If you want to taste the authentic "Lardo di Colonnata", it is compulsory to go to Tuscany, in a little ancient village called, indeed, Colonnata, which is home to less than 300 people. A few weeks ago the magazine italianiciuos interviewed Fausto Guadagni, discovering with his help the history of this incredible Italian culinary tradition.  ...

by Claudia Baroncelli   Beyond being one of the most illustrious and talented artists of the Italian Renaissance, Michelangelo Buonarroti also had a very fine taste in terms of home furnishing and real estates or at least this is what you can notice by looking at the house he used to own nestled amongst the hills of Tuscany in Italy.  ...

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...

by Andrew J. Yawn   The relationship between Montgomery, Alabama, and Pietrasanta, Italy, is a tale of two cities and two mayors. The two cultures are connected as far back as 100 years ago. The two mayors added the latest chapter to the tale this past week.   In 2009, Pietrasanta and Montgomery formally agreed to be Sister Cities, a...

L'Università statale di Kennesaw, in Georgia, aprirà nell'autunno del 2014 la sua prima sede internazionale a Montepulciano, in Toscana. L'Università ha avuto programmi di studio all'estero da 15 anni e Montepulciano è stata scelta, fin dall'inizio del progetto, come sede di questi programmi, ai quali hanno partecipato circa 1100 studenti. La sed...

Friday, October 30th, 6:30 P.M. - Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street (Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets) - New York, NY 10013. The Italian American museum presents: Palio. A Documentary Film https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NGAIKMtvxY - Directed and Written by Cosima Spender, Produced and W...

By Jamie Wetherbe The mystery of "Mona Lisa's" real-life muse, which has spawned centuries of speculation, could be solved through DNA testing. Researchers on Friday opened a family tomb in Florence, Italy, to help confirm the identity of Lisa Gherardini Del Giocondo, Leonardo da Vinci's neighbor who is believed to be the woman behind the eni...

On Saturday, March 1st, the public is invited to an opening of the exhibition, "Florence to Florence", a rare collection of 50 Italian Classical, Renaissance and Twentieth Century bronzes on display at The Vineyard at Florence, in Florence, Texas, a Tuscan styled wine estate, just 35 minutes north of Austin. The creator of these bro...

The Italian American Club of Livonia presents the 5th annual Celebrazione Della Regione with "I Sapori della Toscana," with musical entertainment by One Man Out. Cocktail attire. Menu includes antipasti, Tuscan style soup, pasta, Florentine chicken, beef tenderloin, asparagus, salads, dessert and open bar.   Raffle prizes. Reservations by Ma...

  WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Apennine Mountains offer mountain bikers and cycle excursionists a wide range of choice when it comes to active itineraries and destinations. Whether on brief and easier trails with the family, or traveling longer, more complex routes, the enchanting natural scenery...