VIA EMILIA 9 is the first, authentic, Regional Italian restaurant in Miami. Everything that you eat at VIA EMILIA 9 is imported from Italy with the exception of fruits, vegetables, flour, and eggs. VIA EMILIA 9 is more than just a restaurant, it's your personal Italian market. Their "Sfoglina" makes home made pasta every day, and upon request they can personalize the stuffing of your Ravioli or any pasta you'd like to try. Moreover Chef Wendy Cacciatori gives you the possibility to have VIA EMILIA 9 at your own house or event, offering catering and private chef services. Recently they're having a revamp and comes back after a bit of a hiatus. Here is more information about Via Emilia 9 :
According to Urban Daddy :
"Via Emilia 9, your beloved South Beach Bolognese hideout is back after a nearly monthlong hiatus. It’s different and it’s back. Take a look at what was then and what is now. Then: Two cramped rooms. Kitchen to the left. A door leading to the dining room on the right.
Now: An open kitchen with a long pass-through window that flows into where you’ll be partaking in imported Italian breads, mortadella and stracchino. Then: An afterthought of a bar. Now: A bigger, stronger, faster eat-in bar, which may or may not lean more toward wine drinking than eating. It happens. Then: Ravioli that was hand-rolled on a wooden table in the corner. Now: A pasta-making station where you can oversee an expert sfoglina (that’s Italian for a pasta-sheet maker) making your tortellini, which will then be stuffed with prosciutto di parma, parmesan, beef and pork."
According to Eater :
"Over the past month, two-year-old South Beach Italian eatery Via Emilia 9 has gotten a face-lift. The traditional Italian restaurant's new additions feature an open kitchen, an expanded market with Italian goods for sale, an eat-in bar, and a dedicated pasta making station, where guests can watch its executive chef Giancarlo "Wendy" Cacciatori hand roll a variety of pastas and raviolis daily. Via Emilia 9 owners, Cacciatori and his wife Valentina, tell Eater that they decided to open up the space to give diners a look into the daily workings of an Italian kitchen. Along with the new additions, the restaurant’s existing counter top and kitchen space was expanded, frosted glass was added on the bottom half of the street facing windows, and new tables and chairs helped update the dining room." written by Olee Fowler.
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