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Fourth-generation Cipriani brothers Maggio and Ignazio have debuted Mr. C Hotels’ third location in the heart of Miami’s Coconut Grove to much acclaim. The beautiful boutique hotel brings the prestigious Cipriani hospitality to its newest location with an all-encompassing hotel experience including incredible food and beverage offerings, luxurious...

Summer is almost here and that means many local restaurants and eateries will be featuring new products that pay homage to the hot summer months. They will not only cool us off with fun summer drinks and help us unwind, but help you enjoy a relaxing meal with fresh veggies, seafood and other summer treats. If you’re looking for a place that can pro...

Italy is known worldwide for its vineyards and wines… And you can get a taste of some of Italy’s finest right here on the coast. The Beau Rivage invites all wine lovers to the Banfi Wine Dinner on Thursday, May 23rd. Banfi is a family-owned company that was founded in 1919 and has grown to 32 wineries throughout Italy. For $125 per person, the wine...

Anthony Marino, owner of Marino’s Market in Five Points West, has had many reasons to expand his stores, but one always seemed paramount. “We’ve built onto our stores . . . so we could put in healthier fruits, vegetables, and different types of foods,” he said. “We closed the gap for the underserved … by expanding and remodeling our store and addin...

 Fazoli’s, America’s largest premium Italian QSR chain, was named  winner of a Gold Stevie® Award  for Company of the Year in the food & beverage category for the 17th Annual American Business Awards®. Fazoli’s Chief Executive Officer, Carl Howard, is also being honored for Achievement in Management. “We are honored to receive two such prestigious...

The restaurant, featuring multiple bars and patio for live music, specializes in Neapolitan pizza and pasta A popular Tampa Bay pizza and pasta destination will soon be operating in downtown Sarasota. After spending about a year renovating a nearly century-old building across Washington Boulevard from Regal Hollywood Stadium 11, Bavaro’s Pizza Napo...

Nunzio Restaurant + Bar is on schedule to open on New Orleans Road on Hilton Head Island this month, according to manager Maribel Patruno. The restaurant’s owner, Nunzio Patruno, has seen success with New Jersey restaurant Nunzio Ristorante Rustico, which opened in 2003 and has been reviewed by The New York Times among others. “Adulation of fresh v...

When the owners of Naples Restaurant in West Knoxville announced they were ending their 21-year run last month, it left a big void. Some diners had sentimental reasons for lamenting the closing while others will just miss the good food. Enter Forno Grill; this new restaurant at 743 North Campbell Station Road in Farragut fills that need for real It...

Never mind arguing about whether New York or Chicago-style pizza is better. There is a good little neighborhood argument to be had about whether New York- or New Jersey-style pizza is best. Joining the pizza fray is Lucca’s Pizza & Wine Bar, which opened two weeks ago at 817 14th St. W. in downtown Bradenton. “This is considered Jersey-New York piz...

Start spreading the news: a Frank Sinatra-themed bar is coming to downtown Nashville. Icon Entertainment announced details of the project on Tuesday, with a projected opening of early 2020. The bar/lounge will be located in the Southern Turf building, a 19th century era building in Printers Alley. The bar is described as having a “Manhattan meets P...

Downtown Spruce Pine will soon be home to yet another new restaurant.  Capone’s Italian American Bar & Grill is set to open in mid-May at 69 Locust St. and owners Tim and Marsha Hoilman intend to offer not only high-quality dining but an unforgettable experience. “I’ve always wanted to open a restaurant,” Tim said. “I saw the opportunity and my wif...

Two more new venues — Sicilia Italian restaurant and Ankrolab Brewing Co. — recently launched on Bayshore Drive in East Naples. The new restaurant and brewery join Bean to Cup Coffee Lounge, which opened Feb. 1 at 3248 Bayshore Drive, as well as the food trucks that debuted last fall at Celebration Park to provide expanding options on that local st...