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Dean’s Italian Steakhouse, the new restaurant inside the just-opened JW Marriott hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, is perfectly suited for these times. The trajectory of Italian cuisine in the United States reflects a need for delicious comfort food, especially for fresh pasta dishes. Meanwhile, in the country’s second-largest financial center, w...

Nonna Rosa Italian Restaurant is number one when people search for “Best Italian Restaurants Near Me in Okatie, South Carolina” online. The natural culinary fair and distinct ambiance of the Italian food restaurant attracts diners to the area. “Nonna Rosa is the perfect venue for customers to have a fantastic time and a great Italian supper,” says...

Fazoli’s is ready to serve its craveable, Italian dishes and famous hot, fresh breadsticks to the Rome community when the iconic Italian brand opens at 42 Hicks Drive SE on Aug. 31. To celebrate Fazoli’s debut, Mayor Craig Daniel and Rome Floyd Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jeanne Krueger will join Chair of Board Cassandra Wheeler, Rome Cit...

Less than a year after a successful launch in Five Points, the Italian-American deli Enzo’s Delicatessen has expanded with a college-focused outpost in the Olympia Mills apartment complex. The new Enzo’s Spuntino — which translates roughly to snack in Italian — opened last week and offers a slight changeup on the focus at the original Five Points s...

In New York City, every variation of Italian cuisine imaginable is conveniently accessible. Within a three-block radius of my apartment are six Italian restaurants, one aperitivo bar, and pizzerias galore. It's easy to forget not every city is flush with countless dining options. Only five Italian restaurants exist in Knoxville, Tennessee's third-l...

I admit it: I am enthusiastic about family-run restaurants of any kind, but Italian restaurants most of all. This preference on my part comes from my upbringing north of the Mason-Dixon Line, and my experiences dining with my family at our favorite neighborhood restaurant. While most Italian restaurants these days seem to offer variations of a “can...

Celebrity chef Fabio Viviani has tapped St. Petersburg to be the home of his forthcoming Taverna Costale Italian restaurant. Taverna Costale—located at 200 Central Ave. at ground level of a St. Pete office tower—has plans to open its 5,900-square-foot space this winter, and Viviani has described his newest venture as a coastal Italian restaurant an...

Pizzeria Venti was just one of the many pizzeria recommendations I have received in the last few weeks. The Grub Spouse and I showed up at the Vonore location for dinner a few weeks back. Upon entering, we quickly learned that it’s not quite a full-service pizzeria, in the sense that we had to queue up at the main counter to order before claiming a...

Jeremiah's Italian Ice – the hottest brand in the frozen dessert category – has surpassed yet another milestone as the brand prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary, as well as, the opening of its 50th location. Proving itself a frozen force in the QSR dessert space, the brand has successfully grown from 22 corporate units in 2019 to 50 units th...

A new Italian tavern is coming to downtown St. Pete bringing avant-garde dishes with eclectic Italian hospitality. Bonu’ Taverna will be opening on the corner of Central Avenue and 6th Street in a space currently occupied by Cider Press Café, which will be moving to Kenwood by the end of the year. You’d be hard-pressed to find a cuisine more comfor...

The Jimmy features a menu inspired by the Mediterranean coast— "Italian fare meets French flair” is its motto. While you could say that this is the latest Southern restaurant from Jim Noble, you’d be talking about a very different type of South. At many of Noble’s acclaimed North Carolina restaurants, mostly in Charlotte, dishes like fried chicken,...

On a recent summer morning, Lynn Hirsch was determined as she packed the back of her gray SUV with 20 aluminum pans of lasagna. The retiree was on a mission: Drive nearly 70 miles from her suburb of Atlanta to two rural Georgia towns and get the hearty dishes into the hands of people who needed them. It's an increasingly typical mission for volunte...