When it comes to restaurants on Via Veneto, uh, I mean Las Olas Boulevard, I wish there was more variety. But mostly we get a river of red sauce and a parade of pasta, pizza and prosciutto, with a few giant meatballs, veal parms and grilled steaks and shrimp thrown in. Three more Italian restaurants have opened this year, bringing the total to 12 i...

Get ready to be greeted by an array of Italian delicacies the second you step into Rosalie’s Italian Deli and Subs. Far from your average sub shop, Rosalie’s serves up much more than the typical deli meats and cheeses that most sandwich shops have. Instead, what they offer is a variety of menu items you would usually have to go to a formal Italian...

Picture the coastal towns of Italy: weathered pastel buildings overlooking a turquoise sea. Stepping into Bellini, you find a similar aesthetic. The same palette fills a yacht-inspired dining room of leather-upholstered barstools, striped booths, and floor-to-ceiling windows framing the waters of Biscayne Bay. "Our goal was to create a relaxed yet...

The Palace family of Italian restaurants features an array of enterprises scattered throughout greater Lakeland, Mulberry and Bartow. All six are inviting spots where dress is casual and service, generally, is topnotch. Many, if not all, are connected by family. But all are not equal. Though menus have some overlap, each is unique. This review focu...

David Beede was among the first to visit his future home on 72nd Ave. N, so of course, he got to pick his bedroom. He chose one on the west side. For the first time in years, Phyllis Beede felt relief. Her son had a safe, structured place to live in St. Petersburg, where he could avoid the cycle of hospital, homelessness and jail that so many peopl...

Dino Di Liberti is a man of passion who is still in love with his wife, Vicenza, after more than 50 years of marriage. As the 79-year-old Sicilian tells his life story in his Clearwater living room, he occasionally interrupts his cheerful reminiscences to clear his throat and check his tears. The emotion comes not from any sadness in his life, but...

Nick Buoniconti made a surprising revelation just before he was to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001: He was so distressed at being traded from his hometown Boston Patriots to the Miami Dolphins that he turned in his retirement papers. It was time, he had decided, to put his law degree to use. It was the kind of admission that elicited on...

Il Politecnico di Torino, Piccola Industria di Confindustria Piemonte e la Miami Scientific Italian Community hanno siglato, in data odierna, un accordo per esportare il know how tecnologico Made in Italy negli Stati Uniti attraverso la definizione di linee strategiche per sviluppare reti stabili di dialogo tra centri tecnologici e strutture intern...

Ask anyone in Coral Gables for a restaurant recommendation, and chances are Caffe Abbracci will be at the top of the list. Known for its Northern Italian specialties and topnotch service, the Italian eatery is turning 30 this month. How does a restaurant keep its status as one of Miami's best-loved culinary destinations? It treats its staff and all...

A new Italian and New American spot has opened its doors in the neighborhood. The fresh addition to the Little Haiti, called Boia De, is located at 5205 N.E. Second Ave. Boia De serves up a unique and rotating menu list. On the menu, expect to see items like grilled broccolini, bone marrow and baked clams. Here's the link to the business website. B...