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Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is ready to open up to the Miami food & wine scene this February. The Consorzio Tutela Aceto Balsamico di Modena (Consortium for the Protection of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena) is participating in the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) which will return to Florida, from February 21st t...

Jeremiah’s Italian Ice is excited to introduce South Miami to its tasty, frozen treats at their newest location. Jeremiah’s Italian Ice of South Miami opened its doors Wednesday, February 7th, located off S. Dixie Hwy. in the Party City shopping center just over a mile south of University of Miami at 6220 S. Dixie Hwy. This marks the company’s seco...

Local restaurant legend Burt Rapoport is welcoming back devotees to the 2.0 resurrection of his 1990s Italian mini chain in Park Place plaza, after short-lived attempts at New York-style delis. “Well over half of our guests were fans of one of the three previous Prezzos,” he says. “Most come in to get the roasted garlic and focaccia breadsticks, fu...

Peppino's, one of the first businesses to open in the newly minted Hourglass District, has touted its organic ingredients from the onset, granting owner Pietro "Pete" Priola the opportunity to field questions and calls from many an inquisitive patron. Priola took to Facebook to clarify: "We serve what's organic – what comes out of the ground that i...

Maybe you're the type of person who's always been good with names. Maybe you're not. But remember this one. For the love of God, remember this one.  Gaby. As in Call Me Gaby, a sexy new Italian spot that looks like this and is open right now South of Fifth. It's memorable, among other things, because its fior di latte and baked potato pizza is damn...

The restaurant opened in December on Hay Street in downtown Fayetteville. Tell us about your place: Antonella Scibilia is the owner and chef at Fayetteville’s newest Italian restaurant, Antonella’s, which opened in December on Hay Street. “I had a great feeling about this location,” she said. Scibilia’s youngest son, Giancarlo, is the maitre d’. Th...

Since 2010, Bruno Seafood and Steaks has been a prime dining destination – many would say the prime dining destination – in northern Wake County. It’s no exaggeration to say that the name Bruno is practically synonymous with fine dining in that neck of the woods. So when owner/chef Bruno Peros opened a second restaurant called Trattoria Italiana by...

To get to Livernano, a tiny hamlet in the heart of Italy’s Chianti region, one must turn off a perfectly comfortable highway and endure two miles of what the charming Italian driver calls “dirty roads.” On these lanes, two cars barely fit side by side, which is particularly unnerving on the hairpin bends. When the inevitable dust settles, a corners...

The world-famous Italian restaurant group, Serafina, is finally bringing its renowned Italian cuisine to Miami, debuting Serafina Miami at the iconic Aventura Mall this month. The massive shopping mecca recently underwent a renovation to include a new wing, which features a stunning selection of shopping boutiques and gourmet eateries. Serafina Mia...

The first time you visit St. Augustine’s D’Aleo Italian Deli, brace yourself when you walk in the door. Once you’re in, you’ll swear a salami slapped you across the face. Depending on your level of appetite, the aromatic invasion of meats upon your senses may be the best kind of welcome. The deli and sandwich shop, run by husband-and-wife team Pete...

When we think about Italian food, what we often mean is Italian-American: red sauce, the Sunday gravy, perhaps chicken parm, perfected in New York and New Jersey and spread far and wide. Roman-born restaurateur Gianni Cinelli will take diners back to the old country with his latest project, Osteria G, which opens this week in the former Little Hen...

One of Italy’s brightest gastronomic talents, Antonio Mermolia, is now the Magic City’s star chef. Honing his skills in Sicily, working successfully at Il Punto, Mulino a Vino, and Capatosta in New York, and studying the flavors of Le Sirenuse in Positano, Mermolia is bringing Miami locals a taste of simple Southern Italian Cuisine with unique and...