"Texan Italian Innovation," the latest episode of the Texan Italian Stories documentary series, has been released for free on the web through Youtube and Vimeo platforms.   The medium-length 26 minute documentary uses the event of the "IX Conference of Italian Researchers in the World" which happened in Houston, Texas in December, 2013, as t...

by Kristi Willis   Italic, the Italian endeavor from the ELM Restaurant group (24 Diner, Arro, Easy Tiger), is just a few short weeks away from opening its doors at Sixth and Colorado streets, but the inspiration has been years in the making.   Chef Drew Curren and Beverage Director Craig Collins met years ago while attending a two-mo...

Il sindaco di Modena Giorgio Pighi ha ricevuto oggi, mercoledì 10 luglio, in Municipio Fabrizio Nava, Console generale di Houston in Texas. All'incontro erano presenti gli assessori Fabio Poggi, Stefano Prampolini e Alessia Paolicchi, della Camera di commercio del Texas. Nel corso della visita il Console ha evidenziato come Lee Leffingwell, primo...

A group that promotes Italian culture in the capital city is spearheading efforts to send aid to the cities devastated by last week's earthquake.   Italy Meets Texas has reached out to several Italian-American businesses and community members collecting funds to send to the affected areas, and in particular the City of Amatrice.   Rea...

By Jan Buchholz The list of new restaurant openings in 2014 continues to grow with the announcement Wednesday that chef Andrew Curren and his partners at ELM Restaurant Group have acquired the former Bar Louie site in the McGarrah Jesse building in Downtown Austin. The name of the new eatery hasn't yet been determined but the restaurant, set to o...

Italy @ SXSW announces the initiative's return to Austin with a superlative line-up of acts and events. From March 13th through 16th the Italian nation will spotlight its latest talents to the international music business delegates assembled in the Texas capital through a three-pronged effort consisting of: The Italy @ SXSW Trade Show stand; "Aperi...

di Raffaele Nappi   "È sorprendente il grado di fiducia e indipendenza dato ai giovani ricercatori qui negli Stati Uniti". Andrea Alù ha 36 anni, è nato a Roma e oggi ha un milione di dollari in tasca. La sua storia accademica e la passione per la ricerca l'hanno portato dall'altra parte del mondo, all'Università del Texas, ad Austin.  ...

Traci Andrighetti is the author of the national bestselling Franki Amato mysteries and the Danger Cove Hair Salon mysteries. Traci wrote her first mystery in her bedroom closet with her cousin Louisa when they were just twelve years old (it was called The Message in the Driftwood, à la Nancy Drew). But then she abandoned writing completely to pursu...

by Nadia Chaudhury   The Italian wave isn't over yet. Italian restaurants are still coming strong in Austin with today's announcement of two new spots as part of The Arnold complex on East 6th, Gatto Nero and Enoteca Gattino. The project is being developed by New Waterloo and development company Transwestern.   At 1617 East 6th...

La Camera di Commercio italo americana del Texas, nel ventennale della sua nascita, festeggia l'apertura della nuova sede di Austin. A fianco della sede principale di Houston e della filiale di Dallas dunque arriva anche quella di Austin, la Capitale dello Stato, quarta città del Texas per abitanti (nell'area metropolitana di Austin vivono circa 1....