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Articles by: Tommaso Cartia

  • Gianfranco Rosi
    Interview with Gianfranco Rosi, the critically acclaimed Italian director of the documentary 'Fire at Sea', winner of the Golden Bear at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival and Italian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the upcoming 89th Academy Awards. Now opening in North American theaters.
  • Matteo Renzi and Agnese Landini with Barack and Michelle Obama
    “Patti chiari, amicizia lunga!” (Short reckonings make long friends!) With this proverbial Italian expression, President Barack Obama affirmed the profound diplomatic ties between the United States of America and Italy. The occasion was Obama’s extremely elegant, and last, “State dinner.” Prime minister Matteo Renzi and a delegation, representative of Italy’s finest, attended the event.
  • Matteo Renzi e Agnese Landini con Barack e Michelle Obama
    18 Ottobre 2016 - "Patti chiari, amicizia lunga!". Con questa proverbiale espressione italiana il Presidente Barack Obama ha riconfermato il profondo legame diplomatico che unisce gli Stati Uniti d'America e l'Italia in occasione della sua ultima, elegantissima, "State dinner" che ha visto protagonisti il premier Matteo Renzi e una delegazione formata da alcune delle più grandi eccellenze del nostro paese.
  • Matteo Renzi con Barack Obama alla Casa Bianca
    Martedì 18 ottobre il presidente del Consiglio Matteo Renzi sarà ospite dell’ultima ‘State dinner’ organizzata da Barack e Michelle Obama, accompagnato da una delegazione italiana simbolo di alcune delle eccellenze del nostro paese. Un’agenda fitta d’impegni per questa visita americana che si concluderà con un ‘pranzo ristretto’ organizzato da interlocutori vicini alla campagna politica di Hilary Clinton.
  • David Greco with his father Michele and his son Christian
    Fresh off the G train to the Bronx - you have just landed in Italy. Given that a “Little Italy” already exists in N.Y.C. the Bronx, and in particular the Arthur Avenue area, should really deserve to be appointed the city’s “Big Italy.” The Arthur Avenue Retail Market offers some of the best and most authentic Italian food products in town. The very heart of this retail realm is Davids Greco’s “Mike’s Deli,” a place permeated with history, folklore and a religious commitment to quality.
  • Nanni Moretti’s new film Mia Madre, starring the iconic Italian actress Margherita Buy, opens in North American theaters. Italian master filmmaker brings us back to the lyrical minimalism of La stanza del figlio – The Son’s Room (Cannes Palme d’Or winner), with Mia Madre, the story of a director shooting a political film while coping with her mother’s terminal condition.
  • Mia Madre Locandina
    Nanni Moretti’s new film Mia Madre, starring the iconic Italian actress Margherita Buy, opens in North American theaters. Italian master filmmaker brings us back to the lyrical minimalism of La stanza del figlio – The Son’s Room (Cannes Palme d’Or winner), with Mia Madre, the story of a director shooting a political film while coping with her mother’s terminal condition.
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Tommaso Cartia(July 28, 2016)
    Panini. The word defines a food trend whose popularity seems endless and one of the favorite fast food options among New Yorkers. But what exactly is an authentic Italian panino? You have to cut through ancient mists to locate its origins. The Romans were the first to cook up a simple street side meal called panis ac perna, bread with wort and cooked ham in dried fig water. Leonardo Da Vinci, one of the greatest minds of all times, invented something similar: “I thought of taking a piece of bread and putting it between two slices of meat. But how can I call this dish?” The answer came two centuries later with Lord Sandwich, the British Earl so obsessed with card playing he wouldn’t even pause to eat! So he pulled a rapid solution out of his sleeve, creating his version of a panino and naming it after himself.
  • Dopo il successo della ‘Job Fair’ del 14 maggio di quest’anno, lo scorso Martedì 28 Giugno si è tenuto il settimo appuntamento del ciclo di eventi “Meet the New Italians of New York”, presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia, che ha visto come protagonisti i professionisti del settore dell’innovazione e della tecnologia.
  • Il Primo Manhattan – la competizione gastronomica dei migliori piatti di pasta di New York, organizzata dal Gruppo Pasta Di Martino, incorona il suo vincitore. Dopo una lunga selezione, i dieci migliori chef italiani di New York rimasti in gara si sono contesi il prestigioso titolo di migliore piatto di pasta di Manhattan. E nel locale Ribalta Pizza ecco assegnato il primo premio a Massimo Sola, di MAMO Restaurant. Il nome del piatto: Quasi Carbonara Spaghetti with Egg

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