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The Italian government crisis. For a new start, we need the courage to say that a tax evader is a thief and not a genius

Let’s demystify some clichés. It’s high time, in this dark, post-pandemic, warmongering world, to stop saying that people who cheat on their neighbors are smarter and people who don’t pay taxes are smarter. And let’s also stop accepting that slander and lies can be used as tools of communication, and insults as an effective argumentative […]

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Balance between innovation and tradition in Italian cuisine | food drink

Italian cuisine is synonymous with tradition, with recipes passed down through countless generations, from one nonna to the next. There’s nothing better than a simple but stunning Margherita pizza or cacio e pepe – and a Caprese salad made with the finest mozzarella, the freshest tomatoes and basil and a drizzle of genuine olive oil. […]

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Food Review: Osteria Mozza at the Hilton Singapore Orchard

The place One of the exciting new openings in Singapore this year is Osteria Mozzarella, which opened at the Hilton Singapore Orchard, sharing the same main entrance as Estate. The Osteria Mozza brand should be familiar, as it was at Marina Bay Sands before it closed, and thankfully has reopened at Hilton Orchard Singapore as […]

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The Italian government is in turmoil. Here’s how it got here – and what’s next

Sean Gallup by 25.07.22 01:01 Italian officials and voters are reflecting on Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s resignation last week – and experts say it’s for good reason. Draghi was sworn into power in February 2021. Over the past year and a half, Draghi has been hailed for his role in lifting Italy out of a […]

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Italy’s government collapses, prompting the resignation of Prime Minister Draghi

Rome Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi resigned on Thursday after his ruling coalition collapsed, dealing a destabilizing blow to the country and Europe at a time of severe economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine. Mr Draghi tendered his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella during a morning meeting at the […]

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Draghi on his last legs as bid to save Italian government fails

Popular Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi was on the brink on Wednesday after three parties refused to back him, thwarting efforts to resolve a crisis that is now expected to lead to his resignation and a snap election. Italian media reported that Draghi must now offer his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday. The […]

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Why a taste for Italian food could become an expensive habit

A tasty tomato-mozzarella salad could soon cost us more. Image: Shutterstock IIt is hot in northern Italy, too hot even, to the point of seriously endangering the agricultural crops essential to all kinds of Italian recipes known and loved around the world. Among these products are risotto rice, famous in the region, but also […]

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Factbox: What is at risk of being left out of the Italian government crisis?

ROME, July 18 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi is due to address parliament on Wednesday to clarify his position after the president rejected his resignation last week. Read more It is unclear whether Draghi will change his mind and stay, whether President Sergio Mattarella will seek to appoint a new prime minister or […]

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Factbox: What is in danger of being left out of the Italian government crisis?

A view of the Montecitorio Palace, the lower house of parliament, where Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi is expected to address members of parliament on Wednesday after handing in his resignation to Italian President Sergio Mattarella, in Rome, Italy, July 15, 2022 REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, July […]

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Why tasting Italian food could become an expensive habit

Employees pick tomatoes at the Sfera Agricola hydroponic farm in Gavorrano, Italy, on June 27, 2019. ― AFP pic Saturday, July 16, 2022 8:44 AM MYT ROME, July 16 ― It’s hot in northern Italy ― too hot even ― to the point of seriously endangering agricultural crops essential to all kinds of Italian recipes […]

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The Italian government on fragile ground before a new vote of confidence

Rome – Italians woke up to political uncertainty on Friday amid an unprecedented government crisis that has put Mario Draghi’s future as prime minister in limbo and raised the specter of a snap election. The prime minister of Europe’s third-largest economy will have until Wednesday to shore up his political support to save his coalition […]

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Factbox-Possible Scenarios as Italian Government Faces Collapse

ROME (Reuters) – Italy may need a snap election to break a political deadlock, government officials said on Friday, after Prime Minister Mario Draghi tendered his resignation following a Movement mutiny 5 stars, a coalition partner. President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday rejected Draghi’s resignation and asked him to address parliament next week, probably Wednesday, to […]

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Enfield Expedition | A taste of modern Italian cuisine

Neil Littman continues his tour of the best restaurants in Enfield with a stop at Zaza Conchigioni pollo Friends and neighbors who have seen my reviews appear in the Dispatch asked me a few questions about my experiences and I’m happy to dispel a few myths. I pay for the meals and, if I go […]

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These 3 Tennessee Restaurants Serve Authentic Italian Cuisine

Posted in Tennessee To eat July 15, 2022 by Alex Borelli When most people think of Tennessee’s iconic food, what probably comes to mind are images of Memphis-style barbecue or Nashville hot chicken. While these are great examples of The Volunteer State’s culinary offerings, Tennessee has so much more to […]

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The fate of the Italian government hangs in the balance after a setback

ROME (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi offered to step down on Thursday after a populist coalition ally refused to back a key government bill, but the country’s president rejected the resignation, asking Draghi to see if he could still find a majority in Parliament willing to support him. Draghi’s broad unity coalition government […]

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Italy’s government faces collapse as M5S threatens to boycott key vote

Italy faces a new political crisis as the M5S threatens to avoid the vote of confidence. Italy’s government under Prime Minister Mario Draghi is at risk of collapse after populist coalition partner MoVimento 5 Stelle (M5S) pledged to boycott a parliamentary confidence vote on Thursday. The leader of M5S, former Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, said […]

