Move over Duff beer: a red wine called “without bitterness” with a small part in a successful sitcom found a producer and debuts this week at Italy’s premier wine fair, Vinitaly. It first had a fictional cameo on “I Cesaroni,” (The Cesaronis) a prime-time show airing on former Premier Silvio
You’d think with the bounty of Italian cuisine, there would be plenty of re-distribution of food-wealth: not so. It’s estimated that 450 thousand tons of food goes to waste every year in Italian supermarkets. Until recently, it wasn’t legal to do anything but trash it…
Whatever you make of his policies, spray-on hair or off-the-cuff remarks, Italian politician Silvio Berlusconi has a killer knack for marketing.
To better help candidates in his new People of Freedom party in mid-April elections, he’s prepared a handy “candidate kit” it contains T-shirts, buttons, sample speeches — and info how to discredit the competition.
Milanese have their own way of doing things, usually way ahead of the curve whether its fashion, design or religion. Yes, religion. Local Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi has become a YouTube star in a series of Lent-related posts. More from Milan’s video pulpit…
Milan’s first public catwalk offered even average Giovannis a Right Said Fred moment. Last Friday night in the heart of this business-like city — the stock exchange — anyone could strut their stuff on a runway. Out of fashion but on the runway… Called “Out of Fashion” (fuorimoda) it was