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Although Ferrari’s Italian Villa has been in Grapevine for 11 years, chef and co-owner Francesco Secchi’s career spans over half a century as he has worked with top chefs and traveled the globe. He and his wife, Jane, came to Dallas in the early ’80s and opened their first restaurant in 1983 on Market Street in Dallas, where people clamored and wai...

Following in the footsteps of fellow Italian players Stefano Berini, Matteo Pizzolini, and Maurizio Andretta, Oscar Tucci has signed a national letter of intent to play baseball for the Clarendon College Bulldogs in Clarendon, Texas as a result of participating in the 2018 International Stars Showcase in Arizona. Oscar Tucci in azione sul monte (ML...

"My name is nobody". Two shows only: Saturday, November 24 and Sunday, November 25. 1:00 PM. The Guild - 3405 Central Ave NE - Albuquerque, NM. $5 Admission when you ask for the Italian Festival’s rate. Conceived and produced by Spaghetti Western legend, Sergio Leone, and directed by one of his most loyal students, Tonino Valerii, this 1973 classic...

Many waited for hours to meet the reality T.V. star who has influenced bakers to follow their dream. Buddy Valastro, star of “Cake Boss”, was at La Plaza Mall for the grand opening of his famous Carlo’s Bakery and his Italian restaurant, Buddy V’s. It was Valastro’s father who started Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey. “I had one little bakery....

In search of a new favorite Italian spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around San Antonio, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs. 1. Capo's Pizza Topping the list is Capo's Pizza. Located at 8522 Broadway, Suite 105, the Italian spot, which...

Dear Italian Cultural & Community Center Members, as per Section 6.03.4, if the number of candidates who have timely qualified equals (or is less than) the number of vacancies, the President may dispense with sending out ballots and all candidates who have timely qualified shall be declared winners. We are proud to announce that the following becam...

The American Society of Italian Heritage held it annual Rising Star Banquet at DiChristina's Restaurant. The organization includes members from all parts of the Northshore and several south shore members as well. Guest speaker was Professor Anthony Margavio, former University of New Orleans, Loyola University, and Southeastern Louisiana University...

People entering the historical former St. James United Methodist Church building in downtown Waco see a message in gold lettering assuring that prayer changes things. Lane and Amy Murphy had a prayer answered Thursday, when the board of Tax Increment Financing Zone No. 1 voted to grant $531,185 in TIF money toward a $2.6 renovation plan the couple...

An authentic Italian restaurant from Chicago is coming to Dallas. Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar, a lively, authentic Italian restaurant and wine bar in Chicago's River North neighborhood, has signed a lease at the new Grandscape development in The Colony. A part of Chicago-based Gibsons Restaurant Group (GRG), Quartino will open in 2020. This mark...

Gucci has been having one big moment since Alessandro Michele took over creative direction in 2015. Now, a new Gucci boutique has opened in The Houston Galleria. The new renovated 4,100-square-foot space is located on the Neiman Marcus side of The Galleria. It houses men’s and women’s shoes, handbags, luggage, home decor, jewelry, watches, accessor...

Picture it: A farmhouse kitchen in the 1950s Sicilian countryside.  At the stove is Marianna Impastato. At her elbow is her son Sal. Atop that stove is a huge pot of simmering onions. As the onions turn translucent and shiny with olive oil, she adds minced fresh garlic; pig’s feet go in and gallons of crushed fresh Italian tomatoes.  Who would enjo...

Artist Peter Chinni turned 90 on March 21, and although he hasn't lived in Taos for long, he has cemented his place in the community of artists here. Chinni's "Inside/Out" is part of the Harwood Museum's Winter Exhibitions opening Saturday (Nov. 3). Although the Taos Arts Council nominated Chinni for a Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts ba...