Michigan’s Best Local Eats: Try Jack Daniels-infused BBQ Pizza at this Flint Italian restaurant

The restaurant, which touts its tagline “Latina is the place -- Great food is the taste” on its sign, seats 180 customers at capacity. With shortages in servers, extended supply chain waits and the pandemic, the take-out trend has actually benefitted the restaurant in some ways, Hawley said. The menu is a mix of authentic and Americanized Italian food with pasta, baked pasta, pizza, Stromboli, burgers, subs and wraps. “The food is the difference,” Hawley said, when asked what sets Latina’s apart from other Italian restaurants. Read more on MLive:Michigan’s Best Local Eats: Get ‘fall off the bone’ ribs, carne asada fries with ribeye at this Flint food truckMichigan’s Best Local Eats: Gourmet tacos at this Flint food truck offers customers an ‘experience’ they can’t get anywhere elseMichigan’s Best Local Eats: This eatery in Flint has every chicken wing flavor for your taste budsMichigan’s Best Local Eats: Flint coffee shop offers savory, sweet crepes and popular hibiscus sweet teaMichigan’s Best Local Eats: Flint vs. Detroit-style Coney dogs, this restaurant serves bothMichigan’s Best Local Eats: This new Mexican restaurant in Chesaning has the ' best’ authentic fajitasMichigan’s Best Local Eats: Cantonese Gourmet South feeds Flint with seafood and pepper steak mealsMichigan’s Best Local Eats: This ‘beast’ pizza in Fenton will feed you and all your friendsMichigan’s Best Local Eats: Gordo and Flaco food truck in Flint with authentic tacos sell out every dayLocal Eats: Houston’z Takeout and Catering has ‘Hue’ burgers for a huge appetiteLocal Eats: Scoop!