The Italy-American Chamber of Commerce of Texas announced registration is open for the Taste of Italy in Houston. The event connects over 500 attendees from every segment of the food and wine industry with buying power and decision-making ability. All the main Texas based brokers, importers and distributors will be present. In the years passed, key...

Austin’s shopping scene continues to go upscale. Prada plans to set up shop in Austin, following fellow Italian fashion house Gucci into the Capital City. Prada, an iconic retail brand known for its high-end handbags, shoes, and clothing, is targeting Austin as part of a three- to five-year expansion in the U.S. “We are underinvested in the U.S.,”...

Casual Italian food haven Guillermo’s has opened a second location, serving up lasagna, chicken parmesan and spaghetti with meatballs on Austin Street near the Pearl development. The original Guillermo's, located at 618 McCullough Ave., has offered Italian fare to downtown San Antonio diners since 1995. The new restaurant seats a total of 200 betwe...

Sfuzzi, an Italian restaurant and bar that first opened in 1987, is reopening in our neighborhood. The spot will be located at 2401 Henderson Ave., near The Skellig, Mayer’s Garden, Hideaway on Henderson and other late-night establishments. It’s coming from This & That Hospitality partners Brandon Hays and Phil Schanbaum, who are known for High Fiv...

Three months ago, Alessandro Clementi wasn’t very familiar with Texas high school football. He was living in Acona, Italy, where soccer is the sport of choice for many young athletes. So when Clementi’s exchange-student program brought him to Newton High School just as football season was getting started, every sight at Singletary Stadium brought a...

The opulent former space of Flora Street Café has a new lease on life with a gorgeous new Italian restaurant opening “sometime this winter” according to Tricolore Pride, the ownership group behind it. La Stella Cucina Verace will bring authentic, regional Italian food, lifestyle, and culture to Dallas. Our fair city was once an Italian food desert...

Friday, November 19, 2021 at 6:00 PM CST on zoom. On the occasion of the World Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World join us for webinar "THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET: FITNESS AND LONGEVITY" moderated by Diana Naridello, with the participation of Elena Volpi and Désirée Triolo. Elena Volpi, MD, PhD FGA Speaker is the Daisy Emery Allen Distinguished Ch...

Celebrate the holidays at Eataly Dallas during Holiday Wine Festa on Friday, December 9. Taste more than 20 Italian wines, 6+ chef-crafted tasting stations, dozens of fluffy panettone, and more throughout our marketplace.  During Holiday Wine Festa, sip your way through a multitude of regional Italian wines paired with traditional Italian holiday b...

Restaurateur Benjamin Berg’s stamp on the Houston restaurant scene grows again this week when his Berg Hospitality Group opens Trattoria Sofia, a rustic Italian restaurant in the Heights. It is the second restaurant opening this year from Berg, whose NoPo Café bowed in June, adding to his portfolio that includes B&B Butchers & Restaurant, B.B. Lemo...

The sixth annual Week of Italian Cuisine in the World begins Monday, November 15th through Saturday November 21st. The weeklong celebration promoting Italian cuisine is an initiative promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs along with other agencies such as the Italian Trade Agency (as well as Italian Cultural Institutes). The Italian Em...