A South Florida bakery is doing more than just selling authentic Italian food. It’s educating customers about the Best Buddies program while helping the organization fulfill one of its missions. “They make first-class employees, change the vibe and culture of the company for the better,” said Best Buddies CEO Anthony Shriver. Shriver is talking abo...

Every time that Flora Fine Foods CEO John Flora returns to his native Italy, he finds new ideas to bring home to South Florida. Like Taralli, a crunchy olive-oily wheat biscuit. “It’s the most popular snack in all of southern Italy,” says the 68-year-old Parkland resident and company founder. Flora Fine Foods was the first company to market t...

If it's Wednesday or Saturday, he's singing at  Matteo's of Boca Raton. If it's Friday or Sunday, he's singing at Matteo's of Hallandale (Beach). Tuesdays you can catch him at the Seagate Hotel in Delray Beach. Thursdays, the Seagate Beach Club, Delray Beach. "My quote in life is 'When I’m singing, I’m happy,' " said Worcester native Marco Turo, wh...

Have you eaten at Fratellino Ristorante on Miracle Mile? If you have, you’ve eaten at the best Italian restaurant in Florida, according to Eat This, Not That. Now we know there will be plenty of push back to this assertion. We all have our neighborhood favorite. But Eat This, Not That — a franchise that aims to help diners make positive and healthy...

The main Italian daily business newspaper “Il Sole 24 Ore” published on Saturday January 16th an article about Miami and the growing economic vitality of the entire Southeast of the USA. The article also mentioned what our Chamber of Commerce is doing with its video-educational project “Business Expert Channel” (https://bec.iaccse.com) to support S...

North Franklin Street Street in downtown Tampa is home to our latest Tampa Bay Food Tour partner Bello https://bellotampa.com/ . Bello opened in late November in the former Osteria location and we are happy to see signs of this stretch of Franklin Street being reborn once again. Bello offers up a bevy of delicious Italian specialty pastas, appet...

The Consulate General of Italy in Miami is delighted to bring Italian contemporary art to Miami – as part of the global initiative “Giornata del Contemporaneo – Italian Contemporary Art 2020”. From December 2020 to February 2021 an exclusive art exhibition on emerging Italian artist Riccardo Raul Papavero will be presented at the Istituto Marangoni...

Since 1991, the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast supported hundreds of Italian entrepreneurs in approaching the American market. Through its initiatives, the Chamber has opened the path for many companies that eventually created subsidiaries in the United States and generated several hundred jobs over the course of the last 30 years.IACC...

I had the pleasure of meeting Alex Alexander about 10 years ago when she jogged the streets of Isles of Capri without breathing hard, while I felt fatigued just watching her run past my house. While doing her standard running miles, she noticed some developers checking out The Blue Heron property. In all probability, she thought the property and bu...

Last summer Creative Loafing Tampa checked in with the Santell family about its forthcoming namesake restaurant in Odessa. Santelli Pizza & Pasta took its time perfecting its menu and renovating its home at 13357 SR-54 throughout the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and now, nearly six months after its initial interview, Santelli is preparing to op...