Getting the Boot

The Houston Italian Festival is Now Through Sunday

What to eat and drink at the beloved annual event.

10/13/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

In the Ghetto

A Primer on Roman Jewish Cuisine

There's a second Roman cuisine you likely haven't tried.

07/31/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

10 Brand-New Downtown Restaurants to Dine at Right Now

There's never been a better time to brave the one-way streets and parking meters: Downtown has dressed up for dinner.

06/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fermenting Change

Hotel Granduca Hosts Opening of Its New Restaurant, Il Giardino

The al fresco restaurant will hold a special dinner on National Beer Day.

04/06/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

That's Amore

Mezzanotte's Wednesday Tapas Are One of the Best Deals Out of Town

Head to Cypress for $5 Italian small plates.

03/27/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

The Montrose Must-Eat List

From neighborhood fixtures to hot new spots, Houston's dining district is more vital than ever.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Review

Second Time's Also the Charm at Arthur Ave and Pepper Twins

How do the upscale Italian joint and the restaurant bringing Szechuan food to River Oaks compare to their successful predecessors?

02/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Nonna Ninfa

Head to the New Laurenzo's Bar & Grill for Handmade Pasta

The latest addition from the Ninfa's dynasty takes Tex-Mex-Italian fusion to another level.

01/31/2017 By Alice Levitt

Prescription: Parm

Our Latest Obsession: Chicken Parmigiana at Romano's Pizza

A New Yorker finds a taste of home in River Oaks.

01/10/2017 By Alice Levitt

Christmakwanzakah

Let D’Amico’s New Cocktail Menu Take the Edge off the Holiday Season

Italian-inflected cocktails (and carbs) may be just what you need to make it through.

12/14/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Prix-Fixe Fix

A New Restaurant Week Helps Italian Earthquake Survivors

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce's Italian Restaurant Week features hand-picked eateries using curated native products.

11/02/2016 By Alice Levitt

Off the Coast

Amalfi Continues to Deserve Its Accolades

Why you should try to make it to the upscale trattoria during Houston Restaurant Weeks.

08/08/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Little Italy

Arthur Ave Opens on Friday

Helen Greek Food & Wine's Italian sister debuts in the Heights.

07/26/2016 By Alice Levitt

Rolling in Dough

First Bite: Enoteca Rossa

Like burrata? You've got to try this off-menu pizza special.

07/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

Perfect Pig

Sardinian-Style Roasted Pig at Arcodoro

Follow us as we learn how a pig goes from farm to porchetta.

06/21/2016 By Ross Livingston

Making Dough

Taverna is Now Open at River Oaks District

Lombardi Family Concepts' Italian eatery is up and running, but what's the deal with Toulouse?

06/06/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Station Agent

Let an Italian Make Your Dinner at Borgo Food Station

Homemade pasta and fresh salads are just a few of the take-home treats at this Highland Village spot.

06/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

A Taste of History

Carmelo's Ristorante Celebrates 35 Years

The restaurant will mark the occasion on June 12 with free wine and apps.

06/01/2016 By Ross Livingston

Mamma Mia

Explore Northeastern Italian Cuisine With MasterChef Luca Manfé

Italian-born MasterChef winner shares his region’s cuisine at a special dinner with The Italian Cultural & Community Center.

04/25/2016 By Jenna K. White

Sugary Spheres

They’ve Got Balls!: Sweet Edition

The sweet side of Houston's best globular grub.

04/22/2016 By Joanna O'Leary