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...

When The Italian Cultural Center of Buffalo, New York (ICCB), the Federation of Italian-American Societies of Western New York (FASWNY), and the Per Niente Club of Buffalo sponsored a special screening of the new feature-length documentary “Sicily: Land of Love and Strife” as a fundraiser, they didn’t know what to expect in return. Would a film dev...

Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi is set to kick off a new North American tour Friday evening (June 29) at Shubert Theatre in Boston. The Essential Einaudi tour will see the veteran musician hitting cities across the United States and Mexico for the first time in his career. The intimate, 11-date route will have the composer -- whose mu...

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...

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...

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...

Baker Motor Co. has added a famed Italian luxury nameplate to its West Ashley car lineup, giving it 14 brands of high-end automobiles. The acquisitive 30-year-old dealership announced Friday it purchased Rick Hendrick Alfa Romeo of North Charleston. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. The acquired franchise now operates as Alfa Romeo of Charlesto...

• Tell us about your place: “We are a family business,” said Sarah Whiteaker, who owns Sammio’s Italian Restaurant on Raeford Road with her husband, James. Drew Faircloth is the head chef. They bought the business from relatives and are celebrating their 10th year as owners. It was previously owned by Louis and Roni Frangos, who own the Sammio’s in...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian restaurants around Raleigh, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings. 1. Gravy: Topping the list is Gravy. Located in Central Raleigh at 135 S Wilmington St., the Italian and New American spot is the h...

For almost three years, family-owned and operated Nino’s Cucina Italiana has been crafting award-winning culinary masterpieces that keep guests coming back for more. The leaders of this Italian helm are Salvatore Passalacqua, Massimo Mannino and Pietro Passalacqua. From their start at a little delicatessen in New York and to Greenville where they h...