“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...

Cavatore is an Italian restaurant, specializing in Northern Italian cuisine. Owner Federico Cavatore said the dishes come from his grandmother’s recipe book, who was raised in far Northern Italy. The top dishes on the menu include the lasagna, the fresh tossed Cesar salad, the Snapper Della Casa, and the chicken fettuccine alfredo. The restaurant i...

With the help of donations from loyal customers, Bistecca—an Italian Steakhouse served 365 hot meals to health care professionals at Medical City Lewisville over Easter weekend. Stacey Miller, the restaurant’s general manager, said she recently found out that because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the hospital cafeteria has temporarily closed, leaving o...

Founded in 1983, Cavatore Italian Restaurant is a family business with deep roots in the Heights neighborhood. For years, Cavatore has supported small businesses and the local community with the Saturday Eleanor's Market, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the restaurant received a tip this week the owner said they would never forget. "Whe...

The cellular network is not working well, and the connection between Milan and Texas, at the beginning, has some hitches. Busy signal. Then, seconds of silence. When I finally manage to communicate with Luca Parmitano, the planets align. Not only do I have the opportunity to say, once in a lifetime, by the way, “Houston, we have a problem”, but coi...

No one in the room will ever forget that day. It was Thursday, February 27. And the Taste of Italy planning team had met for an emergency session to discuss whether or not Taste of Italy 2020 should be postponed from its March 30-31 dates in Houston and New Orleans and its April 2 date in Los Angeles. At the time, Prowein, the annual wine trade fai...

Only weeks before COVID-19 was horridly racing across Italy, a clutch of Italophiles hosted a gloriously upbeat fundraiser for Houston’s Italian Cultural & Community Center (ICCC) — the inaugural Roman Holiday Fashion Show & Luncheon. Who better to carry the banner for the center than Roz Bilao Pactor, a third-generation Italian-American boasting a...

The health and safety of our members, visitors, and staff are our top priority. For that reason, we have decided to cancel all classes and events until the end of March. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and follow the guidelines issued by CDC, the Houston Health Department, as well as local, state and federal authorities.   We want...

When Alessandro Rotolo came to Houston from Italy’s Friuli region at the end of January to present his family’s Schiopetto wines, the coronavirus was a non-topic. Not once did it come up in our conversation, although it had already been killing people in China for more than a month. The same was true when Salvatore Ferragamo, whose famous fashion f...

Italy is now the country second-hardest hit by COVID-19, right behind China. For now, it is on lockdown and even travel within the country is discouraged. That led us to inquire with the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas (IACC Texas) whether there would soon be a shortage of imported Italian ingredients, such as real Parmigiano-Reggiano ch...