ManinPasta, the Italian restaurant that took over Aroma Italian Kitchen and Bar’s space on South Lamar, is now open. It debuted sometime in late November. ManinPasta’s menu spans the usual Italian dishes, from house-made pastas to Neapolitan pizza to arancini to desserts. The restaurant also whips up a black charcoal pizza dough. The pizza oven was...

East side Italian sandwich shop La Matta opened today at 501 Comal Street. The newest member of the New Waterloo family (which includes Sway and Le Politique), La Matta is a precursor to another forthcoming Italian restaurant, Il Brutto, coming in early 2018. La Matta (which means “The Joker” in Italian card games) serves panini, salads, charcuteri...

Save for a few SXSW day parties and the occasional boozy brunch, we haven’t spent much time in the daylight near East Sixth Street. But all that may change soon when New Waterloo’s latest concept opens a block from the bustling strip. The hospitality group behind the South Congress Hotel and Hotel Ella, and restaurants like La Condesa and Sway, ann...

There’s a good chance that when you walk into Austin’s new Italian restaurant, Bella Victoria, you might get a hug from Mario Victoria, whose smile and demeanor speak of good will and good food.“Every single customer we had yesterday, they told us how glad they were that we were here,” he said, smiling. The restaurant, just south of Riverside Arena...

- 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio named “Crossover of Texas” and “Luxury Crossover of Texas” and took home “Most Drives” honor- All Stelvio models feature a perfect 50/50 weight distribution, class-leading power and performance and an eight-speed automatic transmission with available steering column-mounted aluminum paddle shifters with gear shifts in less...

Austin will no longer officially recognize Columbus Day after Austin City Council voted Thursday to replace the holiday with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Although Thursday’s vote will have no direct effect on the federal holiday—which celebrates Italian explorer Christopher Columbus’s arrival to the lands of the western hemisphere every second Monday o...

When the president of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, visited the United States in February 2016, he decided to stop in Texas as a testament to the outstanding contribution that the Lone Star State has made and continues to make to the economic, scientific and technological success of the union. During his visit, the president underscored...

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport now has a new Italian market, restaurant, wine bar, and cafe with the opening of I Vini, found at Gate 20. It’s from Love Nance, the owner of Annies Cafe and Bar and her development company Paseo Brands. The menu spans Italian bites, like breakfast (pastries and frittatas), pastas, pizza, sandwiches, salads, t...

Thu, August 24, 2017. 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CDT. Gusto - 4800 Burnet Road - Austin, TX 78756. Beautiful weather, great company and fantastic food & wine: it’s not a Midsummer Night Dream! It’s a Sicilian Wine Dinner featuring Firriato’s wines! Gusto's Executive Chef Justin Turner designed a special menu, inspired by the distinctive flavors of Sicily....

Sophia’s Italian supper club is focusing on more seasonal dishes and a new bar menu with the help of its recently hired chef de cuisine – Caleb Higginson, a former sous chef at Central Standard. The Chicago-based BDG Hospitality brought Higginson on in May to support executive chef Mark Sparacino. While Sparacino is back and forth between Sophia's...