In search of a new favorite Italian restaurant? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the most excellent sources for Italian cuisine around Dallas, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to make your lasagna or ravioli dreams come true. Fall is the top season of the year for consumer spending at restaurants...

For nearly 20 years, Cafe Amore has been known for serving hearty Italian fare to the people of Richardson. Tables are topped with fresh flowers and white linens, but the atmosphere at Cafe Amore is neighborhood casual. The restaurant, situated along Coit Road, hosts parties, anniversaries, bar mitzvahs and reunions in addition to its daily lunch a...

When they were kids, cousins Mike and Morris Salerno dreamed of opening their own Italian restaurant one day. In 1985, the duo achieved that dream when they opened Salerno’s Italian Restaurant in Flower Mound, which relocated to Highland Village last year. “We had the vision together, and we did it,” Mike said. “In order to be successful, you have...

Since he was a young boy, Giuseppe Letteri has been surrounded by food. He would help his dad in the butcher shop in early mornings before school back home in Italy. After going to culinary school, Letteri had a stint as a professional basketball star in Italy. He then decided to pursue a career as a chef, and after many years of being a head chef...

Following a successful hosting of a temporary Louis Vuitton store in October, the new lofty space above the Highland Park Village Starbucks (a top five Starbucks in Dallas, no doubt) is home to a new pop-up: Max Mara. Through this Saturday, November 23, the Italian luxury brand (which is still privately owned) has brought their iconic Teddy Bear co...

Like Lady and the Tramp, we sit in a cozy, slightly downscale restaurant eating big bowls of thick, cheesy ravioli treading in red marinara. Our two-top is tucked into a corner and draped with a thread-bare red and white checked tablecloth that’s gently illuminated by a scentless white candle perched in a wicker basket Chianti bottle. We sip non-de...

As Ducati continues to grow in influence and importance within the global motorcycle industry, North America remains an integral market for the Italian brand. This international significance of North America was recently reflected during a private award ceremony at the Ducati Global Dealer Conference, which took place along the shores of the Adriat...

Maybe it seems unlikely that we’d have an outpost of Italy wedged inside The Centrum on Oak Lawn. With its plant-filled atrium’s skylight spilling rays onto a tile floor, Mille Lire, which opened in 2017, resembles any other evocation of la dolce vita. And it took me, in fact, two years to notice it. But the chef, Giuliano Matarese, has a knack for...

Mono-brand retail offers the customer a total brand experience, from apparel to accessories and even brand extensions such as watches, jewelry and perfumes. Quite often, mono-brand retail is led by a “ flagship” store that represents brand culture and values throughout the total collection. In short, this type of retail in intriguing to view from a...

Nella giornata celebrativa del Columbus Day, si è tenuto presso la University of Dallas (Irving, TX) il progetto del Leonardo Way in US che coincide con il primo seminario del 2019-2020 dell’ormai consolidato NOTAI (NOrth Texas Area Italian) Lecture Series. Organizzato dall'Italian Program sotto gli auspici del Direttore dott. Anthony Nussmeier, il...