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Wine&Food Week, giunta alla sua dodicesima edizione, è l'evento culinario per eccellenza di Houston. Ogni anno attrae oltre 10.000 visitatori provenienti dall'intera area metropolitana, la quarta più grande d'America.   Extraordinary Italian Taste e Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas, sono state protagoniste di numerosi eventi di...

by Connor Hyde Located at the corner of Louetta Road and separated by noisy traffic and developing shopping strips, a quaint lunch bistro adapts to the diversity of Houston by offering a blend of home style Italian entrees tangled with southeast Texas spice.Native Houstonian John Gentempo opened Cipresso Restaurant and Grille, at 11910 Louetta Roa...

When Ryan Mank moved to Albuquerque in 2012 he noticed that there was no resource for the martial art of classical fencing. There was a sport/modern fencing club. "But sport/modern is vastly different from traditional/classical," he says. "Nor is a club a school," he adds.   Ryan is an experienced, board certified instructor in the tradition...

Avo has a one-of-a-kind setting deep in its Uptown neighborhood, where the courtyard dining room, flickering candles and overarching trees make the space feel like a town square (with a retractable roof when the weather doesn't cooperate). Still, the really distinctive draw is chef Nick Lama's contemporary ideas for high-end Italian cuisine.  ...

Kari and I both have loved going to Bari's for great Italian food for years. It's a local staple in Kari's life and she even has a sister who will drive an hour from Mansfield just for their delicious rolls.   But we realize that perhaps not everyone is as familiar with Bari's as we are! So, this week we decided to take on a Flower Mound ins...

Especially for first place winners, Nathaniel Pittman and teammate John Wright who walked away with $300 prize money. (Bravo, Ragazzi!) Fourteen teams took to the courts at Haynes Park in Rio Rancho on April 18 and 19 and gave each other a run for the money.   Some were new players who practiced hard for weeks before. Others were veterans of...

Over the last two decades, the Italian wine "renaissance" has taken the United States by storm. Since the mid-1990s when the first all-Italian fine wine lists launched in New York City, Italian wine has become one of the hottest categories in wine in North America thanks to its variety, value, and versatility at the dinner table.   But even...

In Italia la sua vicenda è poco conosciuta. Ma nel Far West la sua storia ha il sapore del mito. E adesso l'arcidiocesi di Santa Fe, riferisce l'agenzia Ansa, vorrebbe che Blandina Segale, la «suora più veloce del West» che nell'Ottocento confrontava banditi come Billy The Kid e aprì nella nuova frontiera americana ospedali e scuole, salisse al più...

As it was widely speculated during the 2014 NBA Finals, Ettore Messina has now officially been hired by the San Antonio Spurs as an assistant coach, the team and Adrian Wojnarowski have announced. Messina is widely regarded as one of the best European coaches. As a four-time Euroleague Champion and a two-time Euroleague Coach of the Year, Messina...

By Jessica Elizarraras   Last year as the Spurs gathered a few thousand of their most passionate fans at the Alamodome to celebrate a fifth championship, a few hundred foodies gathered to support the Hot Wells Conservancy's second Harvest Feast.   Let's just say organizers chef Robbie Nowlin and artist best friend Justin Parr won't ha...

The NM Italian Film & Culture Festival: It's a slice of life in The Old Country today, as seen through the eyes of some of the best screenwriters and directors Italy has to offer. It's the annual flagship event of Italian Festivals of New Mexico, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to raise awareness of Italian culture and its leading rol...

Now is the time to pull out your mask, gather up your family & friends, and head to the ICD Clubhouse for what is always one of the year's most festive events ~ Carnevale! It is a time of revelry, costumes, and food, all of which will be front-and-center at the ICD. A face painter will be on hand to transform the kids ~ or you! ~ into a fierce...