WTI Magazine #70    2015 October, 16Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   The "rose that you eat" appeared towards the end of the 19th century as a cross between Treviso red radicchio and endive (escarole): its shape is reminiscent of a head of lettuce but its characteristics are typical of chicory. Thanks to continuous improvements by skille...

by TaMaryn WatersThe night before Tuesday's announcement, an A-Team of Italian chefs sat at a long rectangular table in the leasing office at the Centre of Tallahassee mall. Four men with heavy Italian accents finalized details with top staffers with Blackwater Resources, the Alabama-based company that took over ownership two years ago.  ...

by Serena Perfetto   "Life is short. Live your dream": the quote Franco Denari shared with us is more than a way to approach life. It is what led him to success and has also helped become both the Founder and the CEO of Eataly Net.    Born in Casale Monferrato in Piedmont, he was working in Italy as a digital expert when, in 2012...

By Dan Gigler   With the starting gun set to pop off on the annual five-week sprint to Christmas along with the orgy of consumerism that accompanies it, here's a pro tip, if you find yourself in the vicinity of the Waterfront with hunger pangs after a day of trampling strangers in pursuit of one of those ludicrous Swagway hoverboards (People...

by Natascia Ronchetti & Ilaria Vesentini   The made in Italy artisan gelato industry holds a record that no one else has yet managed to touch. An historic tradition, artisanal knowhow, training and a highly specialized industry of non-finished components, machinery and equipment make it a world renowned force that earns a wealth of more...

Da diverse settimane 10mila quintali di olio extra vergine di alta qualità italiana sono bloccati alla dogana degli Stati Uniti perché sono state rinvenute tracce di un pesticida autorizzato in Europa ma non oltre oceano. A lanciare l'allarme è il Consorzio nazionale degli olivicoltori, che ha scritto ai ministri dell'Agricoltura e della Salute, in...

by Kathryin Folliott   Valentine's Day is almost here, and if you're looking to book a romantic getaway there are still plenty of options available, as long as you're flexible with your travel dates. In Sonoma, California, The Kenwood Inn & Spa's Great Italian Adventure: Food, Wine & Romance package pairs villa-style accommodation wi...

Sonata Bistro, which recently opened at San Diego Symphony Towers along with High Note Cafe, has introduced a catering program and is now delivering to businesses and groups throughout the downtown area.   Owned and operated by celebrated chef and restaurateur, Giuseppe Ciuffa of Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering, Sonata Bistro has re...

Come February or March, Storico Fresco, the handmade pasta shop that opened in Buckhead last year, will move to a new location and expand its offerings to be more like an Italian grocery. The 4,000 square foot space will be just around the corner from the old at Grandview Avenue and Peachtree Road. "It'll be like a smaller Eataly," says Storico Fr...

by Carla Torres   If there's one thing that's always in order after a day at the beach, gelato is it. And now, with Gelato-Go's third location, you don't have to travel all the way down to Fifth Street and Ocean Drive and fight flocks of tourist for a scoop of nocciola. Alessandro Alvino and his two partners, Antonio Armino and Domenico D'A...