Miami-born and Italy-raised, jewelry designer and accomplished equestrian Lucrezia Buccellati will make Palm Beach her permanent home this fall. The co-creative director of Italian jewelry brand Buccellati, which was founded in Milan in 1919 by Lucrezia's great-grandfather, Mario, and the mother of two plans to put down roots in a town where horses...

Orlando-based Jeremiah’s Italian Ice is now scooping up its iconic frozen treats in its new Cooper City location which opened March 30. The new Jeremiah’s Italian Ice is located at 9630 Stirling Rd. #101 in a brand new shopping plaza called Cooper Square, located directly across from Cooper City High School. The location has three service windows a...

The Italian American Society of Marco Island finished their Bocce season with a tournament among their members to see who could be called the three best players this year. As always, it was a fun season with a lot of kidding and joking even though COVID-19 kept quite a few members from coming to Florida this year. Members played at Mackle Park and...

Retirement always looked good on paper to Pensacola's Pietro DiBella. Weighed against the hours of daily work the Sicilian-born entrepreneur put into making pizzas, cooking pasta, managing people and servicing guests at Italy's Finest Pizzeria, the fleeting thoughts of spending his days gardening and playing with his grandchildren sounded like blis...

B. Amore vividly remembers the moment she began making art again nearly five decades ago. She had two children, little money and precious little free time. But she hungered to try carving and had just been given a block of redwood by a sculpture teacher. Sitting on the floor of her Boston apartment, a blanket spread out before her, the wood lay nes...

With 11 straight months of record-breaking sales under its belt, Fazoli’s is continuing its winning streak by adding a new franchise development milestone to its impressive list of recent achievements. Fazoli’s CEO Carl Howard announced today that the company has signed 11 area development agreements in Q1 alone. Through this record-setting accompl...

Tampa Bay Food Tours is infatuated Casa Santo Stefano. Housed in a former 1925 Ybor City Ferlito Macaroni Co. factory, Casa Santo Stefano pays a fond tribute to Sicilian food. Richard Gonzmart 4th generation caretaker of the Columbia Restaurant Group knew he wanted to share the food he grew up eating at childhood friends' homes. Those Nana-cooked m...

I visited Bellini Italian Ristorante late on a Monday afternoon in hopes things wouldn’t be too busy. This is the modern plight of restaurant critics: In normal times, we’re tasked with visiting a restaurant no less than twice, at times when it’s the “typical” restaurant experience customers might find should they visit a place we’ve reviewed. But...

Against some really long odds, Pizza Social opened June 17, just months into the global COVID-19 pandemic, and, surprise, has been thriving ever since. The pizzeria at 308 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, found a niche and business has been so good that the owners, Andrew and Ammanda Simonetti, are looking at adding a second wood-fired oven to keep up with t...

What do you get when you mix fancy with funky? You get a restaurant that’s turning heads in Fort Lauderdale’s Flagler Village. This place is changing the art of fine dining with a heavy dose of rock ’n’ roll. That’s Rino Cerbone, front man of the hard-rocking SoFlo band, Stellar Revival, and that’s the same guy jamming at Heritage, his Fort Lauderd...