After 29 years at Fresco by Scotto, famed New York City restaurateur Anthony Scotto has moved to Nashville to start his first solo venture, Luogo. Opening on November 17 in The Gulch at 211 12th Avenue South, the restaurant is named after the Italian word for “the place” and focuses on upscale, authentic Italian food featuring Scotto’s signature Me...

Sicilian-American singer Michela Musolino has been internationally lauded for her unique ability to reimagine Sicilian folk and roots music, alchemized with renowned American musical genres, to mirror the history and movement of people and their musical traditions from the Old World to the New.Now, the  Italian South meets the American South in the...

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli announced new US tour dates for February and May 2023, featuring shows in Nashville, New Orleans, Sunrise, Tampa, Sacramento, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Minneapolis and two dates in Los Angeles returning to the legendary Hollywood Bowl. The tour kicks off on February 9 at Bridgestone Arena with The Nashville Symp...

Walk through the doors of Tutti Da Gio and you are in Sicily. Everyone behind the counter is speaking Italian. A fire blazes in a ceramic pizza oven. Balls of dough stand ready. Tutti Da Gio, 5851 Old Hickory Blvd. in Hermitage

After a year of selling homemade spaghetti sauce at the weekly Community Market in Manchester, Jessica and Joe Licata decided the time is right to open a brick and mortar storefront on the town square. Located at 109 W. High St., Mama Licata’s offers up classic Italian staples for both weekday lunch specials as well as fresh take and bake products...

Farm-to-table dining experiences have become a highly popular way to eat out in recent years, and the lush, rolling landscape of Tennessee lends itself to fresh gardens and crops. Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen is a Memphis, Tennessee restaurant that focuses mainly on old-world Italian dining with a Southern spin. The humble restaurant may look jus...

From the bustling Jackson Avenue sidewalk in the Old City, walking into the softly lit, stylishly designed interior of Osteria Stella feels like stepping into another era. It is a contrast to the bright décor of Brother Wolf, its sibling cocktail bar next door. “I wanted to create a dramatic contrast between the two,” says co-owner Jessica Thompson...

When most people think of iconic Tennessean food what comes to mind is likely images of Memphis-style barbecue or Nashville hot chicken. While these are both excellent examples of The Volunteer State’s culinary offerings, Tennessee has much more to offer than barbecued and fried meat. Hidden within the state’s major cities you’ll find several estab...

Situated in the heart of downtown Nashville's energetic SoBro neighborhood, Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences is set to open alongside their dining concept, Mimo Restaurant and Bar, this September. The hotel encompasses 235 guest rooms and suites, the chef-driven dining concept, a full-service spa and resort-style pool deck, stunning event...

One of my haunts as an ETSU student was the Italian Pizza Pub on West Walnut Street in Johnson City. Originally founded some 50 years ago by Kingsport restaurateur Raffaele Miscagnia, the “Pub,” as we called it, was the regular gathering place for my fraternity brothers and I. With New York-style pizza made available by the slice and cold beer on t...