Category Archives: Genova

The Gold Rush Chocolatier

The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company based in San Francisco, California, was founded by and named after Italian chocolatier Domenico Ghirardelli. He was born in Rapallo, on the Italian Riviera, in the region of Liguria in 1817.  His father was a spice … Continue reading

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Santa Rosalia: Una storia dentro una storia

Di recente, il critico d’arte Jason Farago ha scritto una storia sul New York Times intitolato “Il santo che ha fermato un’epidemia è bloccato al Met”. Racconta della sua visita solitaria al Metropolitan Museum of Art di New York per … Continue reading

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Saint Rosalia:  A Story within a Story

Recently, art critic Jason Farago wrote a story in The New York Times entitled “The Saint Who Stopped an Epidemic Is on Lockdown at the Met.”  In it he tells of his lonely visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art … Continue reading

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