NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

You might not know that Donatella Arpaia, the acclaimed chef, restaurateur, and TV personality, was once an attorney in her early 20s. But after practicing law for about three months, she sat at the bar inside her brother's restaurant and realized there was no place she'd rather be. Now, more than 20 years later, the 47-year-old Arpaia has position...

Next month, Miami is getting sweeter than ever. And if you love Italian gelato, this is an event you can't miss. The Gelato Festival America is the first of its kind in North America and will make its final stop in Miami. This festival is an all-you-can-eat gelato festival and it will be hosted in Brickell City Center on March 16th. You'll get to t...

A black-and-white photograph of a young, curly-haired woman with a loosely knotted shawl around her shoulders leans against vintage Italian books on a small table near the entrance of Dennis Lange’s new restaurant. “This is the only picture left of her,” Lange says with a devilish grin. He will later admit that the woman who supposedly inspired his...

Sunday February 24, 2019 at 5:00 p.m - MoDA Museum of Modern Art - 315 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 - Tickets $10 a person - no advance purchase necessary! Ciancia committee and members will be attending this exhibit immediately following our reception at 1300 Northview. We welcome all our members and friends to join us! Passione Italiana: Th...

The owners of Vivace are bringing a new upscale-casual Italian dining concept to StoneCrest at Piper Glenn this week. Civetta Italian Kitchen + Bar, in the old Smoke Modern Barbecue space, will feature Bucatini with housemade meatballs, Lobster Risotto, Bolognese, chicken or eggplant Parmesan, Veal Saltimbocca and Winter Risotto with mushroom conse...

Chris Hills is Wild Olive’s bar manager: You know how those openings are. We were overstaffed, of course. It was chaotic, but more just because you don’t know where everything is. I’ve worked over 2,500 shifts here now, so you just turn around and you know. Brad Gozis is Wild Olive’s chef de cuisine: It was crazy, because at the time, Fred Neuville...

La Compagnia San Pio, guidata da Diego Ciullo, in collaborazione con alcuni club italo-americani, diretti da Jack Di Giorgio, dalla diocesi di Palm Beach e dalla Holy Family, sta portando in questi giorni negli Stati Uniti, in Florida, la prima grande mostra dedicata alla grande figura del Santo sannita, San Pio. L’evento è caratterizzato anche da...

Fazoli’s has been serving up Fast, Fresh, Italian since 1988. In honor of the brand’s 30th anniversary last September, Fazoli’s has established a Hall of Fame to recognize team members, franchisees and suppliers whose vision, leadership and innovation have impacted Fazoli’s, making it the successful restaurant it is today. To celebrate these esteem...

The table was set with the delicate cups used for the special black coffee, demitasse, which was a ritual for the late afternoon for Isabel Fusco. The anisette decanter was prominently displayed on the table with biscotti and other treats. It was a pleasant day in Century Village, and I was visiting a friend of mine. There I was, sitting with Isabe...

The Knoxville square is now home to a new eatery, Baggio’s Italian Restaurant owned by Maggie Qerimi. The new business took over the location of the former Red Rock Grill & Still at 124 S. 2nd St. and held their grand opening Monday, Feb. 4.  The restaurant specializes in Northern Italian cuisine and the menu offers lunch and dinner options, includ...

Didn’t make a plan that revolves around romance for Valentine’s Day yet? We’re here to help. World renowned blind tenor Andrea Bocelli is bringing “a special experience” to fans who attend his AmericanAirlines Arena 8 p.m. concert on Feb. 14. Premium seats on Ticketmaster in the second row are priced up to a cool $1,500. But that’s not the so calle...

Stacey and Kevin Jennings, the husband-and-wife team behind Vivace, are bringing a new casual Italian concept to south Charlotte. Civetta Italian Kitchen + Bar will open in the StoneCrest at Piper Glen shopping center in the old Smoke Modern Barbecue space. The southern Italian restaurant will be open for dinner only during the first few weeks, the...