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  • Pizza makers from the Pizzeria Brandi in Naples designed a pizza to celebrate the Expo in Milan, to go with the theme "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life." Pizza is the perfect choice, because it is an iconic food that reminds consumers of the importance of Italian agriculture. Pizzeria Brandi is also supposedly the place where Italy’s iconic margherita pizza was first created. Originally, pizza was known as a dish for poor people, sold in the street. The story goes that in June of 1889, to honor the Queen of the consort of Italy, Margherita of Savoy, the Neapolitan pizza maker Raffaele Esposito created “Pizza Margherita.
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    M. T.(January 30, 2015)
    Prova is the new pizza restaurant located in the heart of Chelsea. Ingredients you may never put on pizza like sea urchin, truffle, sheep ricotta and saffron and other various cheeses from Naples will captivate and intrigue your palate. Enjoing Neapolitan pizza with a contemporary twist.
  • Pulitzer Prize- and Oscar-winning John Patrick Shanley is best known for his riveting Broadway play Doubt, which he has since rewritten as a screen-play and a movie, as well as his Hollywood hit Moonstruck, which won three Academy Awards. He is also a theater and film director. And above all, he loves Italy and Italian America.
  • Playwright Mario Fratti takes on the work of one of Italy's greatest playwright, actor, author and poet... Eduardo De Filippo. Together with young actress Giulia Bisinella, the author of Nine will read, on December 2nd at the Italian Cultural Institute, excerpts from Filumena Marturano both in the comedy's original language and in its English translation.
  • Style
    Mila Tenaglia(October 08, 2014)
    Amedeo Scognamiglio’s captivating and provocative cameos have enchanted women all over the world, many celebrities included. Here is Amedeo’s artistic journey, which all began with an ancient family tradition in Torre del Greco.
  • At the Italian Cultural Institute, pianist and composer Giuseppe Devastato, together with the famous Japanese violinist Sumiko Tajihi, performed his latest work dedicated to the victims of the 2011 Tohoku eartquake. In order to carry out this project and in agreement with Devastato's colleagues Master luthier Muneyuki Nakazawa made a violin with wood grown in the disaster area.

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