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In the same spot where hundreds of soldiers met their fate during a operation to draw the entrenched Nazi army away from a planned landing in Anzio, visitors and residents gathered and prayed, as a priest blessed the area. A short time later, in a salute to the Texas troops, those in attendance each tossed a single yellow rose into the swirling wat...

The Italian restaurant Scalo is returning to Nob Hill in AlbuquerqueThe restaurant, which abruptly closed in 2018, is under new ownership. “I was actually a manager in the 90s," said Chuck Parlapiano, the new general manager of the restaurant. "This is really coming full circle for me." The new owners were regular customers before the restaurant cl...

At first glance, it’s easy to cite Michelangelo as the star of “The birth, death and resurrection of Christ: from Michelangelo to Tiepolo.” But the exhibition takes viewers through the story of the Italian Renaissance with more than 50 prints and drawings at Santa Fe’s New Mexico Museum of Art beginning on Friday, Jan. 24. Michelangelo, the poet of...

On this week's episode of "What's Eric Eating," chef Ben McPherson joins CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler to discuss BOH Pasta, his Italian restaurant that's part of Bravery Chef Hall. The conversation with McPherson explaining the career paths that led him from culinary school in Charleston to working in Atlanta. He moved to Houston to open dow...

HMSHost Corp., a subsidiary of Italian catering group Autogrill, in partnership with Java Star Inc. and F. Howell Management Services Ltd. has signed a $186 million 10-year contract in Texas to complete the new food hall at Dallas’ Fort Worth International Airport (DWF). This contract completes HMSHost Corp.’s presence in Dallas where it was alread...

Looking for a mouthwatering Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Houston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges. Winter is the top season of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Houston area, according to...

Looking for a yummy Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Albuquerque, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may ear...

A tiny new restaurant called Flattery has opened at Northwest Highway and Preston Road. The restaurant specializes in “Ameritalian” food, says owner Bushra “Heather” Ali, which means pizzas, hot dogs, pasta and boats — oval-shaped hunks of bread loaded with pizza-like toppings. Flattery opened in the busy Preston Center on Dec. 10. It’s the passion...

Drive by Jimmy’s Food Store any morning the week before a big holiday and you’ll likely see a line of thirty or so customers eagerly waiting for the shop to open. Once inside, most will go straight for the signature items—the Italian sausage, meatballs, and pastas sauces crafted from family recipes, the buttery garlic bread, the big trays of meat o...

Wine lists can be intimidating. The grapes, places, producers, styles and vintages create a knot of information that can seem impossible to untangle, especially when on the spot in a restaurant. As a sommelier, I’m on a mission to dive into the wine lists at North Texas restaurants and untangle the vinous knot. For Italian wines, Chianti and Barolo...

When Nicolo Melli decided to make the jump from the EuroLeague to the NBA this summer, it did not take long to see just how athletic the players in the world’s best basketball league were. The Pelicans had a pair of 19-year-old rookies in Jaxson Hayes and Zion Williamson who could both jump out of the gym. “They’re different,” Melli said. “They’re...

With the city in the grip of what passes for winter, the Houston Symphony treated Thursday’s audience to an Italian holiday. Both guest conductor Jader Bignamini and the evening’s featured soloist, violinist Augustin Hadelich, are Italian-born. The repertoire included Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, a technically flabbergasting monumen...