Joseph’s Italian Bistro in Southport, NC


Nestled next to the Intracoastal Waterway at the South Harbour Village Marina and perched securely within a row of well disguised Caribbean-style commercial denizens is Joseph’s Italian Bistro. Southport has very few fine dining establishments, but Joseph’s offers an upscale experience with both its ambiance and impeccable service.  Location is everything and Joseph’s doesn’t disappoint….

Mannino’s Italian Bistro in Virginia Beach, VA


On a recent trip to Virginia Beach I happened into Mannino’s Italian Bistro off Atlantic Avenue for an after dinner drink and found myself participating in a full blown social happening. The bar located directly to the left of the entrance is a horseshoe shaped arena where locals seem to converge.  Nothing upscale, just casual…