The owners of Vivace are bringing a new upscale-casual Italian dining concept to StoneCrest at Piper Glenn this week. Civetta Italian Kitchen + Bar, in the old Smoke Modern Barbecue space, will feature Bucatini with housemade meatballs, Lobster Risotto, Bolognese, chicken or eggplant Parmesan, Veal Saltimbocca and Winter Risotto with mushroom conse...

Chris Hills is Wild Olive’s bar manager: You know how those openings are. We were overstaffed, of course. It was chaotic, but more just because you don’t know where everything is. I’ve worked over 2,500 shifts here now, so you just turn around and you know. Brad Gozis is Wild Olive’s chef de cuisine: It was crazy, because at the time, Fred Neuville...

Paul Sorvino will be presented the prestigious Pat Conroy Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th annual Beaufort International Film Festival in February. The festival dates are February 19-24, 2019 with the Red Carpet Reception and Awards Gala taking place on Sunday, February 24th at the University of South Carolina, Beaufort, Center for the Arts....

Damiano's Wood Fired Pizza, a local food truck serving Neapolitan-style pies, celebrates two years around the sun this Sat. Feb. 2 starting at 4 p.m. at Low Tide Brewing. In honor of all things pizza and beer, we chatted with owner Ciro Damiano, who was happy to deep-dish about his 'za and how he sees his food truck helping Charleston's cuisine sce...

One of the main reasons most of us joined the Italian American Club of Hilton Head Island apart from sharing the Italian heritage and culture is our common bond and deep interest in helping those who are in need of charitable assistance. Our fundraising programs include several events, such as our Italian Heritage Festival, Italian Sunday Dinner, "...

You know that line you always hear about there being no decent pizza — let alone apizza — down South? Fuhgettaboutit!  One of East Haven’s oldest and best pizzerias, Tolli’s Apizza at 410 Main St., is getting ready to open a second place later this year in a well-traveled, fast-growing shopping area of Johns Island, S.C., a barrier island just outs...

Old recipes, extra carbs, complex sauces, and cheese — it’s no shocker why Italian cuisine is adored. The weather may not get that cold here in Charleston, but that doesn’t mean Lowcountry residents can’t join the Northerners and hunker down with a comforting plate of pasta this time of year. Restaurants choose the traditional approach or a fresh t...

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mom, Bernice C. Pellitteri,on November 6, 2018, from Alzheimer's Disease. Mom came into this world a fragile being, born on October 16, 1932 in Early Branch, South Carolina, weighing less than 2 pounds. The doctor wrapped her in cotton soaked in oil and placed her in a dresser drawer...

The name, the menu, the recipes, and the family are the same. There’s only one difference between the brand new Michael’s New York Style Pizza, Pasta & Grill in Carolina Forest and the one at 1701 N. Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. The new one is closer to home. “A lot of the customers who live in this area kept asking us to come out here,” Tom Nuzz...

Hilton Head Island is set to welcome a new Italian restaurant owned by a popular New Jersey chef. Nunzio Patruno, a noted chef, is renovating a building on New Orleans Road and expects it to open by March. “We plan to improvise with a lot of seafood and homemade pasta,” Patruno said Wednesday. “We want a lighter menu.” The restaurant will be at 18...