From humble 1947 Hollywood beginnings, Doris Italian Market & Bakery has emerged as a South Florida specialty supermarket mainstay. Now in its 75th year, the concept — which is anchored by an onsite bakery, Italian American deli, a seafood counter, and specialty selections spanning artisan cheeses to imported tomatoes — has five locations throughou...

I ate, I slurped and I napped all thanks to the new Italian restaurant on Central Avenue, Bonu Taverna. From pasta swirls, fresh housemade pizza, an exquisite wine and cocktail list, and a remarkable experience every time, they know how to check all the boxes. The menu is familiar and offers a lot of choices from Italian small plates to share, pins...

Ristorante Ragu Cucina Italiana recently opened in downtown Palmetto in a distinctive, two-story Victorian house built in 1890. During its long history, the house at 336 Eighth Ave. W. has been a home, an ice cream shop, and several different restaurants. Ristorante Ragu, which takes its name from ragù, an Italian sauce made with ground beef or oth...

I’m not sure if it’s because my grandfather was a sea captain who brought folks to Ellis Island or, perhaps, the horrific sight of Ukrainians rushing to escape their homeland in the face of war, but the tales of immigrants by Richard Gonzmart on the Casa Santo Stefano menu brought tears to my eyes. Most of us can’t even imagine the various struggle...

A state-of-the-art sports center, nestled on the Tiber River, is being reborn in Riano, between the Flaminia and the Tiberina, thanks to the conspicuous investments of Tonino Doino, the U.S. entrepreneur born in the capital and returned to his roots from Miami to fulfill a dream. To become the president of an Italian soccer team, the country he lef...

A promotional week entirely dedicated to the Friuli Venezia Giulia region will be held in Miami from October 25-30, 2022. The initiative aims at promoting food and wine specialties from this Northeastern Italian region, as well as its tourist destinations, from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea. During this week there will be two presentation and dinner...

Prepare your pantries and ready your stomachs – a massive Italian market is coming soon to Pinellas Park. DeCosmo Italian Market is located at 6832 49th Street North and is currently eyeing an early September opening for its sprawling grocery store and cafe. Specializing in imported Italian goods, fresh pastas and produce, bakery items, sweets, and...

For traditional fine Italian dining, one need venture no further than Coppola’s Bistro Ristorante, offering a delicious authentic taste of Italy with a wide variety of pasta, risotto, meat and fine wine. Live music and a welcoming atmosphere provide the perfect complement for a truly memorable Italian dining experience. Coppola’s Bistro Ristorante...

As you know, I am over American-style pizza in Coral Springs. We have too many pizza places, ok? There are 20 pizza restaurants per 100,000 people in our town. But my cries have fallen on deaf ears – Coral Springs is so proud of its pizza that we will even attempt a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest pizza party during the town’s 60th An...

Casa Tua Cucina, which opened quietly inside Saks at Brickell City Centre in January, offers an array of choices for hungry shoppers wanting Italian-style sustenance.Restaurateur Miky Grendene, founder of the long-standing Casa Tua in South Beach, envisioned an open-kitchen-style market in 2011 but waited to start the project until he found the per...