Not even a hurricane could stop a club determined to make history on Saturday. The Italian Heritage Festival was supposed to take place in September but Irma had different plans, so the stakes were even higher as the Italian-American Club of Hilton Head was attempting to break a Guinness World Record of "World's Largest Meatball". An Italian club i...

An idea jokingly cooked up over some wine about a year ago is about to become reality. During the annual Italian-American Club of Hilton Head Island dinner last year, Joe Sullivan, owner and chef of Mulberry Street Trattoria, and other club members were casually chatting about making the world’s largest meatball, and on Saturday during the Italian...

Gianni Moscardini sits at the bar topped with Balfour Pink granite — a nod to his former business — with a glass of red wine before him. For this transplanted Italian, la vita e bella. Life is indeed beautiful. And delicious. Twenty-four years ago this spring, Moscardini, now 65, opened La Cava, a restored church whose name means The Quarry in Ital...

The owners of Larkins Restaurant Group opened a brand new restaurant in downtown Greenville, specializing in Italian food! It’s in the same location where the Irish pub “The Playwright” used to be, but with a lighter and fresher feel. Dishes are made from recipes of the owner’s and COO’s Italian grandmothers. Jennifer Martin shows us what’s on the...

Giovanna De Luca was disappointed in the lack of international cinema when she moved to Charleston from New York City 13 years ago. "I couldn't find anything international, French or anything," she says. "There were no art movies, and it was traumatic for me."  So she decided to do something about it, something that happened to mesh with her field...

Last July we posted an article about our Meatball Challenge, but since then, the details have changed due to Hurricane Irma causing us to cancel and reschedule our annual Feast to Honor San Gennaro. Now, we are having both events on the same day in the same outdoor venue, Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head, South Carolina (the same location where we...

From pizza and sliders to performances of traditional music, there were plenty staples of Italy at the Italian festival held at the Market Common this past weekend. Officially called Festa Italiana, the event took place on Saturday and Sunday, costing only a dollar to attend, and featuring authentic Italian food and entertainment with plenty more...

It’s time for everyone to be Italian! The 5th Annual Summerville Italian Feast will be held on Sunday, October 15th in downtown Summerville on Hutchinson Square from 11am to 7pm. This popular cultural event gets bigger and better every year and this year is no exception. Join us for Live Entertainment, Games & Contests, Dancing in the Street, Grape...

Frank Baldari from the Myrtle Beach lodge of Sons and Daughters of Italy joined News13 NOW at 9 a.m. on Thursday to talk about the upcoming Festa Italiana. The Fall 2017 edition of the annual festival will be Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8. The festival in Myrtle Beach’s Market Common celebrates everything Italian. There will be authentic Ita...

Shortly after Lorenzo D’Angelo took a leap of faith and left his native Rome, Italy, to enroll at Coastal Carolina, he realized the football being played at the Division I college football level was vastly different than what was being played in his young adult league back home. “Once I got here I understood this level is not what I was used to,” D...