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Few things in life are as comforting as home-cooked Italian food. But if you're not part of a big Italian family, you can still feel like it at Napoli's Wine Cafe. The family-owned restaurant has been in business since 1992, first on Westheimer, then Texas Main in downtown, followed by Bayou Center and City Center (though under a different name), a...

The new a Tavola Restaurant & Wine Bar takes culinary cues from different parts of Italy. It also draws other inspiration from what its creators say has lately proven a successful recipe in Metairie — a family-friendly approach with a large dining bar for times when the family is not in tow. Holding down the high-profile intersection of Veterans Bo...

Let’s make a collective new year’s resolution to keep supporting local restaurants, including neighborhood icon Jimmy’s Food Store. The family-run store at Bryan Street and Fitzhugh Avenue is a neighborhood favorite for all things Italian food. From imported cheese, wine, and pasta to hot to-go sandwiches, Jimmy’s has been a destination.  Cue the c...

Rossopomodoro and Eataly are ever more closely together, despite the pandemic. The Covid in fact didn’t stop or slow down, neither retarget the goals of the Italian pizza format born in Naples, that goes on according to its agenda. 450 square meters, 2 ovens and 240 seated placed  inside the NorthPark Center recently inaugurated by Eataly  These ar...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce South Central is please to announced dates for the 2nd-Annual Taste of Italy Virtual Trade Fair and Festival. To be held during the week of March 15-19, the virtual gathering will include: one-on-one virtual trade tastings with leading food and wine buyers in Texas and beyond; one-on-one virtual media tastings...

Have you gotten a taste of Italy's prized white truffles? In time for the holidays, join us for our first-ever Truffle Days on Tuesday, December 22 and Wednesday, December 23 and bring home fresh white truffles from Italy at the lowest prices of the season! We're spreading out our Truffle Day over two full days so that you can shop safely for this...

Phil Giglio, a practicing lawyer who left Chicago to run a farm in Fredericksburg, is an unlikely purveyor of cheese. But his Italian heritage, and a fascination with sustainable agriculture, led him to relationships with ethical ranchers and a local chef, foretelling his future. "I got here and thought, 'Shoot, I don't know anything about raising...

The owners of Armando’s are cooking up something new for River Oaks. Chef Armando Palacios and his wife Cinda are bringing their Italian concept Lulu’s to the same shopping center as their legendary Tex-Mex restaurant. The couple opened the first Lulu’s in Round Top in 2018. Named for Armando’s nickname for Cinda, Lulu’s serves classic Italian such...

International travel in the middle of a pandemic? No thanks. But you don’t have to leave Texas to go to Italy. Of course, that’s always been true: it’s fifteen miles south of Waxahachie, just off Interstate 35. But as of December 9, in Dallas, you can also go to Eataly.  The Italian culinary wonderland, part restaurant and food court, part departme...

As thrilling it is to see a sweeping, 46,000-square-foot marketplace brimming with Italian food open in Dallas, there is something else that Eataly’s arrival does. It confirms that Dallas, and the greater area in which local farmers and producers sow land and raise animals, is a bona fide slow food city. No, it’s not surprising; it’s something that...

Italian cafe Uncle Nicky's is opening a second location in the city's East End District next week, officials announced. The new location on the ground floor of Hotel Eleven at 1123 E. 11th St. is slated to open on Monday with soft opening hours starting on Saturday. On Saturday and Sunday, the cafe will be open from 10 a.m. until evening and on Mon...

An Oklahoma restaurant that has brought a unique twist to traditional pasta dishes has now opened its second location inside Parlor. Bad Nonna’s original location opened this past spring in Midwest City, but it is now expanding to Parlor. “We wanted to expand our exposure and show people some of the other stuff we can really do,” said Paden Weather...