The Orlando Magic selected Duke forward Paolo Banchero with the first pick in the 2022 NBA draft on Thursday night. After weeks of Auburn's Jabari Smith being projected as the consensus top pick, the Magic shocked everyone by selecting Banchero. Banchero is the second No. 1 pick in the last four years for the Blue Devils (Zion Williamson went No. 1...

Jeremiah's Italian Ice was recognized as one of the Top Food Franchises in 2022 by Entrepreneur. The ranking, which is featured in the summer issue of Entrepreneur's StartUps magazine, highlights the best food-related franchises, across 31 categories, that applied for the 2022 Franchise 500 ranking. Jeremiah's Italian Ice was ranked No. 2 in the Fr...

Each pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase completely immerses Guests in the beauty and culture of an international country and Guests love to sample authentic and delicious cuisine from each location on a Disney vacation. The Italy Pavilion is home to several table service dining locations that offer up regional specialties from around Italy that are...

Marketplace at Avalon Park is getting a new restaurant where the guest is the chef. Spoleto Italian Kitchen has signed on to be the newest vendor in the food hall, Marketplace at Avalon Park. Spoleto is known for its build-your-own portion of its menu, specifically pasta, where guests can choose their base, six ingredients, choice of sauce and garn...

Tonight we decided to go out to our local restaurant but it was closed. Instead, we decided to give it a new try at Tartini Pizzeria & Spaghetteria in Orlando. It always has a crowd when you are there. Especially at 7 pm.  When we arrived they asked if we had a reservation. We said we did not as we looked at a half-full restaurant. Instead, they re...

Of the eleven pavilions in EPCOT’s World Showcase at the Walt Disney World Resort, the Italy Pavilion has long been a favorite of Guests who are looking to enjoy authentic dining in charming and immersive settings. The Italy pavilion is home to several dining options, including the very popular Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria, which whisks Guests...

Italy's Serie A wants to organise a tournament in the United States during this year's World Cup, using players not called up by their national sides, as it seeks to boost its international profile, chief executive Luigi De Siervo said. Qatar will host the World Cup from Nov. 21 to Dec. 18, forcing major European leagues such as Serie A to take an...

Tucked away in Altamonte Springs’ quiet Prairie Lake Plaza is one of Orlando’s most delicious, garlic-scented hidden gems: Nonno’s Italian Restaurant. Nonno’s is—simply put—charming. Within the cozy interior featuring photos of Italian food on the walls and relaxed seating, diners find the perfect spot to enjoy an Italian meal. But even more charmi...

“I didn’t think you’d sound so New York!” Antoniella Paradiso exclaimed as we greeted one another on the phone. That was cool. Because until my recent visit to the University Boulevard outpost of Antonella’s Pizzeria (where the I in her name gets dropped), I didn’t think the pizza would be so New York, either. I’d been to their first Winter Park lo...

They call it the Feast of the Seven Fishes, but in chef Kevin Fonzo’s experience, that’s generally in name only. “In most Italian families, I think that’s the bare minimum,” he says, laughing. All joking aside, the feast’s earliest origins lie in Catholic tradition. “Just as Italian Catholics don’t eat meat on Good Friday, they do not eat meat on C...