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by Carmelo Cutuli   Il Circolo, the Italian Cultural Society, founded in 1976, is the most prestigious member organization in Florida dedicated to the advancement of Italian language and culture. Il Circolo's Gala Chairs Marie and Bob Silvani, invite you to participate as they celebrate 41 years of accomplishments during a gala dinner on Mar...

CINEMA ITALY is honored to have received a proclamation of the City of Miami Beach declaring December 14th, 2016 as Cinema Italy Day. WE WANTED TO THANK the City of Miami Beach and Commissioner Ricky Arriola for this esteemed recognition. We also thank Nuccio Nobel of the Miami Beach Sister City Program for his invaluable support since Cinema...

The Place: In the former Calamari space on the quiet end of the Main Highway in Coconut Grove, Spasso is a sprawling restaurant with white tablecloths, a bar, a long open kitchen and a patio with a fountain, hanging potted ferns and a huge oak tree strung with twinkly lights. Spasso means enjoyment, amusement and entertainment, and folks come for h...

by Olee Fowler Wynwood is not typically known for having cozy, albeit traditional, restaurants. But that could be changing with the now-open Jack's Home Cooking.   The brainchild of JP Parlavechio, who has been in the restaurant industry in South Florida for more than 20 years, alongside Alan Roth, it'll feature a menu based on "what your mother...

By Chloe Morales Downtown Athens's DePalma's Italian Cafe began with a question: Where to find truly great pizza? Today, the answer lies in the trattoria's expansion to four locations throughout the northwest area of Georgia.   Patch: Tell us about the DePalma's beginnings. Cappi: We actually started DePalma's back in 1986 in Atlanta on Co...

Located at 13900 CR 455, in the Publix Shopping Center, Calabria offers a relaxed family atmosphere, full bar, and covered patio seating outside. We provide a great menu for lunch or dinner, indoors or on the patio. Calabria Ristorante features delicious Italian food, including pastas, seafood and New York-style pizza, all at fair prices. Owners,...

At The Italian Table, 2359 Frankfort Ave., will host nightly Feast of the Seven Fishes dinners Dec. 19–23. Each meal will feature fish or seafood prepared seven different ways. "The whole idea of having seven fish is an Italian-American thing from the Northeast, where a majority of immigrants in the 19th and 20th centuries came from the coasta...

Following the 2014 opening on New York's Madison Avenue - which marked the debut of a Santoni stand-alone store in the United States - the Italian brand of luxury accessories continues to pursue its American dream with its latest boutique opening in Miami. Santoni's second U.S.-based mono-brand store is located inside Miami's luxury shopping cente...

By Paul Gattis   The largest fast-food Italian restaurant chain in the U.S. is returning to Huntsville. Fazoli's announced plans Monday to open a franchise in the Rocket City in 2017. Fazoli's formerly had a location in Huntsville on Whitesburg Drive. The restaurant said Monday it had signed a franchise agreement with Nareshkumar a...

Piero Lissoni, the Italian architect of the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach, unveiled the project's first model villa on Wednesday, dubbed "Villa Lissoni." The 3,800-square-foot house at 4701 North Meridian Avenue is one of 15 standalone villas planned for the development now under construction in Mid-Beach. Each villa is priced from $4 milli...

A notable New York eatery is about to open in Palm Beach. Sant Ambroeus Palm Beach, an Italian restaurant reflecting the culture and cuisine of Milan, is set to open for dinner on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 6 p.m. The eatery is located within the iconic Royal Poinciana Plaza, which recently underwent a renovation to transform it into a top retail d...

By Michael Just two years after making its debut in Gaston County, Marco's Pizza will soon be spreading its sauce a little wider. The newest location of the burgeoning Italian-American cuisine chain will open early next year beside the Hoffman Village shopping center, next to Publix. It will employ about 30 people, said Andy Hunter, an area r...