A two-story Italian restaurant will be opening soon on St. Armands Circle. Called 15 South by Napulè, the eatery is owned by restaurateur Alessandro Di Ferdinando, who also owns Napulè on Tamiami Trail near Gulf Gate and used to own Made in Italy of Venice. A grand opening at the St. Armands eatery is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 27, whil...

Fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana has released renderings of a supertall skyscraper in Miami, created in collaboration with New York architecture practice Studio Sofield, which will be its first branded residences. Located in the Brickell neighbourhood of downtown Miami, the 90-storey tower will reach 1,049 feet high (320 metres), the same height as th...

A new Brooklyn-style pizzeria and Italian restaurant with roots in Naples, Italy, launched this spring in Naples, Florida.   The new local venue has been a lifetime in the making for Mike Bruno, who opened Bruno’s Italian House & Pizzeria in late March in Tanglewood Marketplace, the center anchored by Outback Steakhouse and Snyderman’s Shoes on U.S...

Italian food and beverage continues to climb the world rankings, and it comes out on top in the U.S. where Italy, behind Mexico and Canada, is the third country from which the U.S. imports the most food and beverage products, and it is precisely to Italian excellence that the fifth edition of the "Authentic Italian Food & Wine Festival" event will...

After serving for more than seven years, President Tommaso Cardana has decided to step down with the conviction that he has fulfilled the primary objectives he set for the organization and to fully comply with the spirit of the new By-Laws of the Chamber that now establish a 6 years limit term for a President. The leadership of the Italy-America Ch...

This popular pizzeria hit its 20-year milestone in Palm Coast today and to celebrate, it's offering perks for guests to enjoy. Joe’s New York Pizza and Pasta, the oldest of Palm Coast’s pizzerias, is celebrating double decades. The family-owned and -operated eatery was brought to life in 2004 by Michael Bennici and Joe Bennici Jr., two brothers wit...

Tonino Di Bella, owner of the Gusto restaurants in Jacksonville Beach and St. Augustine, plans to open another Italian restaurant in June or July, this time in South Jacksonville. The family-style Ciao Trattoria Italiana will be at 4076 Belfort Road in the former Leci’s Italian Cafe between Gate Parkway and Butler Boulevard.  It will serve lunch an...

South Florida Classical Review reports that Raffaele Cardone, founder and general and artistic director of Miami Lyric Opera has announced the closure of the opera company after 22 years of producing Italian operas and nurturing talent. The company's last performance was a double bill of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana and Puccini’s Suor Angelica i...

On the outside, it looks like a street café complete with the lighting and umbrellas one might find outside a restaurant in Venice. However, this venue is in Midtown and brings with it the name of the owner's grandfather. Oronzo's (Un)Common Italian is what they call fast casual Italian food. Named for Oronzo Bavaro, his work ethic shows in the foo...

Jannik Sinner is the king of South Florida today, as Mark Petchey said on Tennis Channel after the Miami Open final, and tomorrow he will rule the world. It certainly seems as though Sinner will soon become the world’s No. 1 player and his destructive run to the singles title at the Miami Open moved the Italian to the No. 2 ranking for the first ti...