by Bill Esler   Following successful multi-unit cabinetry projects in Florida, cabinetry and architectural woodwork firm Italkraft Mid Altantic Llc is opening a Houston office to supply two projects under construction there. The operation is expected to open in the fall.   Raul J. Gutierrez and Alex Xakoustis founded Italkraft, based...

A Lecture by Ryan Calabretta-Sajder followed by a film.   Brief Introduction: Sandra Celli Harris   The lecture will briefly introduce the life and works of Pier Paolo Pasolini, paying particular attention to the themes of 'death, eros, and literary enterprise.' Attention will be paid to Pasolini's untimely and horrific assassination....

TOPS In America announced today its Top Italian Restaurant in Texas (Houston Edition) -- The Original Carrabba's on Kirby Drive, still owned by Johnny Carrabba and family, which will appear in Oprah's O Magazine, Food & Wine, and four other national magazines.   "Carrabba's the national chain is a great Italian Restaurant. But it's still...

Wine connoisseurs and novices alike have another opportunity to brush up on their knowledge of reds and whites at Carmelo's Italian Restaurant's "Tastes of Italy" Wine Dinner to be held on Friday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. The restaurant is located at 14795 Memorial Drive. Restaurant owner and chef Carmelo Mauro will be on hand as attendees take a "to...

Dalla Riviera ligure agli Stati Uniti. È stato un salto di quasi settemila chilometri, quello effettuato da Roberta Marcenaro Lyon, classe 1977, originaria di Villanova d'Albenga, in provincia di Savona, oggi amministratore delegato di una importante società con sede negli USA, che si occupa di fornire assistenza alle aziende europee interessate a...

By Shelby Hodge   New York-based celebrity chef Rocco Dispirito was just one element that wowed the throng of 800 who turned out at Houston Design Center for the 11th International Risotto Festival. Italian music and wines played backdrop to the coterie of chefs who whipped up tantalizing versions of the Italian specialty.   While gue...

La Piccola Cucina is a program dedicated to children aged 5 to12 years old, aimed at teaching the Italian language, the metric system, and the basics of nutrition, as well as promoting the many Italian regional culinary traditions. The program is designed and directed by Tiziana Triolo, Director of Programs and Marketing of the Italian Cultura...

The ICCC is proud to announce the ‪#‎2015ReachingOurVisionAnnualGala‬. So, mark your Calendar June 13th at Westin Houston Memorial City we will spotlight the Italian Influence on Law by recognizing members of the legal community who are of Italian descent and whose personal and professional achievements exemplify character, leadership, community se...

Grand Tour, the historyThree hundred years ago, wealthy young Englishmen began taking a post-Oxbridge trek through France and Italy in search of art, culture and the roots of Western civilization. With nearly unlimited funds, aristocratic connections and months (or years) to roam,they commissioned paintings, perfected their language skills and min...

di Nicola Di Turi   «I calabresi hanno bisogno di ascoltare e condividere anche buone notizie, di sentirsi orgogliosi della propria terra e non sempre ultimi degli ultimi. Al di là della nostra esperienza, penso che abbiamo tanti motivi per esserlo».   Il professor Alfredo Garro scrive da Houston, nel Texas. Eppure il primo pensiero è...