You might say every Sunday is Father’s Day for Charlie Augello, the owner of E. 48th Street Market. Father’s Day will find the family of Charlie and Anita Augello spending the day as they usually do. Children and grandchildren will convene at the couple’s Sandy Springs home to enjoy Sunday dinner the couple cook. The day we visited there were 15 fo...

The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club has acquired guard Marco Belinelli, center Miles Plumlee and the 41st overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft from the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for center Dwight Howard and the 31st overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft, it was announced tonight by General Manager and Head of Basketball Operations Travis Schlenk. “It...

The Castellucci family has been in the restaurant business for 100 years now. Federico “Mr. C” Castellucci II, the patriarch of Castellucci Hospitality Group (Cooks & Soldiers, Double Zero, Sugo and the Iberian Pig), descends from an Italian father and a Greek mother whose families both immigrated to America. The picture above was taken in Rhode Is...

GROWING UP in upstate New York meant that there was no shortage of Italian eateries, delis, pizzerias and bakeries. My family included, this region is brimming with Italian influences given that so many immigrated to the area many generations ago. When relocating to Savannah, the expectation was that Italian food would be limited to Olive Garden an...

Italian architect and designer Giò Ponti creations will be on display from the end of this week onwards in the U.S., as a collection of his work is exhibited at the Georgia Museum of Art. Born in Milan, Italy, in 1891, Ponti kept working all over his 60-years career and left a permanent mark on the manufacturing industry, design and architecture of...

Daniela Mansella Paolino says the mission of National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAO) is to unite and connect women through Italian culture and heritage while celebrating the ample achievements of women with Italian ancestry.  Paolino says NOIAO has a strong dedication to empowering and advancing educational and professional aspirati...

The Castellucci Hospitality Group holds court over Double Zero. The group is young and energetic under the direction of Castellucci Hospitality Group co-owners and siblings Federico Castellucci III, Stephanie and John Castellucci.  Among its holdings are Spanish concepts Iberian Pig, Cooks & Soldiers and forthcoming tapas spot Bar Mercado at Krog S...

Pausing for a moment Tuesday inside Trevioli Italian Kitchen on Blackmon Road, Trevor Morris summed up his emotions on the new restaurant that he and partner Sanjay Choudhury will open to hungry guests on Thursday afternoon. “I feel like it’s a rebirth here,” said the former owner of Trevioli Artisan Pasta Company, a small restaurant launched in a...

The Frank Finocchiaro Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest judging took place on April 8, 2017. The judges reviewed 105 essays submitted by students from, Benedictine Military School, St. Vincent's Academy and Bethesda Academy, plus the 11 Savannah-Chatham County Public High Schools. The Italian Society of Savannah, to cherish the memory of Frank Fin...

One of Milledgeville’s most popular restaurants has set out on an ambitious undertaking. Amici, the restaurant and bar that has operated for more than 20 years and which has grown to include seven locations around Middle Georgia, is planning a brand new restaurant in what will be the biggest city the company has ventured into so far: Macon. The mov...