NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

Mid-Beach will now have its fair share of Italian food with the opening of Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club, an Autograph Collection property. Chef-Partner Manuel Mattei will be in charge of all culinary affairs on the property, bringing old school family recipes to guests. The hotel will feature two dining concepts both inspired by Chef Mattei’s herita...

John and Lauren Stokes, owners of Oxford’s Tarasque Cucina, are in the business of crafting homemade pasta dishes that transport tastebuds to Italy for a taste of the old country. The Epicureans are in the process of establishing a new location for their restaurant, they said, and anticipate opening in late fall. They served the last dish in their...

We are glad to inform you that O bag has celebrated the restyling of its store in Miami. The store is located at 608 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, and it is run By Ms. Escuret and Mr. Piombino. O bag is an Italian company based in Padua, which entered the international fashion design market in 2009, creating products from innovative materials and offe...

Urethane colorant and additive specialist Repi SpA has a new management structure in the U.S., and is also planning to expand its production site near Gastonia, NC. The new team includes general manager Jeff Bailey, lab manager Lee Atchley and production manager Carl Keller. All are external hires with polyurethane industry experience. The company...

Community members are remembering Dr. Bernardo "Bernie" Carducci as a beloved friend, colleague and professor. Carducci, 66, died Saturday, Sept. 22. He taught psychology at Indiana University Southeast for 37 years, and he was the founder and director of the IUS Shyness Research Institute. His research on shyness gave him international recognition...

The new Ronnie Grisanti’s is a labor of love. “I knew my father wanted one more restaurant. I had to do this for him,” said chef and owner Judd Grisanti with tears in his eyes. The Grisanti family has been serving its beloved Northern Italian fare in Memphis for more than 100 years. Judd’s great-grandfather Rinaldo opened his first Memphis restaura...

Lovers of Italian music, fashion, cuisine and history will gather for the sixth annual Summerville Italian Feast on Sept. 30 in downtown Summerville to celebrate Italian American heritage month. Event Director Jay Lombardo said the feast has grown every year since it began and he anticipates this year to be the most popular. “We started off really...

From Friday October 5 to Tuesday October 9, 7pm-10pm EDT. Regal Cinemas South Beach 18 & IMAX - 1120 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach 33139, FL. Get tickets here www.cinemaitaly.com. We are excited to be back soon with the 16th edition of CINEMA ITALY Miami! In 2018, the Festival returns to the REGAL CINEMA South Beach, corner of Alton and Lincoln Road. A...

As the Leaning Tower of Pisa is a must-visit attraction when touring Italy, Melbourne’s own Leaning Tower of Pizza restaurant is a dining experience not to be missed. “Nothing Fancy, Just Good Food” is the restaurant’s slogan, and with its affordable menu with daily specials, diners don’t have to be in Italy to taste these authentic flavors. Open f...

Si e' svolto ad Orlando capitale di Disney World, l'incontro tra il Presidente del CTIM e cons.del CGIE Vincenzo Arcobelli, con i Rappresentanti dell'Associazione Italiana (INCF) Italy North Central Florida. Si e' discusso sia di tematiche generali riguardanti gli Italiani all'estero, che nella specificita' degli Italiani residenti in Florida ed in...

Every college town has a go-to pizza place. Some might have two or even three. But only one town has Ricatoni’s. This Italian restaurant in historic downtown Florence has been around for decades serving tasty, homemade food, supporting its community and employing lots of local students, but the passion of owner Rick Elliott is what makes Ricatoni’s...

In the last 20 years, the United States have witnessed a true explosion of interest toward everything Italian. Pizza in “teglia” is the latest trend in the pizza world to reach the American Market. It represents an aesthetically appealing, high-quality alternative to traditional pizza, and it easy to serve. The main goal of AMPTO is to work along w...