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Oltre 50 eventi, 50 tra consorzi, cantine, aziende del food & wine e del lifestyle italiane presenti, più di 500 importatori e distributori locali e oltre 100 ristoranti italiani certificati coinvolti: questi i numeri di “Authentic Italian Table”, la manifestazione con cui le 9 Camere di Commercio Italiane all’estero (Ccie) di Chicago, Houston, Los...

Forno Bello means “beautiful oven” in Italian. For four years now in historic Downtown DeLand, the restaurant by that name has been delivering piping-hot pizzas out of their wood-fired brick oven. When I say hot, I mean temperatures reach up to 900 degrees Fahrenheit! “Every day before our restaurant opens, we get oak firewood and start a fire in o...

Fazoli's, America's largest elevated QSR Italian chain, today announced 12 franchise sales records at its franchise-owned restaurants during the first quarter of 2018. Additionally, Fazoli's experienced its most successful grand opening of a new restaurant in Hazard, Kentucky, breaking the $100,000 weekly sales barrier and setting a new record for...

Cheri Guerdon spent 26 years as a Hamilton County teacher, but she always had a dream of opening her own business some day. Guerdon said she subscribed to a franchise newsletter and was looking for something that was fairly easy but also interesting and new to the area. Then, she found the Virgola Wine Bar and took her dream one step further by bec...

For the last three years, a quaint culinary stop worthy of your time and taste buds is Famiglia Italian American Cuisine at 740 W. Fire Tower Road in Winterville. The restaurant serves fresh Italian-American cuisine in a cozy and inviting atmosphere. “Famiglia” means family in Italian, and the family flavor comes through in every dish. There is a l...

Pizza lovers and nostalgia buffs alike are welcoming Stefanos to the Turkey Creek dining scene; the full service restaurant, 11683 Parkside Drive, follows in the footsteps of the Cumberland Avenue Stefanos, open since 1977. Owner and Tennessee native Randy Burleson was a Catholic High School and UT graduate; since then he has built a successful res...

Tuesday, April 24th 2018 – Miami Culinary Institute (415 NE 2nd Ave, Miami FL 33132). The culinary art in Italy is evolving and chefs are experimenting new combinations. Discover unique and innovative ideas using high-quality DOP (Protected Designation of Origin) and IGP (Indication of Geographic Protection) labeled products. If you are a chef or a...

Giada De Laurentiis has become famous in her own right, one of Food Network’s most recognizable stars, but it was another famous figure who stirred her passion for food — her grandfather Dino. “My earliest food memory is when I was 5, making pizza dough with my grandfather,” De Laurentiis says. “My nonno[grandfather] loved cooking, loved spending t...

On a cloudless day you can see North Africa from Sicily where the arid landscape is filled with paddle-shaped cactus and seems more Maghreb than Italian. A big flowering cacti is potted in an enormous clay vessel on the patio at Sciuri Bakery Café. Pronounced “shuri” and meaning “flower” the cafe anchors a small strip mall on Miami Beach and specia...

Meatballs are part comfort food, part super food that go from everyday to gourmet with just a slight adjustment to ingredients. They're one of the hottest trends in restaurants, and in Chattanooga, diners are driving from all parts of town for meatballs at one of the North Shore's hottest new eateries, Red Sauce, says chef Adam Marro. Meatballs got...

I want pasta for Easter supper instead of ham and pimento cheese. This Easter, I want to ditch the usual Sunday brunch menu I put together: Pineapple casserole, drop biscuits, honey-glazed ham, green beans, deviled eggs, pimento cheese, more ham and pound cake. Instead I want a heavy, can’t-eat-one-more-bite Italian feast, because, pasta. I’ll fly...

The water glistens in the warm afternoon sun as striking multi-deck yachts glide past the terrace. Sipping a cool glass of rosé and relaxing with this view can resemble the ambiance of charming Italian villages that dot the famed lakes in the north. Named after one of those towns and inspired by our Fort Lauderdale waterways, Oria Osteria Terrazza...