NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

If you’ve taken a stroll down West 7th Street just off the downtown Columbia square recently, there’s a strong chance you’ve gotten a whiff of fresh baked garlic bread. And if you’ve followed your nose, you’d be one of several people who have paid a visit to the city’s newest downtown Italian restaurant, Mama Mila’s. Located on the third floor abov...

Columbia will soon welcome a new business to the Five Points area. Enzo’s will open its doors Tuesday in the former home of Blue Cactus Café. The New York deli restaurant was created by Joe Cardinale, owner and head chef, who felt like a piece of home was missing after making his move to Columbia. Cardinale has worked as the head chef at Ripper’s,...

Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that attorney Joseph L. Raia has been appointed chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law. Raia will play in the leadership of the 17,000-member section that has representation from over 100 countries worldwide. Joseph L....

Next month, St. Pete will get is a taste of a fast-food concept unlike any other—Dal Moro’s Fresh Pasta To Go. Dal Moro’s mission is to show Americans that its possible to enjoy authentic Italian fresh pasta in a fast-casual environment without spending a fortune.  Dal Moro’s also has locations in Venice, Toronto, and Ottawa. But the one coming alo...

Really good pizza may be difficult to find, but not anymore in Franklin County. Tony and Jamie have seen to that. Antonio “Tony” Renaldo and Jamie Brown, co-owners of Piezan Pizzeria Italiano in downtown Winchester, are transplants from upstate New York who now offer their unique blend of culinary artistry and authentic Italian pizza at their new s...

Athenians are getting restless. The urge to travel has been frustrated by coronavirus, and countless trips have been canceled or postponed. Baking, Netflix binges and jigsaw puzzles are pale substitutes for the joys of seeing the world and savoring its bounty.     For those who’d like to enjoy the rolling hills, wineries and food of Tuscany, we may...

If you wanted to call Cibo Trattoria “Paul’s 2.0,” you wouldn’t be far off. Risen out of the ashes of Paul’s Fine Italian Dining, Cibo features the chef, sous-chef and longtime manager of Paul’s, along with many of the same Italian dishes served at Paul’s for more than 30 years in Winston-Salem. Paul’s, founded in 1988 on Robinhood Hood by Italian-...

The Marlins have added switch-pitcher Pat Venditte on a minor-league deal, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports on Twitter. He had been with the organization during Spring Training. Venditte, 35, has long been one of the game’s quirkiest players due to his ability to work off the mound with either arm, depending upon the handedness of the hitter. It’s m...

The typical restaurant experience has changed quite a bit since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived this spring. Many customers are opting for takeout and delivery over the dine-in routine, and while restaurants have shifted to accommodate customers ordering online, pop-up restaurants like Sarasota’s new Tralia has arrived right on time. Tralia has no ph...

Yolan, the signature Italian restaurant from multi-James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano at downtown’s Joseph Hotel, is opening on August 25. Alongside wine and hospitality expert (and his wife) Cathy Mantuano, the duo will offer modern dishes alongside family heirloom recipes. Radish, a health-focused, fast-casual restaurant opens in Sylvan...

All of Ferrari’s mid-engined V8 supercars are special but the 430 Scuderia is even more special than most. Ferrari unveiled the hardcore, track-focused variant of the F430 back in 2007 with Michael Schumacher famously playing a role in its development. While it was later succeeded by the 458 Speciale and then the 488 Pista, the 430 Scuderia remains...

Boasting an unapologetic commitment to Italian traditions and authentic recipes, Quanto Basta Italian Eatery & Wine Bar will open in downtown Wilmington on Thursday. The family-run restaurant’s opening comes after two years of meticulous planning and intensive renovations of a unique 1800s building that previously housed law offices. Separated by a...