Other than a single visit by then-Gov. Nathan Deal in 2017 and a smattering of locally led trade missions, Italy hasn’t seen the same level of recruitment interest from Georgia as other European locales like Germany and even the Netherlands.  Yet somehow, investment from the European Union’s third largest economy has emerged as a major force for jo...

Our newly appointed Italian Consul in Miami, Cristiano Musillo, is an  offical of great initiative and promotional vigor.  After visiting Atlanta, back in January, Mr. Musillo decided to re-open the local chapter of the Italian-American Chamber of Commerce. The choice of the person leading this new institution could not be better or more appropriat...

Originally planned to debut earlier this year, Grana, the new Piedmont Heights Italian restaurant from chef Pasquale “Pat” Pascarella, opened on March 19 for pickup and curbside service only, due to the shutdown of bars and dine-in restaurants in the city of Atlanta. In early April 2018, Pascarella opened his first metro Atlanta restaurant, the Whi...

The drive to Giovanni Di Palma’s Little Italy dining “compound” in Home Park took one-third the time it normally would at 6 p.m. on a Thursday. The Connector was traffic-free and the sidewalks along 14th Street empty, except for the lone college-aged student wearing a facemask – stark signs of the reality that we are all navigating right now. My sp...

Looking for a sublime Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Atlanta, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to achieve your dreams. Atlanta-area buyers usually spend more in March at restaurants than any other month of the year, according to data o...

While most European nations are undergoing a complete shutdown, the White House has woken up and started imparting directions for a national state of emergency.  This situation is unprecedented, and we are bracing up for a major paralysis of our society. After such ordinances, gathering in public places would not be just unsafe, it would be plain i...

Sandy Springs knows a hit when it tastes it. Five years ago, chef-owner Jamie Adams created il Giallo Osteria & Bar on the top parcel of the movie theater tucked in an eclectic mix of eateries and businesses facing Roswell Road. First one has to master the pronunciation “il jah lo,” combining the Italian words “yellow” and “mystery,” evoking the hu...

Welcome to Cerrone’s Brick Oven Pizzeria! We are locally owned and operated serving the only true to region, authentic New York brick oven pizza in Columbus. Our pizzas are masterfully put together by our Head Pizzaiolo Leo whom has trained under multiple World Champions and some of the industry’s leading pizza makers while obtaining certifications...

After several delays, Grana, the Italian restaurant from the White Bull founder chef Pat Pascarella, is slated to open within the next month, and a first look at the menu (see below) shows pizza, pasta, meatball flights, and wood-fired entrees. With a prominent location in Piedmont Heights across from Grindhouse Burgers (1835 Piedmont Avenue), Gran...

Angelini Pharma announces today it has acquired the ThermaCare® global business rights, excluding North America, from GSK. The deal also includes the dedicated US manufacturing site for ThermaCare in Albany, Georgia. The acquired asset supports Angelini Pharma reinforcing both its Consumer Healthcare business and consolidating its International pre...