America's first Spoleto - My Italian Kitchen will soon open in Central Florida.Construction is underway at Plaza on University near the University of Central Florida with an anticipated opening in January. Spoleto has plans to open several other locations throughout Orlando including one in Winter Park by the end of April. Spoleto, a popular...

Italian soccer powerhouse AS Roma is returning to Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando for a week of training and a friendly against Orlando City. Roma will be stateside next month, training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex from May 22-25, and will play Orlando City on Friday, May 23.   Orlando City, currently in the United Soccer...

The fifth Benetti Crystal 140 M/Y MR D, to date built in seven units and part of the Class full-displacement range of Benetti's current production, will make its U.S. debut at Yachts Miami Beach. The Crystal 140 is the new boat in the Benetti Class range. It measures 137 feet in length and 29 feet in width at full beam. Its displacement is 375...

Unioncamere (the Association of Italian Chambers of Commerce) with the support of the Italian government, have constituted the certification "Ospitalità Italiana - Ristoranti Italiani nel Mondo" - a seal of quality that is conferred annually to authentic Italian restaurants around the world.

by Carlos C Olaechea   Long gone are the days in which Americans believed that all Italian food consists of some variation of dry pasta with a tomato sauce. Besides learning that there is a great difference between the red sauce fare in the States and the Italian food eaten in Italy, we have come to understand that the concept of Italian cui...

After seven years in Rochester, N.Y., the owners of this regional old-school Italian and New American restaurant have picked South Florida for its first expansion. "Too many restaurants fail by only focusing on one thing," co-owner and chef Jay Speranza says. "We will provide our guests with an equal balance of delicious, fresh and creative It...

di Claudio Cabona   Sole, palme, spiagge dalla sabbia finissima, strade che si attorcigliano, musica che riporta alle sonorità rap di Will Smith, alle hit da discoteca di Pitbull, ma anche focaccia, mandilli, ravioli alla genovese e un buon Pigato.   Le atmosfere colorate e calde di Miami, che ogni anno vanta un flusso turistico di qu...

Grande partecipazione di pubblico nei giorni scorsi a Miami per il convegno 2014 degli Azzurri Usa. Tra i "grandi" assenti le due deputate La Marca (PD) e Nissoli (PI). Ha aperto i lavori il Console Generale Adolfo Barattolo che ha illustrato gli "ottimi risultati raggiunti" nei suoi primi due anni di attività ed i prossimi programmi per il Consol...

by Ina Paiva Cordle The owners of Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante in Miami Beach are planning to open two new regional Italian restaurants in Miami this fall. In the works from Sardinia duo Tony Gallo and Pietro Vardeu are Moye, at 80 SW 8th St., and Campania, at 4029 North Miami Ave. in the Design District, in the space previously occupied by Eg...

by Susan Danseyar   Art Furia treasures the traditions of his Italian-American heritage. Living up to his designation of "Cavaliere Ufficiale" bestowed by the prime minister of Italy in 2008, Mr. Furia finds time in his busy schedule as a partner with Shutts & Bowen to serve as general counsel and a member of the Executive Committee...