Italian eatery North Italia opened July 21 at 4041 Aspen Grove Drive, Ste. 100, Franklin, in Cool Springs' McEwen Northside.

The 7,250-square-foot restaurant offers handcrafted cuisine and cocktails, such as prosciutto pizza, handmade pastas and signature cocktails. North Italia offers lunch, dinner, weekend brunch and happy hour menus.

The Franklin location also features a covered patio as well as bar-area seating.

This is the second Tennessee location for the eatery, which also operates a location in Green Hills, according to the company. 615-771-6850. www.northitalia.com