Jason and Kelli Kolich's love affair with authentic Italian pizza started at the source. The two studied abroad in Italy during their time at the University of Kansas, and often talked about owning their own restaurant as they embarked on careers in other fields — he in business, she in public relations.   Now, their dream is a reality...

Russo's Restaurants, the family of dining concepts that includes Russo's New York Pizzeria and Russo's Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, announced today plans to significantly enhance the brands' footprint in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, all of which have a current Russo's presence. Evidencing the excitement around both brands, Russo's kicked off 2014...

Gino's East Chicago Pizzeria opened Thursday in San Antonio to hundreds of hungry customers looking to try the new restaurant. Located at 8224 Fredericksburg Road, Gino's offers its well-known deep-dish pizzas such as the Patty-Style Sausage Pizza, the Chicago Fire pizza and the Meaty Legend pizza.    The location has a full bar wi...

In the upper level of a downtown hall, men with the Christopher Columbus Italian Society gather monthly for business meetings. On the level below, the women's auxiliary do the same. In the stairway linking the floors are framed portraits of past presidents from these organizations dating back decades to the society's founding in 1890.  ...

La Nba ha reso noto i partecipanti alla gara del tiro da 3 punti dell'All Star Game di metà febbraio e come tutti i tifosi italiani speravano e si aspettavano ci sarà anche Marco Belinelli. Si tratta del primo italiano a partecipare alla gara delle stelle «selezionato» dopo Gallinari nel 2010, escludendo quindi la partita delle matricole.  ...

Creamy, herbaceous with just a touch of sweetness — the ricotta filling in the Lasagne Napoletana al' Forno at Fratello's has the power to evoke rhapsodies of joy.   Beyond the filling, this dish owes its success to each element, capable of anchoring a dish individually, harmonizing completely — a meaty tomato sauce with enough acidity to st...

In 1986 the Americans, always looking for new ways to measure competition in sports, invented a game for the top three shooters in the NBA, the "Three Point Shootout". During the All-Star Game week, the best shooters from afar were challenging each other with several series of shots from beyond the arc, with little time available and therefore unde...

Support and appetites are growing for the 100 Club of San Antonio's biggest fund raiser. The club held their 17th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Saturday and Sunday at Christopher Columbus Italian Society.   More than 15,000 meatballs were rolled and served during the two-day event. The event has been extended to a full weekend to meet the demand...

Rosemarie Granata Granieri was happy to raise her family, serve her church and volunteer for the Christopher Columbus Ladies Auxiliary. What she didn't want to do was travel.   "Mom didn't like to go far. She went to Dallas a few times, and to Houston and Corpus." said her daughter Janice Hobbs. "She was perfectly happy staying home."  ...

by Tim Griffin   UTSA has announced that top Italian point guard prospect Giovanni De Nicolao has become the fourth signee in the school's 2016 recruiting class. De Nicolao is a 6-foot-3 point guard from Camposampiero, Italy who was named to the Italian Junior National Team in April and aided the squad as it prepared to compete at the E...