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The Comanche County Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted a reception Thursday to accept a donation for the construction of the hospital's new regional Drewry Family Emergency Center. A check for $50,000 was presented to the foundation by Terry and retired Maj. Gen. Lee Baxter in memory of Josephine Giannella, the late mother and mother-in-law of Te...

Wine connoisseurs and novices alike have another opportunity to brush up on their knowledge of reds and whites at Carmelo's Italian Restaurant's "Tastes of Italy" Wine Dinner to be held on Friday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. The restaurant is located at 14795 Memorial Drive. Restaurant owner and chef Carmelo Mauro will be on hand as attendees take a "to...

by Jill Arnold   Have dough, will travel. That could well be the motto of Joe and Shelly Forte, who have been steering their mobile wood-fired pizza oven all over South Louisiana for months now. The couple started Dat'z Italian, their traveling pizza business, about a 18 months ago.   They work regular jobs during the week,...

By Shelby Hodge   New York-based celebrity chef Rocco Dispirito was just one element that wowed the throng of 800 who turned out at Houston Design Center for the 11th International Risotto Festival. Italian music and wines played backdrop to the coterie of chefs who whipped up tantalizing versions of the Italian specialty.   While gue...

So, Monday was the Battle of the Storytellers event! It was a fun night that brought lots of great people together. I'm sad that it's already over! There were five teams that competed for first place. I really enjoyed when each professor introduced their class and talked about some of the highlights of their semester before the videos played. The...

Crestview's Little Deli and Pizzeria is known for their authentic Jersey-style pizza and sandwiches, and owner Tony Villani plans to bring another Northeast specialty to Austin: Italian American comfort food.   Villani tells Eater that he plans on opening a "mom and pop" Italian restaurant in the space formerly occupied by Perfecto Cleaners...

La Piccola Cucina is a program dedicated to children aged 5 to12 years old, aimed at teaching the Italian language, the metric system, and the basics of nutrition, as well as promoting the many Italian regional culinary traditions. The program is designed and directed by Tiziana Triolo, Director of Programs and Marketing of the Italian Cultura...

The ICCC is proud to announce the ‪#‎2015ReachingOurVisionAnnualGala‬. So, mark your Calendar June 13th at Westin Houston Memorial City we will spotlight the Italian Influence on Law by recognizing members of the legal community who are of Italian descent and whose personal and professional achievements exemplify character, leadership, community se...

By Taelor Smith   Matt Vernon has spent 15 years working his way up to being the owner of Lasagna House, an Italian restaurant that is cherished by many in Spring community. When a horrible fire forced him to close the restaurant last summer, Vernon took the time to weigh his options and attempt to make his business better.   "After [...

A Dallas import I can get behind has made its way to Austin. Cane Rosso ("red dog" in Italian) opened this week at 4715 S. Lamar Blvd. (really the U.S. 290 feeder road) in the space that was briefly home to St. Philip Pizza Parlor and Bake Shop.   The restaurant serves Neapolitan pizzas, along with fire-roasted side dishes and a roster of pa...

Eni, nell'ambito del Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 227 tenutosi a New Orleans, si e' aggiudicata con la migliore offerta cinque blocchi esplorativi offshore situati nelle aree di Mississippi Canyon e Desoto Canyon, in profondità d'acqua tra i 400 e i 2.500 metri. La presenza in questi blocchi - si legge in un comunicato del cane a sei zampe - consolide...

Grand Tour, the historyThree hundred years ago, wealthy young Englishmen began taking a post-Oxbridge trek through France and Italy in search of art, culture and the roots of Western civilization. With nearly unlimited funds, aristocratic connections and months (or years) to roam,they commissioned paintings, perfected their language skills and min...