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Fabrizio Aielli is chef and owner to three of Naples' most prominent restaurants: Sea Salt, Dorona and Barbatella. Last week, he welcomed a fourth into the fold, Grappino, with a menu focused on Italian comfort foods. “It’s a very classic, very homey Italian menu,” Ingrid Aielli said.  Fabrizio's wife and business partner, Ingrid has helped launch...

At Rocca, there are at least three different types of olive oil. There’s a Ligurian version, a golden elixir that’s floral and soft. There’s a Sicilian oil that’s deeply aromatic with an almost spicy finish. And then there’s the Spanish Venta del Baron, an award-winning pale green oil that’s fruity and herbaceous and comes draped over a plate of ha...

Saturday January 4 2020 from 10:00 to 12:00 EST. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, 310 N Tryon St, 28202 Charlotte (NC). For our first Storytime of 2020, we will have a very special guest: La Befana! Come join us once again as we read Italian stories and socialize with other Italian-speaking families at the Main Branch of the Public Library in the Fra...

Automobili Lamborghini has left its signature mark on Art Basel, as this year the storied Italian brand was highlighted during an illustrious evening at The Wolfsonian-FIU museum in Miami’s Art Deco district during Art Basel Miami Beach. The private VIP gathering, known as “A Dreamscape of Italian Design,” commemorated masterpieces created by Itali...

Joe Mele believes he can revolutionize how we build aircraft wings. A man who spent his career working for the Grumman aircraft company, Mele received two master’s degrees in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics, and has several patents as well. And experience. At 96 years old, he’s got a lot of experience. Mele spent most of his life aroun...

“Master, Pupil, Follower: 16th- to 18th-Century Italian Works on Paper,” on display at Georgia Museum of Art through March 8. Drawing was at the core of Renaissance art and from the 16th century on Italian artists focused on drawing just as much if not more so than painting. Giorgio Vasari, an influential Italian painter, architect and historian, r...

2019 has undoubtedly been a very positive year for the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce. First of all, the Chamber was able to reach the highest number of members in 28 years of its history – an all-time record of 300 corporate members. In addition, thanks to the efforts of our local coordinators and the support of the Consulate General of Italy,...

Divieto Ristorante proudly opened the doors to its third location in Aventura Mall, offering locals and visitors from around the world a unique culinary take on Italian-American fusion cuisine, in a fun and family friendly 1920’s décor. After positioning itself among the most loved and visited Italian restaurants in both Doral and Estero, Divieto R...

Chef Craig Richards describes the food at his new Midtown restaurant, Lyla Lila, as “Italian in spirit and technique,” but with an “expanded pantry” that also features many Georgia grown ingredients. The menu spotlights flavors and dishes found throughout Italy and southern Spain, and offers seven pastas and risottos. Pasta is a craft Richards has...

November in South Florida is the perfect time to launch the Social Season in the Palm Beaches and with it, the second annual Concorso Ferrari Palm Beach. This Concurs d’Elegance is an event created by the Palm Beach Chapter featuring a field of sixty-five classic and modern, member-owned Ferrari. Experienced FCA judges examined the cars and awards...

The City of Tamarac now has a new captain leading the district. But he’s no stranger to the city. Captain Jeff Cirminiello, 47, spent his summers in Tamarac.  A Long Island native, he first visited the city at the age of 12, when his grandparents moved to Tamarac’s Westwood 24 in the mid-1980s.  He had great memories where he would spend his summer...

The 14th Conference of the Italian Researchers in the World, inaugurated at Miami Dade College in Florida, was held in order to emphasize and highlight the work of the Italian researchers in the United States who operate in the area of science, technology, medicine, and humanities. The annual event of the Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel Mon...