The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed guard Marco Belinelli. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. Belinelli, 6-5/210, previously spent two seasons with the Spurs from 2013 to 2015, helping San Antonio capture the 2014 NBA Championship. Belinelli averaged 10.4 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 24.0 m...

THERE’S NO ARGUING THAT KATY’S LINES OF STRIP MALLS are firmly chain restaurant territory, a morass of Chik-fil-As and Corner Bakeries. And to the casual observer, Mona Fresh Italian Food doesn’t stand apart from that pack. That changes the moment the door opens to a line of tomato plants cultivated by chef-owner Sidney Degaine. The restaurant may...

MONA Fresh Italian Food located at 19355 I-10, Ste. 500, Houston, held a soft opening July 9. The fast-casual Italian restaurant offers fresh housemade pasta dishes that can be customized with various meats, dressings and seasonings. Some of the ingredients MONA creates dishes with, such as tomatoes, basil, oregano and other vegetables and herbs, a...

Upon seeing an opportunity to expand business to Tomball, Alban Bulliqi and Ekrem Hyseni opened a second location of Adriatic Cafe & Italian Grill in April 2017 in the Northpointe area. The duo opened their first restaurant in Jersey Village in 2012. “We had a lot of customers and guests that had been coming [to Jersey Village]from Tomball, so we w...

Italian restaurants boast of a prominent spot in Austin’s culinary scene, especially since the number of eateries inspired by the European country have increased recently. Home-made pastas, delicious meats, speciality cheeses, and red sauces are here to stay in the city. Austin’s best Italian restaurants and food trucks range from longtime spots to...

Pizzeria Testa, recognized as one of the top pizzerias in the DFW area has opened a second Dallas area location at 3525 Greenville Avenue, across from the famed Granada Theater. Testa’s new restaurant location is now open to share a true Italian experience like no other. As soon as you walk into Testa’s main dining and bar area, you’ll immediately...

When: Sun, August 12, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM CDT - Where: Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St, Houston, TX 77006 Come celebrate Festa di Ferragosto with the ICCC with a screening of the 2017 comedy "L'ora Legale" by Ficarra and Picone! Bring your friends and a favorite bottle of wine. Pizza and soft drinks will be served. Doo...

The largest food and wine fair in the U.S. devoted exclusively to Italian wines and food products, producers, and gastronomic traditions.  Now in its fifth year, Taste of Italy Houston™ is the largest food and wine fair in the U.S. devoted exclusively to Italian wines and food products, producers, and gastronomic traditions. More than 550 people at...

All manner of paths have led to Austin’s music scene over the years. Take Giulia Millanta’s Austin-based band: drummer Dony Wynn is a Memphis native who grew up in Louisiana; producer and guitarist Gabriel Rhodes is from Sunset, Texas; and bassist Glenn Fukunaga moved to the capital in the ’70s from Hawaii. Still, Millanta’s own path is the most st...

Brando Ballerini has been since 2010 the President of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas (IACC) based in Houston. He is currently the President of BPB Energy. He has over 40 years of experience in the oil and drilling industry, previously holding the position of Drillmec President for 15 years. The interview InvestorVisa.it: President,...