Federdoc Miami Restaurant Week: A Celebration of Italian Cuisine and Wine

In the vibrant city of Miami, where cultures converge and flavors dance on the palate, an exquisite celebration awaits. Until May 5th, 2024, Federdoc (Confederazione Nazionale dei Consorzi Volontari per la Tutela delle Denominazioni di Origine) brings forth a gastronomic extravaganza – Federdoc Miami Restaurant Week. Amidst the exhilaration of the Formula 1 Grand Prix event, Miami opens its arms to embrace the essence of Italian cuisine and wine.

Federdoc Miami Restaurant Week 2024
The kick-off to Federdoc Miami Restaurant Week was held at Salumeria 104 in Midtown Miami | © all photos by Lisa Morales

Exploring Italian Wine with Federdoc

Curious about the art of wine pairing? Eager to unravel the mysteries behind Italian wines with Geographical Indication? Federdoc’s international event promises answers to these questions and more. With an aim to educate and delight, Federdoc presents an array of activities during the Restaurant Week, enticing enthusiasts to delve into the world of Italian wine.

Savoring Italian Delights: Participating Restaurants

Embark on a culinary journey across Italy without leaving Miami, as 15 selected restaurants play host to lunch, happy hour, and dinner. From the rustic charm of Northern Italy to the coastal flavors of the Mediterranean, each establishment offers a unique experience. Among these culinary havens is Salumeria 104, our gracious host location, where tradition meets innovation in every dish.

Participating Restaurants:

Borti Pasta
Dimmi Miami
Battubelin Upper East Side
Salumeria 104
Lira Beirut
Stanzione 87
Coral House
Paolo Fontanot Bakery & Café
Limoncello Miami Beach
Terre del Sapore
Dōma Wynwood
Mamma Mia 2

A Taste of Tradition at Salumeria 104

Nestled in the heart of Midtown Miami, Salumeria 104 exudes the warmth of Italian hospitality. Led by Chef Angelo Masarin, this trattoria-style gem embodies the soul of Italian cuisine. With a nod to his Venetian roots, Chef Masarin crafts dishes reminiscent of his grandmother’s kitchen, infusing each creation with passion and authenticity.

Kick-off to Federdoc Miami Restaurant Week. Journalists, bloggers, authors and some participating restaurant owners, along with IEEM management attended.

Indulging in Gastronomic Delights

As guests of Salumeria 104, we embarked on a culinary odyssey, guided by the expertise of Chef Masarin. Our journey commenced with an enticing array of antipasti, featuring Italian charcuterie, vitello tonnato, and an assortment of pickled vegetables. Each bite offered a symphony of flavors, a tribute to the richness of Italian culinary heritage.

Menu at Salumeria 104:


  • Selezione di Affettati e Formaggi Italiani | Italian charcuterie board
  • Vitello Tonnato | Thinly sliced roasted veal covered with a creamy tuna sauce and fried capers.
  • Insalatina Mista – Giardiniera & Olive | Pickled vegetables & Castelvetrano marinated olives


Ravioli di Ricotta e Spinaci Burro e Salvia | Ricotta & spinach ravioli with butter and sage sauce.


Filetto di Branzino ala Mediterranea servitor con Asparagi | Broiled butterfly branzino served with asparagus.


Classica Porchetta della Salumeria con Patate | Roasted pork loin wrapped in crispy pork belly served with fingerling potatoes.


Dolci assortiti fatti in Casa

A Toast to Italian Excellence: Wine Selections

No Italian feast is complete without the perfect wine pairing. Federdoc’s Miami Restaurant Week showcased a selection of Italy’s finest, including Prosecco DOC, Vermentino di Sardegna DOC, and Chianti Classico DOCG. Each sip transported us to the sun-kissed vineyards of Italy, a testament to the diversity and allure of Italian viticulture.

Celebrating Italian Culture with Live in Italy Magazine

As editor-in-chief of Live in Italy Magazine, I was honored to partake in this culinary celebration. Our publication is dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of Italian culture and bringing authentic experiences to our readers. Through initiatives like Federdoc Restaurant Week, we aim to enrich lives and inspire a love for all things Italian.

Embracing the ‘Dolce Vita’

In a world filled with hustle and bustle, the ‘dolce vita’ offers a respite for the soul. Federdoc’s mission extends beyond gastronomy, encompassing a philosophy of joy, connection, and appreciation for life’s simple pleasures. As we gather with loved ones around the table, sharing laughter and stories, we embody the essence of the Italian spirit.

Educating and Elevating: Federdoc’s Impact

Beyond the delights of the table, Federdoc plays a vital role in promoting Italian culinary heritage. By championing authenticity and regionality, Federdoc empowers consumers to make informed choices and appreciate the nuances of Italian cuisine. Through initiatives like Miami Restaurant Week, Federdoc paves the way for cultural exchange and culinary exploration.

Discover the Essence of Italy with Federdoc

As we bid adieu to Federdoc Restaurant Week on May 5th, let us carry forth the spirit of Italian hospitality and culinary excellence. Whether in Miami or beyond, let us raise a glass to the flavors of Italy, to the artisans and visionaries who bring them to life. Grazie, Federdoc, for an unforgettable journey through Italy’s culinary landscape.

A heartfelt thank you also goes to Federdoc and IEEM for extending the invitation to me. Your dedication to promoting Italian culture and cuisine enriches our collective experience and inspires us to continue sharing the beauty of Italy with the world.

For more information about Federdoc, visit federdoc.com and join us in celebrating the artistry of Italian cuisine and wine!

Lisa Morales


Based in Miami, I am the Editor-in-Chief for Live in Italy Magazine. I am a member of the International Food Wine Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) and contributor to internationally recognized art; food and wine; and travel publications. In my free time, I love to cook and bake; take photographs; go for nature walks; and run on the beach. I am WSET 2 Certified and working on the CSW. I look forward to getting to know you! Follow Us @LiveInItalyMag 🇮🇹.

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