For the last three years, a quaint culinary stop worthy of your time and taste buds is Famiglia Italian American Cuisine at 740 W. Fire Tower Road in Winterville. The restaurant serves fresh Italian-American cuisine in a cozy and inviting atmosphere. “Famiglia” means family in Italian, and the family flavor comes through in every dish. There is a l...

Growing up in Florence, Italy, Nada Vergili was just steps away from some of the world’s most iconic spots—and had a front-row seat to a lifestyle overworked and stressed-out Americans want more of. Now her Charlotte-based tour company, Nada’s Italy, located in the heart of Dilworth, is all about sharing that way of life, “la dolce vita,” with peop...

ConArte America is pleased to announce its union with New York designer David Santiago as brings his Strictly Santi brand to ConArte to create a new collection of home furnishings titled Bel Canto. This partnership will be announced in an exciting event at High Point Market, the World’s Home for Home Furnishings, at a Gala Saturday evening, April 1...

I want pasta for Easter supper instead of ham and pimento cheese. This Easter, I want to ditch the usual Sunday brunch menu I put together: Pineapple casserole, drop biscuits, honey-glazed ham, green beans, deviled eggs, pimento cheese, more ham and pound cake. Instead I want a heavy, can’t-eat-one-more-bite Italian feast, because, pasta. I’ll fly...

The chicken Caesar salad pizza is topped with romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing. There are very few menu items New Jersey transplants Shari and Tony Agostino won’t put on a pizza. The pizza restaurant veterans are loading up pizzas at Agostino’s, their new restaurant, with tortellini, barbecue chicken, penne pasta and, yes, taco...

Another Tryon business is expanding into a new space. A Taste of Olives & Grapes is moving to 10 N. Trade St., where The Tryon Bottle was located. Store manager Jessica Phillips said they plan to use the extra space for events and to offer pottery made by local and international potters. “The store really has an international flavor,” Phillips said...

The Cozy Cannoli could hardly be situated in a less cozy-looking shopping center just off of High Point’s North Main Street, but quaint bistro seating, a snug lounge area and warm welcomes quickly shift a newcomer’s perception. Shades of gray blanket the walls with black and white accents and bursts of hot pink, most conspicuously a gold-studded ma...

Every seat in Reynolds Coliseum was filled an hour before game time. The attraction was more than the advertised 10th anniversary celebration of the 1983 NCAA championship, more than the contest that followed against Duke. Fans and professional onlookers came to see the color analyst for the ABC telecast, the restless architect of that ’83 title, t...

The restaurant opened in December on Hay Street in downtown Fayetteville. Tell us about your place: Antonella Scibilia is the owner and chef at Fayetteville’s newest Italian restaurant, Antonella’s, which opened in December on Hay Street. “I had a great feeling about this location,” she said. Scibilia’s youngest son, Giancarlo, is the maitre d’. Th...

Since 2010, Bruno Seafood and Steaks has been a prime dining destination – many would say the prime dining destination – in northern Wake County. It’s no exaggeration to say that the name Bruno is practically synonymous with fine dining in that neck of the woods. So when owner/chef Bruno Peros opened a second restaurant called Trattoria Italiana by...