It will be a glittering celebration of Italian fashion and culture all in the name of charity when renowned haute couture designer and philanthropist Renato Balestra welcomes guests to the Glamour is Back gala taking place Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Miami.   Gla...

by Lisa Petrillo   Art Basel put Miami on the map in the art world. Now there's a push to do the same in the fashion world. Some of the biggest name designers are coming to Miami to meet their fans face to face. Edguardo Osoro, designer of Aquazzura shoes, is responsible for creating what he calls the 12-hour fashionable heel. &nb...

A poche settimane dall'inizio di EXPO Milano 2015, giovedì 12 marzo si terrà presso la Freedom Tower del Dade College di Miami la Conferenza "America and the Old World: Food, Health & Culture", l'evento ufficiale di presentazione dell'Esposizione Universale e del Padiglione degli Stati Uniti (www.mdc.edu/feedingtheplanet). La conferenza è orga...

By Zachary Fagenson   You can ignore most of the lengthy menu at Siena Tavern, the pricey Italian spot on the corner of Washington Avenue and Fifth Street.   It's not that the perfectly crusted pizzas aren't worth your attention. They are. So too are the crudos: six thick, bright-tasting slices of pearly, meaty hamachi dressed with sw...

Un nuovo progetto a supporto della cultura enogastronomica e dell'alimentazione sana e autenticamente italiana: è "Authentically EATalian" che verrà presentato martedì prossimo, 4 giugno, alla Città del Gusto di Roma.   L'iniziativa è promossa da Assocamerestero, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce...

Italians are known for producing style and luxury.The official event merchandise from this year's Gran Fondo GIro d'Italia Miami – Coral Cables on November 10 will be no different. You're training hard and working hard to perform your best so you'll want to look your best as you celebrate your accomplishment.   Read more   Source:&nb...

by Ben Gladwell   Former AC Milan star Alessandro Nesta cannot wait to get to work at the North American Soccer League's Miami FC, saying it is an ideal opportunity to see if he can cut it as a coach. The 39-year-old has been given his first coaching opportunity by the new Florida club and he told La Gazzetta dello Sport that the United...

By Evan S. Benn   At last count, there were about 5,000 pasta-and-pizza places in Miami Beach. What can one do to set itself apart?   For Serafina, which opened in December in the Dream South Beach Hotel, the answer is truffles. Executive chef Marco Zuccala lets the heady fungus fly early and often in his expansive menu of Italian cla...

by Carla Torres   Last April, pasta-loving locals and Lincoln Road obsessed tourists were saddened to find that TiramesU, the long-standing (17 years to be exact) Italian joint was shutting its doors practically overnight.   Now, after a year of not serving al dente pappardelle Bolognese, however, TiramesU has announced it will reopen...

Ducati Scrambler and Italia Independent present their new creations in Miami. During the week of the prestigious contemporary art exhibition "Art Basel" at the Setai Hotel, the two brands launched a new limited edition Ducati Scrambler and a collection of dedicated sunglasses inspired by the "Land of Joy," the theme that characterizes the iconic mo...