Trattoria Pasquale’s “Big Night” 7-course Italian feasts have become one of the most anticipated culinary events in Tampa. Each month, the restaurant showcases a different region of Italy, bringing its food and culture to life through a meticulously curated 7-course meal. Chef Luigi, the mastermind behind “Big Night,” pours his passion into creatin...

Two realities that share many values, an important pairing precisely to emphasize how the "Freccia Rossa" - one of the most prestigious and best-known Italian brands in the world - is proposed as a further symbol of Made in Italy in the United States. 1000 Miglia - defined by Enzo Ferrari as the most beautiful race in the world - is much more than...

My Big Gay Italian Wedding has been scheduled for Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa on Wednesday, June 12 and Thursday, June 13, with both shows at 8 p.m. Tickets starting at $50 will be available Friday, February 9 at 10 a.m. via  seminolehardrocktampa.com and . Fans can access venue presale tickets on Wednesday, F...

Experience the Paranormal Investigation of The Italian Club (1731 E 7th Ave) in Ybor City, a captivating journey into the eerie past of this historic site. Award-winning guides and paranormal investigation teams lead guests through 90 minutes of chilling tales and immersive exploration, utilizing state-of-the-art ghost-hunting equipment. The event...

Dr. Davide Tanasi, a professor in the Department of History and the director of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute of Digital Exploration (IDEx), presented a three-part lecture series on his research into ancient Sicily at The Italian Club of Tampa located in Ybor City. The sold-out event sought to reinvigorate the cultural legacy of the c...

On the outside, it looks like a street café complete with the lighting and umbrellas one might find outside a restaurant in Venice. However, this venue is in Midtown and brings with it the name of the owner's grandfather. Oronzo's (Un)Common Italian is what they call fast casual Italian food. Named for Oronzo Bavaro, his work ethic shows in the foo...

Even though there are other pretty great options for Italian food in New Tampa, if you like feeling like family as you enjoy traditional comfort food “Italiano,” you need to visit my friends Pat Ciaccio and Erik Ravenna at Johnny C’s Italian Eatery, located in the small plaza on Cross Creek Blvd. at Morris Bridge Rd.  Jannah and I — and photographe...

Tampa’s hottest new pizza spot is Cipriano Zonin, and the mobile pizzeria is now serving whole pies in the city. They’ve just partnered with local brewery staple Common Dialect (5023 N Florida Ave) and will be posted up on-site through the end of 2023. Their hours are: - Sunday: 12-8 pm- Monday: Closed- Tuesday: 5-9 pm- Wednesday: 5-9 pm- Thursday:...

The biennial Convention of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America is currently taking place in Tampa, Florida, from August 16th to 19th. This year, for the first time in over 100 years of existence of this organization, a delegation of representatives from Italian chapters has participated in the event, adding a significant contribution f...

Bavaro’s, one of the top Italian restaurants in Tampa, is expanding with a brand new location in Clearwater. Construction has officially begun on the Clearwater Beach location in Mandalay Plaza (458 Mandalay Avenue), confirms Dan Bavaro. The founder and owner of the restaurant took to Facebook to express his gratitude for the continued support of h...