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The Garden at The Summit brings Boston-style Italian cuisine to Georgetown

The Garden at The Summit has been serving Boston-inspired Italian cuisine to Georgetown residents since November. “We’re trying to be the go-to Italian neighborhood restaurant, and I think we’re doing a good job of that,” manager James Maltby said. Owners Chris and Sue Meroff opened The Garden at Ellera at Bee Cave in October 2020 […]

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Italy’s government faces collapse as 5-stars avoid vote of confidence

By Crispian Balmer and Giuseppe Fonte ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s 5-Star Movement will not take part in a parliamentary vote of confidence on Thursday, party leader Giuseppe Conte said, in a move that is expected to trigger the collapse of Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s government. Other coalition parties have warned they will quit government if […]

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The Italian government risks collapse if 5 stars withdraws

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi attends a news conference during a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium June 24, 2022. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, July 13 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s broad coalition government risked collapse on Wednesday if the Five Star Movement […]

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Ristorante Ragu brings authentic Italian cuisine to Palmetto

saw palmetto Ristorante Ragu Cucina Italiana recently opened in downtown Palmetto in a distinctive two-story Victorian house built in 1890. Over its long history, the house at 336 Eighth Ave. W. has been a house, an ice cream shop and several different restaurants. Ristorante Ragu, named after ragù, an Italian sauce made with ground beef […]

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Banks in Italy are securing loans with Parmesan cheese wheels because of the country’s dire financial situation.

Cheese-backed bonds from a dairy cooperative near Bologna solved the problem of Italy’s stretched banks when Parmesan prices were too erratic for the country’s banks. In Italy, however, 4 Madonne Caseificio dell’Emilia remains an outlier among small enterprises seeking long-term financing in the face of an ongoing financial crisis. The failure of successive governments to […]

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Italian government on the brink as 5 stars threaten to boycott confidence vote | Italy

Italy’s government is on the verge of collapse after the 5 Star Movement said it would boycott a crucial confidence vote in parliament, sparking calls for a snap election. Giuseppe Conte, the former prime minister who leads the populist party, said funds set aside for a cost-of-living support package were insufficient and his senators could […]

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The Italian government on fragile foundations before a new vote of confidence

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi meets the media in Rome, Tuesday July 12, 2022. AP The prime minister of Europe’s third-largest economy will have until Wednesday to shore up his political support to save his coalition government which is tackling a host of challenges, from soaring inflation to war in Ukraine. The Italian technocrat leader, […]

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Italian government wins vote of confidence on economic package in lower house

ROME The Italian government led by Mario Draghi won a key vote of confidence in the Lower House on Thursday, the first step in approving a 23 billion euro package of economic aid to struggling families and businesses. The 410-49 vote was the first political test after the 5 Star Movement – one of the […]

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Explore the next wave of Italian cuisine

For all its versatility, Italian cuisine often comes down to the basics. Its simplicity is what first caught the attention of Gina Marinelli, partner and chef at La Strega in Las Vegas. “The first time I went to Italy and saw the simplicity behind the dishes,” she says, “that’s when I fell in love with […]

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Swissôtel Clark opens 10th restaurant serving authentic Italian cuisine

PAMPANGA, Philippines — In search of vitality and Swiss hospitality, Swissotel Clark opens its 10th restaurant which will serve authentic Italian dishes using contemporary and modern culinary techniques. Inspired by the province of Verona in Italy, known for being the setting of the classic romantic novel “Romeo and Juliet”, Restaurant in Verona will welcome guests […]

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Bishop Arts’ new speakeasy mixes Argentinian and Italian cuisine

Photo of Branca Hall Bishop Arts’ hip bar scene gained another drink this month with a new speakeasy concept inside Chimichurri, an Argentinian staple with a hidden hangout spot. The speakeasy is called The Branca Room, a nod to Fernet-Branca, an Italian bitter. While Chimichurri’s menu is entirely Argentinian, The Branca Room is a spin […]

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True Italian Taste 2022 promotes Italian cuisine in Vietnam | Culture – Sports

True Italian Taste 2022’s theme “Authentic Italian Table – Italian Breakfast and Appetizer” showcases an insight into the Italian breakfast – its convenience, special features, and local staples of the Tuscany region. (Photo courtesy of Multimedia JSC) City of HCM (VNS/VNA) – True Italian Taste 2022, a project to promote authentic Italian cuisine to the […]

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True Italian Taste 2022 promotes Italian cuisine in NV

DELICIOUS FOOD: The theme of “True Italian Taste 2022” “Authentic Italian Table – Italian Breakfast and Aperitif” presents an insight into the Italian breakfast – its convenience, its special characteristics and the local staples of the Tuscan region. Photo courtesy of Multimedia JSC The project is promoted and funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign […]

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Top-notch wines to accompany traditional Italian cuisine

Italy… just saying the word conjures up images of delicious food, beautiful landscapes and beautiful people. Italian cuisine is so dedicated to fresh, local ingredients that it’s hard to replicate outside of Italy, but it can be done. I wrote recently about an Italian wine dinner I was hosting with wine importer Enrico Fantasia and […]