The Miami-based Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast is considering opening an Atlanta chapter, but first needs to determine how much local support the organization would receive.   Nevio Boccanera, the chamber's executive director, told Global Atlanta that it is critical to have "bottom-up" support for such an initiative. "We first m...

by Brandon Gates   A new restaurant is now open in Augusta and it's looking to serve up Italian food with a twist. Cucina 503 is off Fury's Ferry Road and serves authentic Italian cuisine.   The owner formed the menu from Italian cookbooks, visiting Italian restaurants, and his own culinary arts studies. The chef and cooks make a...

A Cartersville manufacturing plant is planning a major expansion. Aquafil, a maker of yarns, polymers and plastics, will announce a $25 million expansion with 50-65 new jobs this afternoon at an event at the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce.   Italy-based Aquafil employs more than 2,000 people and has operations on three c...

by J. Merritt Melancon Adriana Coppola, a native Italian now living in Johns Creek, won the grand prize in the University of Georgia's 2015 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest with her A&A Alta Cucina Italia Balsamico al Mirtillo, a blueberry balsamic vinegar reduction.   The annual contest, conducted by the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Ec...

Proseguono il 5 marzo ad Atlanta (Georgia); il 6 a Fort Lauderdale (Florida) ed il 7 a New Orleans (Louisiana) gli incontri del roadshow ITPC 2013 organizzato dall'ENIT di New York, in collaborazione con ITPC (Italian Travel Promotion Council). La direttrice che punterà verso est, metterà in campo due seminari il 12 marzo, a Washington in mattinata...

The great folks at Portofino, a longtime Buckhead favorite located not far from the temporarily shuttered OK Cafe, are doing something awesome tonight. (Besides serving dinner, which is always terrific there). They're donating 15 percent of tonight's proceeds to the staff at OK Cafe, which was damaged by fire recently, putting staff members out of...

by Trevor Williams After 2008, Italy found itself smack in the middle of the less-than-flattering acronym used to lump together Europe's problem-child countries: PIIGS. With a sovereign-debt crisis and a government known for corruption and resistance to reform, the country found itself sliding down the list of preferred investment destinations....

Now in its 11th year, GlassBuild America is the gathering place for the entire glass, window and door industries in North America. Organized by the National Glass Association (NGA), which has produced meetings and trade shows for over 50 years, GlassBuild America offers a comprehensive and united audience.   This year, Italy's GIMAV - A...

March 27, 2015 - Time: 7:00 p.m. Twist n Scoot Motorscooters, Bill Gornto1801 Piedmont Ave.NE - Atlanta, GA 30324, 404-817-8181   Our next meeting takes place at a fun new store in Morningside. In line with the Italian fascination and popularity with scooters and motorbikes, this is a chance to entice you to capture an essential p...

The Atlanta Opera opens its 2013-2014 season with a production of Giacomo Puccini's dramatic tour de force, Tosca. Tosca will be presented on October 5, 8, 11 and 13 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, and will be directed by new General and Artistic Director Tomer Zvulun, who joined the Opera on June 1.   Single tickets, ranging from...