A warehouse party with a bunch of graffiti artists is the last place you’d expect to find someone that spends the majority of their time in Highland Park Village, dealing with some of the most decadent Italian-American dishes the Dallas restaurant scene has to offer. And yet, Fachini exists. Fachini is the fourth restaurant by renowned chef-owner J...

An Italian dining concept with a "Boston-inspired menu" is taking root in Georgetown.  The Garden at the Summit takes its inspiration from the North End, aka Boston's Little Italy. According to a September 29 release, its menu will include, among other things, crab cakes, lobster rolls, pasta, and Roman-style pizzas when it opens in the suburb in m...

FOR ABOUT 15 YEARS, New Yorkers and tourists alike made damn sure to visit Barbuto, celebrity chef Jonathan Waxman’s neighborhood restaurant that blended Italian cuisine with new American approaches. While they were there, one dish stood above the rest: roast chicken with salsa verde. It’s the item most associated with the chef and his restaurant,...

If you have any extended dining history in Dallas, there's a good chance you have been in the company of one or more Tarantino. Chris, Patrick and Matthew Tarantino are all trained chefs who in the late 1990s and early 2000s were creating food in the kitchens of The Mansion on Turtle Creek, Beau Nash at the Hotel Crescent Court, the Green Room, TAB...

Pizza occupies just one section of a multifaceted Italian menu of pastas, sandwiches, salads, seafood, chicken and veal at Capparelli’s on Main, the family-run Monte Vista Italian restaurant. It’s not artsy and refined, but neither is it an afterthought. It’s the kind of pizza that unites us rather than divides us. It starts with a crust best descr...

Joe Haliti is at it again. It’s no secret the local restaurateur has spent months donating meals to law enforcement, teachers, fire and medical personal as the COVID-19 pandemic lingered on. But on Monday, Haliti will give away 5,000 more meal to reach his goal of 50,000 meals donated throughout the county. This time anyone who wants an Italian lun...

ItaloTexano è un periodico di informazione indipendente, dedicato a tutti gli Italiani, Italo-Americani e a tutti i cittadini che risiedono in Texas che amano l'Italia. L’iniziativa nasce da un'idea di Vincenzo Arcobelli, da anni punto di riferimento della collettività italo-americana. Grazie alle preziose collaborazioni si è riusciti a fare partir...

If you happen to work for the federal government, then you have a day off from work today, in honor of Columbus Day. You might want to use part of this holiday to come by your Main or South Abilene Public Libraries to find some good books, movies or more about Italy and/or the contributions Italian-Americans have made to our culture, food and more....

L’ associazione denominatasi "Texas Scientific Italian Community" (TSIC), che riunisce membri della comunità scientifica italiana nel Texas, si è riunita via zoom per eleggere il suo comitato esecutivo e per finalizzare le attività dell’ultimo quadrimestre del 2020.  I presenti hanno altresì programmato:  la presentazione il 23 ottobre di un webina...

A new family-owned bakery and cafe is opening in Frisco with a cool fondness for Italian desserts. Called Pietro's Bakery & Café, it's at 11625 Custer Rd. in a former BurgerIM where it will serve baked goods including cakes, cheesecakes, pastries, muffins, tarts, biscotti, cookies, and macarons. But this won't just be a bakery: It will be a casual...