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Aventura Mall recently welcomed Rosetta Bakery to its growing list of eclectic, diverse dining options. Located on the lower level of the expansion wing, near Zara, Rosetta is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant offers pastries, specialty focaccias, pizzas, sandwiches, coffees and cappuccinos. Its menu changes daily as each item is...

VIOLA - Florindo Joseph "Joe" Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 25th, 2018. He was born December 30th, 1932, to Peter and Mary Viola of Rochester, NY, after they emigrated from Italy in 1921 to start a new life in America. Joe graduated from the Aquinas Institute in Rochester and went on to earn a bachelor's degree in Economic...

Less than a month ago, Wynwood gained an outpost of the 15-year-old Washington, D.C.-based Italian restaurant Sette Osteria. The eatery serves a robust selection of house-made pastas, pizzas, and larger entrées, along with dozens of wines. "Wynwood is full of young professionals and visitors who yearn for delicious food," says Iraklis Karabassis, f...

Gloria Tate's Cape Coral roots run deep. One of the city's pioneer families, her parents settled in the city during Hurricane Donna in 1960, when Tate was 9 years old. That was just two years after Leonard and Jack Rosen began turning 103 square miles into a city of canals. Her mother, Grace Raso, started the Italian American Club, which Tate's sis...

The Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge 2662 of Myrtle Beach, SC celebrates 26 years of Italian Festivals with “FESTA ITALIANA” on Saturday June 30 and Sunday July 1, 2018. The 2-day event will be held at The Market Common on Farrow Parkway, Saturday from 11 AM to 8 PM and on Sunday from 11 AM to 7 PM. Thousands come each year to enjoy authentic Ital...

Local chapter #2780 of the Sons of Italy of America presented three $1,000 scholarships May 24 at St. Anastasia Catholic Church. The first award was the Sons of Italy Statewide “Dante Award,” which was given to Ponte Vedra High School student Nick Farmularo. Farmularo will study environmental sciences at Yale University. In addition to excelling ac...

OK granny-aged ladies of Louisville. Here's your chance for '15 minutes of fame' — plus a lot free Italian food.   "I am looking for a sharp-witted Italian grandma," said restaurateur Kevin Grangier. "The kind of grandma who meets you at the front door and gives you a little bit of attitude."  Grangier needs this Italian grandmother — the ultimate...

This summer in late July the members of Tony and Pauline Oropallo’s family will gather for their "Big Six" family reunion. The tradition began in the late 1970s and there has been at least one reunion every decade since. The name "Big Six" is in honor of the six Oropallo children: Harry, Eugene, Mary, Louis, Teresa and Anthony. Family members will...

Let the owners of this Italian-inspired market do the cooking for you. DeSarno’s is dishing up a variety of home-cooked, take-and-bake offerings so that families can eat together — without the stress of having to pull together a meal at the end of a business day. Longtime friends Karen DiMezzo and Kit Caron have invested roughly $200,000 in that ve...

For the better part of the past two decades, the name Cinelli has been synonymous with Italian-American cuisine in the Triangle. Gianni Cinelli moved here from New York in 1998 and opened the first Cinelli’s in Durham in 2001. Brothers Gaitano and Peter soon followed suit with Cinelli’s (same name, but a more casual pizzeria concept) in North Ralei...

Per chi non conosce la capacità dei nostri connazionali di esportare il made in Italy, può risultare sorprendente scoprire come in uno Stato poco conosciuto nel belpaese (al più si sa che la capitale è Raleigh e che i fratelli Wright hanno spiccato il primo volo sulla spiaggia di Wilmington) ci sono tante realtà imprenditoriali di origine italiana...

Summer has arrived in Miami, bringing with it days of scorching sun and humid nights. You need relief from this heat in the form of a boozy frozen treat. Enter La Centrale's Summer in Sicily pop-up. Tomorrow, June 21, through the end of August, the food hall's first-floor caffè will be transformed into a Sicilian carnival, offering a host of treats...