When past Naples Italian American Foundation president Marilyn Romeo thinks of her organization, a smile creeps into her voice. “The best friends I have made in Naples in the last 20 years have been in the Italian American club,” she said. The Naples Italian American Foundation, which started as a social club before transitioning to a non-profit, i...

Having been in business along the East Naples Corridor for only five years, Baci Pizza & Ristorante has held steady with its growing clientele. Sit in for lunch and hear “Welcome to Baci’s” hollered as proprietor Francesco “Frank” Garofalo greets guests. The cozy venue where Beach Deli used to be is now the hidden gem of pizzerias south of New York...

A new Italian pizzeria and restaurant debuted Friday in the Fifth Avenue South space occupied briefly by Kitchen and for many years by Mangrove Cafe. The partners for the new dinner-only La Trattoria in Naples are Luca Di Falco, who also is managing partner of Bice and Caffe Milano on Fifth Avenue South; Massimiliano Tonni, former manager of Caffe...