by Jackie DeGiorgio   Another year, another Michelin guide. Every chef who takes himself and his food seriously dreams of Michelin recognition, and once obtained, an omission or demotion is not taken lightly.   The prestigious dining tome has just bestowed its 2016 honors on il bel paese, which now holds 388 stars divided among 334 re...

On October 24, 2013 the Maestri Monzu will travel from Naples to the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club to celebrate with the Italian, and the Italian American Communities the Mayor of Naples Hon. Luigi de Magistris, and the artists of Naples' Teatro di San Carlo on the occasion of the United the Two Bays Concert featuring the Teatro di San Carlo'...

La "top trenta" dei siti più visitati d'Italia è un viaggio emozionante nelle bellezze della Campania. La classifica è stilata dal ministero dei Beni Culturali che prende come punto di riferimento il numero di visitatori e crea l'elenco.   Al primo posto c'è, ovviamento, il Colosseo. Subito dopo gli scavi tormentati di Pompei e poi, via via,...

by Maureen Corrigan   If you don't know Elena Ferrante — and judging by conversations I've had, many readers still don't know her books — it's partly because Ferrante herself doesn't want to be known.   "I believe that books, once they are written, have no need of their authors," Ferrante declared in a letter to her publisher in 199...

di Rosy Canale   È un'alchimia di sonorità mediterranee con calde contaminazioni della grande madre Africa il concerto allo Stage 48 di Pino Daniele, che replica anche stasera 19 giugno alle ore 21. Due concerti in cui il canatautore partenopeo propone al pubblico newyorchese i brani del suo ultimo lavoro discografico Tutta n'ata storia...

A Brooklyn-born photojournalist will debut a photo exhibit at the Italian American Museum in Manhattan on Friday. Janine Coyne's "Napoli" exhibit features 15 snapshots of everyday streetscapes taken in and around Naples. "It's a beautiful city," said Coyne, 64. "It's so rich in architecture, yet there is poverty. But the people are very proud...

By Mauro Battocchi   The momentum of cultural exchange between Naples and San Francisco has been going strong for some time. The exchange has included rare jewels and costumes, cooperation on human rights, the startup scene and, of course, the historic joint performance of Verdi's Requiem by the SF Opera and Naple's Teatro di San Carlo. &nb...

by Nickolas Marinelli   The word "gala" is often employed to describe anything from costume parties to affairs where most of the men wear a tie and the napkins are made of cloth. In our fast-paced and informal society, it is seldom that any function achieves the level of sophistication and glamour that truly rises to the level of "gala." &n...

Donatus Buongiorno was a late-19th- and early-20th-century Italian and American artist of Naples and New York. Born in 1865 in Solofra, Avellino, he moved to Naples in the 1800s to attend the Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli (Academy of Fine Arts of Napoli, formerly known as the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Napoli), from which he graduated,...

by Mauro Battocchi   Naples is in the limelight these days in the Bay Area. In honor of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture, the San Francisco Jazz Festival is hosting Pino Daniele at the SF Jazz Center this Friday June 21st from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. The popular singer, songwriter and guitarist that influenced the Neopolitan sound in the 70's w...