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Chef Luke Rogers and owner Luis Uriate built Cathedral Italian Bistro in Plano from their combined vision to create an approachable, but quality, dining experience. “Having a restaurant that serves amazing food and makes everyone feel welcome is important to us,” Rogers tells Eater Dallas. It took two years of work for Rogers to bring Cathedral Ita...

Fresh off his appearance on the newest season of Somebody Feed Phil this week, Statesman food critic Matthew Odam released his annual dining guide where he ranks the best restaurants in Austin. Number one is Mueller Italian restaurant L’Oca d’Oro, because co-owners chef Fiore Tedesco and Adam Orman advocate for the restaurant community through nonp...

Over the past three years Canyon has been seeing a revitalization in their historic downtown and in the entire community from the optimism of new businesses and incoming people. Mickey’s Place, a new addition to the Shops on Fifth Avenue, is a modern twist on traditional Italian cuisine. The new addition to Canyon is in the previous location of “Ba...

Parking, patio and price are three key ingredients that make up Porta’Vino along with its food, said Greg Brenneman, the owner of the restaurant that opened on East Shore Drive in March. “We have a great parking garage ... patio—you can see that the patio going all the way down. And then its price, both our menu prices and our wine prices,” Brennem...

Have you been craving some authentic Italian food? Now you can get it right here in the Hub City. Mr. Italy himself is back in Lubbock. We all know Jerry, and he's ready to serve the community again. Jerry named the restaurant Papa V's Pizza after his dad; the V is for Vincenzo. This restaurant will serve slices of pizza during lunch and whole pizz...

Executive chef Luke Rogers has rebounded from the closing of Savor, the late restaurant at Klyde Warren Park that was a casualty of the pandemic, with his newest venture, Cathedral Italian Bistro in Plano. As reported in the Observer earlier this year prior to the opening, Rogers’ vision was of a combined steakhouse and Italian restaurant: “We're g...

Who doesn’t love great Italian food in Killeen, Texas? I know that I am always game for some authentic pasta from a delicious Italian spot, but not all ristoranti deliver the goods. That's why I wanted to put together a handy list of my personal favorites here in K-Town. You would think because we are in the Central part of Texas you wouldn’t be ab...

For years the Italian-born restauranteur Bernardo Nolfo traveled the globe opening sleek outlets of the glamorous Milan-based restaurant Bice for its owners, the Ruggeri family. He often traversing to far-flung locales in Europe to Asia and spent time in Houston for what turned into Bice’s short-lived stay in The Galleria shopping center. But when...

Eataly Dallas, the Italian food purveyor whose fresh and filled pastas we adore, is bringing a special dinner with a show to its Dallas pizza and pasta restaurant  next week. On Friday, October 21, chefs from the Rome restaurant that invented Fettuccine Alfredo in 1914 will be producing and serving the original recipe at Eataly Dallas. Mario Mozzet...

Eataly in NorthPark Center is hosting its Restaurant Fest, the fall edition of the premier culinary event, from Oct. 14-30. The program will showcase ingredients like fresh truffle and caviar to make luxury dining an accessible treat, taking cue from the Italian saying “la vita è troppo breve per mangiare e bere male,” which means life is too short...

Fort Worth darling Tim Love, known for bold takes on Southwestern cuisine at his signature Lonesome Dove Western Bistro and elsewhere, has opened a New York–style Italian joint in the Stockyards, the lively Western entertainment district where visitors can shop, dine and witness a cattle drive all in an afternoon. Caterina’s doubles down on Love’s...

A popular long-time Italian restaurateur is opening a new restaurant in Plano in a location he knows very well. The new restaurant is Mangia Bistro, and it's from Artur Pira, owner of the exceptional Aboca's Italian Grill in Richardson. Mangia will open at 508 14th St., right off US-75, in a space that was previously home to Paesano's Ristorante, w...