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Gianna is offering the traditional Italian-American Christmas dinner, known as the “Feast of the Seven Fishes,” for two nights only – Wednesday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m. Chef de Cuisine Jared Heider’s Feast of the Seven Fishes menu is available as a communal, family-style dinner. The price includes featured table wines t...

The eighth annual Brian Piccolo Award Ceremony, attended by more than 50 UNICO member and guests, was held Nov. 14 at St. Edmond Parish Hall. Master of ceremonies was Richard A. DiLiberto, Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture chair. Nick DelCampo, coach and referee of many sports in Delaware, was the innovative speaker. DiLiberto, De...

Three months ago, Alessandro Clementi wasn’t very familiar with Texas high school football. He was living in Acona, Italy, where soccer is the sport of choice for many young athletes. So when Clementi’s exchange-student program brought him to Newton High School just as football season was getting started, every sight at Singletary Stadium brought a...

“We thought that dropping an Italian iconic and traditional ingredient – such as Olive Oil – into cocktails would have been a perfect means to show a creative use of it. Especially in the city that many believe is the world capital of cocktails,” says Maurizio Gamberucci, Deputy Director, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas. A master class l...

The opulent former space of Flora Street Café has a new lease on life with a gorgeous new Italian restaurant opening “sometime this winter” according to Tricolore Pride, the ownership group behind it. La Stella Cucina Verace will bring authentic, regional Italian food, lifestyle, and culture to Dallas. Our fair city was once an Italian food desert...

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Cirque Italia is set to feature performances at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee. With a theme hinting of soda fountains, poodle skirts, greased hair and Elvis Presley, Cirque Italia’s Gold Unit performers will present a show centered around the 1950s era. Cirque Italia is enforcing all COVID-19 safe...

Friday, November 19, 2021 at 6:00 PM CST on zoom. On the occasion of the World Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World join us for webinar "THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET: FITNESS AND LONGEVITY" moderated by Diana Naridello, with the participation of Elena Volpi and Désirée Triolo. Elena Volpi, MD, PhD FGA Speaker is the Daisy Emery Allen Distinguished Ch...

Celebrate the holidays at Eataly Dallas during Holiday Wine Festa on Friday, December 9. Taste more than 20 Italian wines, 6+ chef-crafted tasting stations, dozens of fluffy panettone, and more throughout our marketplace.  During Holiday Wine Festa, sip your way through a multitude of regional Italian wines paired with traditional Italian holiday b...

Restaurateur Benjamin Berg’s stamp on the Houston restaurant scene grows again this week when his Berg Hospitality Group opens Trattoria Sofia, a rustic Italian restaurant in the Heights. It is the second restaurant opening this year from Berg, whose NoPo Café bowed in June, adding to his portfolio that includes B&B Butchers & Restaurant, B.B. Lemo...

The Dickinson Little Italy Festival of Galveston County is preparing for our 3rd annual event, which will occur on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Dickinson City Hall from 9:30am-7:30 pm. Our mission is to regenerate a sense of community and stimulate vitality and nostalgia of local Texas history by preserving, honoring, and celebrating the vast Sicil...

Tommy Gallo is the kind of uncompromising chef who has made Gallo’s Kitchen a household name in Upper Arlington. Having just celebrated its 11th anniversary, the restaurant combines the “heart of Italy and the soul of New Orleans,” a reflection of Gallo’s time spent training under Akron restaurateur David Russo, once a protege of Emeril Lagasse. “I...

Joe Gallucci was a teenager when his family immigrated to New York City from Italy. So later, in 1965, as the U.S. was sending combat forces to Vietnam, that draft notice came as a scary surprise. Joe's student deferment was over. So he took that induction notice to an Air Force recruiter. "I said, 'I don't want to go in the Army, I'm not a citizen...