The Italian restaurant empire on Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Boulevard was bound to spill over into nearby Flagler Village sooner or later. Heritage, a new fine-dining Italian eatery from chef-owner Rino Cerbone, quietly opened in mid-February at the Hive, the honeycomb of warehouses behind Searstown and north of the MASS art district. Heritag...

Chef Joel Ehrlich moved from San Francisco back to his hometown of Fort Lauderdale last summer to take over the kitchen at One Door East, the global small plates restaurant next to Valentino Cucina Italiana. Giovanni Rocchio, the founding chef and partner of both restaurants, had spent years trying to lure Ehrlich east. The two became friends aft...

There’s a new place for pasta in Aventura. The 5,600-square-foot Casa D’Angelo, an Italian favorite in Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton and the Bahamas, is now open in the ParkSquare development. Chef Angelo Elia uses fresh ingredients to make all the Italian classics, and of course pasta isn’t the only choice. But let’s be real: the pasta dishes are sw...

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...

The musical-comedy “A Bronx Tale” feels like a story you’ve been told before. True, the show’s creator Chazz Palminteri originated the material as a one-man show in 1989 and Robert De Niro turned it into a movie in 1993. But that’s not it. This Broadway version, which debuted on the Great White Way in 2017, has a been-there-seen-that mist settled a...

Another month, another Italian restaurant opening on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Talento restaurant is set to debut later in June at 1307 E. Las Olas Blvd. It will be the third Italian eatery to open this year on Via Veneto, uh, make that Las Olas, joining Tuscan Prime (May) and Piazza Italia (February). Talento has announced a June 26 r...

Italy’s premiere film festival, Italy on Screen Today, announces it will make New York and Miami its home this coming December. Bringing the best of Italian contemporary cinema to America, the Festival will feature American premieres, great authors, young up and comers of direction, and the most iconic faces of cinema. Starting on December 8th and...

A new Italian restaurant is going to open in Fort Lauderdale: Bufarella, la pizza di Napoli. The restaurant will offer to customers the ancient tradition of historical dishes in an innovative and unique concept. The pizza will be cooked in a wood oven specially built in Naples, and inside the restaurant the processing of handmademozzarella can be a...

Ferretti Group once again conquers the American audience at the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, scheduled from October 31st to November 4th, with its magnificent fleet of 18 boats, including 2 premières for the American market. The United States, which has always been an area of strategic importance for the Group, has been char...

Here's a new reason to trek up to Fort Lauderdale Beach this weekend: bottomless brunch at Terra Mare. Saturdays and Sundays, the oceanfront restaurant with sweeping views of the Atlantic, rolls out an Instagram-worthy bloody mary and mimosa bar ($19 to $24). Dress up your cocktail with myriad mixers and toppings, from fresh-pressed mango and lyche...