Frankly, I never expected to find what I found when we entered this new restaurant in a strip center on the feeder of the Southwest Freeway!  The first positive discovery was the Instito Gastronomico Caterina de Medeci-trained chef of 40 years, Chef Roberto… Read More

If you find that I’m raving too much in this article, then you’ve never been to Tony’s! This isn’t aimed at the major account rep with an expense account who wants to take his best customer to Tony’s.  The restaurant IS, but this article isn’t. This… Read More

Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar

A Chef’s Journey… From Salerno on the Amalfi Coast of Italy to Sardinia and back to the Amalfi Coast! Born and reared in Solerno on Italy’s beautiful Amalfi Coast.  Chef Giancarlo Ferrara was immersed, as a child, in his fourth generation cheese makers family’s love of… Read More

Pizziola’s Cafe’ in Humble

Houston’s “First Family of Italian Cuisine” Opens a Restaurant in Humble Maybe fifteen years ago, Sally and I lived WAY out in Memorial and our local neighborhood Italian restaurant was Frank Triola’s Azzarelli’s on Eldridge. It later moved to Memorial near Gessner and our relationship faded… Read More

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