NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

I’ve spent a good part of 2018 writing about New Orleanians of Sicilian descent and their food. Inevitably, the discussion turns to “red gravy.” In New Orleans, many of us call our spaghetti sauce by that moniker, which is a term new-to-town Italians find confusing. That includes chef Giovanni "Gio" Vancheri of Villa Vancheri in Mandeville, who in...

It had been a while since my dining partner and I had a real sit-down supper with my Aunt, my cousin the Teacher and her husband, the Tycoon. Naturally, both my partner and I were looking for a restaurant that had a pleasant atmosphere for dining, superlative service and of course, an unmatched cuisine that everyone would like. There was no questio...

Mulino Italian Kitchen & Bar, downtown Raleigh’s award-winning Italian trattoria, is hosting the inaugural Turkey Ball on Nov. 8 with the goal of providing 500 turkeys to families in need of a Thanksgiving meal. Mulino will donate turkeys to several Raleigh-based charities including: Catholic Parish Outreach, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, Urban Ministr...

In the spring of 2003, when Niko and Lola Nousiadis opened Niko’s Italian Cuisine in The Springs medical complex at 2200 E. Parrish Ave., there was only one other building in the new development. “There was nothing out here then, but Highland Elementary School, Foodland and a few other places,” Lola Nousiadis said last week. Her son, Christo, remem...

While South Florida boasts a number of Italian restaurants, Sardinia Enoteca serves dishes that differ from typical Italian-American fare. It’s located at the South Delray Shopping Center and is co-owned by Antonio “Tony” Gallo and chef Pietro Vardeu. Its sister restaurant in Miami Beach has been a staple since 2006. “This is more authentic Italian...

The name, the menu, the recipes, and the family are the same. There’s only one difference between the brand new Michael’s New York Style Pizza, Pasta & Grill in Carolina Forest and the one at 1701 N. Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. The new one is closer to home. “A lot of the customers who live in this area kept asking us to come out here,” Tom Nuzz...

The Frist Art Museum (919 Broadway, Nashville, TN) presents Life, Love & Marriage Chests in Renaissance Italy, an exhibition that offers an intimate view of life in the Renaissance through art commissioned to celebrate marriage and family. Drawing on a selection of outstanding marriage chests, panels, and a variety of domestic objects belonging to...

Ferretti Group once again conquers the American audience at the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, scheduled from October 31st to November 4th, with its magnificent fleet of 18 boats, including 2 premières for the American market. The United States, which has always been an area of strategic importance for the Group, has been char...

Bringing more than fifteen years of experience from Washington D.C. under the same name, Sette Osteria opened in the Wynwood Arts District in late May.  It is an authentic Italian restaurant and bar with an open kitchen, soft tones, and high ceilings leading way to a sophisticated casual feel. “We wanted it to be updated because Wynwood is about mi...

Continuano a ritmo serrato gli incontri relativi al gemellaggio Termoli-Pompano Beach fortemente voluto dal comitato omonimo e dalla città della Florida dove molti termolesi e molisani si sono trasferiti da diversi anni. Dopo il tour turistico e quello dell’università, la delegazione nostrana ha incontrato il sindaco Lamar Fisher e la giunta comuna...

Hilton Head Island is set to welcome a new Italian restaurant owned by a popular New Jersey chef. Nunzio Patruno, a noted chef, is renovating a building on New Orleans Road and expects it to open by March. “We plan to improvise with a lot of seafood and homemade pasta,” Patruno said Wednesday. “We want a lighter menu.” The restaurant will be at 18...

Nei giorni scorsi, il personale della Rappresentanza Militare Italiana (RMI) con sede nella base americana di Eglin ha incontrato gli studenti, gli insegnanti e alcuni dirigenti scolastici impegnati nell’Italian Cooperative Program, un programma nato nel 2017 dalla cooperazione tra l’Okaloosa County School District, il Consolato Generale d’Italia a...