Volo, a new upscale Italian restaurant, will open on Monday, November 18 in Myers Park. The restaurant takes the space formerly occupied by Lumiere, a popular French restaurant that abruptly closed back in May. The exact address is 1039 Providence Road next to Harris Teeter. Volo will be open for dinner only to start, with lunch service rolling out...

Thursday, October 24th 4:30 pm - 7:30pm. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bioinformatics Building, 9331 Robert D. Snyder Rd, Charlotte, NC 28223. Fourth Round Table - Italian Technology & Design Furniture. Presented by the Honorary Consul of Italy to North Carolina and CCI-NC. FREE - RSVP Now! The Round Table series, organized by the...

Thursday October 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Popp-Martin Student Union Movie Theater, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte (NC). Consul General Pier Forlano is a highly motivated and dedicated diplomat, with 30 years of professional experience, including appointments in four Embassies (Bulgaria, Malta, South Africa and Australia). In 1987 he was...

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...

If the idea of eating at a hotel restaurant has you thinking you’ve made an odd choice, you might want to reconsider, especially in Charlotte’s center city. This wasn’t always the case. Hotel restaurants have often carried with them a stigma, suggesting they offer convenience in exchange for low quality. For travelers, hotel dining is a phone call...

forchetta (forˈket.ta)is the new restaurant concept from the mind of award-winning Executive Chef Luca Annunziata. forchetta’s menu is handcrafted with high quality and locally sourced ingredients, featuring inspiration from across Italy. Chef Luca began his unique culinary career under his mother’s guidance in Naples, Italy, where he developed a d...

Rocco Commisso has secured an immediate boost after taking over ACF Fiorentina, with the Serie A club securing a spot in this summer’s International Champions Cup. Fiorentina will replace AS Roma, who have had to withdraw from the pre-season soccer tournament – which is run by Relevent Sports – due to Europa League qualification demands. Fiorentina...

It’s the last thing you’d expect to find tucked between two Peachland Promenade fast-food franchises. After taking her first-ever bite of authentic Roman pizza, Port Charlotte’s Alicia Wilson cried, “Oh my God! Fantastic!” Even before an official opening date, word was out that you could get pizza samples there like you’d never experienced before....

This authentic Italian restaurant welcomes its first guests for dinner service on Thursday. Sensi — Italian for senses — aims to transport guests with the overall experience, from flavors to ambiance. “I want people coming in to feel Italy. To experience it. That food and atmosphere,” says Eduardo de Bury, owner.  It is located in the Rea Farms dev...