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Articles by: Anthony Paonita

  • Facts & Stories
    Anthony Paonita(July 19, 2013)
    Perugia. Pasticceria Sandri is closed. It is a shock. It was an icon, a Viennese style bar-caffè that anchors the Corso Vannucci. But it’s time for Umbria Jazz. For a week, the city becomes a big party, the Corso Vannucci a combination dance floor, parade crowd, and kitchen ...
  • True, the American elections for president and Congress are over. But those of us who have the good fortune of dual U.S.-Italian citizenship get to vote again, mere months after the U.S. electoral season. Silvio Berlusconi’s party withdrew its support from the technocratic government of Mario Monti last fall, and so, a couple of months early, Italians all over the world are heading to the polls.
  • In publishing this contribution we are sending our deepest condolences to the author, who has lost his mother, a resident of Staten Island. While sending his article today, he wrote: "Think of it as a tribute to my mother, she passed away an hour ago..." Ti abbracciamo, Anthony
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Anthony Paonita(March 09, 2012)
    Italian food shopping, restaurants and home cooking in New York's outer boroughs are not well-known among the several tourists visiting the Big Apple every year. Let's take a closer look at some of the must-know places for Italian specialties in New York City.