NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

This story has gotten so confusing. Years ago, I became obsessed with the chicken parmesan at Italia Mia. I’d often go for lunch since their location on 62nd in St. Pete wasn’t far from our studios. The lunch specials were super cheap. Most times, I stuck with the chicken parm but the Italian sausages and pizza were also pretty amazing. Then the pa...

An Alpharetta pizzeria is expanding with a second location. Minnie Olivia will be joining the restaurant lineup at Medley, an upcoming 43-acre mixed-use destination coming to Johns Creek. The menu features handcrafted pizzas, sandwiches, pasta and more. The restaurant is “driven by local seasonal ingredients and products, where Southern Italy and T...

An Italian American cafe named after a Philadelphia sports team will open a new location in north Marion County soon. Flyers Cafe is gearing up for its grand opening on June 1. The new cafe is located at 18651 N US Hwy 301 in Citra. Located in Longo Plaza, the space was formerly occupied by Ted’s Restaurant, which closed its doors after over 15 yea...

The Georgia Chapter of the IACCSE has recently reorganized its Executive Committee, which now consists of five well-respected entrepreneurs and professionals from the Atlanta area.Emanuela Barzaghi, CEO of L&S Lighting Corp, will retain her position as Vice President of the IACCSE Georgia Chapter. She will be supported by four other committee membe...

You are looking at a field of fluffy, golden grass dotted with yellow flowers. There are trees in the background and mountains beyond that. Where are you? Now you’re facing a terracotta sarcophagus. Where are you? When are you? A new exhibit in the Rubenstein Arts Center uses AI to bring viewers into ancient Roman and Etruscan landscapes spanning 1...

On Friday May 3, Istituto Marangoni Miami welcomed back Rocco Iannone to its campus. Since 2019, Iannone has spearheaded the creative content, design and image of Ferriar’s licensed apparel and accessories. Iannone took part in a conversation with the Institute's student body and community members during the Miami Grand Prix on his imagination for...

Experience the Paranormal Investigation of The Italian Club (1731 E 7th Ave) in Ybor City, a captivating journey into the eerie past of this historic site. Award-winning guides and paranormal investigation teams lead guests through 90 minutes of chilling tales and immersive exploration, utilizing state-of-the-art ghost-hunting equipment. The event...

Lou Scripa, a Vestavia Hills resident for close to 30 years, recently was inducted into the National Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame. He joins people like Vince Lombardi, Joe DiMaggio and Mario Andretti in that hall of fame, but many people in Vestavia Hills may not be familiar with Scripa because most of his famous accomplishments took place...

A new Italian restaurant — DeLuca — opens Tuesday, April 30 in the former Porta Via restaurant space off White Bridge Road, the latest of several Italian fine-dining spots to open in Nashville in the past five years. Managers at DeLuca — so named for its Italian chef, Rosario DeLuca — said their restaurant will stand out for authenticity because it...

Sure, salad is great, and meat and chicken have their moments in the culinary spotlight, but nothing—absolutely nothing—beats pasta. Luckily, Miami has its fair share of restaurants where the beloved carb, in all shapes, sizes, and flavors, reigns supreme. Here are the 12 best spots for a plate of pasta in Miami. Il Mulino New York - MiamiThose cra...

A vacant commercial space in St. Pete's Grand Central District will become a new high-end Italian market and dining hall.  Julius Nasso, founder of The Big City Group and Big City Hospitality, has announced plans for the new concept, San Valentino Italian Market, which will debut later this year at 2063 1st Avenue South.  The 12,082-square-foot bui...

We hadn’t been to Mangia e Bevi Pizzeria Napoletana, with its puffy pizzas and its lovely meat and cheese trays, since well before it added sandwiches, pasta dishes and a new dining room. We should have headed to Cocoa Beach sooner. As always, it has that long, narrow main room dominated by its ovens, with those Italo-stylish movie posters and a ra...