Buca di Beppo, an authentic Italian restaurant with family-style dishes, has reached a restaurant delivery agreement with GoWaiter.com, a national restaurant delivery franchise system. GoWaiter will provide marketing and delivery of Buca di Beppo's famous family-style luscious Italian meals directly to people's own dining room tables. The service...

This Sunday, February 16, 2014, Robert B. Simon, Ph.D., will be the guest lecturer at the annual brunch for Friends of the Uffizi Gallery, which will be held at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antiques Show. Dr. Simon will provide information about his discovery of Leonardo da Vinci's, "Salvator Mundi" painting in a lecture titled, "Leonardo Lost...

by Laine Doss   Although pizza was invented in Italy, its American capital is New York City (sorry, Chicago). Until recently, transplanted New Yorkers in Miami have either had to fly home for a couple of slices or deal with the Miami versions that lacked the tang and oregano of a good sauce or the bite of a proper crust.   Recently, h...

by Nicole Danna   If you were to close your eyes and imagine a neighborhood café with a touch of Italian, you'd probably conjure something a lot like Pronto Café in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. The room would be given an informal layout with a lunch-counter bar, exposed brick, weathered wood decor, and, of course, an artisan pizza oven. Locals wo...

The next space station grocery run will carry caffeine to a whole new level: Aboard the SpaceX supply ship is an authentic espresso machine straight from Italy. SpaceX is scheduled to launch its unmanned rocket with the espresso maker — and 4,000 pounds of food, science research and other equipment — Monday afternoon.   The experimental...

by Morgan Watkins Swing by downtown Gainesville this weekend to see an internationally renowned artist in action. Italian urban muralist 2501 already is at work transforming the look of the :08 Seconds building at 201 W. University Ave. as part of a project that is being coordinated by the city of Gainesville's Parks, Recreation and Cultural...

In a few months, Chianti's Ristorante Italiano will open in the location formerly occupied by Suriya Thai. Brian McCarley, owner of Chianti's, also owns The Other Side Bistro in Bonita Springs, which opened March 2014. "When I was a kid, it was called The Pizza Inn," McCarley recalls about his new restaurant's location. McCarley and...

It will be a glittering celebration of Italian fashion and culture all in the name of charity when renowned haute couture designer and philanthropist Renato Balestra welcomes guests to the Glamour is Back gala taking place Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Miami.   Gla...

by Nicole Danna   Around these parts, there's a lot of trepidation when it comes to finding good Italian food. Even the tourists don't expect to find decent pizza this far south -- and without a neighborhood of trattorias called Little Italy. Despite the misconceptions surrounding our state's ability to churn out good pies and pasta, re...

The University of South Florida is pleased to announce this 4 weeks program of summer study in Italy (June 2015).   The San Severino Marche program, directed by Prof. Federica Colleoni and Arnaldo Ciccotelli, is a four-week, 2 courses/6 or 7 credits experience conducted in the region Marche, an ideal setting for the courses offered because o...