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di Claudio Cabona   Sole, palme, spiagge dalla sabbia finissima, strade che si attorcigliano, musica che riporta alle sonorità rap di Will Smith, alle hit da discoteca di Pitbull, ma anche focaccia, mandilli, ravioli alla genovese e un buon Pigato.   Le atmosfere colorate e calde di Miami, che ogni anno vanta un flusso turistico di qu...

by Ina Paiva Cordle The owners of Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante in Miami Beach are planning to open two new regional Italian restaurants in Miami this fall. In the works from Sardinia duo Tony Gallo and Pietro Vardeu are Moye, at 80 SW 8th St., and Campania, at 4029 North Miami Ave. in the Design District, in the space previously occupied by Eg...

Ristorante Mabianni Main Street Station has opened at 106 Public Square in the heart of downtown Adairsville. Gabriel Murguia is the owner of the family-operated business.   Murguia, who has lived in the Adairsville area for about five years, said, while attending the Great Locomotive Chase Festival in Adairsville last October, he fell...

by Linda S. Morris   Fazoli's, which announced in March it was coming back to Middle Georgia, has picked two sites for the fast-casual restaurant. C&P Restaurant Co., a franchise group owned by Allen Peake and Mike Chumbley, had signed a six-unit development agreement for Fazoli's in Georgia. Fazoli's is an Italian-American restaura...

by Shelly Bradbury A new Italian restaurant and a new raw juice bar are slated to open this spring in North Chattanooga, filling up a section of retail on Hixson Pike that's been empty for years.   Veteran Chattanooga restaurateur Nathan Lindley, who owns downtown restaurant Public House, will open the Italian eatery, Primo, in the old Gree...

Jupiter recently welcomed the addition of a new Italian eatery, one of several restaurants to open in the city's new upscale Harbourside Place shopping center. Bravo! Cucina Italiana opened October 11, the same day as the plaza development's official debut; it is the third Bravo! location in Florida. The restaurant will provide an Italian touch to...

OTC and Wynwood Brewing Company must really like each other because they are already teaming up for another event. They won't be taking over the taps this time around, but WBC will be pairing up with OTC's chef Jacob Anaya for a three-course meal featuring the brewery's latests brews. The March 8 dinner, which is priced at $65 per person, starts at...

In Mayor Frank Chillura's opinion, the restaurant that opened March 10 in the Temple Terrace City Center is exactly the type of eatery the town needs.   With his wife, Angela; his 13-year-old son, Steven; and friend Carl Averi-Cooper in tow, Chillura stopped in for lunch on a recent Tuesday afternoon at Bacco and Venere, 8787 N. 56th St., ad...

Buca di Beppo, an authentic Italian restaurant with family-style dishes, has reached a restaurant delivery agreement with GoWaiter.com, a national restaurant delivery franchise system. GoWaiter will provide marketing and delivery of Buca di Beppo's famous family-style luscious Italian meals directly to people's own dining room tables. The service...

by Laine Doss   Although pizza was invented in Italy, its American capital is New York City (sorry, Chicago). Until recently, transplanted New Yorkers in Miami have either had to fly home for a couple of slices or deal with the Miami versions that lacked the tang and oregano of a good sauce or the bite of a proper crust.   Recently, h...

by Joe Perry   In Italian, the word cibo means food. On Celebration Boulevard, Cibo by Stefano's means classic Italian fare in a casual and quick setting. "It's a super consolidated version of Stefano's," explained Ryan Toniolo, the 28-year-old general manager. "We just want it to be fast and convenient for people."   His pa...

by Nicole Danna   If you were to close your eyes and imagine a neighborhood café with a touch of Italian, you'd probably conjure something a lot like Pronto Café in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. The room would be given an informal layout with a lunch-counter bar, exposed brick, weathered wood decor, and, of course, an artisan pizza oven. Locals wo...