Per celebrare il bicentenario della nascita di Giuseppe Verdi la Austin Lyric Opera presenta il Don Carlos di Giuseppe Verdi il 16/24 novembre al Long Center for the Performing Arts di Austin, la prima rappresentazione mai fatta del capolavoro verdiano nella Capitale dello Stato del Texas.   La politica, l'amore e la lealta' alla famiglia so...

Many people love Italian food. Be it pizza, lasagna or pasta of any type, Italian food is a favorite amongst many. Rarely does anyone state that he does not prefer the savory meats that are used in the cooking of Italian. Therefore, it is no wonder that Italian catering in Houston is a major business, with the caterers providing for lunches as well...

By Valerie Sweeten   It's been a labor of love for the D'Amico family as they've served the greater Houston scene for 40 years. What began in 1975 in Huntsville when Nash D'Amicoand his cousins Tony and Damian Mandola launched their first family restaurant, Damian's Fine Italian Food, turned from the humble beginnings of pizza and sandw...

It would seem the perfect way to get people to vote: put the poll in an Italian restaurant and let the public exercise their franchise with visions of manicotti and meatballs dancing in their heads. By 2 p.m. Tuesday, however, anyone who came through the door at Vincenzo's Italian Grill in far north Houston was there to cast a look at the menu not...

On Wednesday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m., join executive chef Giancarlo Ferrara of Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar and executive chef and owner Jacques Fox of Artisans Restaurant at their friendly Italy vs. France culinary competition, held at Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar, 6100 Westheimer.   Tickets ($135 for members of the Italy-Ame...

by Brian Reinhart   There's a wine called "The Gambler" on offer at Patrizio, Uptown's newest Italian restaurant. The Gambler isn't an especially good glass of wine, but it is a good mascot for the eatery, since Patrizio's food, drinks, service and even the bill are a roll of the dice.   One moment you're so delighted you want to...

The Uptown/Galleria Houston area will have another dining option when a craving for pasta strikes.An Italian restaurant called North will open its second Texas location as the newest tenant in the second phase of the mixed-use development Blvd Place.Mike Wheeler and Jack Breard of Dallas-based United Commercial Realty represented North and Elise We...

Mother's Day is a special day for honoring mothers throughout the world. We will celebrate this special day at the Italian Club of Dallas by hosting a Mother's Day Brunch to honor the women who contributed so much to our lives: our MOMS.   Come and celebrate this special day with your family and friends at the Italian Club on Sunday, May 10....

L'orchestra houstoniana "Mercury: the Orchestra Redefined" presenta due appuntamenti dedicati al grande compositore veneziano.   Il 28 marzo Mercury eseguira' al Wortham Center del Cullen Theater il concerto "Dreams and Nightmares", una selezionen di concerti fantasiosi ed insoliti che vedra' il concerto per flauto di Antonio Vivaldi "La Not...

Evoking the Amalfi Coast with fish, cheese and wine imported directly from the area, chef Giancarlo Ferraro's Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar is sure to ring with authenticity when it opens Monday, Nov. 10, at 6100 Westheimer Road, Suite 140. "This restaurant is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream," said Ferraro, who hails from Salerno, Italy...