Amici Italian Café is opening an outpost in Pinewood Forest later this year, serving its pizza and wings out of the community’s growing Town Center. The Pinewood Forest Amici will include an outdoor patio, sports bar, live music, and vintage gaming. Catering will also be available. “Choosing Pinewood Forest for our new location made perfect sense,”...

It appears celebrity chef Jonathan Waxman’s Italian restaurant Brezza Cucina is now closed at Ponce City Market, according to a report by What Now Atlanta. However, executive chef Andrew Cacioppo says to expect the Italian restaurant to reopen elsewhere in the city. Cacioppo tells Eater Atlanta in an email they’re in the midst of finalizing the pla...

Italian confectionery giant Ferrero is building another new US distribution centre, this one in Georgia. The company said the new 728,000 sq ft facility in McDonough - a suburb of Atlanta - will open in September. It will create 250 new jobs. In recent months, Ferrero has expanded its North American headquarters in New Jersey and opened two new dis...

Following the Daytona and Road Atlanta rounds, the 488 Challenge Evos of the North American series will return to the track as scheduled over the weekend of 26 July. The venue will be Indianapolis instead of Laguna Seca as previously planned. However, the latter will play host from 25 to 27 September after the fourth race of the season at COTA from...

Other than a single visit by then-Gov. Nathan Deal in 2017 and a smattering of locally led trade missions, Italy hasn’t seen the same level of recruitment interest from Georgia as other European locales like Germany and even the Netherlands.  Yet somehow, investment from the European Union’s third largest economy has emerged as a major force for jo...

Our newly appointed Italian Consul in Miami, Cristiano Musillo, is an  offical of great initiative and promotional vigor.  After visiting Atlanta, back in January, Mr. Musillo decided to re-open the local chapter of the Italian-American Chamber of Commerce. The choice of the person leading this new institution could not be better or more appropriat...

Originally planned to debut earlier this year, Grana, the new Piedmont Heights Italian restaurant from chef Pasquale “Pat” Pascarella, opened on March 19 for pickup and curbside service only, due to the shutdown of bars and dine-in restaurants in the city of Atlanta. In early April 2018, Pascarella opened his first metro Atlanta restaurant, the Whi...

The drive to Giovanni Di Palma’s Little Italy dining “compound” in Home Park took one-third the time it normally would at 6 p.m. on a Thursday. The Connector was traffic-free and the sidewalks along 14th Street empty, except for the lone college-aged student wearing a facemask – stark signs of the reality that we are all navigating right now. My sp...

Looking for a sublime Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Atlanta, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to achieve your dreams. Atlanta-area buyers usually spend more in March at restaurants than any other month of the year, according to data o...

While most European nations are undergoing a complete shutdown, the White House has woken up and started imparting directions for a national state of emergency.  This situation is unprecedented, and we are bracing up for a major paralysis of our society. After such ordinances, gathering in public places would not be just unsafe, it would be plain i...