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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...

Steven Guarnaccia is something of a renaissance man in the art world. Born in Fairfield and now living in Brooklyn, N.Y., Guarnaccia is a graphic designer, illustrator of children’s books, a professor in the department of Illustration at Parsons The New School for Design in New York and a curator. “I grew up in Fairfield and my parents were both s...

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...

Lately, I’ve got about 16+ tabs open in my browser at all times. There are a few duplicates–dedicated to the same family tree page on Ancestry.com, a scan of my great-grandfather’s naturalization document, Google Translate, a Facebook group dedicated to Italian Americans pursuing Citizenship, a half-drafted email to the small commune where my great...

The family of late Boston Mayor Tom Menino continues to carry out his legacy through his annual Christmas Eve tradition. For the 29th year, Menino's family teamed up with Catholic Charities Boston to donate toys, food and clothing to more than 300 families in the Bowdoin-Geneva community. Saturday's event marked the 29th annual toy delivery since M...

Now in his 10th professional hockey season, Wilmington native Joe Pendenza is still going strong. In fact, he may be going stronger than ever. Pendenza, 32, is in his fourth season with the Florida Everblades, an ECHL team based near Ft. Myers. The ECHL is considered a mid-level minor league, below the high-minor AHL. Through 21 games this season f...

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...

A recently renamed arena deserves a big name to call attention to it, right?  On Dec. 11, Total Mortgage Arena (formerly Webster Bank Arena) in Bridgeport got just that as tenor Andrea Bocelli made his Connecticut debut as part of a U.S. tour featuring son Matteo and daughter Virginia. The family and some equally talented friends performed Italian...

This semester, Sophia Caldas ’23 and her classmates worked together to design a café as part of a class assignment. Their classroom? A café in Italy. As they sipped coffee at a bottega in Tuscany, the students discussed everything from the plants that would decorate their hypothetical café to COVID protocols. They were just a short walk from the Un...

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...