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...

Pizza is one of the most popular food dishes in American social circles. Everyone has seen the iconic pizza dough toss and has wanted to try it for themselves, but now Inside DFW’s Jenny Anchondo is trying it herself. She made her way to Napoli’s of Grapevine, to learn how to make a pizza from scratch. Be sure to watch because you can even learn so...

Dallas' popular pizza chain Cane Rosso has opened a new location in North Dallas, at the revitalized Hillcrest Village neighborhood center at 6959 Arapaho Rd., with trademark elements that include Neapolitan-style pizza and a sprawling patio. A release says that Cane Rosso founder and owner Jay Jerrier is a fan of the center, which is home to a num...

There’s a new steakhouse in town, and this one comes with an Italian twist. Dean’s Italian Steakhouse opened quietly earlier this month at the corner of Brazos and East Second streets in the JW Marriott-adjacent space formerly occupied by OP Italian (née Osteria Pronto). Named for the late, renowned businessman and philanthropist Dean White, the re...

A longtime pizzeria in Deep Ellum has closed: Mama Mias Italian, which held court on the far eastern edge of Deep Ellum at 2935 Elm St. closed on Sunday after 18 years. Owner Anselmo Manzanares announced the closure with a note on the restaurant's Facebook page, partially blaming the pandemic. "After 18 years in business we feel it is in our best i...

The restaurant company that includes Fort Worth chef Stefon Rishel has made a name for itself by developing bustling, jubilant, and colorful concepts — Wishbone & Flynt on South Main and Parker County Ice House in Aledo — that feature chef-inspired takes on American classics.  At Tre Mogli, the restaurant’s interior colors and overall vibe are more...

The 76th anniversary of the Italian Republic, "Italian National Day", was celebrated in Dallas, Texas. More than 230 participants attended the event, attended by the Consul General of Italy in Houston, the Honorary Consul in Dallas, various Representatives, of the Parliament, CGIE and Comites,of the State of Texas, Local Authorities and the Europea...

When Mitch Kauffman first toured an Old East Dallas property built in 1926, with burglar bars on the windows, one window air conditioning unit and linoleum flooring, his first thought was, “OK, it’s got a grease trap and a vent hood.”  Kauffman, an Ohio native, was searching for a new place for his Urbano Cafe. After working for hotels, including t...

Back in 2016 our blog looked a lot different. There were no videos. We’d show up to a restaurant and ask to talk to a manager or owner for a few minutes to get some basic information for our article. Well, let’s just say we’ve come a long way…. Also back in 2016, we walked into Giovanni’s Pizza & Pasta in Argyle and met who was then the new owner,...

Giaola Italian Kitchen is expecting to open its second location in Frisco; the original restaurant is located in Carlsbad, California. Giaola Italian Kitchen is a collaboration between owner Sandra DiCicco and Executive Chef Amy DiBase that is expected to open in October. Giaola Italian Kitchen will mimic the original menu of classic Italian dishes...