NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

I have an intense love affair with pizza. It’s my favorite food. The hot, crisp and buttery crust combined with the acidic and juicy tomato sauce tinged with whispers of sweet undertones and a blanket of melted, caramelized cheese all send me to the moon. When pizza commercials come on television, I get excited. When the pizza cutter crashes throug...

Italian eyewear designer, manufacturer and distributor, Luxottica Group, recently announced the expansion of its metro Atlanta distribution facility. The company behind Ray-Ban, Oakley and Dolce & Gabbana will create 1,000 jobs by the end of this year, including positions in administration, production and distribution. “Luxottica has been part of t...

In Naples, Italy, visitors and locals alike flock to Via San Gregorio Armeno for its Old-World craftsmen. The street, better known as Christmas Alley or Nativity Alley, is filled with small shops and stalls, each offering meticulous hand-made nativity and restaurant scenes. The same care goes into 'O Munaciello's pizzas. The restaurant, which recen...

Hottytoddy.com ventured into Fat Eddie’s (the former Lamar Lounge) this week to see all the new things they had to offer. Located on North Lamar Blvd., just a minute or so from the Square, we found what could easily be called the best Italian food offered in town. Logan Little, manager of Fat Eddie’s, and Chef Rusty Anderson greeted us at the door...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast is looking for a qualified intern to join our team. Our Chamber is a non – profit Association of businesses and professional firms, officially recognized by the Italian Government, which is devoted to fostering trade between Italy and the United States. The intern should be prepared to work in a fast-...

Chefs love the distinctive flavor of Calabrian peppers, small hot Italian cherry peppers that usually come to us in the States packed jars of olive oil and preserved with a little salt. Tuscany at Your Table in Virginia-Highland offers prepared Italian foods like Tuscan Soup, panini and Orecchiette with Broccolini. But their shelves are also stocke...

Andrew Ticer met Michael Hudman on the basketball court in the sixth grade. Back then, when they played for rival Catholic schools in Memphis, no one could have predicted they would become the city’s restaurant royalty, winning national recognition for their restaurant Hog & Hominy. Mr. Hudman has always been bigger, louder and gregarious. Mr. Tice...

The annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF) is a foodies dream. From celebrity chef sightings to parties all night long, the annual festival is must for the serious food lover. At the beginning of the multi-day event, Barilla Bites On The Beach showcased the brightest and best Italian foods and cocktails. The Thursday night event was ho...

If you think farm-to-table restaurant cooking is a relatively new concept, think again. Michael Schwartz, who helped bring to Miami an emphasis on seasonal local ingredients 10 years ago with the opening of Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink, knows this from his days as a young cook watching the nonnas make pasta and other traditional Italian fare at h...

Galleria Ca’ d’Oro announces the opening of their additional Miami gallery at MIAMI IROSIDE situated in the historic Upper Eastside’s neighborhood. Ironside is a vibrant, multidisciplinary urban center envisioned by developer and designer Ofer Mizrahi – composed of showrooms, studios, and co-working spaces that include a diverse group of architects...

Si è riunito a Miami, in Florida, l’Intercomites Usa cui hanno partecipato i rappresentanti dei dieci Comites negli Stati Uniti, il Consigliere CGIE Usa Vincenzo Arcobelli ed i rappresentanti diplomatici della rete consolare, il Primo Consigliere d'Ambasciata Catherine Flumiani e la Console Generale a Miami Gloria M. Bellelli. Collegata in video co...

Da Pinocchio c'è tutto. Ci sono le brioche appena sfornate e la ciambella casereccia. Ci sono il cappuccino, l'espresso e anche il caffè d'orzo. Anche i Pan di Stelle e il Crodino. C'è la radio che trasmette le hit del momento. C'è persino la Gazzetta. Insomma, la perfetta atmosfera – con qualcosa in più - del bar italiano. Con un solo particolare...