A Closer Look at Ciao Bello

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"Perhaps it feels so much like a small trattoria rather than the large, bustling restaurant it is because the kitchen produces the kind of Italian comfort food Vallone grew up with. It's la cucina casalinga — home cooking — but with enough panache that Houstonians, always eager for the newest and best, can get behind it." Find out more about Ciao Bello in this week's Cafe review. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS.