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...

Sandy Springs knows a hit when it tastes it. Five years ago, chef-owner Jamie Adams created il Giallo Osteria & Bar on the top parcel of the movie theater tucked in an eclectic mix of eateries and businesses facing Roswell Road. First one has to master the pronunciation “il jah lo,” combining the Italian words “yellow” and “mystery,” evoking the hu...

Welcome to Cerrone’s Brick Oven Pizzeria! We are locally owned and operated serving the only true to region, authentic New York brick oven pizza in Columbus. Our pizzas are masterfully put together by our Head Pizzaiolo Leo whom has trained under multiple World Champions and some of the industry’s leading pizza makers while obtaining certifications...

After several delays, Grana, the Italian restaurant from the White Bull founder chef Pat Pascarella, is slated to open within the next month, and a first look at the menu (see below) shows pizza, pasta, meatball flights, and wood-fired entrees. With a prominent location in Piedmont Heights across from Grindhouse Burgers (1835 Piedmont Avenue), Gran...

Angelini Pharma announces today it has acquired the ThermaCare® global business rights, excluding North America, from GSK. The deal also includes the dedicated US manufacturing site for ThermaCare in Albany, Georgia. The acquired asset supports Angelini Pharma reinforcing both its Consumer Healthcare business and consolidating its International pre...

Is Sicilian pizza about to be the next big trend? In August, Anthony Spina, of O4W Pizza and Nina & Rafi, announced he’d be bringing Sicilian slices to Virginia-Highland this spring with a restaurant called Pizza By the Slice. Now Antico Pizza’s Giovanni di Palma is getting in on the action with Gio’s Sicilian, which will hold a soft opening this w...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Atlanta, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings. 1. Your Pie Topping the list is an outpost of the chain Your Pie. Located at 275 Memorial Drive SE,...

Every workday, facilities manager Tom Francis starts his morning the same way. He enters the chapel at Mother Cabrini Shrine on Lookout Mountain, turns on the lights and addresses a statue of the shrine’s namesake. “I tell her, ‘OK boss, this is your place. I’m just a pair of hands. You need to help me or we won’t be able to be here for those who c...

When Martino Canelo moved to the United States from Peru in 1986, he started working in an Italian restaurant to support himself while he took English classes. He started as a bus boy and worked his way up the ranks to be a waiter, a bartender, then a cook.Canelo fell in love with the cuisine and, after working in Italian restaurants in several cit...

Atlanta Public Schools would no longer recognize Columbus Day as a school holiday under a proposed calendar change. The move would be largely symbolic, since the district would instead give students and staff the same day off for Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Both days fall on Oct. 12, 2020.  APS has historically marked the holiday on its calendars as C...