NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

Before Max Balliet was a partner and executive chef, he was a musician and an ardently crazy lover of pizza. Sit back and take in a little of this guy’s history. His progression to partner and executive chef at Pizza Lupo, 1540 Frankfort Ave., will begin to make perfect sense. It was on a trip to Italy to visit a girlfriend when he was 18 years old...

PACCI Italian Kitchen + Bar has been chosen as Savannah’s only location for the “miracle pop-up” concept this holiday season. Starting Friday, Nov. 23 and running through the month of December, PACCI’s will be extremely festive all for a good cause. Miracle on Bay Street offers unique holiday-themed cocktails with proceeds benefiting several local...

The Italian Club — specifically, the opulent, 22,000-square-foot brick clubhouse it is known for at 1731 E. Seventh Ave. — turned 100 in September. But with an opera to host that month and a wine festival in October, members of the thriving social club didn’t get around to celebrating until Saturday, with a with a gala that drew 300 people. A Mass...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Houston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges. 1. Bistecca Topping the list is Bistecca. Located at 224 Westheimer Road in Montrose, the steakhouse and...

Tampa’s first Italian Film Festival, Vivere All ’Italiana: Italian Film, will be premiering at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts this weekend. The TECO Theater will host three films on Saturday and three on Sunday. It is curated by Dr. Patrizia La Trecchia, an associate professor for the University of South Florida and director of the USF It...

Judi Stanley knew exactly what her next step would be after selling her successful Pascone’s Ristorante in Bar Harbor, Maine, after a 25-year run. She would open a new Pascone’s Ristorante in Florida, and bring fine dining, regional Italian-style, to the Bradenton-Sarasota area. Splitting their time between Bar Harbor and their home in Lakewood Ran...

La Puglia è stata al centro della programmazione della Settimana della cucina italiana nel mondo che a Miami, in anticipo rispetto alla programmazione ufficiale, si è svolta dal 12 al 18 novembre. La rassegna è stata articolata in una serie di eventi che hanno spaziato da seminari a masterclass con la chef Cristina Bowerman, da degustazioni di cibi...

Italian luxury menswear designer Stefano Ricci opened its luxurious doors to Miami on Wednesday, November 7th, at its newest flagship boutique in the illustrious Miami Design District. The boutique was over two years in the making, and the final product is certainly a masterpiece. From dark Californian briar-root wood finishes and ultra-luxe pietra...

A heaping scoop of hard work, a dash of consistency and a sprinkle of affordability are some key ingredients that have helped Angelo’s Pizza last for three decades. But Mike Furfaro said it never would have happened without Jupiter’s abysmal Italian food scene in the late 1980s. Last month, Mike and Lisa Furfaro’s restaurant celebrated its 30th ann...

Beauty Made in Italy and La Centrale – Italian Food Hall have partnered to create a holiday pop up shop in Miami, Florida. The pop up shop will be open to the public on the second floor of La Centrale in the Brickell City Centre from November 6th until January 5th.The pop up shop will feature 8 Italian beauty brands. The brands available at the pop...

Ermenegildo Zegna, the Italian luxury fashion house, has teamed up with Farfetch to launch its capsule collection XXX. The exclusive collection is sold only on farfetch.com and at the Miami boutique in the Miami Design District. Artistic Director Alessandro Sartori created an unconventional wardrobe of contemporary and urban pieces matching the ide...

Old recipes, extra carbs, complex sauces, and cheese — it’s no shocker why Italian cuisine is adored. The weather may not get that cold here in Charleston, but that doesn’t mean Lowcountry residents can’t join the Northerners and hunker down with a comforting plate of pasta this time of year. Restaurants choose the traditional approach or a fresh t...