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Residents of Okatie, South Carolina are lucky to be among those who can experience the classic Italian desserts without leaving town. They can get Italian Desserts in Okatie straight from Nonna Rosa Italian Restaurant. The Italian restaurant serves the best tasting and mouth-watering desserts from Italy. Nonna Rosa Italian Restaurant serves Bomba –...

The MSC Group’s cruise division and and Fincantieri announced today the signing of a contract for the construction by Fincantieri Infrastructure Florida of a new mega cruise terminal at PortMiami. The new terminal reflects an investment of approximately 350 million euros and will be made up of a multi-level central body to serve as many as three la...

To be a supposed “foodie,” I often find myself wondering what to eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Admittedly I will settle for some fast food here and there, if for no other reason than to return to the favorites of yesteryear...which then serves as a reminder as to why I don’t eat that anymore. Then there are times you want a sandwich, or could...

Celebrate Italy's recent Euro 2020 soccer win this weekend at the 29th Newport Italianfest. The beloved festival — which honors the Tri-State's Italian heritage with live music, historical displays and tons and tons of food —  takes place July 15-18 at Festival Park at Newport on the Levee. The foodie fest, which was canceled in 2020 due to the pan...

Festival Hall is displaying 34 iconic pieces of art from Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel as part of an illuminating exhibit. “We created this event so you could go at your own pace, see what you want, explore what you want, and immerse yourself,” said Eric Leong, a producer of the Sistine Chapel event. The exhibit has been on display all over the wor...

On September 14th 2021. The IACCSE will present “Italian Grapes in Miami” a new event format that will give to Italian boutique wineries the opportunity to present their labels to a selected panel of South Florida’s wine experts and buyers. The day will be divided in two sessions: the first one is dedicated to those wines already distributed in Flo...

Osterio Morini proves that fresh Italian ingredients served in a modern dining room warmed with farmhouse touches is as tasteful in Miami as it is New York’s Soho and Washington DC’s Navy Yard. Now serving brunch, the Miami Beach outpost of this eatery of national acclaim has made its own fresh statement on the favorite of weekend indulgences. The...

Jake Leonard and Oscar Ixcot have spent years working in the restaurant business locally and when the opportunity to open their own place on Missionary Ridge on Westside Drive came up, they jumped at the chance. The two met at Il Primo with Leonard, who has also worked at St. John's and Easy Bistro, working the front of the house and Ixcot cooking...

Atlanta Hawks big man Danilo Gallinari has been named to Italy’s Olympic roster. This comes as no surprise, as he’s one of if not the best Italian basketball player of his era, and coming off of another fine season in the NBA. At 32 years old, Gallinari is probably past the prime of his career, but he’s still an intelligent, helpful player who is v...

Chef Adrianne Calvo continues to expand her culinary footprint on Miami, debuting her latest restaurant Forte by Chef Adrianne last week in Coral Gables. The chef, who’s also behind restaurants like Redfish and Cracked, is highlighting Italian cuisine and ingredients for her latest venture. Seafood dominates the appetizer section at Forte with dish...

It was without much fanfare that Sal’s Pizza Factory opened its doors on Monroe Road in the Echo Hills neighborhood of southeast Charlotte in 2018, but in the three years since, it has slowly built a cult following, earning rave reviews for its wide assortment of pizzas ranging from staples like cheese or Margherita to more eccentric toppings like...

Like the Frank Sinatra song title says, “The Best is Yet to Come,” and that’s what Carlo Vaccarezza is banking on with a restaurant bearing the blue-eyed crooner’s first name. Frank and Dino’s is set to open the second week in July at the intersection of Short and Mill streets in a circa 1895 building. The flagship location is in Boca Raton, Florid...