Holy Hell, Canada's Alleged Mafia Were Living Good Until They Were Arrested

Police in Ontario have arrested leading members of the Figliomeni family in the biggest mob bust in the province’s history.


Restaurant Refuses to Grate Cheese for Customer's Seafood Dish, Calls it an 'Obscene Request'

Don't order cheese on your crab pasta unless you want an Italian chef to tell you to “try Parmesan on cow dung."


Tuna alla Bolognese Recipe

Not your typical bolognese.


Weed-Infused Spicy Sardine Spaghetti Recipe

The ultimate simple weeknight dinner to help you unwind after a long day of work.


How Migrants Helped to Rejuvenate a Struggling Town

A few years ago, the Sicilian town of Sutera found a renewed sense of purpose after it started welcoming migrant families. Now, Italy's anti-immigration policies are threatening this new balance.


‘Kiwigate’ Is France’s Latest Food Fraud Scam

Fruit producers passed Italian kiwis off as French so they could charge more per fruit and earned over $6 million in profit.


The Story of 'Blue (Da Ba Dee)' by Eiffel 65

How a song that flopped when it came out wound up topping charts across the globe.


Climate Change to Blame for 57 Percent Drop in Italy's Olive Harvest, Says Scientist

The environmental crisis is coming for your olive oil.


Here Are the Most Romantic Skate Photos You're Likely to See This Week

Photographer Claudio Majorana's new book explores why any kid would pick up a skateboard.


Video Shows Terrifying Escalator Accident in Rome That Injured at Least 20

Phone footage shows the machine going haywire and suddenly speeding up, sending dozens of people hurtling down the steps.


I Ate Sardinia's Live-Maggot-Infested Cheese

Casu marzu is often a happy accident that results when a fly lays her eggs before the cheese rind is fully formed. It's also illegal.


TV Party: 'Jamie Cooks Italy' on Channel 4

In which the TV chef is outshone by Italian home cooks.