While it is commonplace around the globe, pizza-making began hundreds of years ago in the narrow alleys of Naples, Italy. Pizzaioli (pizza makers) in Atlanta continue the tradition, with the same simple ingredients used in the past, cooked in ovens that are the heart of their pizzerias. Jeff Varasano, Varasano’s Pizzeria If it’s not too hectic, Jef...

If you are looking for authentic Neapolitan pizza made from ingredients that arrive weekly from Italy, then Itala Pizzeria is your place. Located at 11720 Medlock Bridge Road, Suite 150, in Johns Creek Village in Duluth, the pizzeria recently was opened by Dervis Ozbey, who perfected his craft during seven years at Aliño Pizzeria in the Mall of Geo...

Based on the success of our XIV edition back in November of last year we have decided to come back with a brand new edition from the 26th to the 29th of May. We have also expanded our film lineup by adding a seventh title to our usual lineup of six to include the best award-winning films while maintaining our 4 day format to allow our audience to s...

The candelabra on the bar at Gigi’s Italian Kitchen & Restaurant has accumulated so much wax that it’s beginning to look like a grotto on the isle of Capri. The drippy trio of flames is so much a part of the ambiance of the delightful Italian-American pop-up, run by Atlanta chefs Eric Brooks and Jacob Armando, that it inevitably gets posted on Inst...

When diners walk into this casual fine dining Italian restaurant opening soon in Warner Robins, they can expect a great meal and a welcoming, relaxing environment, the owners pledged. Brother and sister Christian and Monica Torres of the Torres Hospitality Group expect to open their family owned and operated Fresco Italiano at 1208 Russell Parkway...

An Italian olive oil company is taking its first steps into the U.S. market with a distribution site at Brunswick Landing. Italian natives Julia Franchi Scarselli and her father Camillo Franchi Scarselli learned that local farmers were being forced to abandon their olive groves because of the financial hardships and unpredictability in climate cond...

Enzo, a new Northern Italy-inspired, chef-driven steakhouse and bar concept from Andrea Montobbio and Carmine Noce, is set to debut in summer 2022 in the Town at Trilith, the community for creatives in Fayetteville, Georgia. Adjacent to Trilith Studios and its sound stages best known for film productions such as “Spider-Man: No Way Home” and “Aveng...

ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, and the Italian Trade Agency are organising an Italian Pavilion of 17 Italian machinery builders at Techtextil North America in Atlanta from May 17-19. ACIMIT members taking part are 4M Plants, Aeris, Arioli, Computer House, Fadis, Flainox, Guarneri Technology, Ima, Kairos Engineer...

Gov. Brian Kemp announced Tuesday that sustainability-focused Ecopol, a European leader in the production of biodegradable PVA film, will invest more than $38 million and create 130 new jobs at the company’s first North American facility in Spalding County. “Georgia’s world-class connectivity to markets continues to draw in businesses from around t...

A wait to be seated is expected, but the homey atmosphere and elevated Italian food at Nina & Rafi will leave you unbelievably satisfied - sure to be worth the wait. It's the perfect place to go for a night out with friends, for when your parents are in town, or even for a first date. Here are some of my must-try dishes at Nina & Rafi.  Location an...