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Mario Segale, the man after whom video game hero Super Mario was named, has died aged 84.
Mr Segale was a successful Italian-American property developer from the US state of Washington.
If you'd like to eat the world's most scientifically perfect pizza, you have two options: One, fly to Rome and order a Margherita pizza fresh from the brick oven; or, two, solve a long thermodynamic equation to simulate that glorious Italian pizza in your pathetic electric oven at home.
With surprisingly little controversy or debate, the City Council voted this Tuesday to designate the second Monday of October — traditionally celebrated as the federal Columbus Day holiday — as both Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Italian Heritage Day.
The 12th Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival, which runs Oct. 25-28 at the Sottile Theatre, is Charleston’s biggest celebration of Italian culture.
This year it focuses on a particular city in Italy known as a creative center in a country known for its artistic and cultural legacy. Four of the 13 films to be screened at the festival tell stories of Naples.
In Verona, where foodie and street artist Pier Paolo Spinazzè lives, hate propaganda has been on the rise. Spinazzè fights it with love, combining his longtime passions for food and art.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln history professors will continue their History Harvest project by collecting stories from Italian-Americans about their culture and experience during a “harvest” at Omaha’s Santa Lucia Hall on Sunday, Oct. 28.
The classic coffee pot may disappear from Italian kitchens as Bialetti, the historic company that invented the moka in the 1930s, warns of impending bankruptcy.
Venice was inundated by an exceptional high tide Monday, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city under water as large swathes of the rest of Italy experienced flooding and heavy winds that toppled trees, killing four people.
The Emilia Romagna region has 25 food museums, each dedicated to a beloved food item – ranging from balsamic vinegar to Parmesan cheese.
ROME — When the archaeologist Giovanni Carboni first came upon the oddly shaped ceramic object during an excavation in a Roman suburb in 2006, he was baffled.