If you’re the ultimate wine lover, you’re in luck because Alabama is home to a variety of places that offer a great selection of wines. One place in particular is the award-winning restaurant Ariccia Cucina Italiana. To learn all about Ariccia Cucina Italiana, including its most famous wine feature, take a look below. Ariccia Cucina Italiana, which...

After years of renovations and millions of dollars spent in the process, the old City Federal Savings and Loan building on Commerce Street is now downtown Montgomery’s newest fine Italian restaurant, Ravello. “We started November 8, 2018. And we just got opened last week,” said Eric Rivera, Executive Chef for Vintage Hospitality Group, the owner of...

Montgomery’s City Federal Bank Building will be the home of Ravello Ristorante, an Italian-inspired restaurant scheduled to open in May. Ravello, located at 36 Commerce St., will offer authentic Italian dishes inspired by the Amalfi Coast. The restaurant’s bar menu includes a mix of classic and original craft cocktails inspired by Italian tradition...

On April 11 and 12 there will be a Passport Mission for residents (AIRE members) in the southern area of Mississippi and Alabama and for the area of Pensacola (Florida). Those interested in renewing their passport can send an e-mail to passaporti.miami@esteri.it with the subject MISSIONE PASSAPORTI PENSACOLA by April 6, indicating their personal da...

Eric Rivera has a vision for an evening at Ravello Ristorante, the gourmet Italian restaurant that opens next month in the refurbished City Fed building in downtown Montgomery. It starts with light plates of crudo and appetizers washed down with Italian wine, then moves to a few shared small-plate pastas before the table collectively devours a mamm...

As I’ve previously mentioned, Mike and I moved to Auburn in November of 2015. Shortly thereafter, we moved our letter and joined Central Baptist Church of Opelika. We are only Twenty-Five miles from my Mama in Dadeville; 4.1 miles from our church; 4.8 miles from Tiger Town; 3.4 miles from the Auburn Mall; and 3.6 miles from East Alabama Medical Cen...

When Neil Diamond’s “America” cues up inside the Mobile Civic Center, and the Crewe of Columbus marches out Friday for their 100th anniversary tableau, Terry Ankerson will be dancing right along with them. It’s a fellowship the 75-year-old retired banker from Mobile has been involved with since 1974. His family has been linked to the mystic society...

ON A LITTLE ROAD SURROUNDED by pine trees and quaint houses in Anniston, Alabama, you can find a number of headstones that mark the final resting places of German and Italian soldiers who were held as prisoners of war. From 1943 to 1946, German and Italian soldiers from the North African Campaign were brought to Fort McClellan as prisoners of war....

After partnering with Italy’s University of Pisa to participate in archaeological digs, TROY anthropology/archaeology professor Dr. Stephen Carmody and his students have helped make several key discoveries in Italian history. The partnership came about in 2019 after TROY First Lady Janice Hawkins visited Pietrasanta, a town on the coast of northern...

Alabama is home to many incredible places to dine, including some of the best restaurants around. One restaurant in particular that fits this description perfectly is Amore Ristorante Italiano. To learn all about Amore Ristorante Italiano, including what currently makes it stand out from other Alabama restaurants, take a look below. Amore Ristorant...