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The Starland District welcomes Italian cuisine to the neighborhood restaurant community. In Nov. 2018, Tiffany Cullen-Salmi and Walter Salmi opened Bocci Italian Bistro on the corner of Bull and 32nd Street. The new Savannah venue is the sister restaurant to their first location in Richmond Hill, Georgia. Bocci prides itself on serving hearty porti...

You might not know that Donatella Arpaia, the acclaimed chef, restaurateur, and TV personality, was once an attorney in her early 20s. But after practicing law for about three months, she sat at the bar inside her brother's restaurant and realized there was no place she'd rather be. Now, more than 20 years later, the 47-year-old Arpaia has position...

Next month, Miami is getting sweeter than ever. And if you love Italian gelato, this is an event you can't miss. The Gelato Festival America is the first of its kind in North America and will make its final stop in Miami. This festival is an all-you-can-eat gelato festival and it will be hosted in Brickell City Center on March 16th. You'll get to t...

A black-and-white photograph of a young, curly-haired woman with a loosely knotted shawl around her shoulders leans against vintage Italian books on a small table near the entrance of Dennis Lange’s new restaurant. “This is the only picture left of her,” Lange says with a devilish grin. He will later admit that the woman who supposedly inspired his...

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...

The Knoxville square is now home to a new eatery, Baggio’s Italian Restaurant owned by Maggie Qerimi. The new business took over the location of the former Red Rock Grill & Still at 124 S. 2nd St. and held their grand opening Monday, Feb. 4.  The restaurant specializes in Northern Italian cuisine and the menu offers lunch and dinner options, includ...

Stacey and Kevin Jennings, the husband-and-wife team behind Vivace, are bringing a new casual Italian concept to south Charlotte. Civetta Italian Kitchen + Bar will open in the StoneCrest at Piper Glen shopping center in the old Smoke Modern Barbecue space. The southern Italian restaurant will be open for dinner only during the first few weeks, the...

Luigi’s Italian Restaurant opened in 2008 with Luigi Uzhca at the helm, having recently vacated the hustle-bustle of New York’s Forest Hills community. Situated in Queens, Forest Hills was, and certainly still is, rife with quintessential Italian-American trattorias, a good many, no doubt, headed by Old Country transplants. Tutto Bene was such an e...

Appreciating a pizza you’ve come to know and love is easy. And in the Queen City, whether you prefer a thick crust ringed with caramelized mozzarella, or one that is thin and charred; cheese stretching to the length of your arm, or in a rich, contained bite; toppings piled high or conserved for one special ingredient to shine — pizza makers in town...

Pizza as we know it was invented in Naples. No, the one in Italy. So it makes sense that we — American Neapolitans — celebrate National Pizza Day on Saturday by savoring some of the best pizza along the Gulf Coast. We have options: New York-style, Chicago deep dish and coming on strong, Detroit squares from my hometown. There's plenty of choices fr...

Parlare di vino italiano negli Stati Uniti vuol dire addentrarsi in un mondo complesso, una storia iniziata tanti decenni fa, che oggi vive probabilmente il suo apogeo, grazie ad un giro d’affari che nei primi 10 mesi del 2018, come ricordano i dati Ice di New York, ha toccato 1,65 miliardi di euro, per una quota di mercato che vale il 31,8% di tut...