NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

L'ancora, a new Italian restaurant, has swiftly become Rayleigh's culinary sensation, offering a unique taste of Naples in a town known for its diverse dining scene. Replacing the former Choi Yin Chinese restaurant, this establishment has not only brought a fresh flavor to the locale but has also been embraced wholeheartedly by the community, inclu...

From Westchester to the world, baby! Beloved local chef and Food Network star Christian Petroni is making his Nashville debut this month on Lower Broadway at Ella’s on 2nd, which will introduce a new coastal Italian concept, menu, and name – Ella’s by Christian Petroni – under his leadership and in partnership with Red Pebbles Hospitality. Longtime...

Chicago-born bowling alley and restaurant chain Pinstripes is set to come to Orlando in April. Pinstripes will be located near I-Drive at 11643 Daryl Carter Parkway. The 40,000-square-foot venue will house an Italian bistro, bowling lanes and bocce courts. The menu promises food from scratch: wood-fired pizzas, seasonal gelato and an array of Itali...

Delta Air Lines has a stacked schedule to make it easier for travelers to get to Italy, with several new routes to Venice ahead of the summer. By the end of this month, Delta will relaunch nonstop service between its New York-JFK gateway and Venice Marco Polo Airport on a Boeing 767-300, configured with Delta One, Delta Premium Select, Delta Comfor...

For those who can't make the trek to Europe this spring, keep your passport at home because a little piece of the Amalfi Coast is coming to Miami Beach. Joia Beach Restaurant and Beach Club on Watson Island has partnered with Amalfi Coast beach club and restaurant, Conca del Sogno, for a limited-time residency. The Amalfi staple will bring its sea-...

Delray Beach has an Italian culinary gem, according to TripAdvisor members and ratings. In fact, this culinary gem shines brightly among its peers, securing its place as the top Italian restaurant in the area. Drift Kitchen & Bar, nestled within the luxurious confines of the Opal Grand Resort, offers a blend of Italian, American, bar, and seafood o...

Fiat is taking a different approach to the rollout of its 500e electric vehicle in the United States. Instead of many trims and packages, the brand is making things a bit simpler. Two new 500e models with unconventional names were unveiled this week in connection with a climate conference in Miami, and both are focused on the Stellantis brand’s Ita...

With 20 years of programming under its belt, Cinema Italy returns to Miami at O Cinema for four days of cinema Italiano with ten film premieres. Even after two decades, artistic director Claudio Di Persia remains committed to the festival's objective to "bring together passionate people with the common goal of bringing [Italian] cinematographic cul...

When you’re looking for a restaurant that has everything you love…great food, a comfortable atmosphere and friendly people…you won’t want to miss Scarpino’s Classic Italian restaurant in Bradenton. It’s a welcoming atmosphere and there’s something for everyone on the delicious menu!  This story is from Facebook! At Scarpino’s, they’re blending thei...

Join us at the MoDA in Atlanta, GA this spring for Al Dente: The Design of Pasta, an exhibition that explores the world of one of Italy's most beloved culinary treasures. Opening April 11, 2024, this exhibition explores the history, design, and culture of pasta. Dive into the history of pasta from ancient to contemporary times. Discover the artistr...

The Italian Cultural Institute in Miami was inaugurated with an event attended by a large, enthusiastic audience. The Director General for Public and Cultural Diplomacy of the Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, Alessandro De Pedys and the Consul General in Miami, Michele Mistò officially cut the ribbon. On this occas...

Spaghetti Park, a new quick-service Italian restaurant, has recently opened its doors in Clemmons, North Carolina, bringing a slice of Sicilian heritage to the local culinary scene. Owned by brothers PJ and Daniel Bruno, first-generation Italian Americans with deep roots in Sicily, the establishment seeks to offer an authentic Italian dining experi...