Dear friends, Next June 4 will be a very important date. Exactly 80 years earlier, on June 4, 1944, troops of the American Fifth Army entered Rome, liberating it from Nazi oppression and war. The people of Rome took to the streets, finally free and happy, to celebrate, hug and thank the American soldiers. These are scenes of happiness that all us R...

The Georgia Chapter of the IACCSE has recently reorganized its Executive Committee, which now consists of five well-respected entrepreneurs and professionals from the Atlanta area.Emanuela Barzaghi, CEO of L&S Lighting Corp, will retain her position as Vice President of the IACCSE Georgia Chapter. She will be supported by four other committee membe...

Chef Kevin Maxey boasts an impressive resume. The former vice president of culinary for Ford Fry’s Rocket Farms Restaurants honed his skills at Tom Colicchio’s Craft and Danny Meyer’s Gramercy Tavern in New York. The past four years, he’s been helping other restaurateurs fine-tune their businesses; now it’s time for him to focus on his own. On Marc...

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...

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...

European-style café illy is now open at Atlantic Station, the brand’s 18 location in the U.S., its first ever in Georgia, and its first full-service restaurant in the U.S. The café offers authentic and thoughtfully sourced Italian coffee, full-service breakfast, lunch and dinner and made-in-house pastries by 2022 James Beard Award Finalist and Café...

Italian brand Etro is now open at Phipps Plaza. The store offers men’s and women’s ready-to-wear designs, home interiors collections, signature fragrances, eyewear, leather goods and accessories. The fashion house was founded in 1968 by Gimmo Etro and now has 130 stores in 20 countries. The brand has earned a global reputation for its high-quality...

The Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University in Atlanta has returned five looted objects to Italy amid ongoing investigations into the provenance of the institution’s collection. Two objects, a plate and plate fragment, have been removed from the museum’s digital catalogue and will be repatriated to Italy; three pieces of pottery will remain in...

Free and open to the public. OCTOBER 14th and 15th 2023 at the Plaza Theatre, 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave, NE - Atlanta, GA 30306. Enjoy a series of four films that participated in the David di Donatello Awards in 2022 FREE and open to the public at the Plaza Theatre Atlanta. No ticket purchase is necessary but arrive early as seating is on a first come...

Indaco, the Charleston Italian restaurant backed by the team behind O-Ku sushi restaurant on Howell Mill Road and Oak Steakhouse in Alpharetta, is opening this fall on the border between the Old Fourth Ward and Poncey-Highland along the Eastside Beltline. Located in the same complex as Kroger near Ponce City Market, Indaco is known for its wood-fir...