Anthony Spina opened O4W Pizza inside Irwin Street Market in January 2015. Over the past year, the New Jersey native has managed to forever change Atlanta's pizza obsessions by bringing us the Grandma pie, now one of the city's most crave-worthy examples of the form.   Eater recently sat down with Spina to talk about his successful first yea...

Is there room for another Neapolitan pizza maker in Atlanta? Ribalta thinks so. The new pizza joint in Midtown comes from Italians Pasquale Cozzolino, formerly of Dellaroccos in Brooklyn, and Rosario Procino, founder of Keste pizzeria in New York City. Their Neapolitan cuisine stretches beyond pies, and includes handmade pastas and main entrees. &...

Inman Park has become one of the city's prime destinations for good dining, exploding recently with the gigantic food hall of the Krog Street Market. I've sampled most restaurants in the neighborhood, but my favorite remains BoccaLupo (753 Edgewood Ave., 404-577-2332).   Bruce Logue, an Atlanta native with a chef 's experience unlike anyone...

The VIII Italian Film Festival of Atlanta and its promoter, Claudio Di Persia, announce a full line up with seven new films and one documentary starting on opening night April 24th at 7:30 pm.   The best productions of the current Italian Film season will be screened at the Plaza Theater from the 24th to the 27th of April. The full line up,...

"Cucina povera" and "alta cucina" may be apples and oranges (or rather mele e arance), but we Americans adore them just the same—indeed more than any other foreign cuisine, according to recent reports.   These 20 best Italian restaurants in America—which stretch from the best restaurants in Miami in the south right up to San Francisco's best...

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to the United States for a select run of concerts in 2013 as he drums up support for his recently released "Passione." "Passione" is a collection of Mediterranean love songs featuring duets with global pop stars Jennifer Lopez, Nelly Furtado and the late Edith Piaf. The legendary singer is the biggest sell...

"Light in the Piazza," one of the most complex musicals to produce, is being performed in Atlanta for the first time. Theatrical Outfit in downtown Atlanta is housing the city's first production of this Italian-American play under Richard Garner's direction as part of its 2015-16 Season of Courage series.   "It is a tender love story,"...

The IX Italian Film Festival of Atlanta, its promoter Claudio Di Persia, and its proud sponsor Ciancia announce a full line up with eight new films. The best productions of the current Italian Film season will be screened April 23 through April 26 at the Plaza Theatre.   The full line up, times and dates, trailers and more are now available...

Italian cinema is hot right now with Paolo Sorrentino's The Great Beauty winning the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film and grossing a cool $2.8 million in the United States, good for No. 9 on the Italian-language box-office list. So it's the perfect time to brush up on some of the latest Italian movies at the 2014 Atlanta Film Festival, which wi...

Pat Fiorello, a painting instructor for 10 years at Dunwoody's Spruill Center for the Arts, has come a long way since the time when her second grade teacher soured her on painting by yelling to the class about cleaning up their paints. She's just published "Bella Italia - Italy Through the Eyes of an Artist," a book of more than 80 of her oil and...