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The ideal candidate shall support the promotional activities of ITA Houston Office, according to the following tasks: Cooperate on promotional activities such as trade shows exhibitions, conferences, business trips and advertisement campaigns. Market analysis, research projects, data collection and processing, reports and presentations. Production...

The St Joseph’s Day Parade is BACK! March 19, 2022. It's FREE. For more info visit: www.iasjs.org Honoring the end of a famine in Sicily by prayers to St. Joseph. The 50th Annual St Joseph's Day Parade presented by the Italian American St Joseph's Society and its Post-Parade Gala, are the premier Italian-American events held post-Mardi Gras in the...

The new Nardelli’s Grinder Shoppe was bustling with a lunchtime crowd on March 3, three days after its grand opening. The sandwich shop, located at 345 Main Ave., opened its new location on Feb. 28. "People are really enjoying it. It's been a long time coming and I'm so happy that I can bring Nardelli's to lower Fairfield County," said Matthew Youn...

The story of Italians in Baton Rouge stretches like a parade route across the city. The perfume of olive oil and garlic-infused tomato gravy signals proximity to an Italian kitchen where the coveted recipes came from the old country to this new place where immigrants landed, joining family members who came before them. Accompanied by devout faith a...

Preparations are underway for the return of the traditional St. Joseph’s Altar at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Denham Springs that will once again be open to the public after two years of interruptions brought on by concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. Members of the Friends of St. Joseph organization have already started bakin...

As part of a study on how different cultures impact their daily lives, students in the fourth grade at Independence Leadership academy have been exploring the Sicilian roots that still run deeply in a number of communities in Central Tangipahoa Parish and especially Independence, which at one time had earned the unofficial title of “Little Italy.”...

On February 18, Horacio Pagani, founder of the eponymous Italian automaker, paid a visit to Dallas, Texas, the reason being that the city has now become home to a Pagani showroom. Pagani of Dallas, located just north of Dallas proper in Richardson, Texas, has created a brand new, dedicated showroom and the Pagani of Dallas experience has become so...

The revival of iconic Italian restaurant Sfuzzi is set to commence: The one-time Uptown Dallas hot spot will re-open in a new location on Henderson Avenue on Friday, March 4. The restaurant, which is going into the old Capitol Pub space at 2401 Henderson Ave., will be open with upscale Italian food and cocktails including their signature frozen Bel...

When I started writing a book exploring the crucial contributions that Sicilians had made to New Orleans food culture, I sat down to talk with fabled restaurateur Salvatore “Joe” Segreto. “You’re not going to do one of those “who killa da chief?” histories, are you?,” was the first question he asked me. Segreto referred to a familiar catcall heard...

The Beauregard-Keyes Historic House & Garden, home to the Corrado Giacona Family from 1904-1925, will again honor the Patron Saint of Sicily with its annual St. Joseph’s altar March 16-18. The public is welcome to join staff and volunteers in marking this sacred Sicilian tradition, which has been celebrated in the French Quarter since Sicilian immi...

I've scouted out NWA's newest Italian restaurant, Isabellas Italian in Fayetteville, that opened last week. Background: This upscale, dinner-only restaurant is the latest project by Todd and Nickki Golden, who own Mermaids and TJ's Sandwich Shop in Fayetteville.  - In fact, Isabellas is in the former home of TJ's Sandwich Shop, before it moved acro...

Azzurro Italian Coastal Cuisine restaurant is coming to Hughes Landing® in The Woodlands® on the ground level of One Lakes Edge®, the luxury multifamily development by The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC). Azzurro represents the fourth restaurant opened in The Woodlands by local restaurateur Enrique Orioli and his family-owned and operated re...