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By Todd A. Price   The new Ace Hotel in New Orleans looked to Memphis for their restaurant. They brought in the James Beard-nominated chefs Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman. The pair, friends since high school, cook Italian food with flavors from the American South at Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen.   For a chef to run the new restaurant...

A national Italian ice brand that serves frozen treats will test a new cafe concept in Albuquerque.Rita's Italian Ice, headquartered in Trevose, Pennsylvania, plans to expand its Italian ice and frozen custard offerings to include made-to-order doughnuts and coffee-based drinks. The company said the new concept will allow it to capture more daytim...

The aptly named The Light in the Piazza has a lot to say about how light -- actual and felt -- can change a person's life by letting you see possibilities that weren't apparent before. It makes this challenging 2005 Broadway musical a particularly fitting one for Brick Road Theatre to pull off at the start of its second year. By all reasoning, a s...

Louis Prima's Big Night dinner will serve as an ode to the movie Big Night and a birthday celebration of the great jazz musician from New Orleans, Louis Prima, who would have been 106 this year on Dec. 7. L'Oca d'Oro will look back at Italian-American fare from the WWII era for inspiration, a time when Americans were first being introduced to...

Città: GrossetoPaese: ITALIAPeriodo di svolgimento: 01/04/2013 - 31/12/2013Partners: Grosseto ExportDescrizione: La Italian Chamber of Commerce in Houston in collaborazione con Grosseto Export organizza una missione di incoming di buyers di alcune delle piu' importanti catene di distribuzione texane in Toscana. Si stima la presenza di circa 6 opera...

The American Renaissance Foundation is proud to announce the selection of DARYLE LAMONICA, former American collegiate and professional quarterback, as the 2014 Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame National Honoree.   Mr. Lamonica began his career at the University of Notre Dame, where he was the starting quarterback for three seaso...

Selected Foods & Beverage, a specialist in importing and distributing gourmet products from all over the world, is pleased to host a Festival of Italian Food Productions event at the Houston Italian Festival (October 9-12, 2014).   Food products imported from various regions of Italy will be available for your sampling pleasure. This min...

After an absence of almost a decade from the Houston restaurant scene, popular Italian chef Alberto Baffoni, former owner of Simposio restaurant, is back and manning the stove at a new restaurant called Mascalzone Ristorante Italiano in west Houston.   Because every home cook should know how to make one perfect Italian tomato sauce, Chef Baf...

iMonelli is a tiny restaurant sandwiched between a sports bar and a payday loans business. But looks can be deceiving and often are, for inside is one of Lafayette's best fine-dining establishments and the kitchen of chef Brian Blanchard.   Blanchard runs a culinary empire that at one time stretched from A La Carte in the Oil Center to River...

The Italian Club of Dallas is hosting Festa Italia: Italian Festival & Bocce Tournament at 10 a.m. Saturday at John Paul II High School, 900 Coit Road. The family-friendly event will include Italian food and beverages, grape stomping, an Italian car show, folk dancing, children's games and the Festa Italia Bocce Classic. Teams can register...

ITALIAN TEACHER for Adult Classes Job descriptionPart time teaching position;Small classes (5 to 10 students);Flexible schedule and syllabus. Job applicant requirementsLanguages: Italian – native speaker or level C1 (Common European Framework)English – fluentSpanish – not required but preferableLaurea triennale or equivalent.Experience in teachin...

They're back! The Doko family, the original owners of beloved Tuscany Italian Bistro, have returned to Crowley bringing their authentic family recipes and excellent service back to town.   "Thank you for coming back," said Gary Green, who, along with his family, enjoyed fresh warm bread and mounds of homemade pasta, sauce and cheese Friday...