NEWS FROM : NEW ENGLAND  

Teresa Andreoli, an Italian immigrant who became the iconic matriarch of the Stafford dining scene as the chef and operator of the Arizona restaurant on Main Street, passed away this week. She was 92. She was born on Dec. 1, 1926, in Pergola, Italy. She began to learn about food while helping her parents in their butcher shop. She endured World War...

With locations in Norwalk, Westport and Trumbull, Romanacci Pizza Bar has become something of an area staple when it comes to authentic Italian cuisine, and the eatery’s Westport location has just announced an upcoming expansion. The pizza bar will expand into the adjoining space next to the 54 Railroad Place locale. The space is currently occupied...

A new cocktail bar and Italian spot, offering seafood and more, has opened up shop in the neighborhood. The fresh arrival to Peabody, called Luce, is located at 1 Shepard St. Formerly known as Shepard, this spot has been reimagined into an autentic Italian bistro. On the menu, expect to find eats like brick-oven pizza topped with fig and prosciutto...

Lots of Italian restaurant news this week. In the North End, load up on garlicky red sauce at Tony & Elaine’s (111 North Washington St. at Thacher Street). It’s the latest from Nick Frattaroli, the restaurateur behind Ward 8, Bodega Canal, and North Square Oyster. Chef Eric Buonagurio serves classic dishes at lunch and dinner — spaghetti and meatba...

More than a century of Italian family history will be on display Monday night during an episode of “American Pickers” filmed last summer in a former downtown market. The show follows “pickers” Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz as they scour properties across the country to find valuable antiques in places like junkyards, garages, barns and basements — the...

Si sono fatti valere, gli studenti partenopei dell’Iti Righi di Fuorigrotta, al Massachussets Institute of Tecnology di Boston, alla finale dello Zero Robotics High School Tournament, nell’ultima prova in collegamento con la stazione spaziale internazionale (della Nasa, la russa Rka, l’europea Esa, la giapponese Jaxa e la canadese Csa-Asc). A quest...

For my 30th birthday, all I wanted was to go grocery shopping. Not my run-of-the-mill weekly run to Hannaford, but to someplace special. Someplace for people who love good food and who know how to make it. Cooking is one of my favorite things to do, and one of my favorite kinds of outings is to visit a specialty shop or a bigger grocery store (usua...

When: Tuesday, February 12th, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Where: Women’s Business Development Council office | 184 Bedford Street, 2nd Fl | Stamford, CT 06901 Do you hate networking events because you never know what to say or do? Do you get stuck talking to one person in the room that you know? Whether you’re looking to get new clients or be recognized...

If you're looking for a great Italian dinner in Boston, there's no better neighborhood to explore than the North End. Thanks to its large Italian American population and collection of amazing Italian restaurants, the area is clearly deserving of its Little Italy title. Now, Tony & Elaine's hopes to become a new North End favorite by focusing on the...

Eric and Bethany Marsland have a long history in the restaurant business. The husband-and-wife team who currently operate Champ’s Diner on Front Street have owned several establishments within and outside the city. But the couple says they have one more venture in them before they retire and plan to take their culinary offerings up a level with Faz...

In 2012, Wellesley became the first liberal arts college to join the online learning collaborative edX with its launch of WellesleyX, as well as the first women’s college to offer massive open online courses (MOOCs). The course Italian Language and Culture has since become one of WellesleyX’s most popular offerings, combining best practices in fore...

On a recent sunny and chilly January afternoon, Sarducci’s Restaurant founder and co-owner Carol Paquette relaxed by a front table and looked back on 25 years. Sitting alongside head chef and new co-owner Jeff Butterfield, Paquette marveled at surviving two-and-a-half decades in the restaurant business—a momentous achievement. This past weekend, th...