Feast of the Seven Fishes is, in my opinion, the best Italian tradition that isn’t Italian. Like eggplant parm and peas in your carbonara, it’s a delicious Italian-American adaptation based on the Catholic tradition of eating fish (a leaner meal) the night before a holiday or feast. So, yes, a pre-feast feast. It’s become a custom for many northeas...

Dear All! We at Filitalia International & the History of Italian Immigration Museum would love to showcase the amazing work that Scuolaimpresa filmed, helped release, & performed during their stay. This is a video of YOUR museum in the heart of South Philadelphia; a place where your hertitage can be preserved & visited with your help! Please, if yo...

Last October, during the visit of the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella to the White House, President Donald Trump said the following words: "The United States and Italy are bound together by a shared cultural and political heritage dating back thousands of years to Ancient Rome.” An uproar broke out, because some people wanted to...

Freddy Florio is one of many Italian-Americans celebrating generations-old holiday traditions in South Philadelphia, including one he started himself: selling Christmas trees on the sidewalk. "Tree World" is what he calls it, plain and simple. For 25 years, he's been selling holiday cheer with a smile outside in the cold. He orders trees from place...

Branzino Italian Ristorante in Rittenhouse is hosting a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Christmas Eve, beginning at 5 p.m. The Italian-American tradition gathers friends and family together for a seafood feast.  At Branzino, guests will dine on sea bass crudo with blood orange and watermelon radish; shrimp with burrata and tomato broth; char-gr...

L’On. Francesca La Marca ha incontrato mercoledì 4 dicembre presso la Farnesina il Direttore generale per le risorse e l’innovazione del MAECI, Ambasciatore Renato Varriale, con il quale ha avuto un lungo e proficuo colloquio sulle questioni relative alla dotazione di personale nelle strutture decentrate della nostra amministrazione all’estero, con...

Philly's legendary Di Bruno Bros. began in the Italian Market back in 1939, and next month the company will open its newest venture, a beer-and-wine bottle shop, just a few storefronts down. The shop, to be opened at 930 S. 9th St., will be called Ninth Street Bottle Shop and will initially open as a "pop-up", according to Eater. The plan, accordin...

Kick off the holiday season and celebrate in style with family and friends at Altomontes’ Italian Market, 856 N. Easton Road, Doylestown PA on Saturday, December 7th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. An all-inclusive epicurean evening where you can eat, drink and be merry! The special event will feature tantalizing food stations, live music, glamorous cars, Fe...

The American Association of University Women’s Murrysville chapter will host Italian singer Marco Fiorante at its Dec. 12 meeting for a special holiday program. Born in Cellino San Marco in Italy’s Puglia region, Fiorante completed his musical study in “canto lirico” (“opera performance”) at the Conservatorio Tito Schipa in Lecce, Italy. He has per...

L’imprenditore italo-americano (e deputato di Forza Italia) Amato Berardi diventa Ambasciatore del Molise nel mondo. L’onorificenza gli verrà consegnata venerdì 6 dicembre alle ore 17,30 nell’Aula Magna del Convitto Mario Pagano di Campobasso. A comunicarlo è lo stesso presidente del Consiglio regionale. La cerimonia si svolgerà nel giorno dell’imm...