Since he was an adolescent growing up in Italy, chef Maurizio Colucci of Primo! Ristorante (8076 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. 359-3690; primo-ristorante.com) was learning the ins and outs of culinary mastery. He brought his passion for authentic fare and flavorful cooking to his own restaurant, which opened in Sarasota in 1986, and Colucci has kept...

by Susan Rife   Italian guitarists Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli, who perform as "SoloDuo," will present a concert of classical guitar music as part of the GuitarSarasota series, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota. SoloDuo has performed throughout Europe, Asia, and the...

Gianluca Fontani è il presidente della Camera di commercio italiana a Miami. Nel nostro viaggio fra i protagonisti dei rapporti fra Italia e Stati Uniti, ci sembra importante dare voce a chi presiede una istituzione fondamentale in una delle zone più importanti per il business in America. Presidente Fontani, ci parli un po' di lei. Da Firenze a Mi...