NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

A wine bar known for private-label wine, charcuterie and cold seafood is coming to the Biltmore Village area. Virgola wine bar started its life in a 6-foot-wide New York City alleyway. The dimly lit diminutive space inspired Zagat to call the setup "charming," while Serious Eats said Virgola "is the kind of wine bar you selfishly don't want to tell...

If you have to book a big table for a family reunion, Café Barbosso is the place for you. The noise you make catching up on each other’s lives won’t make a dent in the boisterous din already going on. There’s the TV at the bar, clumps of people ordering pizza having a rousing time, folks getting up to check out the art for sale on the walls, or cha...

In a recent letter to the editor related to the controversy surrounding flags flown at Greenwood High School, one writer stated, “Only the American flag should be allowed to fly (in the U.S.). No other.” I disagree and, in fact I proudly fly the flag of Italy on Oct. 12, in observance of Columbus Day. It is not meant to slight the American flag or...

Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 features 50 paintings and a significant group of early printed books and individual pages that illustrate a crucial period in the history of Venetian art and culture, widely regarded as one of the most exciting chapters in the history of Western art. The core of the exhibition is a group of masterwor...

A ridosso del più grande (e meglio conservato) quartiere Art Decò del mondo, proprio di fronte all’Oceano, avrà un segno italiano il futuro panorama urbano di Miami. Nella città della Florida, infatti, sorgerà a breve un ampio complesso residenziale di lusso, il Brickell Flatiron, 64 piani, nel distretto finanziario, costo medio per metro quadro ci...

A new hospitality development will be coming to downtown Huntsville next year. The Original Public House and Beauregard’s owner, Rahul Arora is working with Chef Lee Gregory, Old Town Beer Exchange Managing Partner Matt Fowler and his Director of Operations Missy Davis to launch a new 15,000-square-foot development project where the old CityScapes...

From April 4 to 7, Ceramics of Italy will bring one of the largest international contingents to Orlando, Florida for the 28th edition of Coverings. Organized by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) with support from the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, the Ceramics of Italy pavilion will feature 76 booths and over 1...

Do your childhood memories include playing under the dining room table while grandma whipped up something tasty in the kitchen so that the family could feast on the many courses throughout a Sunday afternoon? Then the Italian-style dinner at Cousins Deli in downtown Wilmington is a must. Since he began opening his doors after regular business hours...

Nothing about this Winn-Dixie anchored plaza says osso bucco and risotto. Not the Happy Tobacco shop, not JJ Nails, not the MetroPCS store outlined in neon and LED lights. When I pulled into the Foxmoor Shopping Center on Bayshore Road in North Fort Myers I thought maybe I’d find a Subway (it’s at the west end) or a liquor store (it’s at the east e...

Italian festival in Lauderdale: If you like Italian food (and who doesn't?), there's a first-time festival taking place this weekend at Huizenga Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The Taste of Little Italy 2017 runs March 3 through March 5 and features food, music and art. The festival runs 3-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-8 p....

The south Florida-based concept, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, is hotter than most others in the category—literally. With signature coal fired pizzas, oven roasted chicken wings and coal fired roasted pork ribs, all cooked at 800 degrees, the brand has capitalized on its “well-done” coal fired taste to create loyal fans and entice new ones. Since its...

North Miami Beach's 36-seat Mazzi Cucina has the veneer of a hidden gem. It sits in a strip mall near the former location of Yakko-San that today houses favorites such as the Vietnamese spot PhoMi2Go, Filipino restaurant Lutong Pinoy, and Lettuce & Tomato, which is run by a former Epicure chef. The place is decorated with knickknacks that describe...