Even though it's been open for quite some time, Eataly Dallas is celebrating its official grand opening on Friday, Nov 12. Located at NorthPark Center, the three-floor culinary playground offers Italian delicacies including fresh pasta, breads, cheese, wine and desserts along with a marketplace sourced from local producers in DFW. This grand openin...

In a new cookbook, Heart-Shaped Tomatoes, Austin-based photographer Dimitri Staszewski and brand strategist Madelyn Wigle share recipes and personal essays from Staszewski’s 101-year-old Italian grandmother, Elda Cristini. The book is available for preorder. The book contains about 20 home-cooking recipes from Cristini, like lasagne, gnocchi, seafo...

A Chicago favorite is setting up shop in Collin County. Iconic hot dog and sandwich joint Portillo’s is set to open its first Texas location next year. The new location, which is slated to open “in a town near Frisco” according to Chicago Tribune, is part of a major expansion. Over the course of the next 25 years, the restaurant plans to expand fro...

On tour on the West Coast, Quartetto di Cremona - Cristiano Gualco violin, Paolo Andreoli violin, Simone Gramaglia viola and Giovanni Scaglione cello -  will perform in two concerts presented in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. November 6 at 4 pm PT in Santa Monica, California. The Maestro Foundation, Mendelsohn Hall. ...

Portillo’s, the beloved Chicago-based hot dog restaurant also known for Italian beef sandwiches and chocolate cake shakes, will debut in North Texas next year, according to reports in Forbes and the Chicago Tribune. With 67 locations in nine states, Portillo’s went public last week with about 20 million shares of its stock selling at $20 per share....

For the first time in its 111-year history, Alfa Romeo will launch a global advertising campaign. You would expect that the Italian marque previously had such a campaign in its history at some point, but it appears that Alfa did not. Well, with the 2021 United States Grand Prix, that is about to change. Since this is Alfa Romeo's first-ever global...

One could argue that Italian mom-and-pop restaurants in Dallas are essentially like churches or 7-Eleven’s: There is one on every corner and they’re pretty much all the same. However, if you take Forest Lane and head east through Garland until you hit Rowlett (on Route 66), you’ll find a family-owned Italian place that is so legit Italian your cous...

Great news! Taste of Italy is scheduled for March, 2022 in Houston! For more information, please contact Italy-America Chamber of Commerce deputy director and Taste of Italy director Maurizio Gamberucci at m.gamberucci@iacctexas.com. Taste of Italy Houston is the largest trade fair in the U.S. devoted exclusively to Italian wine and food products....

Ciao Dallas, get ready to party... Italian style! Eataly Opening Party: All You Can Eataly is coming November 12 and we are ready to raise a glass and officially celebrate the opening of our Italian marketplace. For one night only, our marketplace will be closed to the public and open to ticket holders ready to celebrate with endless food, drink, a...

Si sono riuniti nel tradizionale luogo Continental Avenue Bridge West Dallas Gateway dove si svolge di consueto la celebrazione del Columbus day e l'Italian Festival, i Rappresentanti delle varie Associazioni Italo Americane, assieme al Cons.del Cgie Vincenzo Arcobelli, per una breve conferenza stampa, dove si annuncia per il prossimo anno l'evento...