Pizza batte hamburger dieci a uno. Su Instagram il piatto simbolo dell'italianità nel mondo è anche il cibo più fotografato. Con più di 17 milioni di scatti, la pizza conquista il podio della top ten dei cibi più presenti sul social da 300 milioni di utenti.   La ricerca, promossa dallo chef Alessio Mecozzi, ha analizzato i trend culinari de...

The working-class neighborhood where Elena and Lila grow up is most likely the Rione Luzzatti, bordered by the Via Emanuele Gianturco and the tracks that lead to Napoli Centrale, the central train station. It's not easily reached by public transportation, and has a reputation for crime. The stradone — the main road frequently mentioned in "My...

Bill de Blasio may have faced disgruntlement in his own city for taking a vacation abroad, but in the little Italian towns of his ancestors, the New York mayor can expect a warm and spirited embrace. Town centers have been shined up. "Welcome Home" signs have been posted. Pizzas have been named in his honor.   In Sant'Agata de' Goti, a town...

As significant milestone of the celebration of "2013 Year of the Italian Culture in the US" in San Francisco, the festivities to bring the San Carlo Theater of Naples to the Bay Area will start early this month, reaching their peak in June. Starting next Tuesday, the Consul General of Italy in San Francisco, Mauro Battocchi, in collaboration with...

by Margie Miklas   Noisy, chaotic, vibrant, intense, colorful, edgy, and authentic. Naples oozes reality of life in Italy. Hovering over this city from an almost surreal and tranquil place is the hilltop Castel Sant' Elmo, a medieval fortress offering spectacular views of Napoli.   From this vantage point, I overlook the centro storic...

NEW YORK. Uno chef che viene a casa e cucina per te. Difficile ma non impossibile, specialmente a New York. La Pasta Garofalo –storico pastificio di Gragnano (NA)- lo scorso mercoledì ha lanciato il suo originale concorso presso la Scuola di Eataly (23rd st. 5th avenue), che avrà secondo noi un grande successo qui a New York City, lo Sleepover Chef...

TUES, SEPTEMBER 16- 6:00 p.m. doors open - 7:00 p.m. movie starts - 9:00 p.m. discussion - Watch the trailer An award winning movie that tells the story of the Italian revolt of September 27-30, 1943 against the German forces occupying Naples during World War II. Presented by Richard Stewart, Ken Borelli, and Delia Schizzano's...

By Paolo Jorio Invenzione, devozione popolare, religiosità, spettacolarità, tutto questo e altro racchiude la prima mostra tematica del Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro dedicata agli Argenti. Un percorso di splendori lungo sette secoli che oggi è possibile ammirare intatto grazie all'opera meritoria della Deputazione.   Molti degli oggetti e...

From the North to the South, Italy boasts an ancient tradition in making excellent artisanal chocolate and all the chocoholics amongst you will be glad to know that the so-called Bel Paese has plenty of shops where you can taste and buy the most high quality sweet products. If you are travelling to Italy and you are looking for some hints on where...

Dear Members and Friends, I am pleased to share with you a unique opportunity to experience the "Black Madonna" with Alessandra Belloni in Italy this August. As you know, Alessandra is an expert on the Black Madonna and has devoted much of her career to spreading Her meaning and message through dance and song as well as lectures and performances....