Avanti Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar officially opened its second location at 2520 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, on June 7, according to an announcement from the restaurant on social media.

Created by the owners of Via Emilia, the Italian restaurant features a variety of classic meals and wine options.

According to a previous news release, the new location was developed following positive reception from the Creekside Park community, where the original Avanti Kitchen and Wine Bar is located on Creekside Forest Drive. 281-323-4533. www.avantiitaliankitchen.com