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The same food items consumed day in and day out may bring boredom to one's taste bud. Restricting to same taste is unhealthy too. Trying something delicious and tasty won't put too much of stress to one's stomach. Since almost everyone is quite diet conscious, choosing the right food item becomes necessary.Opting for pizza in Weston and Miramar, Fl...

For nearly 20 years, diners have enjoyed the traditional Italian cuisine at Matteo’s of Boca Raton. From Seabass Livornese to Chicken Matteo to Eggplant Rollatini, the restaurant is a go-to for classic Italian dishes. Now, Matteo’s offers a gluten-free menu and a new wine list to provide diners with more options.   “Matteo’s has always been known f...

The Authentic Italian Table is the only high-end Food & Wine Festival in Miami which mainly focus on Italian cuisine and flavors. The opportunity to participate as Exhibitors is reserved to Italian companies of the F&B industry (importers, distributors and producers) and hospitality suppliers that are interested in reaching a wide public of industr...

Michelin-starred chef Cosimo Cassano is transporting Miamians to the Amalfi Coast with his new quaint eatery, Amare, located in the culinary-rich South of Fifth neighborhood. Drawing inspiration from Southern Italy and its glamour, charm and Mediterranean cuisine, Amare aims to evoke “la grande bellezza,” inviting its guests on a cultural journey f...

Not long ago, at a brunchtime get-together of members of FLORIDA TODAY’s Facebook group, 321 Flavor: Where Brevard Eats, the subject of future meals arose. “I want to go to Alfredo’s Paradiso in Merritt Island,” one South Brevardian said. “I love the food, the people are wonderful and we learned how to make mozzarella there. Maybe we could get him...

The Italian Wine School based in Miami, Florida is pleased to announce the first US school to offer the Maestro Italian Wine Course level of the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) certification study program.  Designed for wine industry professionals and aficionados, the eight session course will distinguish itself from other wine certifications...

These picks are based on our 2019 Best of the Best Awards, the 2019 25 Best New Restaurants and 2018 50 Best Restaurants lists, and rolling editorial decisions. Angeline’sThe pappardelle Bolognese and cioppino at Angeline’s are both excellent, but if you’re feeling adventurous, order a few of chef Robert Hoffman’s appetizers. The whipped ricotta wi...

Cicchetti, a new wine bar and retail wine shop from veteran restaurateur Pierre Bader, will open Oct. 1 at Bank of America Corporate Center. Although inspired by traditional Venetian wine bars called bacaros, Cicchetti has some service features — like $5 wine delivery, curbside wine pickup and a monthly wine club cranking out $10 bottles to members...

It’s been more than a decade since acclaimed chef Angelo Elia opened his second upscale location in South Florida. Since then, he has grown a mini contemporary Tuscan chain — Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar, Tapas — as a casual offshoot in step with the nation’s less fussy dining trend.  But now, more than two decades after founding his flagship Casa D’Ange...

The First Block of Downtown St. Pete has always been a center for nightlife in the downtown core. It’s the epicenter of downtown’s wildly popular monthly First Friday event, providing a little something for everyone at bars such as Mandarin Hide, Five Bucks Drinkery, and Pelican Pub. But many people who visit the First Block often gaze across Centr...

Fazoli’s – the brand known for serving up premium Italian recipes at a great value – recently held their 2019 National Brand Conference in Marco Island, Florida where they awarded their brand trailblazers for driving success. “Our National Brand Conference really ignites excitement around our newest brand strategies while celebrating the big wins o...

Last October CL announced the latest concept by local restaurateurs Chris and Michelle Ponte (of Clearwater's Cafe Ponte and Hyde Park's On Swann) who are working alongside their son, JT Mahoney, on an Italian cuisine restaurant, Olivia. We've been waiting patiently for nearly a year on updates, and now we have some. A rep at the restaurant blamed...