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Mark your calendar: Eataly Boston is celebrating Truffle Day on Wednesday, November 21. In time for the holidays, you can bring home a fresh white truffle from Italy at the season's lowest cost and specially-priced truffle dishes in our restaurants!  Why is this exciting? Fall is the peak season for the revered white truffle! In Italy and across th...

The Boston Globe’s Devra First took the opportunity this week to eat at Papa Gino’s for the first time after news came out that the long-running Massachusetts pizza chain abruptly closed numerous locations and was filing for bankruptcy. “I expect it to be unfamiliar, but when I walk in, it is utterly familiar,” she writes, opting for carry-out, tak...

How can you speak about Wooster Square without mentioning apizza, the iconic product of our neighborhood? Because there are so many versions of the apizza legend, I hesitate to tread on such hallowed ground. We claim to have invented, or at least concocted, what we now consider American pizza. New Haven’s version often leads just about every nation...

Monica’s Pasta Shop is now open at 141 Richmond Street, on the Freedom Trail, and next to the longstanding Vinoteca di Monica. The homemade pasta story at Monica’s goes back to 1995 when Chef Jorge Mendoza Iturraide brought fresh pasta to the menu at the original Monica’s restaurant. Now, these pastas are available retail along with cheeses, meats,...

When: Sun, November 18, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM EST - Where: Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts, 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 Ciao a tutti, It's that time of the year that all of you were waiting for...Pasta Night Competition is coming! The four Italian Student Associations existing in the Boston Area (i.e. from BU, Harvard,...

Boston has a large contingent of Italian immigrants dating back to the late 1800s, and the cultural footprint of Italians in Boston is still quite strong. In the North End, Italian restaurants line the narrow streets, with city-dwellers and tourists alike looking for their favorite eats. It is only natural that an area of Boston with such a rich cu...

Few people have a passion for Italian food like Delio Susi. At his restaurant Sulmona, that passion is on full display. Opened about a year ago in Kendall Square Cambridge, Sulmona, is named after the medieval town in Northern Italy that Delio’s family is from. According to his wife, Rebecca, everything at this version of Sulmona pays homage to tho...

The spinoff of the Church Street Tavern that opened on Shelburne Road early last year has closed and will be replaced next month by an Italian eatery. Tavern II, which the owners of the Church Street Tavern brought to the South Burlington site in 2017, had its last day of business Sept. 8. A new restaurant, Sorriso Pizzeria and Bar, will open in ea...

Restaurateur Nick Frattaroli won’t be shying away from his red-sauce roots for much longer. The owner of Ward 8, North Square Oyster and Bodega Canal is set to grow his domain at the end of November with the addition of Tony & Elaine’s, a tongue-in-cheek take on old-school Italian eateries. Named for his parents—both servers in the North End for mo...

Of the 16 restaurants in Wellesley, Massachusetts, in the late ’90s, 10 were pizza places. Peter’s Pizza was the Greek pizza place you went to get steak and cheese subs with pepperoni, Danny’s Pizza was the Greek pizza place you went to buy pot from that kid who dropped out of UVM, Mark’s Pizza was the Greek pizza place you went to get boneless buf...

Somerville’s options for decadent pizza continue to grow in the Davis Square neighborhood, first with the recent addition of Dragon Pizza on Elm Street and now with the arrival of the long-awaited Mortadella Head at 20 College Ave. (the former Deli-icious space). The latter comes to the neighborhood from the team behind Boston Burger Company, and a...

The Lobby, a family weekend go-to and popular date night restaurant at 7 Bakery Lane, closed last month. Stepping up to the plate with a new culinary undertaking are Matt Corrente ’06, previous head chef of Two Brothers Tavern, and Caroline Corrente, current owner of Haymaker Bun Co., located in Middlebury. Amidst a buzz of construction and activit...