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by Ian McNulty   A visit to the new Marcello's Restaurant & Wine Bar in New Orleans' CBD can pack in a lot impressions before the food even arrives. The space was, for many years, Le Chat Noir cabaret, and despite its conversion into an upscale restaurant, it may still stir memories of the stage for local theater patrons.   T...

You don't often hear "football" and "bel canto" in the same sentence. How about the same opera? The new production Great Scott, which premiered Friday at the Dallas Opera, pulls that off with a meta-story of sorts: It's an opera about a struggling opera company, whose future just happens to hinge on the outcome of the Super Bowl.   If...

The St. Joseph Society of Donaldsonville will host a St. Joseph's Altar at St. Francis Church Hall beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday. Rev. Paul Yi will bless the altar at 10 a.m. followed by the ritual of saints at 10:30 a.m. The general public is invited for food at 11:30 a.m. The meatless meal includes spaghetti sauce, boiled eggs, Italian salad...

Per la prima volta l'ICE organizza una promozione integrata della filiera bagno in occasione della Kitchen & Bath. La proposta di ambienti bagno e la partecipazione collettiva rafforzano l'immagine del prodotto italiano (qualità e design) e aumentano le opportunità di business. Alla presenza italiana verrà dato risalto con apposita pubblicità s...

By Joy Hampton Laura Duprez grew up with an Italian mother who loved to cook and loved to open her home to people. When Laura and husband, Mitch Duprez, decided to open an Italian restaurant in Norman three years ago, that "our house is your house" culture contributed greatly to the casual, homestyle approach of their restaurant.   Now, Gab...

Join us at the ICCC for this new series of Educational Wine Tasting aimed to promote and encourage the Italian "Eno-gastronomic" tourism by showing the cultural, environmental, historical and social context of each region while tasting fine wine productions. This session will be lead by Friedel Landa, Owner of Selected Food & Beverage and Certi...

Scrivere la nuova Europa: editoria italiana, autori e lettori nell'era digitale.Writing the New Europe: Italian Publishing, Authors and Readers in the Digital Era.   October 22, 2014: Presentation by Sandra Celli Harris of Novel and Film: The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco (1980). Film: Il Nome della Rosa (126 minutes, 1986) in Italian with...

Behind the Mall of Louisiana on Bluebonnet Boulevard is fertile ground for casual dining. In addition to the food court, the open-air Boulevard shopping center boasts a range of sit-down establishments, including a spanking new Red Robin, Bar Louie and BJ's Brewhouse, which I mention because pizookie is fun to say. So the fact that another chain,...

Phillip J. Jones, president and ceo Dallas convention & visitors bureau, ha incontrato in Triennale la stampa italiana per fare il punto della situazione sul capoluogo texano.   «Per quanto riguarda il mercato italiano, i numeri sono stabili. L'Italia si attesta al quinto posto come outgoing europeo e al dodicesimo nella classifica mondi...

An opening date has arrived for the long-in-the-making CiboDivino Marketplace and Caffe, at the Sylvan Thirty complex in Oak Cliff: Monday, May 4. Owned and operated by chef Daniele and Christina Puleo, CiboDivino is an Italian eatery, market and bar featuring prepared foods, pizza, wine and coffee.   A native of Sicily, Puleo is the former...

By Teresa Gubbins Frisco gets a taste of Dallas with the spring 2016 opening of Vicini, a new American-Italian restaurant from a group of experienced players that includes Brian McCullough, cocktail magician and co-owner of Standard Pour. McCullough has partnered with Robert Hall, former general manager of Abacus and also part of the Hall w...

Italian Cultural & Community Center. Houston, United States. Lecture & Workshop. Doors open at 6:30pmWednesday, March 30, 2016 - 7:00pm. Reception to follow presentation. Reserve your seat today: on Eventbrite.com or call 713-524-4222 Ext. 7   Join us at the ICCC for a lecture-workshop about the Slo...