Gourmet’s All Italy Issue

Those of you with a subscription to Gourmet magazine – or at least a keen eye at the supermarket checkout – already know that the January 2007 issue of Gourmet is all about Italy. We were thrilled to pick up…

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Jazz in January

Winter means the music season for most of Italy. Opera productions and church-sponsored chamber music events are typical fare from Liguria to Lecce, but you’ll also find jazz and blues in the mix. Umbria, which has been home to Umbria Jazz and…

Regata della Befana, Venice

Today, day of the Epiphany, is the day that Italian children celebrate the coming of the Befana, a kindly witch that delivers treats or tricks (much like Santa). While the day is special throughout Italy, Venice commemorates the last day of…