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Scholarship Stories

At the National Italian American Foundation, we believe in supporting future generations of our community, which is why we have provided over $7,860,400 in scholarships and grants since 2009. Every donation to our Foundation helps us to not only protect the … Continue reading

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Scholarship Stories

At the National Italian American Foundation, we believe in supporting future generations of our community, which is why we have provided over $7,860,400 in scholarships and grants since 2009. Every donation to our Foundation helps us to not only protect the … Continue reading

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A Summer of Pesto

By Danielle DeSimone For me, summer means pesto. It’s usually our go-to, last-minute dish. It’s the “There’s-Nothing-In-the-Fridge-But-People-Are-Coming-Over-In-Ten-Minutes” dinner that is thrown together in a flurry of crushed garlic, clanging pots, and the hiss of boiling water. Now that I no … Continue reading

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“Big Cheese” or “Big Wheel” By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Are you the “Big Cheese” or the “Big Wheel” among your business friends? The terms “Big Cheese” and “Big Wheel” come from the Medieval times and were terms of respect for those who … Continue reading

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By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com At Versailles, during the reign of Louis XIV, it was considered gauche to knock on a door with your knuckles. Instead one scratched the door with the little finger of the left hand, and for this … Continue reading

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  Packed like Sardines By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Last week, I was forced to take a subway in New York City to avoid getting stuck in traffic and reach my destination on time . As the train approached the station, a … Continue reading

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Festa della Repubblica

By Bella Vagnoni, NIAF Intern In Italy, June 2nd  is Festa della Repubblica, a national holiday that commemorates the end of the monarchy. The history of the holiday dates back to 1946, when Italians voted to abolish the monarchy and adopt … Continue reading

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By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Fun Facts The Bank of Italy was founded in San Francisco, California, USA, in 1904 by Amadeo Giannini. It grew by a branch banking strategy to become the Bank of America and Italy and then on to … Continue reading

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By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com So, where does your Salary come from? From the beginning of the Roman Empire to the present day, Via Salaria in Rome is still very active.  The road was named Via Salaria, from the Latin word for “salt”, since … Continue reading

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By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Food Philosophy in Italy Italians enjoy their daily meal with a particular philosophy. During my last visit to a local Massaria in Abruzzo, I was taken by the owner’s desire to express a philosophy about the meal … Continue reading

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