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Pininfarina of America, the U.S. arm of the iconic Italian design firm, Pininfarina, is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for the second year in a row. This year, 96% of employees said it’s a great place to work – 39 points higher than the average U.S. company. The prestigious award, released by the global authority on workplace cultur...

Newest Midtown Miami hotspot Italica is kicking off this year’s Miami Art Week with a line-up of creative and electrifying programming from December 1 to December 4. Located in Miami’s preeminent arts and cultural district, Italica features a modern, colorful twist on Italian cuisine with artisan pizzas and full spritz bar. Guests can celebrate all...

BOOK PRESENTATION Events. Monday, November 28, 2022 at 3pm at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura NEW YORK - 686 Park Ave - New York. For registration: iicnewyork@esteri.it or click here. Organized by the IIC New York on the occasion of the international day for the elimination of violence against women. The author in conversation with Francesca Force...

Pasta, pizza, and meatballs, oh my! Italian food in Jacksonville may be a little challenging to find, but if you look in the right strip malls or shopping plazas, some culinary gems are just waiting to be found. From housemate sausages and pasta to incredible appetizers and desserts, the best Italian restaurants in the Bold City highlight local ing...

When: Dec 4, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Where: Boca Black Box Center For The Arts 8221 Glades Road, Suite 10, Boca Raton, Florida 33434 Daniel Franzese, star of the smash hit movie Mean Girls and HBO’s Looking, brings his wildly popular Italian Mom character to the stage in the world premiere comedy of Italian Mom Loves You! It’s the day of Nan...

A native of Italy, Anna Silvestri had culinary culture shock when she moved to Florida in the early 1990s.“I felt like I was in the desert but instead of water I was looking for food,” she says. “These people didn’t know how to eat, there was no quality. You’d go to Publix for arugula and they were like, ‘What are you talking about?’” Silvestri and...

Hospitable transplants from Italy launched a North Naples restaurant last week to share the Italian cuisine they grew up enjoying. Husband and wife Enrico and Angela Esposito, both born and raised in Bacoli, a small town in Naples, Italy, quietly opened Trattoria Angela on Nov. 7 next to Paragon Theaters in The Pavilion shopping center on the north...

Congratulations to Blake Butera on being named Carolina League Manager of the Year for his efforts with the Charleston RiverDogs, the Single-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays. This is the second time he has won the honor. Butera is an assistant with Team Italy in the upcoming World Baseball Classic. Butera guided the team to a franchise record 88 w...

Sometimes in life, we have occasions to pause and take stock of the good we can do in the world around us. For this week’s guest, it was two particular occasions (when she received TWO double lung transplants at University of South Florida-Tampa General Hospital) that inspired her to say “Grazie” to both the hospital that saved her life and the anc...

Everyone has the right to retire, even when they run a popular restaurant the neighbors love and will miss. “I’ve dedicated my life to restaurants since I’ve been here in 2001. All I did was work and work and work and build it,” former Bayou Tavern owner Domenic Padula said. “I don’t want to be anchored to one place. I want to travel a little bit.”...

Toby’s Little Italy is one of the top pizza spots in the entire Sunshine City. They’re slinging top notch chicken parm. sandwiches, and saucy slices from a quaint space at 3523 49th Street North. This year is the 50th year anniversary for Toby’s Little italy Pizza. This restaurant isn’t content to simply commemorate the occasion with cake and candl...

After 29 years at Fresco by Scotto, famed New York City restaurateur Anthony Scotto has moved to Nashville to start his first solo venture, Luogo. Opening on November 17 in The Gulch at 211 12th Avenue South, the restaurant is named after the Italian word for “the place” and focuses on upscale, authentic Italian food featuring Scotto’s signature Me...