NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

The Place: No need to hop a flight to Florence — you can find a taste of Tuscany in Mary Brickell Village at Toscana Divino. The space is dimly lit and hip, with a central round glass wine cellar and outdoor tables on the pavement for those willing to brave the al fresco heat in downtown. The menu is divided into traditional dishes and modern takes...

By Amy Pearson Pietro's is the perfect blend of neighborhood pizzeria and progressive Italian eatery empire. Constantine has nothing on Joseph Filippazzo, who, along with brother Stefano and parents — and founders — Pietro and Rosaria Filappazzo, run the 35-year-old institution that has expanded to Bossier City, La, and now to Cape Canaveral,...

The 9th ranked baseball team in the world will be playing ELEV|8 Sports Institute High School Baseball Team in Delray Beach, Florida, this Monday, February 24th at 4 pm at Robert P. Miller Park, 1905 SW 4th Avenue. The Italian National Baseball Team are back-to-back European Champions and have won 10 European titles overall. They have qualified for...

Restaurant VIA EMILIA wants to invite you to this special event in which Emilian Cuisine is playing the leading role, one of the flagship of the culinary Italian tradition.   Prix Fixe Menu: APPETIZER:Gnocco Fritto, Tigelle, mixed cold cuts and cheeseMAIN COURSE to choose from:Tagliatelle with cream, sausage and mushroom or LasagnaDESSERT:C...

The 'Piano Man' is 'Movin Out!' Singer Billy Joel has sold his nearly 9,000 square foot Mediterranean Revival style mansion on Miami Beach's swanky La Gorce Island for just under $14,000,000. Property records show the buyer is the deep-pocketed Italian billionaire shoe and handbag mogul Diego Della Valle, who founded and still owns a controlling in...

In base alle previsioni del Coi, il consiglio oleicolo internazionale, il consumo dell'olio di oliva in generale negli Stati Uniti, nella campagna in corso, dovrebbe attestarsi intorno al 9% del consumo totale mondiale sfiorando le 300mila tonnellate nel 2013.Nel mercato degli oli di oliva importati, gli USA da soli rappresentano una quota del 38%...

Located on Collins Avenue in the heart of South Beach, Dolce Italian is a hip dining spot inside the recently renovated Gale Hotel.   The menu reads like a contemporary take on Italian classics from wood-roasted pizzas to home-made pastas, salads and more. General Manager Kevin D'Antonio told CBS4's Lisa Petrillo how this trendy spot stands...

Un biscotto contro la sclerosi multipla. E' il senso della vita di "mamma Giovanna", una donna coraggiosa che riesce a sorriderti anche quando parla del figlio malato, quasi ti consola quando non trovi le parole per farle sentire la tua solidarietà.   Perché Giovanna Cimino, nata a Castellammare del Golfo e oggi imprenditrice a Boca Raton, n...

A bright and bold poster designed by Italian artist Ugo Nespolo was unveiled by General Director Nigel Redden as the official 2015 Spoleto Festival USA poster today. Nespolo is the set and costume designer for Spoleto Festival USA's production of Francesco Cavalli's opera Veremonda l'amazzone di Aragona, which will have its American premiere-and fi...

April 3, 4 pm/7 pm in CDT. Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen - 712 W Brookhaven Cir, Memphis 38117. Celebrate family with all your friends. Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen is hosting an event sponsored by Rena Chiozza, Bill Lucchesi and the UNICO Memphis Chapter Foundation where the proceeds go to the Columbus Statue Relocation Project.&...

Auburn Public Theater is looking to two familiar faces — two familiar, heavily made-up faces — to lead off its first Summer Theater Series.   Running June 9 through 26 at the downtown Auburn theater will be "The Calamari Sisters' Clam Bake." The show follows the bickering Italian siblings through the staging of a summer picnic.   Read...

by Lisa Petrillo   Nestled in the heart of Coconut Grove, Spasso is a charming, rustic, authentic Italian restaurant. It was opened about seven months ago by chef and co-owner Gaetano Ascione who, throughout his career, has prepared special dishes for VIPs including Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. "Spasso means entertain...