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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...

Things appear to be better than expected for outfielder Brandon Nimmo. Nimmo pulled a hamstring last weekend playing for Italy in the World Baseball Classic, but on Wednesday, he was back in Port St. Lucie, ready to test it. Nimmo said his hamstring felt fine and that it had improved over the past two days, with the saving grace that he was shut do...

  The Cultural Italian American Organization's annual St. Joseph's Day Feast Celebration is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Road, Fleming. A small religious ceremony, the custom of the Tavola di San Giuseppe, will begin the event. It will be led by the Rev. Eric Viloria. The statue of St. Joseph will be carrie...

Kentucky men’s basketball head coach, John Calipari, has been named the Head Coach of the 2017 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup Team and will lead Team USA at the 2017 FIBA U19 World Championship in July in Cairo. The decision was officially announced Wednesday after Calipari was selected by the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee...

Florence, Italy favorite 'O Munaciello has officially set up shop here in the Magic City at 6425 Biscayne Blvd. Marking the first outpost for the Neapolitan-style pizzeria, it features a variety of Italian dishes mainly cooked in the handmade brick oven, which of course, is also imported from Italy. At the helm of ‘O Munaciello Miami's kitchen is p...

It all started with a boat. Joseph Cortese, founder of Little Italy Pizzeria, made the journey to America along with many other Italian immigrants in the 1960s. Cortese immigrated to the country when he was 10 years old. He could not speak English when he arrived, so he started working as a dishwasher at a pizza restaurant. After turning 18, he own...

Since 1958, the Nigro family has been baking fresh bread, simmering red sauce and cranking out cheese steaks and other subs from a small storefront in Hollywood. You step into Sonny’s Famous Steak Hogies — hoagies is misspelled deliberately — and you feel like you’re entering a time warp, a scene from a Norman Rockwell painting. There’s a small cou...