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Buon Natale! Christmas in Italy

Saturday, December 21st, 2013
by on Living Around

Christmas is celebrated all over the world, but in Italy, the holiday is truly special. Observance begins on December 8 when families put up Christmas

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Why Starbucks Can’t Compete with Italian Coffee

Sunday, October 27th, 2013
by on Living Around

We live in a global village; you find the same shops and the same products in most major cities, from New York to Milan to

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Bibiana Showcases Regional Italian Food

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
by on Dining Around

Regional Italian food has been very much on our minds lately after hearing about the death of Marcella Hazen who introduced America to dishes from

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Marcella Hazen Taught America How to Cook Italian

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
by on Living Around

My mother and grandmother taught me to prepare Italian food, primarily the dishes from Southern Italy, Calabria and Naples, where my relatives came from. Lasagna,

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My Grandfather Was Killed by the Mafia

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
by on Living Around

Italian Americans have a love-hate relationship with the Mafia. They love The Godfather and The Sopranos, but object to being lumped in with that criminal

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Fiorini—Classic Italian Fare from Lello Arpaia

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
by on Dining Around

If you are looking for a calm, grown up midtown restaurant for lunch, after work, a movie or day of shopping, where the food is

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Aurelio Zen—The Italian Detective in Armani

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
by on Playing Around

It turns out that British TV executives are just as boneheaded and shortsighted as their American counterparts. Programmers at ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox are

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Maggie Meister: A Classical Original

Monday, March 28th, 2011
by on Shopping Around

Like most little girls, Maggie Meister dressed up in her mother’s jewelry, much of which she still owns. Unlike most little girls, she circled back

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