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  • The story of Naples at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, told by its first citizen, Luigi De Magistris. A metropolis filled with contradictions but rich in cultural contamination. And various are its similarities with New York...
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Luciano Pignataro*(June 04, 2015)
    For the first time in four centuries, rural life— tending vineyards and making wine—has become all the rage in Naples. It makes sense.
  • There are those who read this expression as “See Naples and then die,” because once you’ve seenNaples there is no need to see anything else. Or, as the expression has also been interpreted, “See (the great/big city of) Naples and then (the small city of) Mori.” Nonetheless, whatever the phrase’s origin may be, let us just say that once you’ve seen Naples, you have surely seen it all.
  • Genaro Matino is launching a major cultural exchange project that he has been working on for years. Evocatively named “Naples in the World,” it will provide an innovative platform for talking about Naples—a city of solidarity and hope, rather different than the one stereotypically depicted in the media. And he has chosen New York as the site to lay the foundation for his project. In this exclusive interview Gennaro Matino discusses the details of his trip and his view for the future.
  • Talking to Mayor Luigi de Magistris on the eve of his diplomatic voyage to New York, where he hopes to paint a true picture of Naples during five days of conferences and meetings.
  • 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.

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