NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

by Brent Owen   Giulia Rozzi is a quick witted Boston girl, raised by Italian Catholic parents who immigrated to the states before she was born. It's that background that has developed her rather blunt, deeply personal and highly animated style of comedy.   And for the record, for her, personal means talking a lot about her sex life....

The fifth Benetti Crystal 140 M/Y MR D, to date built in seven units and part of the Class full-displacement range of Benetti's current production, will make its U.S. debut at Yachts Miami Beach. The Crystal 140 is the new boat in the Benetti Class range. It measures 137 feet in length and 29 feet in width at full beam. Its displacement is 375...

On June 1, 2016 our honorable Consul General of Italy in Miami, Gloria Bellelli hosted a private reception at the Coral Gables Country Club for the Italian community in Miami to celebrate La Festa della Repubblica, known in English as Italian National Day.   This is national holiday in Italy, formally acknowledged on June 2, that commemorate...

"Everybody," the waitress' voice carried over the din of the dining room, "raise your arms!" All seated at our table stopped talking and turned to the young woman. She moved from table to table, demonstrating uplifted arms, and began swaying right to left in time with the music — a Young Rascals hit from the '60s, "Groovin' on a Sunday Afternoon."...

Whether it be owner Jerry Furio going out at 3 a.m. to Immokalee to get the freshest vegetables available or the store being the only licensed retailer in Lee County to sell certified Angus beef, Paesano's Italian Fresh Market & Outdoor Patio Caf has become the place to go for the best Italian food, wine, meats and cheeses. This year, Paesano'...

I was recently challenged by my table mates at a women's power lunch to try Uncle Giuseppe's Lil' Bit A Brooklyn. Afterward, they agreed this was some of the best Italian food and pizza in Martin County. I later checked it out with my husband.    Maria and Giacomo Giambato came to Martin County from Palermo, Italy, less than a year...

Christine Simolke of Marion has always been fascinated by the immigrant experience of Giovanna, her Italian grandmother. Giovanna and Simolke's great aunt, Evelina, often shared stories about their journey across the ocean, and tales of romance and secrets.   In her debut novel, "Children of Italy" (Hawkins Publishing), Simolke makes good on...

Unioncamere (the Association of Italian Chambers of Commerce) with the support of the Italian government, have constituted the certification "Ospitalità Italiana - Ristoranti Italiani nel Mondo" - a seal of quality that is conferred annually to authentic Italian restaurants around the world.

by Carlos C Olaechea   Long gone are the days in which Americans believed that all Italian food consists of some variation of dry pasta with a tomato sauce. Besides learning that there is a great difference between the red sauce fare in the States and the Italian food eaten in Italy, we have come to understand that the concept of Italian cui...

Now in its 11th year, GlassBuild America is the gathering place for the entire glass, window and door industries in North America. Organized by the National Glass Association (NGA), which has produced meetings and trade shows for over 50 years, GlassBuild America offers a comprehensive and united audience.   This year, Italy's GIMAV - A...

March 27, 2015 - Time: 7:00 p.m. Twist n Scoot Motorscooters, Bill Gornto1801 Piedmont Ave.NE - Atlanta, GA 30324, 404-817-8181   Our next meeting takes place at a fun new store in Morningside. In line with the Italian fascination and popularity with scooters and motorbikes, this is a chance to entice you to capture an essential p...

After seven years in Rochester, N.Y., the owners of this regional old-school Italian and New American restaurant have picked South Florida for its first expansion. "Too many restaurants fail by only focusing on one thing," co-owner and chef Jay Speranza says. "We will provide our guests with an equal balance of delicious, fresh and creative It...