Friday September 7, from 11:00 AM to noon CDT - UNiversity of Dallas - Cardinal Farrell Hall 204 - 1845 E Northgate DrIrving, TX 75062. Join us for a special lecture on Italian emigration "Percorsi migratori: Retrospettiva storica ed analitica fino ai nostri giorni dell'emigrazione italiana nel mondo." Commander Vincenzo Arcobelli, President, Comit...

Want to know how the sausage is made? Slide into a seat at Macellaio’s L-shaped counter and ask. The servers are fluent in all manner of Italian-style sausages and cured meats, and they are itching to tell you about the day’s offerings, all made in-house. If your timing is right, you might get to ask the chief sausage geek himself, chef and co-owne...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Dallas, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt. Topping the list is Lucia. Located at 408 W. Eighth St. in the Bishop Arts District, this is the highest-rated high-...

Italian label Fabiana Filippi is continuing its North American expansion, opening its second store in the market. After Miami last November, the company has unveiled a 1,507-square-foot unit at the NorthPark Center shopping mall in Dallas. “Opening a store in Dallas is part of a wider strategy, which will see the launch of a series of units in the...

Matt Ragan was exposed to amari in 2001. The Gung Ho beverage director had to smuggle the liqueurs into Dallas in his suitcase after trips to Italy. He says the herbaceous elixirs were virtually impossible to find here. That’s no longer the case. The Italian liqueurs—amari is plural and amaro is singular and translates to “bitter” in Italian—vary i...

A new Italian and Spanish spot has debuted in the neighborhood. The newcomer to the Bishop Arts District, called Macellaio, is located at 287 N. Bishop Ave. The new bistro is a spinoff of the popular restaurant Lucia (located just a block away), and focuses on charcuterie. According to Dallas Eater, the dining space is set up to look like an Italia...

Among the crop of new Dallas dining destinations, Perfect Union Pizza Co. and Fachini make the strangest of strange bedfellows. Owned by local celebrity chefs Nick Badovinus and Julian Barsotti, the Italian restaurants are stacked one on top of the other in the same shopping center and are definitely chasing the same upscale-customer dollar. But in...

Fabio Luisi has been hired as music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra starting with the 2020-21 season. The 59-year-old Italian will conduct a concert next spring and become music director designate for the 2019-20 season, the orchestra said Monday. He agreed to a contract through the 2023-24 season. Luisi will become just the fourth music...

As a teenager, I was told that I would never be able to carry my own child. I had been diagnosed with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome, or MRKH, meaning I was born without a uterus. Then in 2016, I met Dr. Giuliano Testa, an expert in kidney and liver transplantation at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He had gathered a team of ex...

Dallas' Italian restaurant scene keeps getting bigger, and now there's a dynamic player newly open in the Design District. Called The Charles Dallas, it's an Italian-inspired eatery starring a well known team: The chef is J Chastain, whose resume includes Stephan Pyles and the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. Owner Chas Martin previously held high...