Ars Lyrica Houston's A Roman Feast gala will take place on Saturday, March 3, 2018 in the historic Esperson building in downtown Houston. The glamorous evening will begin with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at the contemporary Rusk Lobby, followed by an intimate performance of arias by rising opera countertenor, Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen accompanied by Ma...

The man who brought Italian gelato and famous Chicago-style pizza to the Houston Heights is about to open up a proper Italian grocery store in the neighborhood. Louie Comella is opening Italian American Grocery on Tuesday morning at 11 a.m., next door to his Gelazzi gelato and pizza shop located at 3601 White Oak. The shop will have roughly the sam...

It's not often that restaurants, especially popular ones, get a head-to-toe menu revamp. But a culinary overhaul seemed appropriate for Sud Italia Ristorante when it hired Maurizio Ferrarese, former executive chef of Quattro at the Four Seasons Hotel Houston, as the head toque of the Rice Village restaurant. Just over a month into his new stint as...

Benedetto Croce in Texas (Moretti&Vitali) è un delizioso libricino di Alessandro Carrera, direttore di Studi italiani all'Università di Houston. A dispetto del titolo, non tratta della filosofia di Croce ma racconta - come dice il più fedele sottotitolo - «Storie di filosofia italiana in Nord America». E del resto la storia inizia proprio con Croce...

On Thursday, January 25, the ICCC will present a short lecture and a screening of the film “My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes” as we remember the victims of the Holocaust. Each year on January 27, the United Nations remembers the many people of Jewish origin affected by the Holocaust and this day is officially called the “International Day of...

Our contemporary film series features recent Italian movies with English subtitles. The series will run from January to May, with one film being shown per month. Come enjoy modern Italian cinema with us throughout the first months of 2018! First screening: Detective Montalbano double feature. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 6:...

Sud Italia Ristorante just got a special infusion of Italian realness. The Rice Village charmer has announced that Maurizio Ferrarese, former executive chef of Quattro at the Four Seasons, is the restaurant's new top toque. A 17-year veteran of Four Seasons hotels and resorts, Ferrarese recently left his post at the downtown hotel. Sud Italia owner...

Please note that as of March 1, 2018 passports will not be issued the same day of the appointment. exception will be made for proven emergencies. Therefore, the day of the appointment, beside the required documentation, a prepaid and self-addressed traceable type envelope (express mail, federal express, ups, etc.) has to be provided to mail the new...

The Italian Cultural and Community Center warmly welcomes the following individuals to the 2018 Board of Directors: Raluca Dalea is a finance professional with a background in equity research and corporate banking. She was born in Romania and has lived in the US since 1997 and in Houston for the past 10 years.

Congratulations to Andrea Del Monte with the 006 Pizza Truck, for winning the Pizza and Prosecco Superiore contest at Le Notre Culinary Institute. Second and third places go to Mascalzone Ristorante Italiano and Fork Gourmet Catering! More than 150 guests attended the event and enjoyed all the pizza they could eat prepared also by Amalfi Ristorante...