Under normal circumstances, I’d never want to eat in a barn. But the century-old barn that houses Cavatore Italian Restaurant makes for a lovely space. The best part is that it’s an actual barn the Cavatore family found in Bastrop and refurbished for the restaurant. That authenticity is found in the hayloft and the separate rooms that used to be st...

Wednesday, February 5, 2020. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST. The Italian Cultural and Community Center, 1101 Milford Street, Houston, TX 77006. Join us as UH Professor Luca Oliva will dissect the life and work of Giordano Bruno, an Italian philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, and occultist whose theories anticipated modern science. This lecture will pres...

Effective Saturday February 1st 2020 the office of the Consulate General of Italy in Houston will be moving to the new location at 1330 Post Oak Blvd, 19th floor, 77056. Full operation of the offices cannot be guaranteed in the days immediately following the relocation, but it will resume as soon as possible. Limited to events of extreme urgency, t...

Monday, January 27, 2020. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST. Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. Il Giorno della Memoria (International Holocaust Remembrance Day). On Monday, January 27, the ICCC will present a screening of the documentary Inferno Mittelbau Dora (2016; 53 minutes; not rated) as we remember the victims of t...

Time spent in Italy as a child, and with years after that continuing to mold and develop Italian cuisine in Houston, at Giacomo’s Cibo e Vino, chef-owner Lynette Hawkins clocks in every single day to see to the food, the wine, the business, all of it. It’s in her bones, which translates to fresh pasta; stuffed, baked, al dente, and well-handled. Te...

On this week's episode of "What's Eric Eating," chef Ben McPherson joins CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler to discuss BOH Pasta, his Italian restaurant that's part of Bravery Chef Hall. The conversation with McPherson explaining the career paths that led him from culinary school in Charleston to working in Atlanta. He moved to Houston to open dow...

Looking for a mouthwatering Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Houston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges. Winter is the top season of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Houston area, according to...

With the city in the grip of what passes for winter, the Houston Symphony treated Thursday’s audience to an Italian holiday. Both guest conductor Jader Bignamini and the evening’s featured soloist, violinist Augustin Hadelich, are Italian-born. The repertoire included Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, a technically flabbergasting monumen...

"Gentilissimo Console Generale, è ormai evidente l’intenzione da parte del governo italiano di posticipare le elezioni per il rinnovo dei Comites la cui naturale scadenza è nella primavera del 2020". È il Comites di Houston a scrivere questa lettera aperta al console Federico Ciattaglia per denunciare una "sospensione della democrazia" per loro "in...

"Secret love bound by silence." Once the most performed opera of its time, Donizetti's Bel Canto drama, La favorite, features some of the most challenging arias ever written. Woven into this now-rarely performed opera is a classic love triangle among a noblewoman, king and warrior. Set in early 14th century Spain, this triangle involves the King of...