It’s an ordinary Monday night in North Beach. The parking lot at Abbot Avenue and 71st Street is nearly full. The corner restaurant, Café Prima Pasta, emits an inviting red glow. Past the red awning awaits a warm space blushing with red lanterns and excited chatter. It almost feels like home. Owner Gerry Cea has been welcoming diners to his humble...

From the looks of it, this story represents the American Dream – fulfilled. Three young Italian buddies opened their first ice cream shop, Gelato-go, at 458 Ocean Drive in sunny South Beach on January 18th, 2013. Their Gelato Master learned his Italian gelato-making skills from his father and his family – who have been in the business for over 80 y...

Il Console Generale d’Italia a Miami Cristiano Musillo ha consegnato nei giorni scorsi l’onorificenza dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia che il Presidente Mattarella ha conferito a Maria Padovan, fondatrice della Metropolitan International School of Miami. Padovan è stata nominata Cavaliere per il suo contributo alla diffusione della lingua e della...

After a two-year run, La Centrale has given way to a new food hall at Brickell City Centre. Luna Park is still all about Italian food, but the new team behind the renamed three-story complex has infused the space with different decor, flavors, and ingredients. "Like La Centrale, we cover many regions of Italy and offer fish, meat, and vegetarian di...

You can’t wait to eat, and one restaurant couldn’t wait to get cooking! It’s perfect! Because now, you can get a taste of what they’ll be serving before they start serving! Something delicious has popped up in Miami. It’s Erba Italian restaurant.  Niven Patel, Erba Italian: “It’s our take on ingredients that are sourced locally, but with Italian fl...

Last seen pitching for Team Italy in the Europe-Africa Olympic Qualifier against Israel and Kingdom of the Netherlands last September. Pat Venditte will be join Team Italy catcher Francisco Cervelli when pitchers and catchers report to Miami Marlins Spring Training in Jupiter, Florida on February 12, 2020. The Miami Marlins signed the 34-year-old a...

The Miami Marlins and Team Italy catcher Francisco Cervelli have reached an agreement on a one-year deal worth $2 million. The 33-year-old Italian-Venezuelan made his MLB debut with the New York Yankees in 2008 when he played alongside current Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter and special adviser Jorge Posada. 2009 proved to be a monumental year for Fr...

Automobili Lamborghini has left its signature mark on Art Basel, as this year the storied Italian brand was highlighted during an illustrious evening at The Wolfsonian-FIU museum in Miami’s Art Deco district during Art Basel Miami Beach. The private VIP gathering, known as “A Dreamscape of Italian Design,” commemorated masterpieces created by Itali...

2019 has undoubtedly been a very positive year for the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce. First of all, the Chamber was able to reach the highest number of members in 28 years of its history – an all-time record of 300 corporate members. In addition, thanks to the efforts of our local coordinators and the support of the Consulate General of Italy,...

The 14th Conference of the Italian Researchers in the World, inaugurated at Miami Dade College in Florida, was held in order to emphasize and highlight the work of the Italian researchers in the United States who operate in the area of science, technology, medicine, and humanities. The annual event of the Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel Mon...