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Angelo Brocato and three generations of his family have been known for creating and selling authentic Italian gelato, ice cream, cookies and cannoli in the city since 1905, though the spot most New Orleanians know at 214 N. Carrollton Ave. actually is their third location. Author Justin Nystrom chronicles the Brocato story in his new book, Creole I...

In occasione del mese di Ottobre dedicato dallo Stato del Texas al Retaggio Italiano, il Dipartimento delle lingue straniere e di letteratura della prestigiosa Southern Methodist University (SMU), in collaborazione con il Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel Mondo, e con il patrocinio del Comites di Houston, dell'Associazione dei Siciliani in Te...

Thursday, October 25, 2018. Film starts at 7:00 pm Doors open at 6:45 pm and film begins at 7:00 pm. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford, Houston, Texas 77006 Come celebrate settimana della lingua italiana nel mondo with us! We'll be screening the film "Italy in a Day", comprised of short videos submitted by over 45,000 Italians goin...

Chef Marco Wiles’ upscale spot in a Montrose bungalow heralded a new, better-edited day in Houston Italian cookery when it opened in 2001. Over the years, it has eased into the lower-key role of a comfortable classic patronized by the great and the good and the holders of cushy expense accounts. It’s quiet, well-managed, very grown-up. And when the...

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Piazza d'Italia, an architectural highlight in downtown New Orleans. Located between Poydras and Lafayette streets, the outdoor plaza was conceived by leaders of New Orleans' Italian-American community as a public tribute to the contributions of Italians to the city. The $1.65 million piazza was designed...

When Corrado Palmieri opened his eponymous café in the Dallas Farmers Market in 2016, we could boast of having a proper Italian coffee shop and bakery that Dallas hadn’t had before. His was a place to linger over a cup of coffee and a pastry, where early on a cadre of Italian regulars set up residence on weekend mornings. The coffee shop—a counter,...

Nothing says Italian like pasta and grape stomping, mamma mia! The Houston Italian Festival is happening in Houston right now and it's one of the largest festivals in town. Cynthia Salvaggio is part of the Festival Committee and says that there's something for everyone. "This is a great family event. There's a cooking class for kids, there's a lot...

In Italian, La Spiga means "wheat." The inspiration for the Marigny bakery and cafe came from Italy, where owner Dana Logsdon studied for a year. At first La Spiga, which Logsdon ran with her cousin, Michael Manning, and her mother, Mary, sold mainly to restaurants. The public could only find La Spiga's pastries and Italian breads at the Crescent C...

Running a restaurant out of a convenience store or gas station isn't anything new — but a homestyle, checkered tablecloth Italian restaurant operating out of a convenience store isn't exactly the grab-and-go sandwiches you might be used to. Keith Steinhour stands tall with a pile of wild hair on top of his head and a stained apron around his waist....

Giacomo Puccini’s ultimate thriller will change the hearts and minds of even the most resistant opera cynics. Even if you’re convinced you won’t like opera, try Tosca on for size. Powerful music, a stellar cast, spectacular staging, and the world-class baton of Maestro Anthony Barrese bring this suspense-packed classic to life – right here in our o...

Il governatore dello Stato del Texas, Gregg Abbott, seguendo l’esempio del Presidente degli Stati Uniti Donald Trump, nel giorno delle festività del Columbus Day, ha proclamato quello di ottobre come l’Italian American Heritage Month. Ne dà notizia Vincenzo Arcobelli, presidente del Ctim e consigliere del Cgie. “È con molta soddisfazione che nel gi...

Mike and Diana Lampkin signed a lease in late September at 4223 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 950, The Woodlands, with plans to open Rosati’s Pizza Pub of The Woodlands by late December. The pizza pub will offer authentic Italian dishes, including thin and thick crusted pizzas, pastas, calzones, sandwiches, wings, salads and a full bar. “Our signatur...