The Times of London named the Uffizi Gallery, located in Florence, Italy, the "world's greatest gallery." In South Florida, the restoration of artworks found at the Uffizi Gallery is supported by the Palm Beach-based Friends of the Uffizi Gallery. Since their inception in 2006, the organization has fully funded, or contributed to the...

by Nicole Danna   When Tony D's chef/owner Jay Speranza was growing up in Rochester, New York, the family kitchen was an important part of his day-to-day life. These days, Speranza is spending more time is professional kitchens, including that of the South Florida expansion of his Rochester-based Italian eatery, which launched an outpos...

In his native Bari along the southeast coast of Italy, Gianni Minervini recalls dining on seafood and a spicy sauce with pasta — but never those things combined in one dish because that would counter Italy's culinary sensibilities. So why is an all-in-one seafood-pasta-spicy-sauce dish on the menu at Minervini's restaurant, where Italian culinary...

For an eatery with "modern" in its name, Cena Modern Italian Restaurant pays tribute to the past. Black-and-white oversized photos of James Dean, Elvis Presley and Mariln Monroe adorn the walls while songs like Mel Tormé's jazzy "Sunday in New York" play overhead. The bathrooms are also labeled "guys" and "dolls." Cena is new to the happy-hour sce...

Brioni announced the opening of the first boutique in Palm Beach on Worth Avenue, the city's luxury shopping destination. The 100-square-meter store mirrors the brand's new store concept and fans out over two selling areas dedicated to the formalwear and leisurewear.   The interiors are luxuriously decorated with glass, bronzed brass, marble...

Il Circolo, the Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches joined in the celebration of Italians at the annual Feast of Little Italy in Abacoa, Jupiter. Once again, Director, Jerry Somma, put together a super event the week-end of November 7,8,9, 2014. Il Circolo's booth captured every entrant's eye as they came through the opening gates.  ...

Most people think of Monday as a day of dread. I've come to think of Monday as one of my favorite food days of the week. That's the day I go to Lynora's on Clematis Street in West Palm Beach and get the Monday specials – an $8 Margarita pizza and Maria Abbenante's glorious meatballs (housemade with beef and pork) for $2 each. They make you wish Tue...

Former co-owner of a $120 million private label clothing manufacturing and marketing company, Joseph Pietrafesa, has launched a new sportswear brand called Va Bene Style. Focused on uniquely designed casual sportswear aimed at the upper crust leisure set and centered around the sports of Polo, Yachting, Racing and Equestrian, the new online label w...

Sunday, January 17, 2016. 1-3 pm. Join Il Circolo and Cafe Sapori owners, Fabrizio and Francesco, for a beautiful luncheon dedidated to the culinary traditions of Italy's Sicily region. Purchase your tickets online from this email and you will be redirected to our secure partner site, Black Tie South Florida, where your payment will be process...

By Johnny Diaz   You don't have to wait till fall for classical music events in South Florida. The Symphony of the Americas is back for its 22nd Summerfest, and you can catch a performance at 3 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church, 11 SW 11th St., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for students.   Each summer, the Fo...