A promotional week entirely dedicated to the Friuli Venezia Giulia region will be held in Miami from October 25-30, 2022. The initiative aims at promoting food and wine specialties from this Northeastern Italian region, as well as its tourist destinations, from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea. During this week there will be two presentation and dinner...

Prepare your pantries and ready your stomachs – a massive Italian market is coming soon to Pinellas Park. DeCosmo Italian Market is located at 6832 49th Street North and is currently eyeing an early September opening for its sprawling grocery store and cafe. Specializing in imported Italian goods, fresh pastas and produce, bakery items, sweets, and...

For traditional fine Italian dining, one need venture no further than Coppola’s Bistro Ristorante, offering a delicious authentic taste of Italy with a wide variety of pasta, risotto, meat and fine wine. Live music and a welcoming atmosphere provide the perfect complement for a truly memorable Italian dining experience. Coppola’s Bistro Ristorante...

As you know, I am over American-style pizza in Coral Springs. We have too many pizza places, ok? There are 20 pizza restaurants per 100,000 people in our town. But my cries have fallen on deaf ears – Coral Springs is so proud of its pizza that we will even attempt a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest pizza party during the town’s 60th An...

Casa Tua Cucina, which opened quietly inside Saks at Brickell City Centre in January, offers an array of choices for hungry shoppers wanting Italian-style sustenance.Restaurateur Miky Grendene, founder of the long-standing Casa Tua in South Beach, envisioned an open-kitchen-style market in 2011 but waited to start the project until he found the per...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium has revealed promising data from recent market research, carried out by Nomisma. The study focused on the consumption of Italian sparkling wines in the US market, with a particular focus on sales of Prosecco. According to Nomisma's results, the value of Italian sparkling wines imported in the US reached about 519 million...

Cèrto Risto & Pizza recently opened in the Coral Gables/ West Miami area and locals couldn’t be happier. “Cèrto”which means truth, is used a great deal in Italian as an affirmation, and the truth about Cèrto is that it offers guests a comfortable, convenient setting in which to enjoy a variety of authentic Italian dishes. “I wanted a short, positiv...

The new South Beach restaurant Forte dei Marmi (150 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach) describes itself as having "sophisticated simplicity" in both its cuisine and atmosphere. Perhaps more interesting, however, is chef Antonio Melino's background.The Argentine-born, Italian-raised Melino has been in the restaurant business for 43 years. He's launched many su...

Chefs/restaurateurs doesn’t usually start by owning their own kitchens. Freddy Underhill, owner of Amici Restaurant in St. Augustine Beach, had a roller coaster journey long before he and his wife Jenn purchased this well-known, family-owned establishment in March 2020. It wasn’t the most opportune month in American history, but their incredible fa...

An Italian guidebook named a local pizzeria among the top 50 in the United States. The guidebook said Fabrica Pizza has a "large and bright environment" and that the pizza is "thin with a slightly crunchy crust and the consistently fresh ingredients complete it perfectly. Fabrica has two locations, one in the Channelside District in Tampa and the o...