The second Houston-area location of North Italia opens October 5 at The Woodlands Mall, located at 1201 Lake Woodlands. The Woodlands’ kitchen of this Italian chain, which debuted its first Houston location at BLVD Place in 2014, is helmed by executive chef Shawney Severns, who has creative license to include her personal take on the menu. This is...

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 7 PM. Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston - 1101 Milford Houston, Texas. Price: $10 ICCC Members | $15 Non-members. Buy tickets here. Roman Law stands at the heart of the Civil Law traditions worldwide, as distinct from the Common Law we know in the United States. The Romans developed their systems of law o...

When: Wed, September 14, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM - Where: Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Boulevard, Houston, TX 77019 Join us for the third annual Italian Cultural & Community Center Fashion Show and Luncheon. Chairing the event Sandra Porter and Gina Gusemano Leck. This year we are Celebrating the Jewels of Italy and toasting those facets of...

A new Italian restaurant has had so much success that its owner is already planning a second location. Gr8 Plate Hospitality, the local company behind The Union Kitchen and Jax Grill, will bring its recently opened Italian concept Passerella to Washington Avenue this fall. The new Passerella will be located in the former Union Kitchen space at 6011...

Operating out of a nearly 100-year-old house in Montrose that has been both a private residence and Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, the Italian Cultural and Community Center preserves rich traditions and culture with a décor that's a throwback to the mid-20th century. When I comment that that a lot of the furniture and huge china cabine...

"I intend to go out with a fish in one hand and pasta in another," Tony Vallone once said. His namesake restaurant, Tony's, first opened in Houston in 1965. Over half a century, it grew from a small Italian spot into a fine dining institution. Tony's became a go-to spot for visiting dignitaries and celebrities from across the globe, including sever...

When I’m lucky on a restaurant visit, there will come a moment when I sit up straighter in my chair, eyes widened, nerve endings at attention. That’s when I’ve tasted something that isn’t just good, but crazy-good — the kind of dish I will think about later. I experienced three of those moments at Amore Italian Restaurant, the 6-month-old venture f...

Wednesday July 28 - 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Up to age 8. Holocaust Museum Houston, Lester and Sue Smith Campus, 5401 Caroline, Houston, TX. This 2021 National Jewish Book Award finalist by author Megan Hoyt and illustrator Iacopo Bruno brings to light the inspiring, true story of Gino Bartali, a beloved Italian cyclist and secret champion in the fight f...

Forlorn fans of the shuttered Houston restaurant Fresco Italiano — some who quite literally wept when chef/owner Roberto Crescini announced he was closing up shop and heading back to Italy — take a moment to rejoice. Crescini is back. He’s now partnering with the consummate pro Paco Calza, a longtime Houston restauranteur whom many will recognize f...

Two veterans of the Houston food scene have teamed up to open a new Italian restaurant that will be opening for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Chef Roberto Crescini and Francisco “Paco” Calza will open Davanti Ristorante Italiano on July 6. Located near Central Market at 2900 Weslayan St., Davanti will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a menu...