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Bottega Veneta wants to make its mark in Miami by mixing fashion with french fries. The Italian luxury label recently opened a new boutique in Miami’s Design District, and to celebrate, it is taking over the 24-hour 11th Street Diner—an Art Deco-style Paramount dining car located in South Beach—through December 14. Bottega Veneta put the Midas touc...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Miami, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs. 1. MC Kitchen Topping the list is MC Kitchen. Located at 4141 N.E. Second Ave., Suite 101A in the Li...

Tucked in a strip mall off 52nd Street and NE 2nd Avenue is Boia De, a small retro yet modern hidden gem owned by chef couple Luci Giangrandi and Alex Meyer.This is the first restaurant for the duo, who before that operated a popular Mexican food cart in The Miami Design District. They met several years ago when they worked together in the kitchen...

Suzanne Perrotto’s life is whirling as fast as a whisk mixing scrambled eggs. What makes her stand out from everyone else whose life is on high speed is that her end creations are centered, delicious and inclusive. We’re not talking about food, per se, but about this executive chef/owner’s capability to open two popular restaurants on the same stre...

Pasta is a dish that can easily and affordably be made at home, but can also be found at most restaurants in metro Atlanta. The noodles you’ll find at some of Atlanta’s most popular Italian restaurants “are almost always handmade, using flour, eggs and a lot of love,” Bob Townsend wrote for the AJC Dining Guide: The Noodle Edition. And Atlanta lo...

There is a shirt for sale at LaMotta's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria on San Carlos Boulevard imploring you not to go to New York for pizza, to head to LaMotta's. Their New York style pizza has been a cornerstone for 40 years in Fort Myers and though it is not on the Beach, it feels like the last stop as you leave San Carlos Island with signs direct...

The South Bay is tasting more and more like the Italian coast lately with another respected chef bringing the cuisine to one of the area’s beachfront communities. Chef Anne Conness, who runs the new modern Middle Eastern spot Jaffa in Palms near Culver City and El Segundo’s Spanish and Mexican restaurant Sausal, is now looking at Italy for inspirat...

After living in Florida for the past 23 years, Sal Tuto recently opened his new Italian restaurant in the Grove Market Shopping Center on Seminole Pratt Whitney Road. Il Pomodoro is a family friendly space with an expansive menu for all tastes. The restaurant opened only a few weeks ago, but it has already become a local hotspot. “I felt very stron...

Goodbye, La Centrale. Hello, Luna Park. The three-story Italian food hall that anchored one end of the indoor-outdoor Brickell City Centre mall has changed owners. And the new owners have a plan to distinguish its new-and-improved Luna Park from the other Italian food hall at the other end of the mall, Casa Tua Cucina. Namely: a chef with a two-sta...

Toscana Divino in Mary Brickell Village is serving up Italian specialties to an upscale crowd, recently receiving some of the city’s most esteemed sports executives for a SocialMiami Editor’s lunch. There, tucked away in a dining room that offers city views through oversized windows and floor-to-ceiling wine racks displaying selective vintages, the...

When Grana opens next to the Sprouts on Piedmont Road in January, it will serve as an ode to owner/chef Pat Pascarella’s childhood in Connecticut and his Southern Italian heritage. With wood-fired pizzas, meats, and vegetables, plus house-made pasta, a meatball tasting, and build-your-own cannoli, Grana is designed to feel like a party “no matter w...

In occasione della IV Edizione della Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo, Francesca Alderisi (FI), eletta in Nord e Centro America, questa settimana ha preso parte a Miami a “The Authentic Italian Table”, manifestazione per la promozione della cucina italiana che ha riunito la collettività italo-americana e gli amanti della nostra gastronomia...