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A new Neapolitan restaurant, opening in mid December in Midtown, is looking for personnel for pizza/oven assistant, pastry chef, bus, runners, waiters, cashier, receptionist and wine-bar tender. Italian natives, first generation, or Italian looking preferred. Requirements are: basic Italian (or an accent), over 18 years of age, affability of charac...

Like most poets, Jonathan Galassi is also the president of one of the world's most renowned publishing houses and is the foremost translator of Nobel Prize-winning Italian poet Eugenio Montale. He probably also has a cat. Galassi runs Farrar, Straus and Giroux, which has Montale and 21 other Nobel laureates on its roster, as well as a phalanx of a...

M'Orelli Italian Shoes is opening its first Sarasota location in the Gulf Gate neighborhood. The shoe store, which sells footwear fashions for women, are made in the Marche area of Italy. All products are made in Italy and shopping to the United States. Store owner, Jerry Ciarapica, comes from a long line of Itlalian shoe makers and manufacturers....

Drawing on Italian heritage, regular trips to Italy, and a passion for Italian food, wine and culture, owners Kathy Boehmer and John Reed, have a shared enthusiasm and knowledge for all things Italian.   To that end, they have reopened Toscano & Sons Italian Market in the Atlanta neighborhood of Virginia Highland. They and their staff en...

The Italian American Club of Jacksonville presents its annual Festa Italiana on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3-4, at its clubhouse at 2838 Westberry Road in Mandarin. The club, established in 1951, has hosted a fall Festa Italiana every October for 25 years. It is hosting this two-day spring celebration of all things Italian from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m...

by Jennifer Biggs   Lifelong Memphians remember a few choices for Italian food: You had Grisanti's, Coletta's or Pete & Sam's, and chances are one of them was your go-to place. There were various other Grisanti's and a handful of small spaghetti places, but these were the main ones.   Except that for almost 30 years, Brooklyn Brid...

The who: Osteria del Teatro, the iconic South Beach Italian restaurant which first opened in 1987, has relocated to the refurbished Marlin Hotel, in place of the defunct Bazi. The menu will remain consistent under the culinary direction of chef Martin Perez. The space: The lobby of the storied Marlin Hotel is now a 70-seat dining room outfitted wi...

December 4, 2014 - December 17, 2014The James Royal Palm - 1545 Collins Avenue - Miami Beach, Florida 33139   Ex-pat Italians have had a huge influence on American life in many fields from art, fashion, film, food and so much more! This is the subject of New York-based Italian photographer Alexo Wandael's project, ITALIANY, in coll...

by Noah Joseph   There's a rather happy-looking individual in Palm Beach today. And well he should be. After all, he just took delivery of the very first Ferrari F60 America.   Can't remember the F60 America? We can hardly blame you, seeing as how it has been well over a year since Ferrari first unveiled it in Beverly Hills back in Oc...

"Antichità, Teatro, Magnificenza: Renaissance and Baroque Images of Rome" will be on view at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University from August 24 through November 17, 2013. This spectacular temporary exhibition includes maps, views, and books on Rome from the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. Over 130 works of art, many...

A recent nationwide tasting-tour conducted by Zagat dubbed "Pizza Week" sampled pizzas throughout the 50 states in search of the best 50 pies. Bella Napoli Pizzeria's "Salsiccia" pie was awarded the honor of "Best Pie in Tennessee".   Located in Nashville's Edge Hill Neighborhood, Bella Napoli offers authentic Italian pizza, (Neapolitan Styl...

Italian pop music icon, singer-songwriter and record producer Laura Pausini will be featured in an exclusive Star Q&A session during the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Conference taking place April 21-24 in Miami.   Pausini, who is celebrating 20 years of recording and is currently in the midst of a global anniversary tour and promoting her...