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Located at 13900 CR 455, in the Publix Shopping Center, Calabria offers a relaxed family atmosphere, full bar, and covered patio seating outside. We provide a great menu for lunch or dinner, indoors or on the patio. Calabria Ristorante features delicious Italian food, including pastas, seafood and New York-style pizza, all at fair prices. Owners,...

by Lisa Petrillo   There's an Italian eatery in downtown Miami with a huge fan base of local customers because of its simple, delicious food. Soya e Pomodoro is downtown Miami's hidden gem just off First street It's Old World Italian at its best. "This is the best eggplant I've ever had," exclaimed CBS4′s Lisa Petrillo as she bit into...

by Eric Snider   The slew of new restaurants invading the Fourth Street North corridor in St. Petersburg have a couple of common characteristics: Most are independently, and locally, owned; several possess a culinary ambitiousness that sets a new bar for the trade area. The forthcoming PieTopia gets check marks for both criteria. The u...

by Dwaun Sellers Picture it: Urbino, Italy 1982. A young George (Giorgione) Kessler is studying Italian language, history, literature and film abroad through the University of South Carolina. "He totally got hooked on Italy," said his wife and business partner, Monica Kessler.    The pair moved to Columbia in December 2011 and ope...

By Valerio Viale Chef Vinny Dotolo (born in Clearwater, Florida) was not the typical kid messing about the kitchen's stoves and dreaming to head one day the organized bedlam of his own kitchen.   However, he was brought up on his Italian-American grandma's recipes, such as baked manicotti shells, chicken piccata, and meat ragù, a mix of por...

By Chloe Morales Downtown Athens's DePalma's Italian Cafe began with a question: Where to find truly great pizza? Today, the answer lies in the trattoria's expansion to four locations throughout the northwest area of Georgia.   Patch: Tell us about the DePalma's beginnings. Cappi: We actually started DePalma's back in 1986 in Atlanta on Co...

The annual Cascade Park Italian Festival returns today and tomorrow. The event, begun in 2011 and put on each year by the City of New Castle, features live entertainment, music, dancing, food, vendors, morra, Baby Doll Dance and more. The hours are 3 to 10 p.m. today and 1 to 10 p.m. tomorrow. Admission is free, but there is a $3 charge for p...

by Erin Newberg   After last night's Grand Opening party, it is official that Lorenzo is here. Not Lorenzo's Market in North Miami, but the new hottest restaurant to hit Collins Avenue, located at the SBE Hotel the Redbury (across from the Raleigh).   I went to try the incredible resto of Chef Tony Mantuano on Monday night with Jacque...

There have been so many new restaurants opening in Knoxville lately, that I’ve had trouble deciding which place to try from week to week. A friend of mine who used to live in Cincinnati had been very excited about the arrival of LaRosa’s Family Pizzeria, which got its start in that Ohio city more than 60 years ago. Her personal recommendation was e...

By Neal Wagner   After her father, Giuseppe Bertolone, died in March 2013, Joe's Italian owner Sonia Bertolone-Carillo didn't have much time to mourn his passing. "We didn't have much of an opportunity to grieve because we were working all the time," Bertolone-Carillo said of her family, noting they regularly put in 90 or more hours ope...

by Olee Fowler Wynwood is not typically known for having cozy, albeit traditional, restaurants. But that could be changing with the now-open Jack's Home Cooking.   The brainchild of JP Parlavechio, who has been in the restaurant industry in South Florida for more than 20 years, alongside Alan Roth, it'll feature a menu based on "what your mother...

by Brad Harper   The furniture and much of the interior looks the same inside the former Garrett's The Art of Food location in east, but everything else is changing. Including the prices. Papa Roc's Italian Grill plans a soft opening Wednesday at their 7780 Atlanta Highway space, bringing in the Mississippi Delta-based restaurant's appr...