Austin's newest old school Italian restaurant is opening this week in the former home of one of the city's most iconic old school restaurants. Sammie's, the red-sauce Italian restaurant from the McGuire Moorman Hospitality restaurant group, will open on Tuesday at 807 W. Sixth St., which for more than 40 years housed Hut's Hamburgers. Next door was...

Fri, May 7, 2021. 1:30 AM – 2:30 AM CEST. Online event. The Italian Cultural & Community Center is excited to present a two-lecture series on Pompeii and its incredible history. Join us to learn about this wonderful ancient city: a unique archeological site where it is possible to travel back in time owing to the unfortunate eruption of Vesuvius in...

Go ahead, pretend you made it. From handmade pasta to layered lasagne, slow-cooked sauces, and seasonal contorni, our chefs have pulled out all the stops so you can host with the most on the table (and the least amount of work). Take the night off with all-new housemade meals, ready-to-eat prepared foods, perfect wine pairings, and more through May...

Local musicians will be serenading diners when Music on the Patio returns to Italian Maid Café in Cross Creek Ranch, 6-8 p.m. Fridays throughout May. The event kicks off with a special Mother’s Day performance, with Savannah Adkins encouraging kids to get up and sing karaoke Friday, May 7. Other performers include Tay&Mel: Generations on May 14; Ra...

An Italian-American manufacturer of 3D parts and printers with its U.S. headquarters in Houston is touting what's billed as a first-of-its-kind innovation — an innovation that's helping drive the need for more local workers. Roboze recently introduced Roboze Automate, and it's being promoted as the world's first industrial automation system to brin...

After an employee described his experience eating a muffuletta in New Orleans, his bosses at Brett’s Barbecue Shop started thinking about creating their own spin on the iconic Big Easy sandwich. Pitmaster/owner Brett Jackson got busy smoking brisket pastrami, turkey, ham and bologna. General manager Jacqueline Herrera began concocting a version of...

Paesanos – the name conjures an image of the perfect place for a first date or an engagement party, and it has built that reputation over the past several decades. Open for over 50 years, Paesanos has become known for its flavorful offerings. Earning the 2021 Readers’ Choice Award for the Best Italian Food in San Antonio is a valued addition to its...

This weekend, Rice Cinema and the Menil Collection will be joining forces for an outdoor screening of a film by someone who is considered the master of Italian neo-realist cinema. On April 9, Roberto Rossellini’s 1946 film “Paisan” will be shown on the Menil’s front lawn. The second film in Rossellini’s “war trilogy,” nestled between his 1945 class...

They grew up around grandpa, who they recall being a fantastic Italian cook. Their grandfather once had his own restaurant in Albania, right next to Italy, where traditions among the two countries were commonly shared. Cousins Labinot Gashi and Njazi Hoxha, co-owners of Roma’s Italian Kitchen in Tyler, remember learning the family trade of cooki...

Those who live in Rome and are in love with the United States have some landmark institutions that represent and America here. One of these, which organizes events and gathers Americans living in the eternal city (but not only them) is the American International Club of Rome.  I've had the pleasure of attending a couple of Independence Days organiz...