearing the Madonna del Triunfu from Palermo to Ciminna arrived later than expected. “They were supposed to arrive at 6 p.m., but they didn’t make it into town until 1 a.m.,” explains Tony Napoli. “They had been eating and drinking along the way, so they were happy and dancing.”...

Senator Andy Dinniman recently joined with members and families of St. Anthony’s Lodge to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Italian-American fraternal organization that has touched the lives of so many Chester County residents. In recognition of the milestone event, Dinniman presented Anthony Mascherino, Secretary of the Board of Trustees and co-ch...

Marco Bellocchio’s latest film The Traitor is set to receive the first major prize at the 2019 Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival. The mafia story will be honored with the best international feature film award at the fest, which takes place annually off the coast of Naples.  The Traitor, which debuted in Cannes this year, tells the true-l...

The glamorous showcase for Italian contemporary cinema returns to the American Cinematheque in Los Angeles with a rich and talented cast of actors, directors and producers. The 15th edition of Cinema Italian Style kicks into gear with Italy's official Oscar submission for Best International Film, THE TRAITOR. Veteran director Marco Bellocchio recei...

124 sellers da tutta Italia, circa 300 tra agenti di viaggio e consulenti o come si dice a New York “travel advisors”. Questi i numeri che decretano il grande successo della prima edizione di Italian Luxury organizzata da Enit (Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo) in collaborazione con Virtuoso, Signature e The Travel Leader Network, principali operatori...

L'arte della pizza napoletana, riconosciuta quale patrimonio immateriale dell'Unesco, torna al centro dell'attenzione internazionale negli Usa, grazie alle iniziative della Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel mondo. La Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo ha accompagnato dal 2016 la grande campagna #pizzaUnesco che con oltre 2 milioni di firme...

On October 14, during the Columbus Day Parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, Pierette Domenica Simpson, survivor of the fatal Andrea Doria shipwreck, was invited to honor Christopher Columbus as well as the casualties of the Andrea Doria while aboard lifeboat #1 stopped on the red carpet in front of the event reporters. The first ring was for Christ...

Il Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma ha ospitato con successo la tappa italiana della più grande coalizione creativa di videoarte del mondo, il Miami New Media Festival (MNMF). Così, in occasione della quarta edizione della settimana romana dedicata all’arte contemporanea, la Rome Art Week (RAW), dal 22 al 27 ottobre sono stati proiettati quattro...