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by Peter Frost   Cindy's, a small-plate/large-cocktail restaurant opening soon on the top floor of the newly renovated Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, has named its executive chef and beverage manager.   Heading the kitchen at the 13th-floor, indoor-outdoor roof-deck space, which will seat about 180, will be executive chef Christi...

by Amy McCarthy   Pizza enthusiasts, rejoice –– classic East Coast-style pizza will land in Plano this week, courtesy of Boston-born Dallas restaurateur Kenny Bowers.   Announced via release, Kenny's East Coast Pizza will open its doors at Park & Preston in the Berkeley Square shopping center. The concept is a natural evolution fo...

The office of Italian Vice Consul Lino Pertusini is conducting passport renewal services for Italian citizens who are New Mexico residents. This includes fingerprinting on December 15.   To renew your passport through Cav. Pertusini's Santa Fe office, please do the following before November 15: 1. Request an appointment for the December 15...

Prima doppia-doppia nella Nba per Marco Belinelli, che è stato decisivo nella vittoria dei San Antonio Spurs in casa dei Boston Celtics. Il bolognese ha chiuso con 16 punti, 11 rimbalzi, 8 assist e 6/12 al tiro, per un complessivo +17 di plus/minus nei 36 minuti in campo. Belinelli è andato a soli 2 assist dal chiudere con una storica tripla-doppia...

Una stagione davvero incredibile si chiude con l'ennesimo primato. Marco Belinelli, dopo aver dato un contributo molto importante agli Spurs durante la regular season, dopo aver vinto la gara da tre punti all'All Star Game Weekend, diventa il primo giocatore italiano a giocarsi le Finali Nba. Qualcosa di straordinario per un cestista che durante l...

No matter what the occasion, we always talk about Italian food...which seems to always end up in heated discussions about who makes the BEST lasagna!!!Basta! Now you can put your recipe where your mouth is and get bragging rights while doing a good deed for New Mexico's children. Our State is again #1 in the nation for child hunger and we thought a...

2013 is the Year of Italian Culture here in the United States, and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art is celebrating in grand style. Along with the special exhibition "Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums," on view through Nov. 17, the museum is launching a new film series, "Italian Auteurs of the 1960s."   R...

Tony Lo Bianco (actor, writer, director and producer) will receive the 2016 Louis Prima Arts and Entertainment Award at the 31st Annual Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame Banquet on Jan. 16 at the New Orleans Hilton Riverside Hotel.   Lo Bianco starred in the Academy Award-winning film "The French Connection.'' He has been nomina...

Da Marco Cucina e Vino is among Houston's top echelon of eateries, according to HBJ Gourmet's recent review. The 13-year old Houston restaurant, which gets HBJ Gourmet's top rating — a four, or "city's finest" — has earned a reputation for delicious, authentically prepared food served in an atmosphere HBJ Gourmet describes as "urbanely relaxed." I...

By Bud Kennedy   Dallas' much-talked-about Cane Rosso pizza restaurant has leased a space on West Magnolia Avenue, owner Jay Jerrier said Wednesday.   Cane Rosso, a Naples-approved "true Neapolitan" pizza restaurant that has served from a truck at two Fort Worth locations, will replace a former gourmet grocery at 815 W. Magnolia Ave.,...

by Cheramie Sonnier Since St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church was established in 1841 in New Orleans' Tremé neighborhood, it has been "a church of the city's free black citizens." But, it also has had some strong Italian connections, said church secretary Linda Harris in explaining why the church hosts an annual St. Joseph's Altar.   "The c...

La Piccola Cucina, a culinary program for kids aimed at teaching the Italian language, the metric system, and the basics of nutrition through the promotion of the many Italian regional culinary traditions, will land at the MD Anderson Children's Hospital on May 7th, to celebrate a very special day in the Italian tradition: "La Festa della Mamma" –...