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...

Texas Scientific Italian Community in collaboration with Rice University, in cooperation with the Consulate General of Italy in Houston and CTIM (Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel mondo) invite you to submit an abstract to the 15th Conference of Italian Researchers in the World that will be held at April 25, 2020 at Rice University, Herring H...

THE FIRST THING ABOUT ROSALIE: IT’S SO PRETTY. Top Chef Masters winner Chris Cosentino created the cozy restaurant—his Houston debut—as a love letter to his great-grandmother, Rosalie, who cooked elaborate Italian family meals in her Providence, Rhode Island, kitchen. Nestled inside downtown’s posh C. Baldwin Hotel, the restaurant is utterly nostal...

Throughout 2019 and early 2020, The Woodlands saw a rise in Italian dining coming to the area, with both casual and fine dining among the new businesses opening. In 2019, The Woodlands welcomed three new Italian establishments: Radunare on Research Forest Drive in The Woodlands, Zanti Cucina Italiana on Research Forest Drive in Magnolia and Sorriso...

Radical: Italian Design, 1965–1985, from the Dennis Freedman Collection is the unusual, fascinating new show at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts. The “Radical movement” — composed of young Italian artists, teachers, and architects — was a fleeting, disorganized one, with more than a few aesthetic bomb throwers. Prepare for an abundance of fun, even...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce South Central has officially postponed its food and wine festivals and trade fairs previously scheduled for March in Houston (March 29-30) and New Orleans (March 31). The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West (Los Angeles) has also postponed the festivals’ sister event in Los Angeles previously scheduled for A...

Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln. Houston, TX Since 2000, the Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, has granted over $230,000 in scholarships to college students. Each year, new scholarships are awarded via the several scholarship opportunities the ICC...

Texas Scientific Italian Community in collaboration with Rice University, in cooperation with the Consulate General of Italy in Houston, and CTIM (Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel mondo) invite you to submit an abstract to the 15th Conference of Italian Researchers in the World that will be held on April 25, 2020 at:Rice UniversityHerring Ha...