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Grazia Italian Kitchen held a donation drive and raised $40,000 for the fallen Pearland Officer Endy Epankya's family last Saturday (June 19). Grazia Italian Kitchen owner Adrian Hembree, Executive Chef/Operator Steve Haug and Grazia Italian Kitchen management team and staff hosted the event from 6-11 a.m. in the parking lot of the restaurant...

Los Angeles Consul General Giuseppe Perrone has appointed Cavaliere Lino Pertusini of Santa Fe as New Mexico's second Honorary Consul, working with Rosalba Maniaci to represent the Italian Consulate in our state.   The duties of the office of Honorary Consul range from the promotion of Italian language and culture to the promotion of trade b...

by Meghan McCarron   Downtown Austin gets a new Italian restaurant this week: Numero 28 Pizzeria And Vineria is now soft open at 452 W. 2nd Street. The restaurant is a collaboration between co-owner Bernardo Nolfo and the New York based mini-chain Numero 28.   The New York City restaurants focus primarily on Neapolitan pizza, but the...

ELM restaurant group (Arro, Easy Tiger, 24 Diner) opened up their latest venture, Italic, on April 1st. The downtown Italian restaurant is helmed by executive chef Andrew Curren, and features a seasonal menu and negronis on tap. Read on for the early word.   The food — Overall, Italic's fare is pleasing mostly everyone. Yelper Aaron P. think...

Santa Fe is jam-packed with entertaining activities all summer long. This year, a touch of Italy is being added to the menu, with this week's CineFesta Italia, a celebration of the film (and food) of Italy, as well as a monthlong cultural celebration. Santa Fean Lisa Contarino, executive director of the festival, explains that there's a connection...

Viaggio come avventura e come sfida. Come riscoperta di un rapporto autentico con la natura e con la gente. Come espressione concreta di solidarieta' e di amicizia. Sono questi gli ingredienti delle imprese off-limits di Beppe Faresin, il canoista vicentino balzato piu' volte agli onori della cronaca per avere raccolto con successo fondi per l'Unic...

By Norman Rozeff Brownsville would not be what it is today without the energetic efforts of one of its citizens in the early 20th century. His story of achievements is a remarkable one well worth recounting. Making it even more intriguing is the fact that he was an immigrant, unschooled in the United States. Louis Cobolini was an Italian born Dec...

Si svolgerà a San Antonio in Texas, presso la Chiesa di San Francesco di Paola, il 14 aprile prossimo, la cerimonia religiosa "Progetto memoria" che ha come simbolo la Madonna della Sfida.   Come informa Vincenzo Arcobelli, l'evento è organizzato e patrocinato dal Comites di Houston in collaborazione con il Ctim e l'ANPPE Venezia, a ricordo...

In 2011 TJ Mabrey closed her carving studio (est. 1980) in Pietrasanto, Italy and moved to Taos where she opened Studio Santiago in May of this year. On October 4th and 5th she celebrates this new chapter of her artistic expression with an Open House Studio Visit from 11a to 4p each day. Mabrey's sculptures reflect her remarkable life that took her...

Nothing rivals authentic regional cuisine enjoyed in its own backyard. Take a Philly cheese steak devoured in Philadelphia, or a key lime pie savored in Key West. Dallasite Jay Jerrier's own flavor/region epiphany arrived in the form of Neapolitan pizza tasted during his honeymoon in Italy.   Nearly 20 years after his first bite, Jerrier par...

Consul General of Italy, Fabrizio Nava The Italian Consul General Fabrizio Nava in Houston states very clearly his approval of ExhibItalia in his letter:   "I therefore express my strong appreciation for the initiative undertaken by the Italy America Chamber of Commerce to organize 'Exhibitalia'. This venue will provide a new and relevant o...

Genealogy Roadshow is only in his second year of production. But if interest in family backgrounds and the growth of the genealogy industry is of any indication, the PBS show is on the road to being a great success.   The upcoming PBS segment focuses upon unique family histories from the New Orleans area. One of the three genealogists and ho...