How does someone stay in shape after being surrounded by all that delicious food at Doris Italian Market? They work out—a lot. Parkland resident Gary Mulé, 47, spends the majority of his time working at the gourmet grocery store’s busy Coral Springs location. But when he’s not overseeing operations there, he’s either biking, swimming, or running as...

Donatos, an Ohio-based pizza chain, has announced its return to Orlando with more than 20 locations in the near future. The restaurant has one single location in Winter Park, but the newest development focuses on 20-30 locations in Orlando and Daytona, specifically highly populated neighborhoods, per a statement from the restaurant. Donatos' comeba...

Following a fiscal year that shattered franchise development records,  Fazoli’s  is taking its expansion strategy to the next level with its most aggressive goal yet. Fazoli’s ended its fiscal year in March, with a record 20 new franchise agreements to develop 50 locations, exceeding the most agreements Fazoli’s had signed in a single year in its 3...

Fendi isn’t just serving up coffee at its new pop-up cafe: It’s also serving a bright jolt of energy. The Italian fashion house’s latest installation of Fendi Caffe recently opened across the street from its boutique in Miami’s Design District. The space will be in residence at OTL Restaurant through July 5. But its bold design will likely live on...

Casa Santo Stefano is the newest member to the Columbia Restaurant family located in Ybor. Guests can enjoy authentic Ybor Sicilian food in what used to be a macaroni factory is the early 1900s. "Ybor Sicilian is basically...Sicilian food but with an American flair," said Alessio Selleri, executive chef for the restaurant. Casa Santo Stefano import...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast will present on June 9th, The Authentic Italian Table: Food Design Night, the one-of-a-kind event taking place in different Italian design showrooms, in the heart of the Miami Design District. Even if it will be a smaller edition compared to the past due to the ongoing situation, the event will be a u...

New fast casual restaurant Jay & Luigi–the product of a new business partnership between Ciccio Restaurant Group (CRG) and Forbici’s co-founder Jason Brunetti–is opening its first location in St. Pete at 3201 4th St. North. Located at a spot that was formerly a Burger 21, the Italian trattoria-style pizzeria will offer modern and traditional fare w...

A family Italian restaurant featuring Jersey-style pizza appears to be making it through the pandemic. Solorzano’s Pizzeria, at 13001 Tamiami Trail, near Warm Mineral Springs, offers gourmet pizza and subs with fresh homemade Italian bread, as well as a variety of pasta dishes — including homemade meatballs. Father and son Jimmy and Anthony Solorza...

The charismatic, larger than life Italian designer Antonino Aiello seems to have created a stir in Miami. Across all the luxury hotspots in Miami Beach- from the Setai to the Surf Club to Joia Beach- fashionable Miami denizens can be seen flaunting the free-flowing white, blue, and grey linen fabrics of Aiello's 100% Capri. What started as a projec...

For many Italian Americans, the sport of boxing is synonymous with Italian American pride, thanks to the timeless accomplishments of legendary names like Rocky Marciano, “Boom Boom Mancini,”  Jake La Motta, Carmen Basilio, and the late, great Angelo Dundee. But one very dedicated Italian American has made it his life’s mission to help preserve the...