Great news! Taste of Italy is scheduled for March, 2022 in Houston! For more information, please contact Italy-America Chamber of Commerce deputy director and Taste of Italy director Maurizio Gamberucci at m.gamberucci@iacctexas.com. Taste of Italy Houston is the largest trade fair in the U.S. devoted exclusively to Italian wine and food products....

Not everyone was lucky enough to grow up with their great-grandmother during those formative years of their youth. But chef Chris Cosentino did, and the impact his Italian nonna Rosalie would have on his life and career is evident in the intimate restaurant he named for her at the C. Baldwin Hotel in downtown Houston. The chic hotel (formerly a Dou...

What’s old is new at Gucci. In celebration of the Italian luxury brand’s centennial anniversary, nine North American cities were tapped to receive a surprise drop of exclusive merchandise dedicated to Gucci 100 last Friday. Fortunately for Houston shoppers, the Galleria made the cut. Space City is in good company. New York, Miami, Beverly Hills, Co...

When we think of Federico Fellini we usually imagine flights of fancy with surreal touches, films that challenge even as they seduce. That’s fair enough for a number of the maestro’s films from the mid-‘60s and beyond. But there’s more than one Fellini, and more than one Fellini style. That’s something to remember as you savor the arrival of the to...

When you think of Houston, Italian food is probably not what comes to mind. But one of the best parts of living in Houston is just how diverse the restaurant scene is. Whether you’re in the mood for upscale Italian cuisine or a cozy neighborhood pizzeria, there are some truly delicious options out there. Take a look at our list of Houston Italian r...

After more than a year closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rosalie Italian Soul will reopen Thursday, Sept. 16. Chef Chris Consentino, winner of season 4 of "Top Chef Masters," originally opened Rosalie inside downtown Houston's C. Baldwin Hotel in 2019. Jacob Coronado, the former chef de cuisine at Nobie's, is coming on as the new executive c...

When: Tue, October 19, 2021 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM CDT - Where: The Italian Cultural and Community Center, 1101 Milford Street, Houston, TX 77006 What is the meaning of “Aperitivo Italiano”? An aperitivo (or apéritif) is often described as being similar to the American happy hour, but in reality, it’s much more than that. An Aperitivo is joyous an...

One of the first restaurants to shutter at the start of the pandemic will finally resume service this week after 18 months away. Rosalie Italian Soul reopens its doors inside downtown's C. Baldwin Hotel this Wednesday, September 15. First opened in October 2019, Rosalie is the first Texas project for acclaimed chef Chris Cosentino, known for his re...

Fans of the storied and lavish fashion house Gucci: rejoice. The iconic brand has just unveiled a new lifestyle line for those who can’t get enough GG in their life. The new collection will be released on September 10 at the Houston Galleria location. Offerings include satin silk pajamas featuring different Gucci House prints; these come in a print...

Tue, October 12, 2021. 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM CDT. River Oaks Country Club - 1600 River Oaks Boulevard - Houston, TX 77019. Buy tickets here. Join us for the second annual Italian Cultural & Community Center Fashion Show and Luncheon. This year’s theme, “La Dolce Vita”, will celebrate Italian culture, creativity, and couture.  On October 12th, 2021, we...