Two veterans of the Houston food scene have teamed up to open a new Italian restaurant that will be opening for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Chef Roberto Crescini and Francisco “Paco” Calza will open Davanti Ristorante Italiano on July 6. Located near Central Market at 2900 Weslayan St., Davanti will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a menu...

One of pop culture’ most celebrated performers is bringing her bad romance to Houston. Lady Gaga has added a Bayou City date to her The Chromatica Ball global stadium tour, one of three new dates. She’ll play here at Minute Maid Park on September 13. Houston is currently the second-to-last date on the tour, which starts in Denmark in July and ends...

When searching for "Italian restaurants near me," you may have found several unrecognizable names flooding your feed recently. A flock of Italian restaurants have opened in rapid succession in Houston, giving even the most finger-on-the-pulse diners a lot to keep track of. While institutions like the original Carabba's on Kirby, Damian's, La Grigli...

Join us on Tuesday, May 10 at 7 PM for an insightful evening of analyses, health-monitoring, and curating of iconic and ancient Italian structures! Organized by the Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston - 1101 Milford Houston, Texas 77006. Register here. In this talk, Prof. Roberto Ballarini will provide a glimpse of issues associated with...

The wait for Montrose's newest steakhouse ends this week. Marmo will open for service beginning this Wednesday, April 6. Located in the Montrose Collective, Marmo joins Loch Bar and Ouzo Bay as concepts from the Maryland-based Atlas Restaurant Group. Similar to Baltimore restaurant Tagliata, the restaurant offers a mix of dry-aged steaks alongside...

Since the year 2000, the Italian Cultural & Community Center has granted over $250,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are of Italian descent to any degree on either side of parentage, and who submit complete applications by the specified deadline. We currently have the following scholarships available: ICCC Merit Only Scholar...

More than 320 attendees, 45 Italian brands, 200+ Italian wines and food products, 3 seminars presented by leading food and wine professionals, 1 sommelier competition. We thank everyone — exhibitors, presenters, sommeliers, and organizers — for a fantastic Taste of Italy 2022, now in its 8th year and now back in-person after a two-year hiatus. “We...

Måneskin have announced that they will be hitting the road this autumn to kick off a massive world tour. The dates serve as the Italian rockers' rescheduled run of their Loud Kids tour, which was previously set to take place earlier this year. The newly renamed Loud Kids Get Louder tour, will kick off on October 31 in Seattle for the North American...

The owners of Gr8 Plate Hospitality, who already have The Union Kitchen and Jax Grill brands under their belt, are ready to launch a third restaurant concept, Passerella. The Italian restaurant is slated to open in April at 9945 Barker Cypress Road at The Boardwalk Towne Lake in Cypress. It will be located next to its sister restaurant, The Union K...

If Made in Italy is a fundamental aspect of the Italian presence in America, not only from a commercial point of view but also from a diplomatic and cultural one, it is ICE (the Italian Trade Agency) that is mainly responsible for following the system of promotion and distribution of Italian products in the United States. ICE is present in America...