Brandon Saszi recalls the first time he saw a Lamborghini in metro Atlanta, back in the 1980s, when the northern suburbs were less Real Housewives and a little more Podunk. As a 6-year-old Hot Wheels fanatic at the time, Saszi was traveling with his mom on Johnson Ferry Road when he spotted a red Lamborghini Countach, the exotic, angular model Leon...

Italian market and build-your-own charcuterie board concept Il Bottegone will open on July 26 at the Halcyon mixed-use development in Alpharetta. The Forsyth County market will specialize in Italian sandwiches and paninis, pastries, homemade pastas and sauces, in addition to Italian wine and beer. The European-style market will feature a full-ser...

An Italian provider of material-handling equipment for industries ranging from warehousing to airports and tire plants is setting up its own U.S. factory in Coweta County. Cassiloli USA Corp. first touched down in Atlanta more than a decade ago, setting up a sales office in 2009.  But the drive toward increased productivity in U.S. factories necess...

Candler park staple Gato, which has hosted and helped foster numerous pop-ups over its 10-year lifespan, will transform into Gigi’s Italian Kitchen full-time in August, owner Nicholas Stinson confirmed with Eater Atlanta. This is not a closure, but instead a new chapter, Stinson says. The space itself will not undergo major changes, and some of Gat...

Cassioli Groups, the Italian producer of automated systems for material handling and intralogistics solutions, announced its expansion into the U.S. market with the new flagship manufacturing plant opening at Creekside Industrial Park in Newnan. CASSIOLI, a leading European provider of high-performance industrial material handling solutions, recent...

Itala Pizza for delicious, authentic Napoletana pizza. This is the same pizza you would find in Italy. The quality ingredients make their pizza stand out: San Marzano tomatoes, Caputo Italian flour, extra virgin olive oil, and buffalo mozzarella that arrives weekly from Italy! The menu has three categories: Insalata (Salad), Pizza Tradizionale Napo...

The latest in a series of Buckhead hotel restaurants to open (following Dirty Rascal in the Thompson Buckhead and the Betty in the Kimpton Sylvan), the Americano is now serving dinner nightly in the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta. Led by celebrity chef Scott Conant—known for his Food Network appearances and two James Beard Awards—the Americano i...

When it comes to movies beyond the United States, Italy is the most awarded country in the world by the Oscars, with 14 wins and 29 nominations. The tradition and impact of contemporary Italian film has an Atlanta connection to Cinema Italy. The Italian movie festival returns on May 26 after a two-year COVID absence. Claudio Di Persia is the presid...

Beginning August 1, 2022, Federica Santini will take the position of interim chair of the Department of World Languages and Cultures (WLC). Most recently, Santini was the Coordinator of Gender and Women's Studies and Professor of Italian and Interdisciplinary Studies. In her new role, she will focus on supporting department’s faculty in implementin...

Modern Italian eatery North Italia later this year will enter the Atlanta market with not one but two locations in Buckhead and Dunwoody. North Italia Buckhead, at 3393 Peachtree Road in Lenox Square, will open on June 22, 2022, and marks the brand’s 30th location in the U.S., according to a press release Tuesday. The Buckhead location will feature...