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Last Sunday, inspired by the unexpected sliver of warm(er) weather, the Mister and I decided take a stroll around the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan. A planned hour walk turned into three so we happened to be in the area during dinnertime. We stumbled up upon San Carlo Osteria Piemonte, a cozy and newish resto specializing in Northern Italian cuisi...

So proud of his Italian heritage, Renzo Gerard Cantin decided to use it as the basis of his seventh grade Louisiana history project at Holy Cross School. He created a tabletop Saint Joseph Day altar and an accompanying poster presentation on the influence of Italian immigrants in Louisiana. Cantin was pleased that the project qualified for state le...

A couple in the Blue Star Arts Complex is bringing their love for Italy to San Antonio in the form of gelato. Before you even start to think about dessert, co-owner of South Alamode Panini and Gelato Company, Josh Biffle, is hard at work making the freshest Gelato and Sorbets all from scratch. "Today we are going to be making one of our favorites....

It wasn't long after Diana Buthion took full ownership of Bellini's restaurant a little more than a year ago that she changed the name of the eatery on the southeast corner of NW 63 and Pennsylvania to Bellini's Underground. She'd heard from enough patrons that they'd forgotten about the restaurant — or forgotten how to get there. Along with remind...

Johnny Carino's Italian Restaurant is known for its Italian food that has an American-style twist. "We make everything from scratch. That's the biggest thing," managing partner Sarah Jeppesen said. "We definitely take pride in the service that we provide to our guests. Our food is homemade, and we make it daily." The restaurant, which has been in V...

La XII Conferenza dei ricercatori italiani nel mondo si è conclusa con grande successo il 25 Marzo 2017. L’evento è stato organizzato dal COMITES-Houston (rappresentante del distretto consolare dell’Arkansas, della Louisiana, del Texas, e dell’Oklahoma) in collaborazione con il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Houston e del CTIM. Anche quest’anno la c...

In 1891 a transatlantic steamship departed Italy, headed for New York City. It never arrived. The S.S. Utopia, carrying 880 passengers, many of them Italian immigrants who had boarded in Naples and Palermo, was sailing through the port of Gibraltar when it struck another vessel. The hole created by the collision sank the Utopia in just twenty minut...

Dont's miss this opportunity of giving your child the chance to experience Italy without leaving Houston! Children will be immersed into the richness and beauty of Italy… its language, culture, traditions and culinary arts. They will experience daily scoperte (discoveries), engaging in many linguistic and cultural activities from the magnificent an...

Piled high with 500lbs of spaghetti, 150 gallons of sauce and 50lbs of cheese, the world's biggest pasta bowl made its annual appearance for St. Joseph's Day celebrations. The whopping bowl of pasta, spanning eight feet in diameter, was more than enough to feed hungry New Orleans spectators on Friday.  In addition to the noodles, meatless gravy and...

THEN: Starting in 1884 and continuing through to 1924, an estimated 290,000 Italian immigrants -- a great deal of them from Sicily -- arrived in New Orleans, fleeing economic and political turmoil. In short order, their indelible influence would be felt on the city. With the French Quarter no longer a fashionable address, many of the city's more we...

As big as a hubcap and layered with ham, salami, provolone cheese and -- critically -- olive salad, a single muffuletta sandwich can feed four grown adults. The muffuletta, despite its Italian-sounding name and ingredients, is pure New Orleans. It can be found neither in Italy nor in the other American cities that, like New Orleans, received an inf...

When: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 At 6:30 pm - Where: Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, Texas Organized by : Archaeological Institute of America, Houston Society. In collaboration with : Consulate General of Italy in Houston (Consolato Generale d'Italia in Houston) & IIC. Entrance : With fee On the occasion of the exhibit Gladiators: Heroes o...