Leo Balestrieri

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Dolce de Palma Closes in West Palm Beach

    Anthony de Palma​Chef Anthony de Palma has shut the doors to his namesake Italian, Dolce de Palma in West Palm Beach. He auctions off the equipment tomorrow. It came down to "issues with the landlord and the building," the chef said. "It was an uphill battle and I just didn't want to do it any mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2011

    Chef Mark Militello Joins Bar Italia as Partner with Leo Balestrieri

    Bar Italia in Lantana​This should be interesting: Mark Militello, chef/restaurateur and most recently, consultant, announced he's now a partner in the former Apicius Ristorante in Lantana - now called Bar Italia. Apicius' former bigwig, Leo Balestrieri, is also involved in the restaurant."I'll be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Q&A With Apicius Ristorante e Enoteca Owner Leopold Balestrieri

    Nicole DannaApicius Ristorante e Enoteca Owner and Chef Leopold​Chef Leo Balestrieri is larger than life - and so is his new ristorante and enoteca, Apicius, in Lantana.His vision is unique, his dishes extravagant, his style flamboyant -- and his taste -- arguably incomparable. We sat down wi ... More >>