A high-end Italian designer known for its luxury leather shoes, accessories, and sports and travel bags has chosen Dallas for just its second U.S. boutique: Max Stanco has opened in NorthPark Center. The brand's only other American outpost is in Atlanta. "Inspired to bring energy and creativity to today's luxury market, Max Stanco understands the c...

A chef-owned Italian restaurant from Chicago is coming to downtown Dallas: Called Etta, it's from chef Danny Grant and will open in the East Quarter, the development on the easternmost side of the Central Business District. According to a release, Etta will open in 2022. It's going into a century-old two-story building at 2203 Commerce St., where i...

Eataly Dallas, home to all things wheat and gluten, is opening a coffeeshop. Called Caffè Lavazza, it'll be an Italian-style, all-day café and bar, in partnership with Lavazza, an Italian coffee company. The cafe will serve breakfast, lunch, and "merenda" for dining-in or to-go. Merenda is an afternoon snack, so if you want a real meal for dinner,...

The Italian Program announces the winner of the 2020-2021 “Italian Club of Dallas” Scholarship! This year’s recipient is…Alexa Hassell, who will be spending the summer in Rome. Alexa Hassell is a current sophomore who knew what she wanted to do from day one. Before starting her first day of classes, she walked into Italian Program Director Anthony...

Go ahead, pretend you made it. From handmade pasta to layered lasagne, slow-cooked sauces, and seasonal contorni, our chefs have pulled out all the stops so you can host with the most on the table (and the least amount of work). Take the night off with all-new housemade meals, ready-to-eat prepared foods, perfect wine pairings, and more through May...

Easter is just around the corner! From pre-ordering all your seasonal ingredients to set the table to shopping artisanal colomba cake, check off your shopping list and plan your visit now.   Spring is here and Easter is just around the corner! From pre-ordering all your seasonal ingredients to set the table to shopping artisanal colomba cake, check...

Wine lovers, rejoice: Vino Days are here! On March 26-28, 2021 celebrate all things Italian wine with 20% off any six or more bottles of wine from our wine shop, and wine specials in our restaurants. Ready to say salute? Our wine shop features more than 1,200 Italian wine labels, specially curated by our expert wine team.  For one weekend only, enj...

Dallas' most popular pizza chain is getting ready to win over a new neighborhood: Cane Rosso, the Neapolitan-style pizzeria concept founded by Jay Jerrier, is opening a location at Hillcrest Village, the new development at 6959 Arapaho Rd. in Dallas, east of Addison and west of Richardson. Once a strip mall parking lot, Hillcrest Village was acquir...

Dallas’s Italian cuisine scene will get even stronger with the arrival of Monarch, a swanky new eatery with Michelin star cachet that’s set to open its doors in Downtown next month. The restaurant will make its debut on the 49th floor of the National building at 1405 Elm Street on March 10, according to a press release. It’s the first Dallas restau...

The Dallas Opera will make the company's gripping 2015 production of Giacomo Puccini's immortal Tosca available free of charge for home viewing. This passionate, star-studded production was originally simulcast live in high definition to a North Texas audience at Klyde Warren Park. TDO's Tosca stream will premiere online Friday, February 26, 2021 a...