Mama Pasta: Where Tradition is Shaken Up with Innovation

Despite it serves only Italian pasta dishes and looks like a tourist trap, Mama Pasta is actually a fresh, innovative and inexpensive little restaurant located inside the small alleys of Trastevere. The peculiar characteristic of this all-about-pasta restaurant is that the customers are able to see the preparation of their customized pasta dishes, which are …

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Barilla: Center For Food & Nutrition

By Cristina Di Leva Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) Foundation held its first official event at John Cabot University last March 21, 2017. The theme was “How to Promote Food Sustainability.” Professor Margaret Kneller introduced the lecture, which was carried out by Dr. Elena Cadel, researcher, consultant and representative of the BCFN Foundation. …

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Brain Drain: Italian in NYC

BY CRISTINA DI LEVA NEW YORK – Giuseppe Carlucci, 34-year-old promising Italian medical researcher, was recently appointed as assistant professor at the NYU Langone Medical Center, one of the most prominent US medical centers for patient care, education and research. Carlucci, like many Italian millennials, moved abroad where, thanks to his efforts and meritocracy, passed …

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Barilla Restaurants: Italian cuisine in the Big Apple

Picture by Barilla Press By Cristina Di Leva NEW YORK – For the first time in its history, Barilla, the Italian family-owned food company established in Parma in 1877, has brought the excellence of the real Italian cuisine in the United States, specifically in New York City, with the opening of three restaurants in Midtown …

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Fifteen years later, New York remembers

By Cristina Di Leva NEW YORK – Today,  in one of the the saddest days in American history, New York wakes up under a cloudy sky and gathers at Ground Zero to officially commemorate the15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. As we all know on the morning of September 11, 2011  four airplanes crashed …

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