A breakthrough for biomedical research promises new insight into immunotherapy development and disease modeling. Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have created a humanized mouse model with a human immune system and a human-like gut microbiome that is capable of mounting specific antibody responses. The scien...

Nestled in the vibrant up-and-coming restaurant district in Farmers Branch and was the former location of a ballfield where I played little league, Radici Woodfiored Grill is the brainchild of renowned chef Tiffany Derry. Known for her appearances on “Top Chef” and her commitment to sustainable and locally-sourced ingredients, Derry brings her uniq...

Located at 444 Westheimer Rd, River Oaks District, the Houston store is designed as a home away from home, blending local inspirations with a warm Italian atmosphere. Notably, the Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park, one of the city's most iconic landmarks, is depicted through a wall tapestry and a rug, both designed by MITA (Manifattura Italiana Tappet...

The meatballs are coming the meatballs are coming: The Sicilian Butcher, the modern Italian restaurant from celebrity chef and concept king Joey Maggiore, has a date for its big Texas debut. The restaurant known for its innovative yet traditional Italian cuisine will open in Fort Worth at Alliance Town Center, at 3200 Tracewood Way #110, in the sam...

The producers of Grana Padano PDO cheese and Prosciutto di Parma PDO are at the center of a joint promotional campaign that seeks to raise awareness about these unique European foods among American and Canadian retailers, chefs and consumers. The program, which has been named “Distinctly Deliciously European,” will emphasize the importance of quali...

Basking in the sunny beach breeze by the Amalfi Coast. Touring the Caseificio Michelangelo mozzarella cheese factory in Piano di Sorrento and Barlotti Caseificio in Paestum to taste an ancient Greek tradition. Hiking Mount Vesuvius to learn about its historic eruptions and enjoy breathtaking views of the Gulf of Naples. These are a few of the adven...

A casual Austin Italian staple is almost ready to open its South Lamar location, and it's hard to stay casual about it. After nearly a year of anticipation and construction, Uncle Nicky's is opening at 2121 South Lamar Blvd., next to Loro Asian Smokehouse, on June 22. Uncle Nicky's, a deli and brunch spot in Hyde Park, has gained a loyal following...

When the new $550-million meeting and resort destination, Loews Arlington Hotel, opened in the North Texas city’s Entertainment District, it added 888 rooms and five restaurants to the local landscape. But that’s not all. The property also houses the lavish Arlington Convention Center with its massive 266,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor meeting a...

A new family-owned Italian restaurant specializing in freshly made pastas will soon open in the South Main area. Called Bocca Osteria Romana, it will open this summer at 411 S. Main St. #104 in the space last occupied by Rancho Loma Vineyards. The restaurant will be the first stateside concept from a trio of Texas-born family members - brothers Alf...

With the success of the event in 2023, Destination Bryan has announced that Festa Italiana, an Italian Food and Heritage Festival, will return for another year in June. “With the success of the inaugural year of Festa Italiana, we began planning the 2024 Festa. We are excited to bring a bigger and better version to Aggieland with live music, mor...