Our Charlotte "Aperitivo con Amici" will be Friday, January 11th from 5:30-7:30pm at The People's Market at Dilworth, which is located at 1315 East Blvd. This casual meet and greet opportunity aims to foster friendships in the Italian community. While free, guests are responsible for their own purchases. More information can be found here. An excit...

The St Anthony Foundation of Charlotte and Nevins Center want to thank you on this Thanks-Giving Weekend for your support of The FESTA. Because of your attendance and or your hard work, donation of your talents, money, and time, FESTA and the St Anthony Foundation of Charlotte was able to give $30,000 to Nevins Center. The most ever, bringing our o...

CCI-NC had a very busy September and we are thankful for all the support shown during the visit of the Honorable Pier Forlano, Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia. On September 18th, we were in Raleigh for the 3rd Round Table on Italian Technology & Italian FDI in North Carolina. The evening started off with a lovely reception, where business l...

Friday October 12 2018, from 17:30 to 19:30 EDT. The People's Market at Dilworth, 1315 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC. Join CCI-NC in our monthly "Aperitivo con Amici". This is a casual meet and greet opportunity facilitated by CCI-NC to foster friendships in the Italian community. Held the second Friday of every month, this event in Charlotte, NC is ope...

CCI-NC is pleased to welcome The Honorable Pier Forlano to the state of North Carolina. He was appointed Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia on August 14, 2017, and this will be his first official visit to North Carolina. Join CCI-NC in welcoming him to the state! The afternoon will feature two events: 1. An Italian Community lunch, which also...

In search of a new favorite Italian spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Charlotte, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings. 1. The Fig Tree Restaurant. Topping the list is The Fig Tree Restaurant. Located at 1601 E. Seventh St. in E...

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...

Looking for a yummy Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Charlotte, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings. 1. Tony's Pizza. Topping the list is Tony's Pizza. Located at 9548 Mt. Holly Huntersville Road in North L...

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina is expected to interview for the Charlotte Hornets' head coaching vacancy. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday that the Spurs granted permission for the Hornets to interview Messina, who is familiar with Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak due to their time together with the Los Angeles Laker...

Richard Cranmer has worked at the Four Seasons in Palm Beach and Washington, but he says the inspiration for his new restaurant Zinicola, opening in December in Ballantyne Village, is his Italian grandmother, who lived in San Giorgio a Liri. “Every meal at her table was a celebration that brought people together without pretense or pomp,” says Cran...