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Food fusions can be risky, but burgonza, a burrata filled with gorgonzola, couples these two lactic pillars of the north and the south harmoniously enough to make the hearts of all cheese lovers sing. Created by the Caseificio Viscanti di Altamura in Puglia's province of Bari, burgonza was born more or less by chance – the owners had an idea and th...

“On the bridge of Bassano we will shake hands”(“Sul ponte di Bassano, là ci darem la mano” in italian). This i show a folklore song of the town of Bassano del Grappa starts telling the love of the locals for the Old Bridge (ponte vecchio), symbol of the town and at the same time of resilience and rebirth. Three times destroyed and three times rebui...

A new local Italian restaurant has opened at Eastview Mall. Nocino is in the massive space previously occupied by Prime Steak House and before that, Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano. Rochester restaurateur Josh Miles — who owns and operates  The Revelry on University Avenue, Parcel 5-adjacent Branca Midtown, and Bitter Honey and Velvet Belly, both at t...

A Christmas Village will once again light up the Casa Italia campus in Stone Park after a one-year hiatus prompted by the pandemic. The complimentary open house is slated for Dec. 5, and more than a dozen organizations have signed up as sponsors. A noon Mass with a Living Nativity will be followed by festivities that include a strolling zampognaro...

An extraordinary communication campaign to promote Made in Italy, entitled 'Italy is simply extraordinary: beIT’, has been successfully launched. The campaign, launched by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency (ICE), will have a global dimension with a particular focus o...

Thanks to the generosity of the Italian American community, the National Italian American Foundation has awarded over $10,000,000 in scholarships since its founding. NIAF administers nearly 200 scholarships annually, ranging in value from $2,500 to $12,000 to Italian American students studying a wide variety of subjects. Check the available scholar...

The pairing of salami and wine is popular aperitivo fare in Italy – especially during these days when the buffets have dwindled due to the pandemic.  And salami of course tastes even better when it's paired with the right wine. So, on that note, here are six Italian salami and wine pairings to try.  "Cooked" prosciutto, which can be smoked, steamed...

Eni is pleased to announce that it opened its first "Open Innovation Outpost" in San Francisco today. Innovation has always been a strategic factor for Eni: with the new challenge of Digital Open Innovation, Eni hopes to stress its interest in and dedication towards protecting innovation ecosystems, with the aim of discovering emerging trends that...

It is the French association Les Grandes Tables du Monde to have decided the best pastry chef in the world: the Italian Giuseppe Amato is the "Meilleur Patissier 2021", a significant title for the first time assigned to a pastry chef. "I'm very excited," commented the moved Sicilian pastry chef, who immediately thanked chef Heinz Beck, "he believed...

All are welcome to a Festa Natale at Casa Italiana Italian Cultural Center in Burien, starting at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. Enjoy an Italian Bake Sale, festive chestnut roasting, Italian imports shopping, toe tapping music by the Rigatones, and top it off with a grand Christmas tree lighting. Come discover the warm and inviting Casa Caff...

Boston’s North End is a top destination for 2022, according to Fodor’s Travel. The travel publication included the North End and three other New England locations in its 2022 Go List, which includes 49 of the best places across the U.S. to visit in 2022. “Older than the United States, Boston’s immigrant gateway fuses past and present through gastro...

The first and only traveling Italian water circus in the United States has rolled into Savannah for the weekend. Cirque Italia is performing its new show for 2021 on Thursday through Sunday in the parking lot across from the Macy’s at Oglethorpe Mall. Attendees will enter the big blue and white ten to see a pirate adventure show about the Ringmaste...