forchetta (forˈket.ta)is the new restaurant concept from the mind of award-winning Executive Chef Luca Annunziata. forchetta’s menu is handcrafted with high quality and locally sourced ingredients, featuring inspiration from across Italy. Chef Luca began his unique culinary career under his mother’s guidance in Naples, Italy, where he developed a d...

Morganton’s music scene will take on an international flair when some long-distance travelers take the stage Saturday night. All the way from Italy by way of Nashville — where they played Wednesday night — the Anita Camarella and Davide Facchini Duo will perform in the Upper Wine Room at The Grind Café and Coffeehouse in downtown Morganton on Satur...

People who stopped in to check out Alex & Teresa’s in the first few months after its opening were greeted by Sinatra tunes and floor-to-ceiling murals of the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. If they took these cues to mean that they had just entered a New York Italian pizza-pasta joint, they were in for a surprise when they opened t...

Rocco Commisso has secured an immediate boost after taking over ACF Fiorentina, with the Serie A club securing a spot in this summer’s International Champions Cup. Fiorentina will replace AS Roma, who have had to withdraw from the pre-season soccer tournament – which is run by Relevent Sports – due to Europa League qualification demands. Fiorentina...

FIAT Club America is preparing to host its 36th annual "FIAT FreakOut" (FFO) national convention from July 10 – 14 in Greensboro, North Carolina. This year's event also coincides with the 120th anniversary of FIAT and the 70th anniversary of Abarth high-performance vehicles. Building off of last year's event, which was one of the most highly attend...

Joey O’s Pizzeria and Italian Grill will be opening on Thursday, June 6 at 1521 Hwy. 17 Little River. The grand opening will start with the Little River Chamber of Commerce leading the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The grand opening offers 10 percent discount on all pizzas and calzones from June 6 thru 9 and other specials. Guests can also enjoy live mu...

What’s that? Don’t know about Agostino’s? Welp, look no further than the newish strip of eateries in New Centre Commons (a stone’s throw from Target), I highly suggest a visit. For all things barbecue and beer, Skytown is there to satisfy all smoky needs. For fresh Japanese fare, there’s Mizuki. And when the marinara mood hits right, there’s no den...

Summer is almost here and that means many local restaurants and eateries will be featuring new products that pay homage to the hot summer months. They will not only cool us off with fun summer drinks and help us unwind, but help you enjoy a relaxing meal with fresh veggies, seafood and other summer treats. If you’re looking for a place that can pro...

Could a painting hanging on the wall of the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) hold the key to a culinary mystery? One of the most popular comfort foods in the world is spaghetti and meatballs. If you read food blogs, you may have heard that this dish did not originate on Italian soil. Many celebrity chefs, Italian-American chefs, and food writers...

FIAT Club America will host it's 36th Annual National Convention from July 10-14, 2019, in Greensboro, NC at the Grandover Resort. This year, the "FIAT FreakOut," as the event is called, continues celebrating the ownership of FIAT brand in North America. FIAT USA is a major sponsor and will showcase its iconic Italian design and ownership lifestyle...