Bust-a-myth

Caesar Salad

What is Caesar salad doing on a lifestyle magazine dedicated to Italy and Italian lifestyle?…

Exhibits

Triennale di Milano

What is about Italy and design? If you study the history of graphic or industrial…

Fables and legends

Festivals

Mercu Scûrot

The small town of Borgosesia, in the Piedmont region of Italy, hardly qualifies as a…

Historical reenactments

Italian icons

Rita Levi-Montalcini

Rita Levi-Montalcini

The Nobel-awarded scientist Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012) is a beloved symbol of Italian excellence in the…

Marcello Mastroianni

As Hollywood executives use to say, some actors just have it. “It” being an intangible…

Leonardo da Vinci

A hypothetical merit ranking of all the men (and women, of course) ever lived would…

Media

Gomorra la serie

Gomorrah (TV series)

Who says Italians cannot do cinema or TV series (any longer)? Gomorra (Italian for Gomorrah)…

Quotes

Religious holidays

Pasqua

If the date listed above sounds like a complex mouthful… that’s because it is. Simply…