L’On. Francesca La Marca ha partecipato sabato 16 novembre al 25° anniversario dello Juventus Club di Boston, che si è celebrato presso il Watertown Sons of Italy. Accolta dal Presidente del Club Ross Zagami, dal Cav. Domenico Susi e da Alberto Mustone, rispettivamente Vicepresidente e Tesoriere del Comites di Boston, la parlamentare, nel suo inter...

North Italia opens Wednesday at The Railyard. It will occupy the front right corner of one of South End’s newest developments, just in front of where Rhino Market will open — talk about a corridor of good eats all in one place. If you’re like us, the most difficult part about your first visit to North Italia will be deciding what to get. And no, it...

After speaking to Jim Pasto’s class on the history of the North End at Boston University in October 2009, Jim and I sat down and discussed the amazing absence of a historical society for Boston’s most storied neighborhood. We wanted to promote scholarship on the North End, especially the Italian and Sicilian community. We also wanted to engage resi...

A bright spot of this otherwise dark time of year? White truffles. An Italian delicacy, these wild tubers are harvested annually from the northwestern region—they’re best known from Alba, Piedmont—and brought into restaurants around the world to add earthy extravagance to all sorts of dishes. The season starts in late October and typically extends...

As white truffle season sets in, we find ourselves really missing Erbaluce, which closed on New Year’s Day. The Piedmontese restaurant was a festive mainstay for Italian truffles, which chef Charles Draghi sourced annually from his ancestral homeland of Alba. So we’re delighted to learn that Draghi has landed his first longterm chef job since shutt...

Nick Buoniconti was so impressive during his life that even after his death he could bring national political foes into agreement. On Thursday, U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Ed Markey (D-MA) are scheduled to introduce a resolution honoring the life of the late Miami Dolphins and Boston Patriots li...

Sunday November 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm. I AM BOOKS, 189 NORTH STREET, BOSTON, MA 02113. In Sicilian with ENGLISH supertitles. $5 tickets online or at the door. Terra Matta. Based on the diaries of Vincenzo Rabito. Adapted and interpreted by Stefano Panzeri. Presented by In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY Fall Edition Terra Matta is adapted from...

Boston has plenty of celebratory Italian-American restaurants designed for something more special than a pleasant, casual dinner of meatballs, spaghetti, and a nice Chianti. They feature cosseting service, big wine lists, and amenities like reservations, cocktails, and dessert: no line on the sidewalk or check dropped with the entrees. But the atmo...

In the 1970s, on a backpacking adventure to Europe, Alma discovers her cousins in her grandfather’s hometown in northern Italy near Lake Garda. As Alma bonds with Gianna, Catrina, Novella, Veronica and Kara, the girls become lasting friends, sharing their joys and sorrows with each other on their journey through life. Over 45 years, passing into ad...