Nel quadro delle attività promozionali del quinto Summit mondiale di SelectUSA (area di Washington, D.C., 20-22 giugno 2018) Il Consolato Generale degli USA a Milano organizza tre seminari informativi sugli investimenti negli Stati Uniti che si svolgeranno a Torino (27 febbraio ‘18), Verona (28 febbraio ‘18) e Firenze (1 marzo ‘18) e che vedranno l...

With a muscle-bound hero and damsel in distress, mythological storylines and an abundance of good vs. evil drama, Mario Bava’s 1961 Italian film Hercules in the Haunted World has all the trappings of a good opera. That’s why composer Patrick Morganelli, who had been a fan of the film for many years, jumped at the chance to turn the cult-fantasy fli...

A scientist who spent years of his life pioneering the secrets hidden deep within a child’s DNA revealed his own DNA is of Irish origin. “Like Joe Birch, I’m of Irish descent,” said Dr. James R. Downing, MD after this reporter, emcee of the Italian Winterfest, made the same confession of his heritage moments earlier.  

Russo’s New York Pizzeria (Russo’s), known for authentic New York style pizza’s and authentic Italian fare in both its iconic restaurant chains and in the freezer aisle of grocery stores, is shaking up the restaurant industry with a new, fast-casual, pizza and pasta-focused concept offering a fresh approach to classic Italian dining. Chef Anthony R...

At Tiberio’s Restaurant & Pizzeria, authentic Italian applies not only to the food, but to the owner himself. The restaurant, located at 1001 W. Main St., opened in early October, but has been a dream of owner Tiberio Mattera for nearly his entire life. “I can cook anything,” he said. “From spaghetti, pizza — all the way up to a rack of lamb (or...

Luxottica Retail North America has advised Tennessee officials it will permanently lay off 208 employees at a Hickory Hill facility Dec. 31. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development alerted Memphis-area officials Thursday that Luxottica filed a notice that a layoff would occur at 5780 E. Shelby Drive. Luxottica designs, makes and distribut...

A slice of Chicago-style deep dish pizza might sound appetizing, but driving nearly 600 miles to the Windy City isn’t feasible for most in the Twin City. By mid-November, Bristol residents will only have to take a drive to downtown Bristol for such a dining experience.The Angry Italian will open in the former Little Italy location at 16 6th St., ac...

It all started with a calzone. It was lunchtime. I was hungry. But I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to eat, it was as if I was bored with all the options that surrounded me. I remembered there was a new little restaurant that I'd been passing on Ocoee Street on my way to campus every day. I hadn’t remembered seeing it last semester—it was as tho...

It's exciting to see Knoxville's culinary scene continue to grow. The city is bustling with places to dine, and this week three more restaurants opened. Not far behind are a few eateries still in the construction stage. Simon Hall of Simon Hall Private Chef opened his restaurant Monday. The professional chef is known for his healthy cuisine, someth...

Easing along a one-lane road deep into Smith County's Hackett Valley between Gordonsville and Lancaster, one of the last things a traveler would expect to find perched part way up a steep, verdant knoll would be a marvelous little Italian inn. Yet, with a 20-year vision come to fruition, that's just what retired Florida schoolteachers Tamara Hassel...