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Leading Italian fashion, art and design school Istituto Marangoni is expanding in the U.S. with its first school in the region, located in Miami’s Design District. The venue will be unveiled during Art Basel, running Dec. 7 to 10. “Go big or go home,” said entrepreneur Hakan Baykam, president of the new Miami school, showing a photo of the impressi...

Giowine—'The Italian Link to the Americas'—is targeting the cruise industry with its selection of fine Italian wines, featuring just one top producer from each region. 'Giowine is not a broker,' Miami-based VP Ricardo March stressed. Instead, the company sees itself as an ambassador of Italian wine and culture. The Italian lifestyle revolves aroun...

Domani, 17 novembre, oltre 50 Piccole, Medie Imprese Italiane operanti negli Usa saranno protagoniste, per la prima volta negli Stati Uniti, con il Pmi Day - la Giornata Nazionale delle Piccole e Medie Imprese organizzata da Piccola Industria Confindustria - con l'obiettivo di promuovere tra i giovani studenti americani la diffusione della cultura...

Birmingham native, Anne Bruno LaRussa is the founder of “Oasis,” a non-profit organization that provides mental health counseling to women and children in the Birmingham area. Anne Bruno LaRussa graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1993 with a master’s degree in counselor education and two years later, founded “Oasis”, an organ...

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...

The Calamari Sisters, a live-action spoof of a public access television show taping of a cooking show hosted by best friend/worst enemy sisters, Carmela & Delphine Calamari, will once again take center stage at Auburn Public Theater on Nov. 16, 17 and 18. The original title in a series of seven different but similar shows, "Cooking with the Calamar...

National Italian wine importer, Santa Margherita USA Inc., has announced the release of three sparkling wines. Two bottlings, their Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore Brut DOCG, and Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé, re-enter the marketplace with a redesigned bottle, label and communications campaign, "Uncork Extraordinary". Their third, Santa Margh...

Wynwood Oven has opened its doors in Miami’s Wynwood Art District! Conceived by Wine by the Bay owner and former Design District gallerist Stefano Campanini, Wynwood Oven will offer a wine-centric menu, pizza, food and wine pairing dinners and events. Inspired by the neighborhood Italian enoteca, Wynwood Oven (nicknamed WYN that plays on words “win...

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...

You wouldn't know it by a quick Google search, but Joey D's Italian Restaurant & Bar has opened a third location on Marco Island. But you'd certainly know it by the packed parking lot on a Friday evening at the start of season. "Your neighborhood Italian restaurant and bar," as the tagline goes, had all the comforts of a local eatery with friendly...

If you ask Pizzantica owner and manager Tony Mari what is unique about his restaurant, located at 780 Leonard Ave., Albemarle, he is quick to let you know that the faire served there is authentic Italian. “Our family is true Italian, right off the boat,” said Mari. “I’m second generation, and came to the USA about 20 years ago. My two partners at P...

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...