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Con il benvenuto ufficiale della Console Generale d'Italia, la Dott.ssa Elena Sgarbi, del Commissario italiano per il Commercio Estero in Texas (ICE), il dott. Carlo Bocchi e del Presidente della Italia-America Chamber of Commerce del Texas (IACC), il Dott. Brando Ballerini, si è ufficialmente aperto Domenica 5 Marzo a Houston in Texas il “Taste of...

In just a few weeks, Italian Festivals of New Mexico (IFNM) rolls out the 10th edition of its annual flagship event with a best-yet lineup of contemporary Italian films, a sampling of some of the finest, most authentic Italian cuisine and wine in New Mexico, and live music and dance performances by unique local talent. IFNM’s mission is to raise aw...

Neapolitan Express, the pizza truck from New York, is expanding into Austin with two new trailers for its first out-of-state expansion. Both will open on Friday, March 3. The first will be found on 3rd Street and Congress Avenue, and the second over on West 5th and Colorado streets. The menu includes Neapolitan pies made using Italian ingredients....

Join our new cultural enrichment course, an Italian wine seminar taught by Master Sommelier Craig Collins. Seminari di vini italiani: poesia in una bottiglia, will consist of four two-hour classes starting on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 with the last class being held on May 23, 2017. This course will introduce you to Italian wines in a detailed way, start...

There are many types of Italian restaurants in New Orleans, including down-home Creole-Italian joints, classic trattorias with Sicilian roots and rustic, Northern Italian-inspired eateries. At Altamura, there's an East Coast influence, as the elegant new restaurant from ManhattanJack duo Jack Petronella and chef Coleman Jernigan pays tribute to spo...

It’s 9 a.m., and through the vinyl slats of the Mozzarella Company, Elm Street’s long-standing cheese company, you can see cheesemakers piling bright green chilies for discs of queso blanco. Mauricio Travesi, the soft-spoken general manager, slices a piece from a wedge of Chihuahua cheese with dashes of pimento and passes it to me. You likely know...

Daniele Puleo has been in the restaurant business for more than thirty years. He grew up in Sicily, but he knew the US was where he wanted to make his culinary mark. So when he was twenty-two-years-old, he made his way to Scottsdale, AR, where he opened Tiramisu restaurant. After Scottsdale, it was Los Angeles where it wasn’t long before he was hos...

Nicola Vaccari may have been born and raised in Italy, trained with NATO in Canada and spent time parking celebrities' cars in Beverly Hills, but for more than 50 years the man known as Northeast Arkansas' "Grandfather of Aviation" made his home in Walnut Ridge. Vaccari, who passed away Feb. 10 at the age of 88, began his aviation career as a memb...

Dallas has a new restaurant opening just about every week.  Some concepts last only months while many other stick around longer.  However, few have the staying power of nearly six decades run by one couple married more than 50 years. Step inside Pietro's Italian Restaurant on Richmond in the Lower Greenville neighborhood and the present feels a who...

Palm Beach Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto for one weekend only, March 10-12, at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. One of the most popular operas in the repertoire, Rigoletto, "The Power of a Curse," is "a must-see masterpiece" of passion and vengeance, filled with some of opera's most famous arias, such as "La...

Lecture by Francesca Lombardo (Founder and Owner of Brio & Co. LLC). Tuesday, February 28, 2017 – 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Reception to follow lecture. Italian Cultural & Community Center. 1101 Milford St, Houston, Texas 77006. Ticket Prices: $10 for ICCC Members – $15 for Non-Members. Reserve your seat today – Eventbrite or call 713-524-422...

Thanks to Fiat of Albuquerque, New Mexico has enjoyed a taste of Italian culture of the automotive kind for several years now. The snappy, colorful Fiat has dotted our roadways since 2012, attracting car buyers with its winning combination of smart Italian design and outstanding fuel economy, and offering countless motorists the opportunity to driv...