NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

Time to add a new brunch joint to your list. Italian restaurant Olivia (stylized "OLIVIA") has launched weekend brunch service (Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.), and the menu has the three sections: Sweet & Savory, Eggs & Folds and Crostinos (loaded toast). One of the three Sweet & Savory dishes is an Italian toast with almond, fresh berries, pa...

Sandy Springs knows a hit when it tastes it. Five years ago, chef-owner Jamie Adams created il Giallo Osteria & Bar on the top parcel of the movie theater tucked in an eclectic mix of eateries and businesses facing Roswell Road. First one has to master the pronunciation “il jah lo,” combining the Italian words “yellow” and “mystery,” evoking the hu...

Every student of architecture sooner or later encounters the great Italian Renaissance master Andrea Palladio. They learn of his classical predilections, his interest in symmetry and harmony, his simplified forms and how they determined function. They study his urban palaces and churches, his Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza and, especially, his countrys...

Since the word “sud” translates to “south” in both Italian and French, it’s a fitting moniker for a novel arts and antique shop on Magazine Street. Sud (4021 Magazine St.) celebrates Sicily, Italy, while also embracing the culture of New Orleans — a Southern city that’s famous for its French heritage and also brimming with Sicilian flavors. The tra...

Welcome to Cerrone’s Brick Oven Pizzeria! We are locally owned and operated serving the only true to region, authentic New York brick oven pizza in Columbus. Our pizzas are masterfully put together by our Head Pizzaiolo Leo whom has trained under multiple World Champions and some of the industry’s leading pizza makers while obtaining certifications...

A funny thing happened in 1992. Italian designer Gianni Versace came to Miami to visit his sister Donatella, whose then-husband was from nearby Hollywood, Fla. With some time to sightsee, Gianni asked his cabdriver to take him “somewhere good.” He was dropped at the corner of Eighth Street and Ocean Drive. The rest is history. This past December, t...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Miami, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill. March is the top month of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Miami area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply,...

After several delays, Grana, the Italian restaurant from the White Bull founder chef Pat Pascarella, is slated to open within the next month, and a first look at the menu (see below) shows pizza, pasta, meatball flights, and wood-fired entrees. With a prominent location in Piedmont Heights across from Grindhouse Burgers (1835 Piedmont Avenue), Gran...

Twenty years ago, Giorgio Armani launched his interior design collection, Armani/Casa, bringing his sleek, opulent Italian design beyond closets and into the living rooms of homes around the world. Ten years after that, he opened an Armani hotel in Dubai, followed by Milan shortly after. Now, the 85-year-old designer is moving into luxury condomini...

A new Italian restaurant is expected to open in Meridian by the end of the month.  Amore Italian Ristorante will be located on 24th Avenue in the space formerly occupied by the restaurant DT Grinders. The family-owned restaurant will be open six days a week for lunch and dinner, said owner and chef Nick Plava. “It will be everything from subs, past...

Wanting to share their authentic Italian specialties and New York-style pizza making culinary talents, a chef named Giovanni and a pizza maker named Joe decided to buy a restaurant in Port St. Lucie. They didn’t have to go far to find a name for their new venture. They named it, naturally, Gio-Joe’s. The establishment is tucked in the back of a sho...

The buzz in the 175-person dining room at Café Prima Pasta is so steady you can’t hear the music coming from the secret back room. But walk past the four low-ceiling dining rooms bathed in a red-orange glow. Past the black-and-white photos adorning every wall and ceiling of celebrities that have dined here over the restaurant’s 27 years in North Be...