An Italian dining concept with a "Boston-inspired menu" is taking root in Georgetown.  The Garden at the Summit takes its inspiration from the North End, aka Boston's Little Italy. According to a September 29 release, its menu will include, among other things, crab cakes, lobster rolls, pasta, and Roman-style pizzas when it opens in the suburb in m...

Even as other eateries are closing their doors after financially succumbing to the coronavirus pandemic, Juliet Italian Kitchen on Monday announced plans to open a second location with an accompanying hiring spree. The second restaurant will be opened at The Arboretum along 10000 Research Blvd. by February 2021, officials said in an emailed advisor...

On Monday and Tuesday of this week (September 21-22, 2020), the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce South Central held its first-ever virtual Taste of Italy trade tasting in cities across Texas. Participating winemakers and food producers were asked to ship samples to the U.S. earlier this year. Texas-based food and wine professionals and food and wi...

If there’s truly a cuisine representative of America’s melting pot culture, it’s the Cajun and Creole cooking of Louisiana and the Texas Gulf Coast, which incorporates French, Spanish, Caribbean, African, Native American, Italian, and many other culinary influences. Cousins Matt and Nic Patrizi of Patrizi’s Italian food trailer, and the newly opene...

Two new Italian restaurants that are taking their cues from Boston are opening in Bee Cave: fine-dining restaurant Ellera and casual beer garden the Garden at Ellera. The Garden is set to open in October, followed by Ellera in November. Both will be found at 12432 Bee Caves Road with dine-in and takeout services. Owner Chris Meroff is from Boston,...

A decorated Austin chef is preparing to venture into his first solo project. Grae Nonas, the opening co-executive chef at perennial Austin standout Olamaie and co-winner of Food & Wine magazine’s best new chef honor in 2015, will open Le Cowboy Monday. The concept, which features an Italian menu with several handmade pastas, will be temporarily hou...

In search of a new favorite Italian spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Austin, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike. 1. Red Ash Topping the list is Red Ash. Located at 303 Colorado St. downtown Austin, the upscal...

Every year SXSW Showcasing Artists journey to Austin, TX from all over the world and this year almost 70 countries will be represented at the SXSW Music Festival. This week, we are highlighting Italy’s cream of the crop. From buzzy bedroom pop to dirty psychedelic rock, the 2020 SXSW lineup of Italian artists is one you won’t want to miss. Dive int...

In an apparent first for the region, you can now eat a sausage sandwich served by an Italian American singing into a headset from his food truck. When Dominic ‘Dom’ Pirozzolo was trying to figure how to make his business stand out in a crowded market, he kept thinking back to an Italian restaurant he used to visit in New York City. “I’ve been singi...

Custom Works draws on Dainese’s 45 years of experience in the design and production of personalized leather racing suits. Since its founding in 1972, Dainese has outfitted some of the greatest riders of all time, including Giacomo Agostini and Valentino Rossi. Custom Works makes all of Dainese’s innovation and craftsmanship available to motorcycle...