Casa Tua Cucina won the Italian food hall war inside Brickell City Centre, where it outlasted a competing concept. Now it wants to take on Wynwood. The successful wide-open dining room, which combines nine stations ranging from pizzas and pastas to a bar and market, will open a second location inside an upcoming NoMad Residences, an apartment and c...

Employment in leisure and hospitality continues to increase, with an overall gain of 112,000 employees in March of 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The report cites food services and drinking places accounting for over half (+61,000) of that jobs tally. This is great news for restauranteurs who are working tirelessly to regai...

It’s not too easy to hop a plane and head to Italy in order to explore some of the best art and architecture in the world. However, what would you say if we told you that one exhibit in Florida is bringing Italy right to you? Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is open in West Palm Beach until April 24th and you do not want to miss out on...

The Grand Lodge of Florida has opened the door to a possible partnership with the Italian Studies Program at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). Last January, at a special event hosted by the Sgt. F.M. Bonanno Lodge #2549 (Boca Raton, FL), a $1,000 check was presented to Dr. Ilaria Serra, Professor of Italian and Comparative Studies and the director...

On April 11 and 12 there will be a Passport Mission for residents (AIRE members) in the southern area of Mississippi and Alabama and for the area of Pensacola (Florida). Those interested in renewing their passport can send an e-mail to passaporti.miami@esteri.it with the subject MISSIONE PASSAPORTI PENSACOLA by April 6, indicating their personal da...

The Italian American Club of Jacksonville takes pride in being River City’s oldest ethnic organization. Its history began during the early 1920s when a small group of immigrants decided to form a social club to continue their rich Italian heritage. After a short time this original club disbanded and in January 1935, the American Italian Club of Jac...

Andrea Bocelli has announced a new run of US shows. The legendary Italian tenor will kick off his In Concert Tour on December 1 at San Francisco's Chase Center, before stops in cities including Las Vegas, Boston, and New York, wrapping in Miami on December 18.  Tickets go on general sale at 10am local time on April 11. The trek follows his previous...

Couples, friends, families and individuals seeking solitude and respite from a hectic day stream into Fiola, South Florida’s upscale restaurant featuring exceptional Italian cuisine. Helmed by the dynamic duo Fabio and Maria Travocchi, Fiola brings with it the same serious dedication that garnered it a Michelin star at its original Washington D.C....

Local restaurant chain Rico’s Pizzeria & Pasta House recently opened its seventh restaurant, and its first in west Bradenton. Brothers Sal, Gregory and Maurice Dentici own the restaurant at 5408 26th St. W., in the Saddle Creek Plaza. The Dentici brothers grew up in their father’s restaurant business in New Jersey and New York. They thought they wo...

A walk on 7th Avenue in Ybor City is full of history, especially in one of the most historic buildings. The Italian Club sits proudly on 7th Avenue, it was founded in 1894 as a mutual aid society and was one of many clubs that was created for immigrants to get help with healthcare, a job or even a mortgage. The library was a place where many immigr...