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Feb 19, 2015 “Restaurant shakeup: Longtime French place to shutter and make way for an ambitious new Italian seafood spot” (CultureMap) http://houston.culturemap.com/news/restaurants-bars/02-19-15-restaurant-shakeup-longtime-french-place-to-shutter-and-make-way-for-ambitious-new-italian-seafood-spot-in-rice-village/

Feb 19, 2015 “Are you ready for Southern Italian in Rice Village?” (Houston Eater) http://houston.eater.com/2015/2/19/8072281/bistro-des-amis-to-bid-farewell

Feb 20, 2015 “The industry veteran and general manager of Arturo’s Uptown Italiano, Shanon Scott, will break away from Arturo’s to open his own restaurant.” (Houston Business Journal) http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/morning_call/2015/02/french-restaurant-in-rice-village-to-shutter-make.html

March 11, 2015 “Former Arturo’s GM Shanon Scott opens his own Italian concept, Sud Italia Ristorante, in Rice Village (Paper City) http://www.papercitymag.com/culture/new-icehouse-heights-•-velvet-taco-comes-houston-•-arturos-closes-anejo-opens/

April 16, 2015 “First Look: Sud Italia Ristorante in Houston” (Zagat) https://www.zagat.com/b/houston/first-look-sud-italia-ristorante-in-houston

April 27, 2015 “Four new Houston-area openings to check out.” (Houston Eater) http://houston.eater.com/2015/4/27/8505265/opening-report-sud-italia-harwood-grill-kamalan-bakery-kalesa-kitchen

May 1, 2015 “The new Italian restaurant is taking full advantage of the space’s oak-shaded patio and sunny dining room” (Houstonia Magazine) http://www.houstoniamag.com/articles/2015/5/1/the-opening-and-closing-of-the-week-april-25-may-1-may-2015

May 12, 2015 “WHAT’S NEXT, WHAT’S NEW ON THE HOUSTON RESTAURANT SCENE” (Paper City)
http://www.papercitymag.com/culture/countdown-to-fluff-bake-bar-•-new-restaurants-on-the-horizon-•-boozy-treats-at-dessert-gallery/

May 29, 2015 “Get a taste of Sicily at Sud Italia Ristorante” (Pop Sugar)
http://www.localsugar.com/c/Houston/blog/Get-a-taste-of-Sicily-at-Sud-Italia-Ristorante/756

May 29, 2015 “Sud Italia Ristorante, an intimate charmer, opens in Rice Village” (Houston Chronicle)
http://www.houstonchronicle.com/life/food/article/Sud-Italia-Ristorante-an-intimate-charmer-opens-6295109.php

May 2015  2015 Houston Restaurant Weeks: South-of-the-border fare” (Houston Chronicle)
http://www.chron.com/entertainment/slideshow/2014-Houston-Restaurant-Weeks-menus-113667/photo-8068088.php

June 2015 This Just In” (Paper City) http://papercitymagazine.uberflip.com/i/520425-june-2015-houston/7

June 2015 Buon Appetito!” (HOUSTON magazine) http://digital.modernluxury.com/publication/?i=260646&p=38

July 2015 18 NEW HOUSTON BARS & RESTAURANTS YOU NEED TRY RIGHT NOW” (Thrillist)
https://www.thrillist.com/eat/houston/houston-openings-new-houston-restaurants-and-bars

July 2015 A Different Kind of Southern Fare” (Paper City) http://papercitymagazine.uberflip.com/i/536148-july-2015-houston/11

Summer 2015 “Sud Italia transports diners to the coast of Southern Italy.” (VistHoustonTexas.com) http://www.visithoustontexas.com/listings/Sud-Italia/27859/0/

July 2015 Named one of the top 50 finest restaurants in Houston” (HOUSTON magazine) http://www.modernluxury.com/houston/story/the-50-finest

July 7, 2015 SUD ITALIA OFFERS A DIFFERENT KIND OF SOUTHERN COMFORT FOOD” (Houston Press)
http://www.houstonpress.com/restaurants/sud-italia-offers-a-different-kind-of-southern-comfort-food-7569135

July 7, 2015 A Closer Look at Sud Italia” (Houston Press) http://www.houstonpress.com/slideshow/sud-italia-a-closer-look-7558939

July 15, 2015 Houston Restaurant Weeks lineup: 11 newcomers definitely worth a try” (Culture Map)
http://houston.culturemap.com/news/restaurants-bars/07-15-15-houston-restaurant-weeks- lineup-11-newcomers-definitely-worth-a-try/

July 16, 2015 15 Houston Restaurant Weeks Reservations to Make Now” (Zagat) https://www.zagat.com/b/houston/15-houston-restaurant-weeks-reservations-to-make-now

July 2015 Publisher’s Note (HOUSTON magazine) http://digital.modernluxury.com/publication/?i=264055&p=10

August 2015 Chan Luu Bazaar after party at Sud Italia” (HOUSTON magazine) http://www.modernluxury.com/houston/scene/chan-luu-bazaar/img192348

May ’15- March ’16 “The Hottest Restaurants in Houston, Right Now!” *voted for in May, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec ’15, Jan, Feb, March ’16 (Eater) http://houston.eater.com/maps/best-new-houston-restaurants-heatmap

August 2015 “Sud Italia debuts as Restaurant Weeks participant” (FOX 26) http://www.fox26houston.com/news/15853325-video

