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For the past three years, Jimmy DiBartolo has called South Florida home. He opened South Florida Foods, known locally as DiBartolo’s Wholesale Food Warehouse, two years ago to serve as a catalyst for bringing traditional Italian ingredients to area restaurants and kitchens. “We basically wholesale to stores, restaurants and institutions. We even de...

Next month, on November 13, North Italia will open its first North Carolina location in The Railyard development in South End, just a quarter mile from its sister restaurant, Flower Child. North Italia—which also has locations in Arizona and Texas, among other states—promises housemade pastas, pizzas, and small plate dishes, including white truffle...

Another year, another ranking confirming what we already know: The best pizza in the United States is served in Connecticut, New York City and Chicago, but quality slices can be found in many other cities as well. The Daily Meal released its list of the "101 Best Pizzas in America" at the end of September, and restaurants from 30 states made the ra...

Two Twisted Italians, a new Italian restaurant serving the area, opened its doors on Saturday, Sept. 21 with a full menu designed to bring genuine flavors from the Old Country. Owner Tommy Caraccia’s vision for a family-friendly bistro was inspired by his own upbringing in New York. “I’m from The Bronx, born in Little Italy. My family came over fro...

The same food items consumed day in and day out may bring boredom to one's taste bud. Restricting to same taste is unhealthy too. Trying something delicious and tasty won't put too much of stress to one's stomach. Since almost everyone is quite diet conscious, choosing the right food item becomes necessary.Opting for pizza in Weston and Miramar, Fl...

For nearly 20 years, diners have enjoyed the traditional Italian cuisine at Matteo’s of Boca Raton. From Seabass Livornese to Chicken Matteo to Eggplant Rollatini, the restaurant is a go-to for classic Italian dishes. Now, Matteo’s offers a gluten-free menu and a new wine list to provide diners with more options.   “Matteo’s has always been known f...

The Authentic Italian Table is the only high-end Food & Wine Festival in Miami which mainly focus on Italian cuisine and flavors. The opportunity to participate as Exhibitors is reserved to Italian companies of the F&B industry (importers, distributors and producers) and hospitality suppliers that are interested in reaching a wide public of industr...

Michelin-starred chef Cosimo Cassano is transporting Miamians to the Amalfi Coast with his new quaint eatery, Amare, located in the culinary-rich South of Fifth neighborhood. Drawing inspiration from Southern Italy and its glamour, charm and Mediterranean cuisine, Amare aims to evoke “la grande bellezza,” inviting its guests on a cultural journey f...

Not long ago, at a brunchtime get-together of members of FLORIDA TODAY’s Facebook group, 321 Flavor: Where Brevard Eats, the subject of future meals arose. “I want to go to Alfredo’s Paradiso in Merritt Island,” one South Brevardian said. “I love the food, the people are wonderful and we learned how to make mozzarella there. Maybe we could get him...

The Italian Wine School based in Miami, Florida is pleased to announce the first US school to offer the Maestro Italian Wine Course level of the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) certification study program.  Designed for wine industry professionals and aficionados, the eight session course will distinguish itself from other wine certifications...

These picks are based on our 2019 Best of the Best Awards, the 2019 25 Best New Restaurants and 2018 50 Best Restaurants lists, and rolling editorial decisions. Angeline’sThe pappardelle Bolognese and cioppino at Angeline’s are both excellent, but if you’re feeling adventurous, order a few of chef Robert Hoffman’s appetizers. The whipped ricotta wi...

Cicchetti, a new wine bar and retail wine shop from veteran restaurateur Pierre Bader, will open Oct. 1 at Bank of America Corporate Center. Although inspired by traditional Venetian wine bars called bacaros, Cicchetti has some service features — like $5 wine delivery, curbside wine pickup and a monthly wine club cranking out $10 bottles to members...