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Chef-owner Maurizio Colucci looks back on the controversy that greeted the restaurant's billboards.
"I haven’t been back to Italy in almost 15 years, but I still prepare my favorite dishes from the country at least weekly," Jackson says.
Sarasota has dozens and dozens of Italian restaurants. Here are the 22 best.
Marcello Ristorante Italiano recently received the "Best of the Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator
The new restaurant offers an impressive Italian menu with subtle French influences.
Pasta La Vista, Baby
Covelli showcased his Italian roots in the fast-paced cooking show.
One of our favorite pizza spots is selling their pies direct to your freezer.
Beep Beep, Scoot Scoot
On Sunday, the Sarasota chapter of the Vespa of America club joined other cities nationwide to celebrate the iconic scooters. It was adorable.
This pasta dish has gone viral on the social media platform. Our writer wanted to see if it was worth the hype.
Some nearby residents are concerned about the increase in air traffic.
The wine room at Aquino's Marcello Ristorante Italiano must be seen to be believed.
Local restaurateurs share stories of serving the wrong wines and other expensive mistakes.
Tralia is a family-run "virtual" restaurant that serves customers every Saturday.
It's the restaurant's first extensive refresh since it opened roughly eight years ago.
To help Lila's Arthur Lopes recover, friends have organized a GoFundMe campaign and the restaurant is planning two special meals to raise money.
"We'll make it through somehow," says restaurateur Paul Caragiulo. "I mean, what choice do you have?"
Small but mighty
Chef Judi often likes appetizers more than her main entrée. Here are five of her favorites.
Also on the menu: yoga at a rooftop bar in Bradenton, a weekly grilling session and a Venice wine dinner.
Good Luck Charm
What's so special about this simple, luxurious meal? The memories.
Also on the menu: a walking food and history tour and a mermaid festival.