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American Italian Cultural Center

537 South Peters Street

New Orleans, LA 70130

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What food was considered scandalous if consumed by women in public during the Renaissance? Why is carpaccio called carpaccio; the Bellini, the Bellini? Who saved the Ponte Vecchio from certain destruction during World War II? How did the Colosseum get its name?


A special super fun “edu-taining” program for anyone curious about (or already in amore with) Italy and its delicioso cuisine and astonishing culture. Carla Gambescia, author of La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A-Z – an eclectic compendium all things Italian: food, wine, history, architecture, art, style, anecdotes, attitude – will be our “MC” and guide as you test your knowledge while discovering surprising new facts and insights about “The Boot”.

Join us and bring your “Inner Italian”!

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