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Mazzio’s Italian Eatery is one of the very few Italian-based restaurants in Tahlequah. Mazzio's Corporation is a privately-owned Tulsa-based holding company. It first did not start off as Mazzio’s Italian Eatery. Ken Selby, founder of Mazzio’s, opened his first restaurant, Pizza Parlor, in 1961 on 11th Street near Harvard in Tulsa.  He opened his s...

While it is not that little out-of-the way place you recall in Trastevere (what is?!), Andiamo! is pretty darn close.  Billed as a “neighborhood trattoria,” it is indeed in a neighborhood of former residences converted to commercial buildings and offices directly east of the Railyard and Santa Fe station on the Roadrunner line. Inside, through an o...

The Astros were about to play Game 6 of their American League Championship Series against the Yankees when I paid my first visit to Potente. The luxury Italian restaurant, a stately pleasure dome decreed by Astros owner Jim Crane, sits right across the street from Minute Maid Park, and the place was packed. Make that beyond packed. As my friends an...

We couldn’t have been more thrilled when we received the news from Rome last week: Of the 75 Italian Chambers of Commerce throughout the world, the IACC Texas (the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Texas, headquartered in Houston) is now ranked in the TOP 10! We jumped from number 26 to number 9 in just three years! And what’s more, the IACC Texas...

What a GREAT night!!! Big Thanks to everyone who came to our presentation in Dallas, Texas! We had a fantastic time and we really enjoyed the post-screening discussions. It really was one of the most electrifying screenings we have had so far, thanks to the great energy of all the University of Dallas STUDENTS who came out to see Tiramisu For Two....

Friday, November 17, 2017. Doors open at 6:30 pm | Lecture starts at 7:00 pm - Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford, Houston, Texas 77006. Visit the ICCC to learn how eating the Italian way can benefit your health! Produced by the Italian Consulate of Houston in coordination with Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo (Week of Ital...

The university has many partnerships with international universities. One of the partnerships is with Università degli Studi di Verona, and it has been in effect for around 10 years.  Languages and Communication Department Head Dr. Lucia Harrison created the partnership in conjunction with Professor Francesco Fiumara. Harrison who is an alumna of t...

As we reach the end of another year, it is the time when many of us reflect both personally and fiscally. As you sit down to begin making your end-of-year gifts and distributions, please keep the Italian Cultural & Community Center (ICCC) in mind so that we can continue to flourish and grow and share our mission to advance, celebrate and preserve I...

And I don’t know about about you, but it takes me a little while to finish a steak that size. That’s just what I did. And I soaked up each bite with the Marsala sauce, which is basically a red wine/mushroom/beef stock concoction. A saucy 16 oz ribeye topped with mushrooms, sauteed onions and roasted peppers is my modus operandi. But when it’s serve...

The Perricone Quads made history when they made their way into the world on a cold and stormy Halloween 88 years ago and they catapulted a Beaumont family into the public eye. Maria Concetta “Bessie” Mazzu Perricone and Philip “Filippo” Perrione, of Italian descent, already had five sons and had lost a daughter to complications from the whooping co...

In partnership with Italian Festivals of New Mexico, THE GUILD CINEMA presents SPETTACOLO: the story of Montichiello’s half-century old Teatro Povero (Folk Theater) tradition, beautifully told in a documentary that’s been called both poignant and breathtaking. Directors, Jeff Malmberg & Chris Shellen – Released Sept 6, 2017 – 91 mins – Italian with...

Italian molder and potter Stefano Barbieri will be visiting Duncan Wednesday, Nov. 8 to demonstrate his craft. Barbieri will be representing Vietri, America’s largest importer of handcrafted ceramics at Distinctive Decor from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Barbieri got his artistic start in a factory in 1994, where he worked as a hand molder...