Pietro Vardeu

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    October 2014 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    October in Miami is still considered a transitional month. Although the weather is getting better, many restaurants are still working on their progress, hosting family & friends dinners and putting the finishing touches on their menus in anticipation for a late fall opening in time for Art Basel and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2014

    Moye Opens in Brickell: Housemade Mozze and Rum-Spiked Granita

    Brickell isn't exactly a dining destination, but Tony Gallo and Pietro Vardeu hope to change that. If those names ring a bell, it's likely because you've downed bowls of pasta at their South Beach outpost, Sardinia Enoteca. Last week the duo quietly opened Moye in the center of Brickell, bringing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Moye in Brickell Opens on Tuesday

    Moye, the latest restaurant concept from Sardinia Enoteca owners Tony Gallo and Pietro Vardeu, is set to open its doors in Brickell this Tuesday, October 21, bringing Apulian cuisine to the neighborhood. If you're wondering what Apulian cuisine is, chances are you're not the only one. To educate d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Campania & Moye: Sardinia Enoteca Owners to Open Two New Restaurants

    Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante is the sleeper staple for rustic Italian in South Beach. Since 2006, the place has served up some of the best bowls of pasta in Miami at reasonable prices. The restaurant, consistently lively, was put into the forefront when the sleepy little Sunset Harbour neighborhood w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Sardinia Now Serving Pizza For Lunch and Late Night

    Everyone has a different way of eating and saying pizza. Some people say pixxa -- whatever that is. Some eat leftovers for breakfast without heating them up because they can't bear the thought of waiting. But we all love the stuff, which is why we got excited when we heard the news that the long-sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Charlie Sheen, Red Mango Frozen Yogurt, and A Very Very Last Thought On SBWFF

    ​Red Mango Coming To South BeachThe all natural frozen yogurt store is moving into the Shops At Alton Road, lined up on Fifth Street along with Subway and upcoming Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Company and Pizza Fusion. Here's how Red Mango is described on the website: "The only 100% all natural, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Roast Baby Suckling Pig at Sardinia

    Photo by Alvaro Contreras​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Tiramesu, Sardinia Chefs Face Off in Italian Cooking Show

    ​Chefs Luca Taretto of Tiramesu and Pietro Vardeu of Sardinia will face off on May 20 in an Italian cooking battle at the MiaCucina showroom in Coral Gables. The battle is the first of the Italian Cooking Show IV, a series of five monthly cook-offs organized by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    Casale Pizzeria: Only The Privileged May Park Here

    ​Casale Pizzeria is the new, rustic, informal pizza/mozzarella bar/enoteca-type place next door to and owned by the Sardinia folks. Drove over there the other day and shared a lunch of margherita pie and "Argentinean chorizo with three beans salad". The latter was actually a cassoulet of warm, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Plato Royal: Casale Pizzeria Mozzarella Bar vs. Pizza Volante

    Jackie SayetTop to bottom: Margherita at Casale, Margherita at Volante Do you sometimes feel like you live in Pizzami? Well, if you've been following the munchings and musings of local food bloggers and Twitterites lately, it's hard not to. But I can't blame 'em.  There's been a flood -- er, fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007

    Food World Comings and Goings

    Critics, including this one, raved about Jeffrey Brana’s clean, fresh cuisine at his short-lived Restaurant Brana in the Gables. Now we’ll get another chance to sample his cooking at The Raleigh Hotel on South Beach, as Brana has been named the property’s new executive chef. His menu should be ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 14, 2006

    Sardi Hearty

    Sardinia is a welcome newcomer in a crowded field