“The move” is a turn of phrase I use quite often. “What’s the move at Tsbuaki?” I would ask a fellow writer who has been there, or I might text “Get the eggplant parm. That’s the move,” to a friend going to Ggiata. The move is what you should order if you’re going to a restaurant for the first time. It’s a confident and can’t fail recommendation, b...

Not everyone knows that the famous American novelist Michael Connelly, thriller author and creator of the literary detective Harry Bosch, is a regular customer at the historic Musso & Frank restaurant in Hollywood. His only request? Being able to sit and sip a martini in the same booth where writer Raymond Chandler sat in the 1930s. The latter, aut...

The Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles cordially invite you to the theater for Teatro Patologico: All Mad Free (TUTTI NON CI SONO). Written, directed and performed by Dario D’Ambrosi, a Teatro Patologico Production. In Italian and English. THURSDAY JUNE 23, 2022. 6:00 pm PST. Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles (1023 Hilgard Avenue, Lo...

Legendary Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini has signed with LAFC this summer following the expiration of his contract with Juventus. The move was announced by the MLS club on June 13 after being teased the previous day. The switch for Chiellini had been widely anticipated for the past month by a host of various reports across the United States and...

After a professional career in basketball that brought me all the way up to the Italian national team, I decided to start over and put myself to the test”. After an important phase in his life, young and talented Marco Salari started a new chapter by betting again on himself and his tenacity. He returned to the United States, where he was born, and...

A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio explores the cultural origins, adaptations, and enduring appeal of one of the most popular characters in children’s literature. Written in 1883 by Italian author Carlo Collodi, The Adventures of Pinocchio has delighted generations and occupies a revered place in the canon of children’s literature. The book ha...

Constantine triumphant in divine light, Maxentius overwhelmed by the fury of decline, Bacchus and Ariadne dance.In an unprecedented operation for Rome, a patron from overseas comes to rescue the Apollonian and Dionysian heroes of Palazzo Barberini. This is the first time that the illustrious Los Angeles-based philanthropic foundation linked to the...

Sogno Toscano, the organic Italian food and specialty food store in New York, is expanding to a new cafe called Sogno Toscano Cafe in Santa Monica, located at 1512 Montana Ave. Little details have emerged regarding this new cafe, other than the company, owned by Pietro Brembilla, recently applied for a liquor license. The new cafe will move into th...

The idea behind it is that of an Italian-style 'street party': a 5-kilometre mini-marathon open to all, "to gather around June 2 and our flag all the communities in the area." In an interview with LaPresse, Silvia Chiave, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles – a city home to some historic Italian communities as well as to the new ‘immigrants', ma...

The 37-year-old is leaving after 17 years with Juve and, after his final home match, suggested he is likely to leave Europe. Chiellini has won nine Serie A titles with Juve as well as the Coppa Italia on five occasions. He also reached the Champions League final twice. He has made 560 appearances for the Bianconeri, which places him third behind Al...