NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

To celebrate the end of summer, Good Catch is bringing the spirit of Italy to the Lowcountry with a delicious, sustainable and truly Italian evening at local treasure Pane e Vino. The restaurant will host the next South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch dinner on Monday, Aug.31 starting at 7 p.m.   The evening will include a four-course dinner us...

by Bob Townsend Dolce Italian, winner of Bravo's "Best New Restaurant" hosted by Tom Colicchio, will begin dinner service on Friday, with lunch service planned in the coming weeks. This is the second concept from LDV Hospitality in the Buckhead Atlanta development, following Corso Coffee, which opened in December 2014. Another LDV concept, Am...

by George De Stefano   Roberto M. Dainotto's The Mafia: A Cultural History offers something unique in the somewhat overcrowded category of books about the Mafia and its pop culture representations: a Sicilian intellectual's historically informed yet personal perspective on the enduring appeal of organized crime stories.   Dainotto is...

Finally, a place you can feel proud to take Nonna! Russo's New York Pizzeria is debuting its first restaurant in the Clearwater area, opening its doors mid-November.   Offering authentic New York-style pizza and traditional Italian dishes made with high-quality, fresh ingredients, local Clearwater and Pinellas County residents will finally e...

I love The Dutch at the W South Beach Hotel & Residences, from the blue chip art collection to the culinary heaven on the property. All summer long they had themed dinners that I would attend with Katya Segovia Abouarab. The food was incredible.   Now, in lieu of White Truffle season, the Chef/Owner Andrew Carmellini of The Dutch will br...

Renato Moncini's face lights up as he recounts his experiences painting iconic moments of American history, such as the moment Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon.   His paintings are displayed in the Upcountry History Museum, and he is known as "the first artist of space." "It's a pretty glamorous title, I don't know if I deserve...

Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum will present "Menaboni's Birds: Georgia's Own Artist as Naturalist," an exhibition of 37 paintings by Italian-born Georgia artist Athos Menaboni. The exhibition will run from May 16 through Sept. 12 in the Berry College museum, located on the estate of Martha Berry, the college's founder. Menaboni was bo...

Celebrity chefs Bryan and Michael Voltaggio recently announced additional details about their Florida debut and collaborative restaurant, Monger by the Voltaggio Brothers, which will be located in Central Fare, the first true Miami food hall that is part of MiamiCentral, the expansive downtown development featuring retail, office, residences and th...

A new Neapolitan restaurant, opening in mid December in Midtown, is looking for personnel for pizza/oven assistant, pastry chef, bus, runners, waiters, cashier, receptionist and wine-bar tender. Italian natives, first generation, or Italian looking preferred. Requirements are: basic Italian (or an accent), over 18 years of age, affability of charac...

Like most poets, Jonathan Galassi is also the president of one of the world's most renowned publishing houses and is the foremost translator of Nobel Prize-winning Italian poet Eugenio Montale. He probably also has a cat. Galassi runs Farrar, Straus and Giroux, which has Montale and 21 other Nobel laureates on its roster, as well as a phalanx of a...

M'Orelli Italian Shoes is opening its first Sarasota location in the Gulf Gate neighborhood. The shoe store, which sells footwear fashions for women, are made in the Marche area of Italy. All products are made in Italy and shopping to the United States. Store owner, Jerry Ciarapica, comes from a long line of Itlalian shoe makers and manufacturers....

Drawing on Italian heritage, regular trips to Italy, and a passion for Italian food, wine and culture, owners Kathy Boehmer and John Reed, have a shared enthusiasm and knowledge for all things Italian.   To that end, they have reopened Toscano & Sons Italian Market in the Atlanta neighborhood of Virginia Highland. They and their staff en...