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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.

November is still a great time to visit Italian wine country—while one harvest (grape) is wrapping up, another (olive) is shifting into high gear. 

MILITELLO, Sicily — For one of the few times in his life, Franco Trincale was speechless.

Racing legends from Europe and the United States hit the road again.

For the week of the Italian Language, theItalian Institute of Culture New York willscreen the film "Michelangelo - Endless" directed by Emanuele Imbucci: the first artfilm ever made on the absolute genius ofthe Renaissance and the history ofuniversal art: Michelangelo Buonarroti. 
The director will be present at the event.

The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute (Queens College) of The City University of New York will sponsor a one-day symposium on one of the major exports of Italy, which is the Health and Nutrition benefits of the Mediterranean Diet. The discovery of the Nutrition and Health benefits of the Italian diet demonstrates how the Italian global migration and the host country identity building interconnect food and culture of the individual and the ethnic group. The presentations are by a distinguished panel of international medical physicians and nutrition specialists of historical food studies and food producers, all of whom will discuss the history of the Mediterranean Diet and the contemporary medical research on reducing heart disease and developing cancer immunotherapy.


Vicenza is quaintly medieval at its center, but these structures mask an industrial might that has made this small city Italy’s most productive capital of jewelry.

 The Italian populist government's relaunch of the struggling Alitalia airline includes plans to take a 15-percent share and the inclusion of the state railway company as a strategic partner,

Starbucks has opened its first branch in Italy, despite long resistance from Italians.