August 27, 2015 “10 HEALTHY HRW MEALS TO GET BEFORE THEY’RE GONE” (Houston Press)
http://www.houstonpress.com/restaurants/10-healthy-hrw-meals-to-get-before-theyre-gone-7702452

August 26, 2015 “100 FAVORITE HOUSTON DISHES, NO. 66: PUCCIA PUGLIESE FOGGIA AT SUD ITALIA(Houston Press) http://www.houstonpress.com/restaurants/100-favorite-houston-dishes-no-66-puccia-pugliese-foggia-at-sud-italia-7697237

October 30, 2015 “10 Wonderful New Restaurant and Bar Patios” (Culture Map) http://houston.culturemap.com/news/restaurants-bars/10-29-15-enjoy-houstons-great-outdoors-10-wonderful-new-restaurant-and-bar-patios/#slide=0

November 30, 2015 “Chef changes: Two popular Italian restaurants make new moves at the helm” (CultureMap)
http://houston.culturemap.com/news/restaurants-bars/11-30-15-chef-changes-two-popular-italian-restaurants-make-new-moves-at-the-helm-1/?utm_source=sf_facebook

December 14, 2015 “Sud Italia Imports New Executive Chef Sandro Scarafile” (Houston Eater) http://houston.eater.com/venue/sud-italia-ristorante

December 28, 2015 “The 10 Best New Houston Restaurants of 2015” (Houston Press) http://www.houstonpress.com/restaurants/the-10-best-new-houston-restaurants-of-2015-8014141

January 11, 2016 “The Secret Menu Items of Houston Restaurants” (Houston Press) http://www.houstonpress.com/restaurants/the-secret-menu-items-of-houston-restaurants-8058340

January 18, 2016 “The 10 Hottest New Restaurants in Houston” (Zagat) https://www.zagat.com/b/houston/the-10-hottest-new-restaurants-in-houston

January 20, 2016 “Where to Dine in Houston This Valentine’s Day” (Houston Press) http://www.houstonpress.com/restaurants/where-to-dine-in-houston-this-valentines-day-2016-8073668

February 11, 2016 “Top Houston Restaurants Offer Valentine’s Day Deals” (Houston Chronicle) http://www.chron.com/entertainment/top-100-restaurants/article/Top-Houston-restaurants-offer-Valentine-s-Day-6790556.php#photo-8780368

April 4, 2016 “Houston’s Best Patios for 2016” (Houston Press) http://www.houstonpress.com/restaurants/20-more-of-houston-s-best-patios-for-2016-8279135

May 5, 2015 “The Hit List: 5 Spots to Spring Forward” (HOUSTON magazine) http://modernluxury.com/houston/story/the-hit-list-5-spots-spring-forward 

June 6, 2016 “The 20 Most Romantic Restaurants in Houston for 2016” (Houston Press) http://www.houstonpress.com/restaurants/the-20-most-romantic-restaurants-in-houston-for-2016-8459780

June 30, 2016 DINE WRIGHT (Local Houston) http://localhoustonmagazine.com/sud-italia/ 

July 7, 2016 “One of the best quiet restaurants in Houston” (Houston Press) http://www.houstonpress.com/restaurants/the-10-best-quiet-restaurants-in-houston-8546778 

July 12, 2016 “15 of the Best Bets for the 2016 Houston Restaurant Weeks” (Houston Press) http://www.houstonpress.com/restaurants/15-of-the-best-bets-for-the-2016-houston-restaurant-weeks-86055 

August 10, 2016 “One of the best ‘date night’ restaurants during Houston Restaurant Weeks!” (Houston Chronicle) https://plus.google.com/photos/photo/111420816710817462226/6317654676047187138?icm=false

August 15, 2016 Featured on Rita Garcia’s Fox News Ch. 26 segment for participating in the “Go Healthy Houston” initiative for HRW https://www.facebook.com/RitaGarciaFOX26 

September 9, 2016 (Hank On Food) http://www.hankonfood.com/2016/09/sud-italia-in-rice-village-my-hrw-visit.html?m=1 

September 22, 2016 Houston Restaurant Weeks: http://abc13.com/food/houston-restaurant-weeks;-sud-italia/1451002/ 

September 26, 2016 “One of the Best Italian Restaurants in Houston” (Thrillist) https://www.thrillist.com/eat/houston/best-italian-restaurants-houston-texas 

September 27, 2016 “Houston Restaurant Future Epicurean Project” (Paper City) http://www.papercitymag.com/parties/houston-restaurant-future-epicurean-project-top-chefs-esquire-john-mariani-plot/ 

October 2016 “Sud Italia Ristorante is a step above the rest, for sure!” (Good Eats Houston) http://goodeatshouston.com/sud-italia-ristorante/  

Feb 19, 2015 “Restaurant shakeup: Longtime French place to shutter and make way for an ambitious new Italian seafood spot” (CultureMap) http://houston.culturemap.com/news/restaurants-bars/02-19-15-restaurant-shakeup-longtime-french-place-to-shutter-and-make-way-for-ambitious-new-italian-seafood-spot-in-rice-village/

Feb 19, 2015 “Are you ready for Southern Italian in Rice Village?” (Houston Eater) http://houston.eater.com/2015/2/19/8072281/bistro-des-amis-to-bid-farewellps://www.facebook.com/RitaGarciaFOX26 

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