Italian-American food grew out of Italian but takes advantage of ingredients and techniques most common here.   So when prominent Center City restaurateurs Valerie Safran and Marcie Turney turned their attention to Italian-American, they crafted a menu that would be at home in South Philly but with uptown touches.The two made their mark prev...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from ... somewhere in the US! As October is the Italian Heritage month, I'm travelling around the East Coast and the Midwest to celebrate Italy in the US, the Italian Americans and meeting a lot of friends of We the Italians! What a wonderful, sparkling, enth...

The AATI National Organization has created a committee to investigate methods to promote the AP exam, to increase the number of students by 20% over the next 2 years to maintain the exam, and to establish strategies, materials, and assistance to both educators and AP students.   I (Lyn Scolaro), along with Beppe Cavatorta, are honored to ser...

A business network is a collaborative approach towards the supply chain, where businesses will find mutual goals and build alliances with other suppliers to meet those goals. IABCN is an organization comprised of business and professionals throughout the Delaware Valley, fostering trade, commerce and SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS ventures between Italy...

La Farnesina sta considerando la chiusura di una ventina di sedi consolari nel mondo. Fra queste, secondo indiscrezioni raccolte dal Sole 24 Ore, vi sono i consolati di Detroit e Filadelfia.   Si tratterebbe di una decisione storica, soprattutto per Filadelfia dove sono state proclamate la dichiarazione di Indipendenza e la Costituzione, che...

Following the Philadelphia visit of RAI Italia CEO, Piero A. Corsini, last 18th of November (see here), we are conducting a survey to ascertain the quality, distribution, reception and enjoyment of RAI Italia TV, radio and multimedia programs.   If you live in the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia (Pennsylva...

by Michael Klein   Wentz will remain at Townsend, where he was named chef of the year in 2014 by Craig LaBan and was a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation's best new restaurant. Townsend also was Philly Mag's restaurant of the year in 2014.   Executive chef Michael Millon - a Lansdowne native who has worked with Wentz for 10 y...

Bistro Romano, a leading regional Italian restaurant in Philadelphia, is all set for yet another evening of exceptional wines and unique food pairings. On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014, the Wine Cellar Club will meet in the Bistro's Great Room of 120 for its 36th annual tasting event. "Our Cellar Club is a savvy yet fun forum to taste the best grapes f...

L'edizione del 2015 del Torneo di calcio balilla di Filitalia International "Frank Ceraso Sr" Memorial ha avuto luogo domenica socrsa, 25 gennaio, nella sede del Comitato Organizzativo della festa di San Marziale -C.O.S.M.I.- a South Philadelphia.   L'evento, presieduto dal Fondatore e Presidente Emerito di Filitalia International, Pasquale...

by John McDevitt For decades, the open-air food market along South Ninth Street in South Philadelphia has been the place to go for fine cheeses, meats, and produce. Now, the so-called "Italian Market" is celebrating its 100th anniversary, with events being held every month until the end of the year. The fun gets started on May 16th and 17th...