È Fabio Finotti il nuovo direttore dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura a New York. Titolare della cattedra Mariano DiVito di Italian Studies presso la Pennsylvania University di Philadelphia, dove è direttore del Center for Italian Studies, Finotti è anche docente di Letteratura italiana nelle università di Trieste e di Pola. Classe 1957, è laureato...

In New York the lights on Broadway will not be the only ones to be dimmed because of Covid restrictions. While struggling with many difficulties, even Christian communities will experience the difficulty of not being able to meet in person, and the preventive measures making it impossible to celebrate the Eucharist in the usual way. In addition to...

Seeking kitchen inspiration for the home cooks (just about everyone these days) on your holiday gift list? No worries, we have you covered. For our 2020 cookbook roundup, we asked a group of highly accomplished Italian chefs to share their favorite recipe book or one that’s been an inspiration. Collectively, their impressive credentials include coo...

Vittoria repetto described herself as “a native downtown guinea dyke butch who grew up in the Greenwich Village…;” yet she defied labels; anyone who knew her saw a big personality in every sense. The daughter of immigrant Italian parents; from Liguria on her father’s side and Lombardy on her mother’s side,  Italian American writers, particularly wo...

Today, new vegan deli Galioto’s opened in New York City, serving plant-based versions of Italian deli classics. Created by the team behind popular vegan restaurant Jajaja Plantas Mexicana, the deli will specialize in a variety of sandwiches, including Impossible meat-based The Meatball Parm, mozzarella-stuffed The Eggplant, and The Portobello featu...

December 19 (Saturday) 2:30pm EDT. One ninety-minute performance w/o intermission. Secure your attendance now!l We are sharing this miraculous announcement privately with you, our precious previous ticket buyers, as there are only 150 in-venue ticket/donations available for each concert service. Strict social-distancing rules will be observed under...

Today, Loro Piana opened the doors to its bonafide store space in New York’s Meatpacking District. The nearly century-old Italian label tested the bricks-and-mortar water with a pop-up shop last year but ultimately decided to make the 3 9th Avenue location their permanent home. The serene, modern interiors were designed by the architect Vincent Van...

When: Thu, 12/24/2020 at 5:00pm - What: A Conversation with Father Paolo Cugini, priest and theologian in conversation with Stefano Albertini, NYU. The episode will be broadcast on Casa's Facebook Page and website For this Christmas Eve episode of Tutti a Casa! the guest is Father Paolo Cugini, priest and theologian, author of Chiesa popolo di Dio....

They are every kid’s dream and any adult’s guilty pleasure. If the so-called ‘peccato di gola’ in Italian (or ‘sin of gluttony’) truly does exist, then the bombolone would certainly fit the bill, according to most Italians. That’s because so very few of us can resist the sweet temptation of the traditional bombolone (pl. ‘bomboloni’), an Italian ve...

Although many of us have had plenty of time to perfect our own sandwich-making skills while working from home for the past eight months, some things are best left to the pros. But what if you could get the pros to supply you with all the necessary ingredients and knowhow to recreate their transcendent specialty sandwiches from the comfort of your k...