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Venice: Where the sun set on the Italian Renaissance

By On October 1, 2021

By Robert Damien Santagata The most serene city of Venice – La Serenissima, as she was long called – rises from the water like a miraculous, dreamy mirage – colorful, frail, improbable… Read More

THE CHEF'S PERSPECTIVE

Autumn aromas in the air mean feasting time is near

By On October 1, 2021

By Murray SchulmanPumpkins, apples, wine, crisp clean air with whisps of wood smoke and spice. No wonder this is my favorite time of the year. What could be better than a drive… Read More

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UNICO sponsors Bocce Tournament in Georgetown

By On September 1, 2021

Italian-American Herald The Rehoboth Area chapter of UNICO will hold its annual Bocce Tournament on Sept. 11 at Mulligan’s Pointe in Georgetown, Delaware. Teams or two, three or four players may compete.… Read More

Food & Wine

When new beans meet old spices, the culinary stars align

By On September 1, 2021

By Murray SchulmanThis story demands that I supply some background. Let’s say that we need to start at the beginning. It started when two events recently took place simultaneously. First, A longtime… Read More

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In a flash of lightning, an old cherry tree finds new purpose

By On September 1, 2021

By Rick DiLiberto I planted the cherry tree in our side yard 35 years ago, when our first of three daughters was born. Had I known how lushly and quickly it would… Read More

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Ludus Magnus: The Great Gladiatorial Training School

By On September 1, 2021

By Robert Damien Santagata I decide to embark on a subterranean tour of Rome – something that I have wanted to do for quite some time – but will first pay a… Read More

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Come wander the island of Corsica with me, following the fabled footsteps of Napoleon

By On August 1, 2021

A statue of Napoleon Bonaparte on the island of Corsica in the city of Ajaccio, France. By Robert Damien Santagata I had always wanted to visit the island of Corsica, not only… Read More

Food & Wine

Pizza and buffalo wings – the origins of a classic American combo

By On August 1, 2021

By Murray SchulmanIt was Friday evening. I’d had stops at DGC Catering, Phat Belly Deli & Baked Goods and the Restaurant Store, and that was all before noon. That afternoon, I had… Read More

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Enrollment open at Marco Polo Italian language school

By On August 1, 2021

Italian-American Herald Scuola Marco Polo, an Italian language school for children in the Main Line area of Philadelphia, is accepting enrollment for the next school year, which begins in October. Since its… Read More

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In the world of art and architecture, Italy is the land of the giants

By On July 6, 2021

A towering achievement by Michelangelo: the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the official residence of the pope, in Vatican City. By Robert Damien Santagata Works of fine art are, and have always… Read More