By Karen Lo   Buddy Valastro, otherwise known as New Jersey's Cake Boss, will open an outpost of Carlo's Bakery in Dallas in March. With the new opening, there will be 13 locations of Carlo's Bakery nationwide, including bakeries in New York, Pennsylvania, and Florida.    The Dallas bakery is currently under construction, an...

The Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston is launching this January a new series of educational cooking demonstration and dinner aimed to promote and to guide the public through the history, the tradition and the flavors of the Italian-American Cuisine. The first event of this new and exciting series will be held on January 20th at 7:...

Sixty years ago two lives crossed paths as they made their way from Italy to America. Those lives once again have come together following a remarkable course of events.   Gerbina DiRienzo didn't speak any English, but was looking to build a new life in America with her husband, who had come over earlier.   Read more   Source:&n...

Housed in a small pad site at Old Tarlton Center, Villarina's Pasta & Fine Foods offers Westlake shoppers everything they need to quickly put an Italian meal on the table—take-and-bake pasta, bread, sauces and soups. Owner and New York native John Imperial said the Villarina's style of food is "immigrant Italian."   A resident of Au...

The Houston Italian Festival Needs Your Help! We are looking for three people to assume the role as area manager. Openings are available for the following locations:   1. Pizza Booth manager needed from late afternoon Thursday, October 9 through 6:00pm Sunday, October 12. 2. Pasta Booth manager needed from late afternoon Thursday, October...

by Wes Griffin A little more than six months ago Shannon Scott and his wife opened the doors on Sud Italia, their reincarnation of personal travels to southern Italy. What's unique about the regional fare is the incorporation of more seafood and Mediterranean ingredients found in the lower coastal region of Italy.   In fact, teh restaurant...

Born and raised in Brescia, land of Franciacorta wines, Melania has always had a passion for food and especially wine. After completing her Masters degree in Management at Bocconi University in Milan and two years working within the PR department at Bialetti Industrie, she decided to turn her passion into work.   In May 2014 she earned her S...

Descrivere Tiziana Ciacciofera è molto complesso: la sua esperienza professionale non può catturarla e costringerla dentro una etichetta, per quanto eccellente. Direi che è soprattutto donna di passioni vere, sincere, il sangue della sua Sicilia le scorre dentro forte per darle caparbietà; ma non solo: è donna saggia, sensibile, arguta.   Do...

Gov. Rick Perry this month (Sept. 2012) while in Italy meet with Chairman Vittorio Ghisolfi and other executive leadership from M&G Group, an Italian company that last year announced plans to open a facility in Corpus Christi. The governor also met with Lombardy President Roberto Formigoni to discuss competitiveness and biotechnology, and Ferra...

Giuseppe Zanotti opened his seventh U.S. store in Dallas, and is scheduled to debut late this month in San Juan, Puerto Rico, followed by market entries to Houston this fall and Waikiki, Hawaii, early next year. ON THE SUNNY SIDES: Giuseppe Zanotti sees gold in both the Texas prairie and far-flung American islands. The Italian shoe designer opened...