Luce started over a bowl of pasta, literally. Two friends met for lunch to discuss normal daily life, it was a simple bowl of linguine and clams, a glass of wine, and a little brushcetta to be exact, the tastes and stars must have been aligned that day. The very next day a prototype menu was formulated and then ba boom.
The dream we had shared was revealed, and just as soon as that, a more then perfect location fell into our lap. With Mike and Yolanda Imprevento, and Antonio Caruana,laying out ideas together, followed by meeting after meeting, build out after build out, the help of some great and loyal friends and we were off.
The menu is the doings of ANTONIO CARUANA, most would call him the "CHEF" but in his eyes, not so much. " I just love to cook, I love my Italian heritage, And I have a passion for passing on the great foods wines and cocktails of the Italian people." Influenced by his family, multiple friends and family in Italy, and also by the ITALIAN community right here in Hampton roads. Here, you can find a great selection of Italian restaurants and bakeries.
The menu is, and will always be, an infusion of all the different regions of Italy. A contemporary twist on traditional and classic food. A little from the north, some south, Sicily, to Sardinia, Italy has so many options as far as regions and ingredients offered, it's a lot of fun to explore them all. Mike and Yolanda, As well, share this passion for good, honest foods, which makes this partnershi
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