Boston may not be known for its pizza like Chicago and New York, but its stalwart Italian-American communities and wave of artisan Neapolitan restaurants promise pies that can compete on any level. Bostonians flock to their local no-frills pizza joint for weekly fixes, and they can be just as passionate about defending their neighborhood favorite a...

Almost 16 million people in the United States identify as Italian-American. Here in Boston, Italians have a rich and storied history, consistently ranking as one of the top five Italian-American populations for cities in the U.S.  The North End, of course, is often the neighborhood most associated with Italian culture, as it’s referred to as “Littl...

L’On. Fucsia Nissoli, coordinatrice di Forza Italia in Nord e Centro America e rieletta lo scorso marzo al Parlamento italiano, nella Circoscrizione estera - Ripartizione Nord e Centro America, ha voluto ringraziare personalmente, i componenti delle associazioni italiane dell’area metropolitana di Boston per il voto di fiducia che le hanno dato, pe...

Boston Midsummer Opera returns for its 12th summer with one of the comic wonders of the operatic repertoire: the 17th and most beloved of Gioachino Rossini’s 40 operas, “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” (“The Barber of Seville”) — the story of how the clever barber Figaro helps the delectable Rosina slip out of the clutches of her elderly guardian into the...

“Any day now,” said Josephine Megwa earlier this week, anticipating the opening of her new Italian restaurant, Orá Trattorizza, on Boylston Street. For Megwa, also the owner of 17-year-old Piattini Wine Café on Newbury Street, opening Orá Trattorizza has been a long time coming — she said it has taken three years from idea to fruition, and a projec...

Boston isn’t short on Italian food — it’s easy to find variations inspired by different regions of the old country, as well as the red sauce variety popularized by so many Italian-American grandmas. And the North End doesn’t have a patent on the stuff, either — there are excellent options throughout the city and its surrounding ‘burbs. Here are 30...

August 23 5PM to August 26 11PM EDT. Saint Anthony's Club - 203 Endicott St, Boston 02113 The 99th Anniversary St. Anthony’s Feast Weekend will kick off on Thursday, August 23rd at 5 pm with the procession of Santa Lucia. The Feast continues all day Friday with the opening ceremonies for St. Anthony’s Feast at 7 pm. Full schedule of events can be f...

When life gave them lemons, the Pallini family didn't make lemonade — they made limoncello! Try the classic Italian liqueur and more at our pop-up 'Cello Bar from July 16 to 29 in La Piazza. Since 1875, the Pallini family has been producing Limoncello, a natural liqueur traditionally made with prized organic Sfusato Amalfitano lemons and pure alcoh...

Woburn-based Italian restaurant TreMonte has opened an outpost in the heart of Boston’s Italian dining neighborhood. The new North End restaurant at 76 Salem St. took the place of Limoncello 2 and kicked off business earlier this month serving a full menu of antipasti, pasta, parmigiana, and more. Owner and chef Antony Contarino operates the origin...

The North End Waterfront’s seafood restaurant, il Molo, has reinvigorated its offerings for the summer by adding some of the most nostalgic summer dishes from New England and Italy to the menu, which are enhanced by Executive Chef Pino Maffeo’s unique flair. The menu showcases exceptional, locally sourced ingredients – including Cape Cod clams and...