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Made it in for lunch to Birra Birra Craft Pizzeria, the newest concept from Provision Concepts earlier this week. The folks who brought you Hatch Early Mood Food, Sidecar, and Broadway 10 are now in the pizza business in the Chisholm Creek development. Provision has built a stunning dining with blonde wood, iron and glass stirring energy throughout...

CHRIS COSENTINO, A RENOWNED CELEBRITY CHEF who is known for appearances on Top Chef Masters and The Next Iron Chef, is opening an Italian restaurant in Houston. At a press conference Thursday at The Hay Merchant in Montrose, chef Chris Shepherd announced that Cosentino, who won season four of Top Chef Masters in 2016, and is co-owner at Cockscomb i...

Arizona export and popular pasta destination North Italia is set to open its second DFW location in May. The Italian eatery from Fox Restaurant Concepts, which also operates brand new restaurant the Henry and Flower Child, is set to make its debut in the Union building in Uptown on May 1, according to a press release. The restaurant will occupy a 5...

Sunday, May 19, 2019. 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT. Bayou City Event Center, 9401 Knight Road, Houston, TX 77045. Early bird registration $25, by April 19 (limited availability!). Regular price online $35. At the door $40. The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce will be presenting its second annual Houston Pasta Festival — a celebration of Italy’s gift to t...

If you've got Italian on the mind, a recent opening is need-to-know. Called Redfish Pizza, the newcomer is located at 4221 Williams Blvd. Striving to provide "fresh, quality food at a reasonable price," according to the business's website, Redfish Pizza was filmed by the American Road Trip crew for its Netflix special and recognized as one of Kenne...

The transformation of Borgo Food Station into Mina Ristorante is almost complete. Chef Monica Fallone and her husband and business partner Luis Mancera will debut their new Italian restaurant on Monday, April 8. “I have always created spaces where I can present my Italian family’s traditional recipes to friends and restaurant-goers that love to eat...

Although Progresso is now known for its selection of canned soups, the company got its start by selling canned Italian foods to Italian Americans living in New Orleans. Now, the company also produces chili, stock, beans, balsamic vinegar, breadcrumbs, and more. Read on for eight facts you might not know about Progresso. 1. PROGRESSO'S HISTORY DATES...

Fiori, a family-owned and operated casual Italian restaurant, is preparing to open soon in south Flower Mound. Brothers Sam and Michael Billelo have grown up eating delicious, authentic Italian family recipes, Sam said. Their grandparents are from Palermo, Italy, and their father, a chef, is from New York. Sam said he’s been working in Phoenix for...

In the antique kitchen of his family’s restaurant, C.J. Gerdes slips a handful of corn-floured oysters into one of the six blackened pots on the stove. The fat froths like sea foam. Two minutes later, he pulls them out, their crisp coats crinkled and golden. Sandwiched between thick, buttered slices of “pan bread”—Casamento’s version of Texas toast...

Chef and reality TV star Tim Love has announced plans to open a new Italian restaurant in Fort Worth. The chef announced the forthcoming debut of Gemelle, a “casual” Italian restaurant on Twitter, and filings with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts indicate that it will open at 4400 White Settlement Road in a space that once housed short-live...

Happy February and welcome back to “Boomtown Eats!” We hope you enjoyed last month’s feature of El Dorado’s own E&R – we are still remembering those potato wedges – and we hope that everyone has had a chance to check out E&R for themselves. This month we are turning to another downtown El Dorado establishment – directly across from Sports Alley and...

Dave Greco, owner of Mike's Deli - The Original Arthur Avenue Italian Deli in the Bronx, New York, slings cooked pasta during Italian American St Joseph Society "world's largest pasta dish" luncheon, 500 pounds in all, at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, La. Friday, March 22, 2019. Dave Greco, owner of Mike's Deli - The Original Arthur Avenue I...