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Hailed in Italy as the “Michelangelo of Pizza,” Chef Gabriele Bonci and his team have opened Bonci Pizza in Miami’s Wynwood district. The chef’s famous creations from his landmark Pizzarium eatery in Rome were hailed by the late Anthony Bourdain as, “amazing, amazing, amazing!” With one in Chicago, his second US restaurant now resides inside Wynwoo...

Thanks to a partnership with OneBlood, Charlotte-area Carrabba’s are offering a $10 dining certificate to anyone who donates blood during their blood drive beginning Monday. OneBlood and Carrabba’s Italian Grill have teamed up to help meet the hospital demand for blood, since it has increased by 13 percent, due to a spike in surgeries being resched...

In anticipation of Art Basel Miami and Miami Art Week 2021, Italian artist, Elidea will exhibit new works at her solo show titled, “COALESCE”. This exhibition will take place at Glassbox Ironside with an Opening Reception on Tuesday, November 30th from 5:00–10:00 p.m. RSVP is required.  Coalesce means, “come together and form one mass or whole.” To...

“The Grandfather Challenge” program is sponsored by The Jason Project, Inc., which was formed by the parents of Jason Matthew Nipper, who passed away in June of 2014 at age 26. This private foundation provides outdoor/wilderness and hiking excursions and similar programs which are designed to build self-confidence in struggling youth, as well as tr...

Paul Pasqualoni walked away, but he couldn’t stay away. His retirement from coaching football, following his resignation as the Detroit Lions defensive coordinator in January 2020, lasted less than a year. When University of Florida head coach Dan Mullen asked him to join his staff this season as a special assistant, Pasqualoni couldn’t get to the...

The owner of Bellissimo Italian Pizzeria in Conway is embarking on her next restaurant adventure this fall. After selling Bellissimo earlier this year, she’s opening a new business down in Pawleys Island. Rose Misseri plans to open Rosie’s Pizzeria close to Thanksgiving. The Post & Courier Myrtle Beach first reported on the business’ plans last mon...

The Italian American Club of Tallahassee was established in 1991 when several local, first generation Italians came together full of ideas about forming an Italian organization in Tallahassee. It began with Robert Molinari and Ariella Monti-Graziadei , who you may remember was the owner and culinary expert of La Lanterna, Ariella’s Taste of Italy....

Pizzeria Sophia, located west of Florida’s Turnpike on the corner of 441 and Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, is among a crop of casual Italian eateries that opened their doors in the past year. This is a non-kosher restaurant that offers vegetarian selections. There is plenty of outdoor patio dining, but the restaurant’s centerpiece and namesake c...

An Italian deli is slated to open in about two weeks at the Peafowl Theatre Building in Germantown. Andrew Dodd and Chris Grissom will own and operate the business, which will have an address of 1120 Fourth Ave. N. Dodd said Little Hats Italian Market will employ about 10 people. The name is derived from the Italian word cappelletti (which will be...

A new fine-dining Italian and steak restaurant is planning to open in Coral Springs before the end of the year. Incontro Italian Cuisine Steakhouse will be opening at The Walk Of Coral Springs at 2752 University Drive, the owner, Pedro Bitar, said Tuesday. Born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Bitar said he has been in the restaurant business for much of his...

It is time to acknowledge once more the great friendship between the US and Italy. And, we are together anew to celebrate a milestone for all of us as a committed business community: the 30th Anniversary of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast. Please join us on December 1st, 2021, as we recognize, with the prestigious Italic Award, two ...

Italian restaurant and food options are plenty all over Volusia County.To distinguish itself, the new Don Giovanni Contemporary Italian and Pizzeria restaurant in Port Orange plans to bring to the table the authentic, native Italian cuisine experience. Owner Giovanni Spinosa got involved in the restaurant business in as casual a manner as possible....