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Following the immense success of last month’s Ducati World Premiere event in Italy, the Bologna-based brand is bringing its newest motorcycles to North America for the first time to display at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show (IMS) from Friday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 24. The public will have the opportunity to be the first in Nort...

Little Italy Pizzeria is coming out of its year-long hibernation in Hall County. The restaurant was located in Gainesville at what is now Sliced until its sudden closing in August 2018. Now, it’s opening in the Oakwood Plaza off of Atlanta Highway, with a grand opening set for 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4. After spending decades cooking with his father P...

East Nashville-based restaurant Nicoletto's Italian Kitchen is opening a second location Nov. 15 in Hillsboro Village at 2123 Belcourt Ave., Nashville, according to a social media post by the company.The restaurant, owned by brothers Ryan and Danny Nicoletto, offers pasta, sandwiches, salads and other dishes as well as beer and wine. Nicoletto's is...

Acclaimed chef Laurent Tourondel expects to open Scusi Trattoria in the former Vic and Angelo’s space before the end of November. He may be a world-famous chef known for a range of dining concepts, but Laurent Tourondel is thinking hyper-local when it comes to the restaurant he’s about to open in Palm Beach Gardens. His Scusi Trattoria is expected...

For Francesco LoGrande, family is everything, and he makes sure that his customers at Ferraro’s Italian Grille are treated like family. LoGrande’s two sons, Salvatore and Anthony, help him run his restaurant at 8348 U.S. 301 N. in Parrish, and they follow their father’s tradition of knowing their customers on a personal basis. “It’s not like a fran...

Rocca offers warm and welcoming hospitality paired with views of the Tampa skyline in an elegant setting in The Heights District. Chef Bryce Bonsack's handmade pasta-focused menu features Italian fare using seasonal ingredients as its inspiration. Chef Bryce Executive Chef/ partner has returned to his roots in Tampa after years of honing his skills...

The Italian Club of Tampa would like to recognize and congratulate Italian Club Member & Past President - Joe Capitano, Sr. on receiving The 2019 Luminaries Award from The Junior League of Tampa. Please take a moment and watch the video included. The Junior League of Tampa and WEDU PBS present The Luminaries - an annual recognition program to showc...

A visiting Italian senator had a request for Montgomery’s latest downtown restaurant: Skip the sauces. Keep it simple. Just traditional Italian food. Sen. Massimo Mallegni brought along some help to make that happen. Chef Gianluca Tolla, who won a culinary contest in Tuscany, came here to work with Vintage Year and Ravello chef Eric Rivera on techn...

Behind every great Italian restaurant, there is an Italian grandmother or two. Brian Ricciardi, chef and owner of Mozzarella Fellas in Winston-Salem, was taught everything he knows right in his own kitchen growing up. “As much as the food matters, it’s really something more” Brian says. “Good is good, right?”. There is a very special feeling surrou...

Il Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma ha ospitato con successo la tappa italiana della più grande coalizione creativa di videoarte del mondo, il Miami New Media Festival (MNMF). Così, in occasione della quarta edizione della settimana romana dedicata all’arte contemporanea, la Rome Art Week (RAW), dal 22 al 27 ottobre sono stati proiettati quattro...

The Key Biscayne Piano Festival is proud to present, in its first concert of the second season 2019-20, PIETRO DE MARIA (ITALY). Join us for a spectacular evening of festivities celebrating Italian culture and Made in Italy. This concert is in partnership with the Miami International Piano Festival The event will be on Friday, November 15, 2019 at...

REEF KITCHENS, a division of REEF Technology, and Casa Barilla – Pasta Kitchen, the restaurants division of Barilla®, the world’s largest producer of pasta, today announced a partnership that will bring pasta restaurants concepts to Miami area residents for the first time via REEF’s delivery-only kitchens. Casa Barilla, Barilla’s casual restaurant...