An Italian company that specializes in manufacturing industrial 3D printing technology has released the largest 3D printer on the market. And the company chose Texas as the place to go live with the innovative product. Specifically Houston, where they have their North American headquarters. Roboze revealed the ARGO 1000 — a 3D printer that Roboze i...

A new restaurants aims to transport diners to some of Italy's lesser-known — but still very delicious — regions. Concura Italian Bites will open later this summer in the same shopping center at Eloise Nichols and Bosscat Kitchen (4340 Westheimer Rd. #150). Owner Jessica Biondi has been developing the idea for her restaurant for almost a decade, acc...

The first thing you’ll notice about new Italian restaurant il Modo is how much it doesn’t resemble an Italian restaurant. There’s no Sinatra music wafting through the air, no checkerboard tablecloths. Scan the menu, and instead of spaghetti and meatballs, you’ll find spaghetti made with ricotta cheese, heirloom tomatoes, and basil, with not a drop...

The Dallas Mavericks have one less free agency decision to make later this summer. Forward Nicolò Melli is leaving the NBA and retuning to Italy. He is finalizing a deal to play for Olimpia Milano, Sportando reports. Melli, 30, joined the Mavericks in March along with JJ Redick as part of a multi-player trade with the New Orleans Pelicans. In retur...

A new face is in the kitchen at Roma, the cozy Italian Rice Village spot located in a charming cottage at the corner of University Boulevard and Morningside Drive. And that new face is a familiar one.  Sandro Scarafile helmed the restaurant in its incarnation as Sud Italia, Roma's predecessor. He's spent the last year running a food truck, and is h...

A family of Italian restaurants inspired by alfresco dining on the Amalfi Coast will open on the Broadway corridor near the Pearl this fall.  San Antonio diners will meet Allora and Arrosta, two sister concepts by celebrated restaurateur Peter Selig, in a few months. Selig's San Antonio culinary career includes Biga, Acenar, and Maverick Texas Bras...

WEBINAR: Italian Design Day. Thursday, July 8, 2021. 4 p.m. CET / 9 a.m. CST / 7 a.m. PST. In celebration of Italian Design Day, the Italy America Chamber of Commerce South Central, with the support of the Consulate General of Italy, Houston, presents: “Italian Design in Texas: Stories of Success”. With an introduction and greetings from Consul Gen...

A short documentary entitled Gelato Man follows the meticulous crafting process of local gelato maker, or gelatiere, Carlo Gattini. He owns Botolino Gelateria Artigianale, which opened in Lower Greenville in 2017, and its Royal Lane sister shop; the latter celebrated its one-year anniversary this month. The man and the wizardry are captured on film...

DO YOU REMEMBER WHEN YOU WERE A KID and didn’t want to eat whatever your parents cooked for dinner, so they gave up and made you spaghetti? Well, the folks at One Fifth do. After the Georgia James Tavern takeover ends this Saturday at Chris Shepherd’s always-changing restaurant, One Fifth morphing once again, and this time it’s going Italian on us....

One Fifth Houston, 1658 Westheimer, is introducing its next concept on Tuesday, June 29: Red Sauce Italian. The concept will serve the Italian-American food that we grew up eating, spaghetti and meatballs, baked pastas, chicken parmesan, and more; and Chris Shepherd will pay also homage to some of his friends with dishes on the menu, including Pass...