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Chef Johnny Burke recently opened Johnny Pomodoro, a takeaway homestyle Italian spot in Charlestown. The restaurant takes over the former New Speedy Chen’s location at 297 Main St. Burke also owns and operates Johnny Burke Catering & Events, which used to run Johnny’s Takeaway in West Roxbury. The homestyle menu includes comfort foods like tray piz...

Carmella’s Italian Market, located on the corner of Cottage and Everett Streets. Following the bustle of lunchtime in his Jeffries Point corner store, Nick Moulaison, owner of Carmella’s Italian Market, is stuffing cheery peppers with rolled prosciutto, salami, ham, and provolone. The space has been a neighborhood deli since 1927, and has the origi...

A new restaurant is set to open this spring at 49 Long Wharf Mall (formerly Panera Bread). The restaurant, a partnership between Kevin O’Donnell, Giusto Executive Chef Kyle Stamps, and Giusto General Manager Lauren Schaefer, will offer a casual, urban atmosphere with two distinct dining experiences. The first experience will be a quick counter-styl...

Carl Anthony Trattoria will close its Monroe (CT) location in Clock Tower Square after 25 years in business, restaurant representatives announced Thursday, with plans to relocate. Chef/owner Sam DeVellis and his Carl Anthony Restaurant Group have entered into a partnership with Market Hospitality Group, according to a statement. Eli Hawli's Market...

When you visit Mike’s Pastry in Boston’s North End, it’s quite typical to see, on any given day, a line out the door. While Mike’s offers a wide variety of delectable goodies including gelato, it’s their cannoli that have the real cult following in Massachusetts. So, if you’re a fan of cannoli, there’s no better place to get some than at Mike’s Pas...

Join us from January 12 - 16 for Made in Eataly Weekend as we celebrate legendary Italian ingredients and recipes made daily by our Eataly experts. Think housemade mozzarella and burrata, authentic Italian sauces, and handmade fresh pastas. This year, we're celebrating a Made in Eataly staple: housemade pasta! Join us all weekend long for our Made...

Are you looking for an elegant restaurant with a contemporary feel for your next event or celebration? Or perhaps you are into authentic Italian food where everything from pasta to sauces is handmade from heirloom recipes? Then look no further than Neroli Italian Restaurant and Mercato! Located in a charming village center southwest of Boston, Nero...

Quanto Basta owner Betsy English has leased the original LB Kitchen location where she plans establish a permanent home for her Neapolitan pizzeria. "If you had told me two years ago that the world’s tiniest little food truck would become an actual pizza place, I’d say you were out of your mind. And perhaps I am..a little..but you kind of have to b...

Earlier this year, it was reported that a popular Italian restaurant in Boston's South End had been sold and that it would go through a slight name change when reborn. Now we have learned that it is in the process of opening. According to a post from BosGuy, Casa Giacomo's plans to soft-open tonight on Columbus Avenue initially only for walk-ins fo...

Panettone made with candied orange and raisins from Agrimontana, Sicily, served with or dipped in espresso or vin Santo. Torrone, ricotta and prosciutto crudo on olive bread, speck and stracchino cheese on focaccia.  Those are some of the Italian-inspired breads and pastries being served up by Solo Pane e Pasticceria in downtown Bath. The bakery  o...

Casual restaurant Tre Fratelli Italian Ristorante is opening in Federal Hill at 1121 Light St. in a space previously occupied by Light Street Cafe. Tre Fratelli is a concept from Pedro Lovo, who opened Brendali Italian Ristorante in Federal Hill with his wife Brenda Salgado, and his two brothers Elmer Lovo and Julio Lovo. Tre Fratelli means three b...

On a chilly November Saturday, I made the trek across the river to have brunch at Faccia a Faccia, a “new coastal Italian restaurant from award-winning chefs and restaurateurs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette,” according to their website. Oringer and Bisssonnette are also the masterminds behind other Boston classics, such as Coppa, Toro, and Littl...