Whether you’re feeling happy or blue, excited or depressed, decisive or noncommittal, or just plain hungry, pasta always hits the spot. There’s something about a tangle of noodles laced with tomato sauce, glossed with cream and butter or tricked out in pesto that puts everything right. Houston currently is enjoying a bit of an Italian moment, with...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce couldn’t be more thrilled to share the news that CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler will be moderating a panel on “Pasta in Houston today” at the May 19 Authentic Italian Table/Houston Pasta Festival. A native Houstonian, Eric got his start writing about food in Houston for the then newly launched Eater Housto...

Le mosse, fluide, coordinate, richiamano «2001: Odissea nello spazio». Moduli di astronavi che si connettono, comunicano, eseguono compiti, in perfetta autonomia. E poco importa se lo “spazio” somiglia a un tavolo da biliardo e le navicelle sono di mattoncini Lego. I tempi devono essere rispettati, i movimenti eseguiti al millimetro. E i robot devo...

Onsho Shoes, a leading provider of Italian shoes for men and women, has added even more styles and brands to its inventory of fine leather footwear. By adding more Italian leather shoes, the company hopes to continue to gain market share, and bring in more customers. The Houston-based retailer has made a name for itself by offering Italian shoes fo...

In its most ambitious production to date, the daring and cheeky Pacific Opera Project (POP) offered the first-ever true-to-story bilingual Madama Butterfly to three audiences here (April 6, 13, 14—seen April 13), with four more performances set for Houston later this month and in early May.  With a new libretto written by POP Artistic Director Josh...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7:00 PM CDT. Italian Cultural and Community Center, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. The Italian Cultural and Community Center is pleased to be a part of the New York Times best-selling author Dianne Hales' book tour. Dianne Hales will present her new book La Passione - How Italy Seduced the World, a lyrical portrait of a...

CHRIS COSENTINO, A RENOWNED CELEBRITY CHEF who is known for appearances on Top Chef Masters and The Next Iron Chef, is opening an Italian restaurant in Houston. At a press conference Thursday at The Hay Merchant in Montrose, chef Chris Shepherd announced that Cosentino, who won season four of Top Chef Masters in 2016, and is co-owner at Cockscomb i...

When husband-and-wife team chef Monica Fallone and Luis Mancera opened Borgo Food Station in River Oaks, they created a European-style, grab-and-go neighborhood hub for authentic Italian dishes. The patrons, though, didn’t necessarily want to take the food to-go. “Our loyal customers for three years were always requesting to enjoy their favorite me...

In the shadow of the city skyline, among a large cluster of Victorian-era houses, Italian Houstonians reminisced on their history and how their families came to become established within Sixth Ward and Greater Houston. Archaeology Now held the Ciao Houston Heritage Tour on Saturday afternoon, teaching attendees about Houston’s 1900s Italian communi...