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US Triestina Calcio 1918 (“Triestina”) and FC Tulsa are pleased to announce the formation of a long-term strategic partnership. The partnership is the first collaboration between an Italian professional club and a USL Championship organization and will cover all areas of technical squad management including scouting, data analysis, player developme...

One of the special occasion dishes in Italian households, along with standbys like ravioli and veal, is porchetta, a boneless pork roast originally from central Italy, cooked with the fat and skin still intact and usually stuffed with a savory mélange of garlic, rosemary and fennel. It's then sliced as one would a loaf and served either hot or the...

Until I visited the new incarnation of La Griglia, the popular Italian restaurant that has been around since 1991, I had completely forgotten about something that used to be intrinsic to understanding Houston.  Once upon a time (starting when I moved here in the metazoic year of 1976) the past was a country no respectable Houstonian would bother to...

Formerly known as the Houston Sommelier Competition, this year’s sommelier faceoff has shifted gears and changed names: The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Texas is thrilled to announce that the “Houston Italian Wine Ambassador Competition” will be held on the occasion of the 10th annual Taste of Italy Houston trade fair and festival (Sunday-Mond...

Buses filled with elderly men lumbered down dusty Panhandle roads and rolled to a stop at the edge of a cornfield. Wearing suits and ties, some pinned with Italian military medals, the men stepped onto the reddish dirt and walked toward a small white chapel tucked amid the stalks. They took turns entering the structure to read the inscription engra...

If you’ve been searching for a taste of Italy right here in Oklahoma, look no further than Nana Rose’s Italian Bakery & Market. Founded by Samantha Short, the granddaughter of Nana herself, this charming bakery is a haven for those seeking authentic Italian pastries and more. Nana Rose's Italian Bakery & Market is conveniently located at 8929 South...

In a city synonymous with Creole and Cajun cuisine, Italian food too often gets left out of the conversation. But look close, and you’ll see traces of Italy everywhere in New Orleans—in the classic muffuletta sandwich, in the breadcrumb-stuffed artichokes on holiday tables, and in business names like Delmonico and Monteleone.  Droves of Sicilian...

Sixty-Thousand Sicilians were recruited to work in Louisiana's Sugar Cane fields from 1870-1920. We have started fundraising for a 12' high monument to be placed on a 4' pedestal to honor those whose shoulders we stand on. Fundraising Bricks will line the roses around the monument. Brick Prices: 4" x 8" for $200.00; 8" x 8" for $500.00; 12" x 12" f...

Esquire snubbed Houston among its recent 50 picks for best new restaurants in America, but a Montrose restaurant did get a nod as the country’s “Pizza Joint of the Year.” If readers scroll about halfway down the digital version of the magazine’s story, they’ll find Nonno’s Family Pizza among a trio of special category winners. The entry praises...

Italy meets Miami at a new restaurant in Uptown Park that turns from day to night with an expansive patio and speakeasy-esque back room. Lombardi Cucina Italiana opens its doors on Friday at 1101 Uptown Park, the second location from Dallas-based restaurateur Alberto Lombardi. The owner of 11 restaurant brands in his namesake restaurant group, incl...

Season 2 of FX/Hulu’s The Bear featured an intense and emotionally draining episode, a flashback to a Christmas Eve Feast of Seven Fishes meal at the Berzatto house several years prior. Carmy has come home to visit from Denmark. Matriarch Donna Berzatto, expertly portrayed by Jamie Lee Curtis, is frantically preparing the dinner, drinking and chain...

Enzo’s Deli and Imports is now open in Plano. The restaurant—which is connected to the wine bar Corner Wines—serves a variety of Italian sandwiches, imported meats and cheeses, pasta dishes, desserts, and more. Michael Martin, owner of both Enzo’s and Corner Wines, said all of the food is made fresh in house. The muffuletta sandwich has been an ear...