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The long-dormant Kellys Brew Pub in Nob Hill will soon be showing signs of life with M’tucci’s readying to open their new location in the former brewery this month. “It’s gonna be full of life and energy and that was really our goal from the beginning was just to really bring something here that could be transformative for this area and build on wh...

There’s this thing that chef Robbie Nowlin does on his @chef_driven Instagram feed. In frame after frame, he’s hoisting up people in his arms in front of the kitchen pass at Allora, the new Italian restaurant at the Pearl where he’s the executive chef. In one, it’s chef Jason Dady, for whom Nowlin worked at The Lodge in San Antonio. In another, it’...

New Orleans City Council through Lesli Harris’s office was issued a misinformation Press Release to deflect from the council’s retaliation to the Italian Community along with missed opportunities to honor US Military and increase New Orleans Tourism. Most local and national media were complicate in reporting the misinformation. Some tried to make s...

The Consulate General of Italy, located in Houston, will be sending an officer to the AICC in New Orleans in 537 S Peters St. on May 11, 12 to collect biometric data (fingerprints, photo and signature) of Italian citizens interested in obtaining a new passport. This service is for Italian citizens residing in the jurisdiction of the Consulate Gener...

As our grand tour of Italian wine nears its final lap, it's time for a stop in one of the country's most exciting wine regions: the volcanic island of Sicily. The largest island in the Mediterranean, its wine history dates back more than 6,000 years and survived the island's conquest by the Greeks, Phoenicians, Arabs and Italians. Despite being sur...

A great dealership experience is a sure-fire way of gaining loyal customers and repeat business. Just ask Lincoln. A luxury boutique based in Arizona is raking in the dough with its unique approach to sales; one couple strolled in and placed an impromptu order for a $120,000 Navigator. Those vying for attention in the luxury segment know just how i...

After being dark since Eureka! shuttered in 2020 because of COVID, the corner of McKinney Avenue and Blackburn Street is officially alive and well again. Fiatto is a new casual Italian-American restaurant with seasonally inspired dishes. Executive chef Kylil Henson's background includes Flora Street Café, French Laundry (Yountville, California), DB...

After almost three years, the wait is over for fans of the Italian Festival and the royalty who were originally chosen in 2019 to represent the 2020 festival. The Italian Festival in Tickfaw will kickoff at 5 p.m. Friday and last through 6 p.m. Sunday, held on the festival grounds on U.S. Highway 51. “We are so excited to finally get to celebrat...

Houston-based Russo’s New York Pizzeria is coming to Frisco. A franchise location of the fast-casual pizza joint will join the action near Main Street Village at 3400 Main St. later this year, according to a release. The Frisco store will be operated by Justin and Rasmee Arden. Russo’s locations are small and offer limited dining. The Frisco locati...

Automobili Lamborghini announces the expansion of the Lamborghini Dallas showroom. The new storefront boasts a sleek modern style and additional amenities that provide an elevated customer experience. Clean lines, hexagonal shapes and a diffusion of light and color are used throughout this 15,875 square-foot facility. Customers can expect to see th...

Join us on Tuesday, May 10 at 7 PM for an insightful evening of analyses, health-monitoring, and curating of iconic and ancient Italian structures! Organized by the Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston - 1101 Milford Houston, Texas 77006. Register here. In this talk, Prof. Roberto Ballarini will provide a glimpse of issues associated with...

One sandwich is all it took for Lori Hutchison to know she wanted to be more than a patron of Tony’s Italian Delicatessen. Three years later, her dream of owning the local deli came true. “A friend of mine brought me a sandwich, and I was floored by it and said, ‘Where did you get this?’” Hutchison said.Tony’s serves hot and cold sandwiches—dubbed...