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The owners of Buckhead Italian restaurant and market Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante launch a virtual wine shop today called Storico Vino. The online store features Italian white, red, rosé, and sparkling wines available for pickup at the Buckhead Exchange restaurant on Peachtree Road. People can order bottles of wine online, pay in advance,...

The word family has taken on a whole new meaning this year as we navigate the unfamiliar terrain that is 2020. We are staying home more, gathering around the dinner table seeking safety and comfort in both family and food because these are two things we trust. If you are ready to get back out into the world and venture back to restaurants seeking a...

With Miami-Dade County shutting down indoor dining for the foreseeable future, Downtown Miami’s Mignonette (210 NE 18th Street) has transformed temporarily into Red Sauce, an Italian-American style comfort food pop-up available for takeout and delivery. Mignonette’s co-owner Danny Serfer says Red Sauce was an idea him and co-owner Ryan Roman had be...

Imagine going to that place “where everybody knows your name” … and they know how to pronounce it. And then going out into community from that meeting spot and lending the best of helping hands. That’s a fair description of the Osceola County Sons and Daughters of Italy. It’s a local chapter and part of the Grand Lodge of Florida. That feeds into T...

Since the beginning of time, humans have pigeonholed each other by race, religion, gender and wealth, which has resulted in discrimination. There are many pathways that can and must be taken to reduce systemic racism and prejudice. But I see no pathway to eliminate latent discrimination; humans will always pigeonhole. There continues to be systemic...

With a desire to “reclaim” parts of the college community’s downtown area for the town’s adult population, entrepreneur Doug Clark and his wife, Kim, have opened the doors to their 106-seat restaurant Ciao Italia Ristorante + Mercato. The restaurant’s name and likeness were licensed to Clark by acclaimed chef and cookbook author Mary Ann Esposito,...

While calls for the removal of Christopher Columbus statues are happening across the nation, here in Memphis, the statue memorializing the Italian voyager has been vandalized twice. Two separate incidents of vandalism were reported to the statue in Marquette Park. "If you don't have a plan and all you're doing is vandalizing statues and things of t...

In Carmelo LaMotta's earliest memory of his family's 41-year-old south Fort Myers restaurant, he is 7 and the year is 1979.  "My first memory? The older clientele," LaMotta said. "Coming from New York and New Jersey I wasn't used to that. In New York we had all New Yorkers, but here it's always been kind of like a minestrone, people from the Midwes...

In search of a new favorite Italian spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Nashville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill. 1. Angelo's Picnic Pizza & Italian Restaurant Topping the list is Angelo's Picnic Pizza & Italian Restaurant. Loca...

Hungry? A new neighborhood Italian spot has you covered. The new addition to Coral Way, called Coral House Miami, is located at 1762 Coral Way. The new restaurant is located inside "a beautiful, cozy and unique house turned into a traditional Italian Pizzeria," according to the business's Facebook page. "From wood-fired cooked pizzas to handmade pa...

Festa Italiana Raleigh, Inc.--a nonprofit corporation and the sponsor of the Triangle’s largest, most diverse, annual celebration of Italian and American Italian culture—announces the cancellation of its annual, shoulder-to-shoulder, open-air street fair, “Festa Italiana Raleigh,” originally scheduled for September 26, 2020 in the Glenwood South Ne...

As she lays plans with Christmas House Bed & Breakfast owner-innkeeper Pamela Deskins to launch take-out and dine-in lunch eatery Nonna Totero’s at Christmas House, 116 10th St., many happy memories are being rekindled for Madison resident Marisa Totero. Born into the restaurateuring Totero family, life for Totero revolved around the family’s iconi...