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Tre Luna Bar & Kitchen is a family-owned business, but it’s the family that owners Brian and Erin Mooney have gathered together that is key to its success. From the partners who helped make the restaurant happen to the staff and regular customers who keep it going, Tre Luna is a delicious destination. Seven years ago, the husband-and-wife team boug...

Pastificio Propaganda, an inviting new Italian restaurant in Wynwood, offers a menu of modernized renditions of Southern Italian dishes, which speak to the Sicilian ancestry of its owner and general manager Fabrizio Gallina. "For the most part Italian cuisine in Miami is presented like it was 40 years ago, and if you don't travel to Italy, you don'...

Nunzio Campanile loves to share this favorite story about his brother, Anthony, a Miami Dolphins assistant coach, and their family. “When Anthony was in college, he was dating some girl or whatever. So, we sat down for dinner on Sunday early, around 2 o’clock. Sit down, and this girl calls around 2:30,” Nunzio Campanile said. Well, I’ll call you ba...

Since moving to Charlotte from Chicago, it seemed like I forgot how to speak Italian, as in food. While it was my regular go-to in Chi-town, I have ignored one of my favorite cuisines since moving to the Queen City.  Shortly after landing here, an acquaintance recommended Mama Ricotta’s as a spot I had to try. I still haven’t made it there, but I d...

Opening a restaurant is a high-risk proposition at the best of times. These days, with COVID-19 precautions, limited occupancy, and a staggering 85 percent of restaurants at serious risk of closing in the coming months, it seems to be too serious a risk, like a poker player drawing to an inside straight. But on the Isles of Capri, AJ Black exudes a...

Authentic Italian Restaurant, Nonna Rosa, is reassuring its customers in Okatie, South Carolina safe and efficient food delivery. Customers of Nonna Rosa Italian Restaurant in Bluffton SC will not only be treated with authentic Italian dishes but safe food handling, too. The traditional restaurant goes above and beyond to provide safe food and a se...

When the coronavirus abruptly shut down NCAA spring sports in March, Alabama golfer Angelica Moresco suddenly found herself having to make a hard choice: deciding between her family home in Italy and her golfing home in Tuscaloosa. She went with the wisest option. She chose both. “When we found out that the season was canceled, my teammate who is a...

With the holiday season approaching and winter break for the University of the Hampshire just over the horizon, students are running out of time to enjoy all that the town of Durham has to offer before returning home.  Whether it’s treating your parents to a nice local dinner while they’re in town or shooting that final shot in the midst of ‘cuffin...

Devito's is a passion project from James Devito owner of Taps Restaurant Bar & Lounge in downtown Tampa. Founded on Italian heritage and principles nothing is bought; everything is handmade and made from scratch. What separates DeVito's is the love and passion that goes into making every single dish ordered. Each menu item has a story, and the best...

Sal Rando regretted ever selling his quaint pizza shop at New Hope Square shopping center in north Gastonia in 2015. But after spending the last five years working a number of other jobs, Rando's made his long-awaited return to the shop, where he'll sling pizza dough once again. Rando's been a pizza and food fanatic as long as he can remember. At a...

The free-agent forward is finalizing a three-year, $61.5 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, his agent, Michael Tellem of CAA Sports, told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Over the past week, the retooling Thunder have made multiple moves, including sending Chris Paul to the Phoenix Suns, Dennis Schroder to the Los Angeles Lakers, Kelly Oubre Jr. to...

Chris Chagnon knows a thing or two about restaurants, which likely explains the immediate success of his latest venture, Pavino’s Italian Bistro and Pizzeria in Maggie Valley, The restaurant opened a month ago and has seen a constant stream of customers, as well as positive reviews. Walking into Pavino’s feels like walking into a hole-in-the-wall m...