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Nick Sarabella has been like a DJ recently. He’s been taking requests. Acquaintances that know he’s about to open an Italian deli in North Myrtle Beach have been giving him lists of specific hard-to-find Italian foods that they want him to stock and sell. “We’re going to try to accommodate everybody that’s been asking me,” Sarabella said. “Every da...

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian American holiday tradition where families gather to enjoy a seafood-centric meal that can stretch for hours, usually on Christmas Eve. The ritual is based on the Catholic church’s tradition of fasting from meat on the days before major feast days, like Christmas. Culinary Concepts chef Abel Tirado follows...

Attorney Antonietta Brancaccio is the new Italian Honorary Consul in Orlando, Florida, appointed by Consul General Cristiano Musillo with the approval of the Embassy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the U.S. Department of State. The appointment ceremony took place on December 10, 2021 at 10:00 am at the newly opened Italian design room at the I...

A new Italian ice shop opened their doors today in Lakeland and the new business owner that made it happen has a unique story. Gina Tullio is a Jersey native but USF Alumni. She told me she moved back to Florida two years ago when her husband got a job offer they couldn’t refuse. A year later, after getting comfortable in Lakeland they had their fi...

On the occasion of Art Basel Miami, Automobili Lamborghini is proud to feature the exhibition “Lamborghini Countach: Future Is Our Legacy” at The Wolfsonian-FIU Museum in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy. Located in the heart of the Art Deco District in Miami Beach, the Museum’s second-floor gallery has been transformed for guests...

It's a holiday tradition for Mazzaro's Italian Market in St. Pete: cutting a giant block of cheese. On Wednesday morning, they sliced into an 840-pound spire of cheese. The massive tube of provolone was shipped from Italy after it was aged for two years.  When it arrived at the market in October, They had to use a forklift to get it inside. But Maz...

The Midtown Promenade development is getting a new restaurant from Chef Pat Pascarella. Called Alici, which translates to anchovies in Italian, the concept will be an oyster and seafood bar. Pascarella is also the co-founder of The Porchetta Group, a hospitality company that is behind popular Italian restaurants The White Bull and Grana, as well as...

In 2022, Louisville will get its first LaRosa’s Pizzeria –– and it’ll be located next to a new First Watch location. The Cincinnati-area development group One Holland has announced that it will turn the O’Charley’s at 10641 Fischer Park Drive into a LaRosa’s and First Watch.  LaRosa’s is a Cincinnati chain that serves popular Italian dishes like pi...

Exhibition, up to April 30, 2022 - Tues–Sat 11am–4pm. Margulies Collection at the Warehouse - 591 NW 27th St -Miami, FL. Drawing on never before seen works from the private collection and new acquisitions, we will present the story of Italian artists who were subverting traditional methods of making art within the changing culture of Postwar Italy....

The first and only traveling Italian water circus in the United States has rolled into Savannah for the weekend. Cirque Italia is performing its new show for 2021 on Thursday through Sunday in the parking lot across from the Macy’s at Oglethorpe Mall. Attendees will enter the big blue and white ten to see a pirate adventure show about the Ringmaste...

In celebration of the the Opening Reception and annual kick-off to Art Basel Miami, Automobili Lamborghini is honored to partner with W Magazine and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Miami for an interactive, digital installation surrounding the latest Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo Omologato (STO). Lamborghini has always been at the foref...

When I heard that La Fontana, the low-key pizza restaurant in the Walk of Coral Springs had re-opened after a three-month hiatus, I was happy to hear that yet another business had not become yet another COVID-19 statistic. But it was not on the list of places that I was rearing to go dine at anytime soon. After all, in the 10 years I’ve been a Cora...