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The long-dormant Kellys Brew Pub in Nob Hill will soon be showing signs of life with M’tucci’s readying to open their new location in the former brewery this month. “It’s gonna be full of life and energy and that was really our goal from the beginning was just to really bring something here that could be transformative for this area and build on wh...

There’s this thing that chef Robbie Nowlin does on his @chef_driven Instagram feed. In frame after frame, he’s hoisting up people in his arms in front of the kitchen pass at Allora, the new Italian restaurant at the Pearl where he’s the executive chef. In one, it’s chef Jason Dady, for whom Nowlin worked at The Lodge in San Antonio. In another, it’...

As our grand tour of Italian wine nears its final lap, it's time for a stop in one of the country's most exciting wine regions: the volcanic island of Sicily. The largest island in the Mediterranean, its wine history dates back more than 6,000 years and survived the island's conquest by the Greeks, Phoenicians, Arabs and Italians. Despite being sur...

After being dark since Eureka! shuttered in 2020 because of COVID, the corner of McKinney Avenue and Blackburn Street is officially alive and well again. Fiatto is a new casual Italian-American restaurant with seasonally inspired dishes. Executive chef Kylil Henson's background includes Flora Street Café, French Laundry (Yountville, California), DB...

Houston-based Russo’s New York Pizzeria is coming to Frisco. A franchise location of the fast-casual pizza joint will join the action near Main Street Village at 3400 Main St. later this year, according to a release. The Frisco store will be operated by Justin and Rasmee Arden. Russo’s locations are small and offer limited dining. The Frisco locati...

One sandwich is all it took for Lori Hutchison to know she wanted to be more than a patron of Tony’s Italian Delicatessen. Three years later, her dream of owning the local deli came true. “A friend of mine brought me a sandwich, and I was floored by it and said, ‘Where did you get this?’” Hutchison said.Tony’s serves hot and cold sandwiches—dubbed...

The third annual Arkansas Italian Food and Wine Festival presented by Relyance Bank is scheduled for April 29 through May 1 at the Penick Boys & Girls Club in Little Rock. The event will feature three days of Italian food, culture, wine, as well as arts and crafts, demonstrations, a kids’ zone and musical acts.  Some of Arkansas’ best Italian food...

Mario Carbone has been back home exactly once since he came to town to open three restaurants in quick succession. It’s not a new idea for him, spending a month in a hotel, but he’s enjoying the southern hospitality in Dallas that he says is different from everywhere else. Eater sat down with Carbone again, this time in the indoor-outdoor patio at...

Community support and a solid work ethic have always been priorities for restaurant owner Stephen Carpentier, but he had never imagined he would be living out his values in a pizzeria. Hailing from Naples, Italy, Carpentier said he was raised by immigrant parents who instilled in him the values of respecting one’s elders, working for what you have...

Italian restaurant Sfereco announced plans to open its fourth outpost in Plano this summer.  It will be located at 1941 Preston Road, Suite 1004 in the Preston Park development. The concept is billed as “American-Italian Fare, Spaghetti Western Flair” on the company website.  In keeping with that theme, the owners promise a spaghetti western-themed...

In fantastic news for downtown Dallas and Italian food fans everywhere, it's the much anticipated (and relocated) comeback of Sassetta, opening at the Joule hotel at 1530 Main St. in downtown Dallas. According to a release, it'll open on April 8, dinner only at first, with the addition of lunch to follow. This is a second life for Sassetta, the res...

The wait for Montrose's newest steakhouse ends this week. Marmo will open for service beginning this Wednesday, April 6. Located in the Montrose Collective, Marmo joins Loch Bar and Ouzo Bay as concepts from the Maryland-based Atlas Restaurant Group. Similar to Baltimore restaurant Tagliata, the restaurant offers a mix of dry-aged steaks alongside...