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One of the best parts of being a food writer are the restaurant recommendations I get from readers. I love hearing, “Oh my gosh, I know a place you have to try!” Or better yet, when readers tell me exactly where I need to go and what I should order. Some of my favorite eateries fell onto my radar simply by word of mouth. (And any small business own...

Spazio Italian Restaurant is delighted to announce its grand opening in the picturesque town of Holly Springs, North Carolina. Nestled in the heart of this vibrant community, Spazio Italian Restaurant promises to be a culinary haven where residents and visitors alike can savor the rich and authentic flavors of Italy. A Taste of Italy in Holly Sprin...

About six years ago, David Grutman took Noah Tepperberg on a boat ride around Miami. The Groot Hospitality founder wanted to show his best friend, the co-CEO of Tao Group Hospitality alongside co-CEO Jason Strauss, a property he had recently purchased. The landmark Mediterranean Revival building, which first opened in 1926 as the home of the Miami...

Giovanni Spinosa, co-owner of Don Giovanni and Pizza Pazza in Port Orange, has opened his third restaurant — this time in Ormond Beach. Spinosa opened his first restaurant shortly after arriving in the U.S. 11 years ago, hoping to bring a piece of his life back home in Italy here to the States. Serving pizza, pasta, salads and more, Spinosa describ...

Tampa’s hottest new pizza spot is Cipriano Zonin, and the mobile pizzeria is now serving whole pies in the city. They’ve just partnered with local brewery staple Common Dialect (5023 N Florida Ave) and will be posted up on-site through the end of 2023. Their hours are: - Sunday: 12-8 pm- Monday: Closed- Tuesday: 5-9 pm- Wednesday: 5-9 pm- Thursday:...

Mirabella, a coastal Italian restaurant led by acclaimed chef Michael White, will debut in the Fontainebleau Miami Beach later this month. Housed at the Sorrento Tower base, the indoor-outdoor space will offer Italian food that pays “homage to Italy’s rich culinary heritage.” “Mirabella is both a celebration of Italian cuisine and a reflection of m...

Marking the Italian-American dining destination’s first-ever expansion beyond New York City, Frankies Nashville houses the main restaurant Frankies 925 Spuntino, a garden, a forthcoming specialty foods store, and the Pizzeria.  As the same menu at Frankies in New York, the menu at Frankies 925 Spuntino features seasonally driven dishes including si...

While chef and restaurateur Anthony Scotto made his mark in New York by operating Fresco by Scotto in Midtown Manhattan for three decades, recently, he turned his sights on Nashville. After visiting the city for the past several years to visit their daughter in college, Scotto and his wife, Theresa, fell for Nashville’s charms and made the move, de...

Quality Foods Market might now sound like one of the best dang Italian restaurants in the region, but this subtly named market and restaurant delivers flavor in spades. There’s a reason it has near perfect 5-star reviews on OpenTable, and earned one of the top Diners Choice slots in the Tampa metro area. You can visit the market and restaurant at 1...

The Consorzio Tutela Vini d'Abruzzo is proud to present an exciting gastronomic experience in the heart of Miami—a unique restaurant week that will delight the palate with the exquisite wines from Abruzzo, Italy. This delectable journey, a part of charmingtasteofeurope.eu campaign, is set to captivate Miami's culinary scene from October 6th to Octo...

The Black Olive has been serving the Tri-Cities for nearly the last two decades. Co-owners Kinsey Holliday and Moe Farrouki started the business as Primo’s in Elizabethton 17 years ago. Just a few years after starting, they expanded to Jonesborough and changed to what is known today as The Black Olive. Bringing authentic Italian food and flavors to...

Saint Bibiana, Savannah’s newest restaurant, has only been open for a week, but that hasn’t stopped locals from visiting the restaurant more than once within that time span. Executive chef Derek Simcik has already witnessed guests who have earned the title of regulars after dining at the Italian restaurant multiple times for their fill of fresh pas...