TASTE OF ITALY 2020. Digital Hybrid Italian Food and Wine Trade Show. September 21-22 HOUSTON; September 28-29 NEW ORLEANS. Top Italian producers, regional distributors, local buyers and trade members. CLICK HERE TO RECEIVE MORE INFO. Connect with Trade Members. Interact with leading buyers, including importers, distributors, retailers, restaurateu...

Two of the best exhibitions I’ve seen this year — Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum at the Kimbell in Fort Worth and The Glory of Spain: Treasures from the Hispanic Society at Houston’s MFA — are from a genre I usually detest. The treasures or masterpiece show starts with a fetching theme, gathers what a museum might...

Fri, June 26, 2020. 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT. Amanda Pascali and The Family - Live Stream Concert + VIP Experience. $20 – $25. Join us to see Amanda Pascali and The Family perform an intimate show, recorded live at the Milford House on Friday, June 26, at 7:00 p.m.Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter and 2019 Kerrville New Folk finalist will ge...

The city quietly removed a statue of Christopher Columbus from Bell Park on Friday. The statue will be held in storage while the city decides how to relocate it, according to the mayor’s office. Earlier this week, Houston removed two Confederate monuments from city parks, as well. In a statement issued by his office, Mayor Sylvester Turner said, “A...

The Christopher Columbus statue at a park near the Museum District has been vandalized again. As in previous incidents, vandals tossed what appears to be red paint on the 7-foot-tall statue, which is located at Houston's Bell Park at 4900 Montrose. The statue also bears a cardboard sign with the message, "Rip the head from your oppressor." It's not...

IT’S NOT OFTEN YOU’RE GOING TO COME ACROSS a restaurant that’s also a flower shop, but that’s what Fiori is going for. “Conceptually we really want it to be more than a restaurant,” says Mimi MacDougall, director of visuals and marketing for Fiori, a regional Italian concept likely to open June 10 at the former La Villa space at 4315 Montrose Blvd....

After 28 years of business, Patrenella's Italian Restaurant at 813 Jackson Hill St. has permanently closed. Owner Sammy Patrenella, 85, first opened the trattoria in his childhood home in 1992, eventually acquiring two adjacent properties and connecting them to expand the restaurant as well as add a residence. “My parents built the house in 1938. T...

One of the nation's Most Loved and Most Trusted Pizza Brand, Marco's Pizza, now has new location in Houston. Situated at 9540 S. Main St., Ste. 120, locals can expect a Primo Italian pizza experience that uses the freshest, highest-quality ingredients. The Marco's Pizza location is owned and operated by Donald Tran, a young entrepreneur who also ow...

The dining room closures spurred by COVID-19 prompted many Houston restaurateurs and wine bar owners to start thinking of new, creative ideas of what they could do to continue not only serving customers but expanding their culinary worlds and wine knowledge. In the case of ROMA — located in a historic home built in 1939 at 2347 University — owner S...

“Italiani in Texas in prima linea contro il covid19” è il tema del webinar organizzato oggi, 22 maggio, dal Consolato generale d’Italia a Houston in collaborazione con l’Ambasciata italiana a Washington.Dedicato ai rappresentanti italiani della comunità medico-scientifica impegnati in prima linea in Texas, il seminario vuole essere un'occasione per...