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Welcome to a Marketplace Booth review for the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, taking place in the park from August 29 to November 23, 2019. This review will cover the Italy kiosk located in the Italy pavilion in the World Showcase. This is a one-stop shop for Italian inspired food during the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festi...

Vince Naimoli, a pugnacious businessman who helped bring major league baseball to the Tampa-St. Petersburg area but whose team, the Tampa Ray Devil Rays, never had a winning season when he was the owner, died on Aug. 25 in an assisted living facility in Lutz, Fla., near Tampa. He was 81. His wife, Lenda (Hill) Naimoli, said the cause was complicati...

It’s no secret that Birminghamian’s love Italian and Mediterranean food. For Birmingham magazine’s August edition of “This or That” we had our social media followers vote on their favorite between the two cuisines. The results came out slightly in favor of Italian food (58%) over Mediterranean food (42%). Here, we give recommendations for both. 1....

When past Naples Italian American Foundation president Marilyn Romeo thinks of her organization, a smile creeps into her voice. “The best friends I have made in Naples in the last 20 years have been in the Italian American club,” she said. The Naples Italian American Foundation, which started as a social club before transitioning to a non-profit, i...

It was a warm night on August 17 for people to gather in celebration of new things to come to Catawba, North Carolina.  Saturday, a party was hosted by Gilda Caputo-Hansen to bring together the “who’s who” of the Town of Catawba.  Guests walked down a red carpet to have their pictures made to remember an evening celebrating the future of Catawba. ...

Since Portobello opened at Downtown Disney (now Disney Springs) in 2008, it's been a favorite spot for families looking for a meal that will please everyone. Now that Disney Springs has molded itself into an elite dining destination with loads of top-class talent behind the stoves (Wolfgang Puck, Jose Andres, Rick Bayless, Masaharu Morimoto), the r...

Last week the Consul General of Italy - Cristiano Musillo and the President of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast - Tommaso Cardana, visited Tampa to meet with the city's business community. During the visit at the historic Italian Club – founded in 1894 - it was discussed with the Italian-American business community on how to foster a...

Azzurri catcher Francisco Cervelli helped the first-place Atlanta Braves win their seventh consecutive game with three hits, including two doubles, and three RBI in a 9-5 victory over theNew York Mets at Citi Field on August 24, 2019. Batting seventh in his debut for the Atlanta Braves as the replacement for injured catcher Brian McCann, Francisco...

A well known East Tennessee hair salon is about to change directions. Frank’s went from brand new just a few years ago to being named the top barbershop in America for three years in a row. Years ago, Frank Gambuzza took Salon Visage and opened Frank's Barbershop. The concept is a throwback of sorts with a modern-day twist. It's been said, “success...

Combine old-world Italian cooking with down-home hospitality and you have Lamantini Trattoria, one of Manatee County’s newest restaurants. “We want to create an environment where you are as comfortable as being in your den at home with with family and friends,” owner Perry E. Muphree Jr., 63, said. The restaurant — Lamantini is Italian for manatee...

Saturday, September 7, 2019. 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM EDT. The Collection Ferrari, 200 Bird Road, Coral Gables, FL 33146. Join The Collection Ferrari and Ferrari of Miami for our annual Ferrari Challenge kick-off breakfast and Rally to Homestead Miami Speedway. Meet us at The Collection Ferrari for light bites and coffee. The Florida Highway Patrol police...

Spend your summer days in Italy! This gorgeous wine and garden popup in Miami will make you feel like you're in a luscious European garden. Inspired by the cliffside gardens on the Italian island of Capri, La Centrale's Rosé Garden will transport you to an Italian paradise without ever leaving Miami. The Rosé Garden is a limited-time popup at La Ce...