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"This is the original mozzarella, and it can only be made with buffalo milk," says Fading D Farm co-owner David DiLoreto. Along with his wife, Faythe DiLoreto, they've been operating their Italian Mediterranean Buffalo creamery since January 2016. Not to be confused with the American bison, their 64-acre Rowan County-based water buffalo farm is one...

Dick DeAngelis, the former NC State football player and assistant freshman football coach who wrote the history of NC State athletics on the walls of his Amedeo's Italian Restaurant on Raleigh's Western Boulevard, died Wednesday, two days after being admitted. He was 85. A native of Reading, Pennsylvania, DeAngelis was in the first recruiting class...

Suntree's Tuscany Grill has found a new home, and a 6,000-square-foot restaurant space in Viera that has housed a French-American bistro, a steakhouse and Mexican restaurant is getting an Italian makeover. "I cry happy tears every day," said Tuscany owner Gina Pierce. "I haven't heard one negative thing. People are so excited." Tuscany Grill's futu...

Oronzo, a pioneer in fast-casual Italian dining, announces the grand opening of its second location in the new Midtown development of Tampa. Located at 1120 Gramercy Lane D-200, the restaurant will open to the public on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Oronzo is collaboration of Dan Bavaro, owner of Bavaro's, which introduced Neapolitan-style pizza to the city...

In 2015, Chef Keith Yonker's dream of living in Northeast Tennessee came true when Eastman Chemical Co. hired the Chicago-area native to be the company's artisan chef and oversee its seven cafes. Yonker later opened The Angry Italian in downtown Bristol. Billed as a Chicago-inspired pizzeria, the restaurant started out in a small storefront on a si...

Craving tortellini, piadina or gnocco fritto? There is no need to take a trip to Emilia Romagna in Italy, the Emilian tradition is served at Via Emilia 9 in Miami and Nonna Beppa in New York City. Two different names but one message in common: bring authenticity to the United States, and no modifications are allowed. Indeed, because if you want to...

Hughes Investments Inc. announced Oct. 5 Belladina’s Italian Market will open at BridgeWay Station in Mauldin in late 2022. The Mauldin eatery will use at least 50% of its 6,013 square feet for an Italian market, which will sell authentic Italian food items. It will also serve as Belladina’s fourth storefront, joining Belladina’s Pizzeria at 9 W. W...

“This meatball reminds me of my grandmother’s,” my companion said, smiling down at the vast spread in front of us. Colorful chopped panzanella salad ($8) with bright tomatoes and briny olives and chewy hunks of bread; two lovely pizzas, charred crusts bubbly, laden with thin-sliced meats, bitter arugula, creamy goat cheese and more. There was wine...

The Neapolitan Gourmet (NG) is an Italian deli in Naples, Florida serving, well,  Italian delicacies. It has been in business for 25 years. In my book, this is a very good sign. I had heard really good things about their sandwiches, here known as heroes, and decided to take a look. NG, open 10:30 AM to 3 PM Monday-Saturday, is suited for the lunch...

Sandy Springs has a new Italian restaurant with the opening of Tre Vele. Located in the former Three Sheets space off Sandy Springs Circle, Tre Vele is the brainchild of the people behind Mission + Market, chef Ian Winslade and brothers Ryan and Jonathan Akly. The Akly brothers (who owned Three Sheets) and Winslade had tossed around a few ideas...

Southern Italian Deli & Market is opening a new restaurant at 5065 St Augustine Road, Unit 5, Jacksonville. The eatery will officially have its grand opening Oct. 8 and 9, according to a news release. The event will include swag giveaways, discounted market items, and raffles for free lunch. Cugino's a local artisan sausage company, is opening Sout...

The Palo family, which owns the ever-popular Stasio’s Italian Deli (Facebook | Instagram) in the Milk District, has just signed a lease for a new concept in an empty building at 2300 E. Robinson Street [GMap]. As first reported by Jack Witthaus for Orlando Business Journal, the new concept will be called “Alfo’s Pizza Fritta” and will specialize in...