Stefano Curtarolo, 38 anni, è un altro dei cervelli italiani in fuga, dopo la storia del medico veneziano precario diventato il re del bisturi in Inghilterra.Lui è andato negli Stati Uniti per poter svolgere le proprie ricerche nello specialissimo settore settore della scienza dei materiali. Ha fatto carriera e il suo impegno ha ricevuto prestigios...

by Shalamar Blevins   On Friday, May 1, Blue Ridge Bistro had its grand opening. The restaurant is located at 829 E. Main Street inside the Eldreth Inn in Jefferson. Blue Ridge Bistro offers Italian-American cuisine and is managed by Wesley Moore and his sous chef, Chad Hopkins.   Moore, a 2012 graduate of Ashe County High School...

Zia Pia imports will move to the back of the 7th Street Public Market later this month to add a hot pasta bar, among other things, to its Italian offerings. Owner Victoria Zabel says she hopes to be open in the new space, previously occupied by Meat & Fish Co. and What's Your Beef?, at the end of the month, but construction delays may push that...

By Casey White The three "wise guys" behind a new Shelby restaurant hope to create a matchless experience for its customers when they open. Wize Guyz American Italian Restaurant, helmed by chef/owner Keith Tagner and owners Ghazi Elrehayel and Daryl Rosenberger, is set to open soon at 210 W. Dixon Blvd. The location was previously occupied by...

By Charli Kerns Anthony Picariello knew exactly what the perfect name would be for his restaurant on Sixth Avenue, which opened at the site of the former Pampered Palate two weeks ago. "I moved here for my girlfriend, Stacie. Hence the name 'Mi Amore'," Picariello said.   Both he and Stacie Coller grew up in Voorhees Township, N.J., ev...

Wood manufacturing technology supplier Biesse announced the grand opening of its new 23,000 sq.ft. showroom in Charlotte, North Carolina, on April 7 & 8, 2016. Construction is now completed and Biesse says it is ready for tours of its new showroom, filled with over $3 million in machinery under power and ready for demonstration.   T...

Papageorgio's Italian-American Restaurant is set to open Friday, Sept. 2, on Main Street in Waynesville where Apple Creek Cafe has operated for less than a year. Morgan and Brandon Anderson, owners of Apple Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, have decided to accept an offer from John and Sandra Troiani to take over the restaurant space.   The T...

Cari connazionali, cari amici dell'Italia, Nel dare inizio alla mia missione presso il Consolato Generale d'Italia a Filadelfia, desidero porgere il mio saluto alla comunità di origine italiana ed a quanti, anche attraverso la consultazione di questo sito, sono interessati ad approfondire la conoscenza dell'Italia e del suo patrimonio culturale, a...

by Ken Elkins   A Italian-owned company plans to expand its U.S. headquarters in Charlotte by 75 percent. In September, Biesse America Inc. announced at a trade show in Atlanta that it would add 28,800 square feet to its current 38,000-square-foot facility in LakePointe Business Park. Biesse will spend about $3 million on construction...

Bella's Italian Restaurant has been under the care of the Simmons family in Banner Elk for nine years this June. After nearly a decade of family-style Italian food, Bella's management made the decision to expand to Boone, a venture the family had always considered.   Bella's Boone has been open since March 24, and manager Lisa Carson ha...