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WINEMAKER DINNER March 4: The Neapolitan wines of Bellaria with winemaker Antonio Pepe

WINEMAKER DINNER featuring leading Neapolitan winery Bellaria with winemaker Antonio Pepe Wednesday, March 4 7 p.m. $69.50 per person plus tax & gratuity PLEASE CALL (713) 664-7581 TO RESERVE. Zeppole di Zucchine Zucchini fritters with a fresh artichoke dip Balleria “Carmen” Brut, Greco di Tufo, Brut, Campania, Italy 2013 Pasta Patate e Cozze Rigatoni pasta …

Click2Houston features Chef Angelo, “a true son of southern Italy”

Please see our Valentine’s Day Menu here. And please click here for details for our weekly FREE WINE TASTING (Tuesdays). “Born to Calabrian mother and a Pugliese father,” write the editors of the Click2Houston website, “ROMA’s executive chef Angelo Cuppone is a true son of southern Italy.” “Cuppone grew up along Italy’s Adriatic coast, where …

ROMA named “hottest date night” destination by Click2Houston!

ROMA is a “top 12 hottest date night restaurant” in Houston, writes food critic Tanji Patton this week for Click2Houston. Not only did she include us in her list but she also requested that we share the recipe for Chef Angelo’s Bolognese sauce (click here for recipe). Thank you, Tanji! And thank you, Click2Houston! ROMA …

FREE WINE TASTINGS every TUESDAY evening at ROMA!

FREE Wine Tastings Tuesday Evenings at ROMA 6:00 p.m. Taste and learn about Italian wines with ROMA owner Shanon Scott every Tuesday! Please text Shanon on his cell. (713) 459-4911 to reserve (only 16 spots available each week).

Antipasti misti at ROMA

Chef Angelo can make you an antipasti misti by request: Hand-sliced prosciutto (sliced with our Berkel slicer), Roman-style artichoke, mozzarella, Parmigiano Reggiano chunks, mozzarella in carrozza (Roman grilled cheese), and a supplì (Roman-style rice ball, breaded and fried). Now THAT’S an antipasti misti! Click here for our current menus. Please call (713) 664-7581 to reserve.

“Heavenly.” Houstonia magazine features ROMA

“My favorite item on the list,” writes Timothy Malcolm, food critic for Houstonia magazine, “is the tender gnocchi served with shrimp in a smoky, velvety saffron sauce… The version on offer at Roma is heavenly.” Click here for his complete review of ROMA, one of the Houston restaurants featured this month by the magazine’s editors …

COCKTAILS AT ROMA

ROMA COCKTAIL MENU This menu was created will all Italian spirits and wines. All of the herbs are grown in our own garden. THE ROMA Campari, Aperol, Prosecco, Blood Orange and Mint ITALIAN Grappa, Lemon, Moscato, Rosemary and Soda THE VENETIAN Amaretto, Prosecco, Lemon and Basil SUD ITALIA Limoncello, Watermelon, Mint and Soda THE ROMA …

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Amanda Mills: “Our favorite new place in Houston… we love you guys.”

Earlier this week, ROMA received a visit from Texas native, super model, and founder of the eponymous Los Angeles-based luxury fashion destination “for women by women,” Amanda Mills. That’s Amanda in the photo above (left) celebrating a friend’s baby shower at the restaurant. Here’s what she had to say about ROMA on her Facebook: “Our …

The ULTIMATE Roman comfort food: Mozzarella in Carrozza

One of our most popular antipasti is mozzarella in carrozza, a dish invented in Naples but adopted by the Romans as one of their favorite snacks. Originally, it was a way to use up leftover mozzarella and stale bread (although we use fresh mozzarella and bread, of course). The word carrozza means carriage or coach …