The South Bay is tasting more and more like the Italian coast lately with another respected chef bringing the cuisine to one of the area’s beachfront communities. Chef Anne Conness, who runs the new modern Middle Eastern spot Jaffa in Palms near Culver City and El Segundo’s Spanish and Mexican restaurant Sausal, is now looking at Italy for inspirat...

After living in Florida for the past 23 years, Sal Tuto recently opened his new Italian restaurant in the Grove Market Shopping Center on Seminole Pratt Whitney Road. Il Pomodoro is a family friendly space with an expansive menu for all tastes. The restaurant opened only a few weeks ago, but it has already become a local hotspot. “I felt very stron...

Goodbye, La Centrale. Hello, Luna Park. The three-story Italian food hall that anchored one end of the indoor-outdoor Brickell City Centre mall has changed owners. And the new owners have a plan to distinguish its new-and-improved Luna Park from the other Italian food hall at the other end of the mall, Casa Tua Cucina. Namely: a chef with a two-sta...

Toscana Divino in Mary Brickell Village is serving up Italian specialties to an upscale crowd, recently receiving some of the city’s most esteemed sports executives for a SocialMiami Editor’s lunch. There, tucked away in a dining room that offers city views through oversized windows and floor-to-ceiling wine racks displaying selective vintages, the...

La visita in Florida della senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI), eletta in Nord e Centro America, si è conclusa lo scorso fine settimana con l'incontro, tenutosi presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Miami, con il Console Generale Cristiano Musillo e il personale della sede consolare. Durante il colloquio sono state affrontate le principali question...

A Fort Myers woman is the epitome of living a long and full life. Anna Natella celebrated her 107th birthday Thursday, surrounded by family and friends. “Couldn't believe my eyes to see all those people we had for the birthday.” Anna celebrated at the Brookdale Senior Living Facility in Fort Myers. She’s been living here for a few years, but living...

In occasione della IV Edizione della Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo, Francesca Alderisi (FI), eletta in Nord e Centro America, questa settimana ha preso parte a Miami a “The Authentic Italian Table”, manifestazione per la promozione della cucina italiana che ha riunito la collettività italo-americana e gli amanti della nostra gastronomia...

On November 21, 2019, a very important date for Venetians, the feast of Madonna della Salute (Our Lady of Health), the Venice Study Abroad Program at Florida Atlantic University was honored with the Program of the Year Award. The Venice program runs for 6 weeks in the city of Venice, between May and June, every year. Students have the chance of stu...

The latest project from three local restaurateurs — Chris and Michelle Ponte, of Clearwater's Cafe Ponte and Hyde Park's On Swann, and their son, JT Mahoney — makes its debut when a new South Tampa Italian restaurant, Olivia, opens next week. Olivia — located at 3601 W. Swann, where Carmel Kitchen closed in August 2018 — has been in the works since...

Legendary Italian rides maker Alberto Zamperla is one of two inductees to the IAAPA Hall of Fame to be announced this week during the show in Orlando. Zamperla is joined by Frederick Langford in the honours, a programme that celebrates significant and lasting contributions to the global attractions industry. Antonio Zamperla has run his family comp...