Everett High School football star Jonathan DiBiaso, one of the most prolific quarterbacks in Massachusetts state history, has a new college football address. DiBiaso has been named an assistant football coach at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He will be an offensive analyst on new head coach Clark Lea’s staff in addition to serving as Vanderbi...

For over 35 years, the names Tony and Cathy Mantuano have been synonymous with the best of Italian cuisine in the US. In 1984, the couple helped open Chicago’s Spiaggia—he as chef, she in the front-of-house and wine departments—then went on to helm the restaurant as it garnered Michelin stars, James Beard awards and famous fans like Barack Obama. C...

In a dark, tumultuous year for Nashville restaurants, the opening of Yolan inside luxury hotel The Joseph has been one of the shining lights. It is a masterstroke of Tony and Cathy Mantuano, who have long been leaders in shaping the way we dine. Tony is a Michelin-starred and James Beard award-winning chef; Cathy is a virtuoso on wines and their pa...

Yolan, the signature Italian restaurant from multi-James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano at downtown’s Joseph Hotel, is opening on August 25. Alongside wine and hospitality expert (and his wife) Cathy Mantuano, the duo will offer modern dishes alongside family heirloom recipes. Radish, a health-focused, fast-casual restaurant opens in Sylvan...

In search of a new favorite Italian spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Nashville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill. 1. Angelo's Picnic Pizza & Italian Restaurant Topping the list is Angelo's Picnic Pizza & Italian Restaurant. Loca...

Early this year, when Tony Galzin realized that chef Tony Mantuano and his wife Cathy Mantuano were eating at Nicky’s Coal Fired — the restaurant Galzin co-owns in The Nations — he kind of freaked out. “Holy shit,” says Galzin. “I could not believe they were sitting in my restaurant. I didn’t want to embarrass them, but I had to say something. I am...

Lauren Mascitti is a singer-songwriter and one of the American Idol hopefuls for season 18 of the singing-competition reality show. She auditioned for the judges in Nashville. Mascitti grew up in Ohio but later moved to Nashville. She brought Shawn Camp, a Grammy Award-winning country music producer with her to accompany her on the audition. Accord...

City native Tony Caporale, a lighting designer, programmer and director based in Nashville, Tennessee, recently received the 2020 Parnelli Award for Lighting Director of the Year for his work with Top 40 recording artist Billie Eilish. Other lighting directors nominated for the award represented artists such as The Rolling Stones, Muse, Paul McCart...

East Nashville-based restaurant Nicoletto's Italian Kitchen is opening a second location Nov. 15 in Hillsboro Village at 2123 Belcourt Ave., Nashville, according to a social media post by the company.The restaurant, owned by brothers Ryan and Danny Nicoletto, offers pasta, sandwiches, salads and other dishes as well as beer and wine. Nicoletto's is...

For a time it seemed like Green Hills neighborhood in Nashville, TN had been all but forgotten as restaurants opened their doors in every other corner of the city. But if last year is any indication, this busy neighborhood is emerging as a dining destination in its own right with no sign of losing momentum any time soon. North Italia, the latest ad...