New Italian market in Middletown seeks to educate, feed community

Jul 15, 2019 233

All families have different dynamics, come from different backgrounds and have different traditions. But one thing nearly all of them have in common is asking each other the daily question: “What’s for dinner?” Marco Minieri is answering that question and educating customers along the way at Bottega Boccini, a new Italian market he recently opened along with his wife, Allison Kimmel.

“I want people to ask me questions, I like to answer the questions. I like to explain and also I like, after 30 years in the kitchen, I can give recipe to make the products,” Minieri said. “If someone comes in and says ‘Marco, I don’t know what I’m cooking tonight.’ I ask, ‘What do you want, fish or meat?’ I navigate with them and sell my product and find them a recipe.”

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