How Italian Food Conquered the World

How Italian Food Conquered the World

Photo above: Giuseppe Cipriani and Ernest Hemingway having drinks in Venice. In his book, “How Italian Food Conquered the World,” author John Mariani has endeavored to chronicle the gastronomic history of Italian food and how it became the world’s most popular cuisine...
Carlo Tardani’s Italy

Carlo Tardani’s Italy

It’s easy to lose oneself in Italy on the Web.  There are so many wonderful people that have created informative websites and imagery of this beautiful country.  Hours can be lost surfing from site to site.  Sometimes, days if one isn’t careful. Recently, and I can’t...
Homage to Anna Magnani

Homage to Anna Magnani

Contributed by Alfonso Guerriero Jr. As my wife and I watched the Academy Awards Sunday evening, I thought about the quintessential and beautiful Italian actress, Anna Magnani.  In 1956 Anna Magnani won an Oscar for her role in Tennesse Williams’ film adaptation of...