Posts Tagged ‘italian food’

Italian Americans Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, Ennio Caretto, and  Cesare De Carlo were honored by the Italian Government at the Festa della Repubblica  held at the Italian Embassy in Washington, DC.  Italian Ambassador Giulio Terzi noted in bestowing the awards, that Lidia

Ennio Caretto, Cesare De Carlo, Lidia Matticchio Bastianich

Matticchio Bastanich was being honored for being the “guru” of the Italian cuisine in the United States.  Journalists Ennio Caretto, Washington correspondent for the Corriere della Sera and Cesare De Carlo correspondent for the Quotidiano Nazionale were honored for their contributions in writing about America. Read Ambassador Terzi speech at CiaoAmerica.net


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Born in March 28, 1986, in Yonkers, New York, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, now known as  Lady Gaga, has hit America like no other storm. She’s is everywhere!  Her latest CD, the Fame Monster, captures appropriately her quest for stardom – something she has already accomplished.  As the Washington Post said today (Nov, 24), “Lady Gaga is pop’s newest shining thing, a real-life kewpie doll weaned on a steady diet of Wagner and Ectasy.”  On top of that, she also recently said that she loves to cook. and that she is really good at Italian food because she comes come from a “very Italian family.” She is, we’re all discovering, an Italian American.  Ciao America!

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