Restaurant owner Carmelo Mauro ran his Memorial Italian restaurant for 37 years before retiring from the competitive food world. Before he served his last supper, Houston restauranteur Benjamin Berg of Berg Hospitality Group (owner of B&B Butchers & Restaurant, B.B. Lemon, The Annie Café & Bar) made Mauro a deal he couldn’t refuse. Berg quietly ran...

Located in The Westin at The Woodlands, Sorriso Modern Italian Kitchen brings a contemporary take on Italian dining and cuisine to Waterway Square. Sorriso opened in January with the goal of offering a change from the hotel’s previous American eatery, Current. “The objective was to create an intimate social environment,” said Noni Hughes, the gener...

Time to pair some wine with that pasta. Houston Restaurant Weeks runs through Sept. 2. This month can be a time to treat yourself and venture out to some Houston restaurants that you normally would not splurge for. Not to mention, Houston Restaurant Weeks both donates to the Houston Food Bank and allows diners to get major bang for their buck. Hous...

The Italian eatery known for its garlic knots will open its third Lake Houston area location at the Centré at Northpark shopping center in the first quarter of 2020. The development is located just west of the intersection of Northpark Drive and Russell Palmer Road. It is situated on the 1400 block of Northpark Drive. Italiano’s has four total loca...

Un semplice elettroencefalogramma (EEG) può consentire di rilevare in fase precoce e in maniera pressoché automatica se un bambino è affetto o meno da disturbi dello spettro autistico. Anche una registrazione standard contiene infatti le informazioni necessarie per arrivare a distinguere, attraverso l’utilizzo di sofisticati sistemi di intelligenza...

On September 12, 1962, in Houston, in Texas, the State where he would be killed just over a year later, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy made a historic speech, in which he announced the race to the Moon. "We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard," JFK said.  When you...

To keep up with Houston’s active restaurant scene, the menu at Giacomo’s Cibo e Vino adapts to newcomers. “There’s so many wonderful restaurants in Houston; you can’t be too rigid,” owner Lynette Hawkins said. “You have to be willing to change and adjust to people’s taste and play around with it.” One consistency customers have come to expect at Gi...

The small town of Ascoli Piceno, nestled in the mountains 3 hours North-East of Rome, was devasted following the earthquakes of 2016. The Italian people, spread across the globe, sprang into action to help rebuild and restore their small towns. The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas enthusiastically contributed to such efforts and was able...

Today we’d like to introduce you to Tiziana Ciacciofera Triolo. Tiziana, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?Thinking about my story is something that always gets me very emotional. Years of sacrifices, difficult choices, such as leaving Italy, and continuous changes, all centered around my greatest success: my f...

Earlier this month, the Association of Italian Chambers of Commerce (Assocamerestero) sent nine top North American bloggers to Umbria, including one from Houston, Melody Price. The weeklong trip gave the writers, including lifestyle and food bloggers, the opportunity to experience not only authentic Umbrian wines and food products but also classic...