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Drunk Tony’s food truck owners Anthony and Kandess Gaudio were making what turned out to be a 17-hour road trip back from Richmond, Virginia, in their recently purchased food truck just before the onset of the pandemic.  Anthony, a Pittsburgh native who grew up working on classic cars with his father, spent the next 13 months outfitting the truck i...

IPIC Theaters, LLC. will debut Serena Pastificio, a contemporary Italian restaurant specializing in authentic, handmade Italian cuisine on July 13, 2021 in Midtown Atlanta. The restaurant, located next door to the brand's premium dine-in cinema (opened December 2020), will offer fare rooted in Italian tradition with a focus on scratch-made pasta an...

The IACHH is pleased to announce our scholarship recipients for 2021.  Each spring we award $1,000 each to local high school graduates heading to college in the fall.  (l-r) Scholarship Chair, Joe Maggi, recipients, Nicholas Calamari, Ashna Patel, Mia Calamari, IACHH President, John DeCecco. Not pictured, Michael Calamari, and Cassidy Plowden. Grea...

Prada is going for a swim. The Italian fashion house is taking a dip in the pop-up craze this summer with its traveling Prada Outdoor series, which debuted earlier this month. Now making its way to Miami, Prada Outdoor will land in the Design District on June 24 with “Coast,” an immersive diorama-cum-shopping experience designed to resemble your fa...

When Florida native David Caruso ventured into DalMoros Fresh Pasta To Go in Venice, Italy, he knew he wanted to be the first to bring the brand to the United States -specifically, St. Pete. DalMoros Fresh Pasta To Go was founded in Venice in 2012 by seventh-generation Venetian Gabriele Dal Moro. The St. Pete location opened in late May inside a 1,...

David and Faythe DiLoreto were at a crossroads in their lives when they took a vacation to Italy back in 2011. "There came a time when we were looking to do something different," David explained to PBS NC. "We happened to make a family trip to Italy, not searching for anything there, but just fell in love with buffalo mozzarella when we were there....

It’s a rare sight: Carbone, the latest restaurant to enter the Miami food scene, is empty. For a few hours before opening, the room is silent, the tables are untouched and intricately set, and the famed dessert carts are yet to be rolled out for display. Outside, the patio chairs are still resting on top of the tables from the night before — all ex...

Mascot Books announces the release of To Every Page A Turning: One Life’s Journey, a historical novel written by Carl Buccellato. When Carl Buccellato was clearing old files out from his garage, he came across boxes of journals and scribbles that served as a means of capturing memories. At the urging of his wife, Buccellato compiled his various pap...

It looks like Italian pizza and pasta joint Bambinelli’s is about to start cooking up some spicy meat-a-balls. Owner Joseph Bambinelli has filed for permits to open a meatball factory at 455 Plasamour Drive in Armour.  Bambinelli owns three namesake restaurants in Lilburn, Northlake, and Roswell, each of which bring a taste of New York City’s Itali...

A new Italian restaurant called Tre Vele is planned for Sandy Springs. It’s coming to the City Walk shopping center at Roswell Road and Hammond Drive, taking over the former Three Sheets location. It will occupy 3,500 square feet with a 1,500-square-foot rooftop patio. The concept is from the team behind Buckhead’s Mission + Market restaurant. That...

Armando LaChina, a former semi-pro soccer player and competitive tennis player who emigrated from Italy to the United States at the age of nineteen, managed tennis clubs and ultimately founded a tennis school, and currently operates his own telecommunications business in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he enjoys dancing the Argentine tango and spen...

With its relaxing, family-friendly vibe, Francesca’s Italian Restaurant continues to charm customers in Burlington, North Carolina. The family-owned restaurant brings well-loved Italian Food in Burlington, NC. The restaurant only offers authentic Italian gastronomic flair created by its Italian-born chef, Luigi Lattero. Chef Lui, as most people cal...