Two major Houston Italian eateries — sweet and savory — have teamed up for a very special, very edible collab: a limited edition gelato flavor. Dolce Neve, the newish Heights gelato shop(and Austin import) on N. Main, and Chef Ryan Pera of Coltivare, the wood-fired pizzeria on White Oak Drive, have created a gelato flavor that is fruity and sweet —...

Join us for the Summer Italian Film Festival. Enjoy four weeks of Italian masterpieces. Films in Italian with English subtitles. The Italian Cultural and Community Center, 1101 Milford Street, Houston, TX 77006. All four films will start at 7:15 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Suggested donation at the door per film: $5 for members, $10 for non-members....

Dear members and friends, we are excited to have our friends at Tiburon Transmedia - a boutique transmedia house established in Central Texas - come to Houston for the premiere of their movie "Tiramisu for Two"! "Tiramisu For Two" tells the story of Giorgio (Bobby Olson), a very peculiar Italian man, who travels from Rome, Italy to San Marcos, Texa...

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli before he heads back to space for the third time! Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli is just one of the astronauts who will be joining us for the IACC Happy Hour on Tuesday, May 9 at Arcodoro in Houston’s Galleria neighborhood. IACC Happy Hour. Tuesday, May 9. 6:00 p.m. Complimen...

Join us for Il Sapore Italiano, a series of cooking classes aimed to promote the Italian traditions, in which participants will have a hands-on culinary experience preparing authentic and delicious Italian dishes. We will be learning "The Art of Making Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms," a delicious and flavorful dish from Northern Italy. Friday, May...

Who has the best meatballs in Houston? You'll find out on April 23 when Damian's Cucina Italiana revives its meatball competition with 2017 Meatball Brawl where 10 local restaurants will try to out-ball each other for a good cause. Damian's owners Johnny Mandola and Bubba Butera will play host (and competitor) for the event which will benefit the T...

Lomonte’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria has been serving Italian cuisine at 815 Plantation Drive, Richmond, for 10 years. After working at his mother’s restaurant near Katy, Braden Lomonte decided to follow in his mother’s footsteps and open his own location. “The original Lomonte’s is his mother’s restaurant,” General Manager Bruce Bell said. “Our...

Blind Lemon jefferson crooned "The Blues came from Texas, looping like a mule” as the uniquely African-American music genre eventually made its way to Italy, where a budding musician named Adelmo Fornaciari (nicknamed “Zucchero,” which is Italian for “sugar”) fell in love with the sounds of Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles and Otis Redding. Born in the...

Italian Icons Special: Sophia Loren + Marcello Mastroianni. Join us for this two-evening film special at the ICCC with two of the most iconic Italian actors of all time, Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni. Loren and Mastroianni are the protagonists of the Italian Maestro Vittorio De Sica’s cinematic creations that we will screen as part of this...

A Rita’s Italian Ice location in Houston is pushing the envelope and experimenting with ways to deliver their tasty frozen treats to eager customers. Co-franchisees Michael Schwartz and Dan McCracken have teamed up with UberEATS and Favor Delivery to make Rita’s beloved custards, Italian ices and frozen treats available and convenient for those in...