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On this frigid day in Boston, here’s a cool dispatch: Local makers Gelato & Chill will soon open a second gelato shop. With one scoop shop in operation inside Time Out Market in the Fenway, Gelato & Chill is taking over the former Cold Stone Creamery space at the Derby Street Shops in Hingham this spring. Gelato & Chill’s rotating lineup of flavors...

Madison Beach Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning boutique resort and chosen Hotel of the Year by Hilton, hosts A Taste of Tuscany on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.. This exclusive dinner featuring wines from Tenuta Torciano Winery is part of the hotel's Epicurean Series. A "wine conductor" direct...

Thursday January 23, 2020 at 6:30 PM. Il Molo, 326 Commercial Street, Boston, MA, 02109 On Thursday, January 23, il Molo will welcome special guest Roberto Giarratani, Ruby Wines Italian Specialist, for an evening of incredible Tuscan wines. Giarratani has extensively traveled the Tuscany region of Italy, gaining knowledge and building relationship...

It’s the beginning of a new year, and the “best of” lists are still coming. On Tuesday, Yelp released its annual list of the “Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S.,” a quirky roundup recognizing both fine-dining and ultra-casual eateries from across the country. Three Massachusetts restaurants were featured, including No. 49 Carmelina’s, a North End re...

There's a new restaurant set to open January 17 in Brookline's St. Mary's neighborhood this month. Bar 'Cino, pronounced "chee-no," is an Italian eatery that opened in Rhode Island last year. It comes after Grassona's Italian in Washington Square announced it was set to close its doors for good. Bar 'Cino's Italian menu joins the likes of La Morra,...

Special pride was on display a number of times inside the Kelley-Gazzerro VFW Post 2812/Spirito’s Restaurant during an extraordinary celebration that marked the 110th anniversary of the famed Pannese Society of Rhode Island. Upwards of 250 people celebrated their Italian heritage that dates back to 1909, when Giuseppe Anzevino came from the village...

Pizza is often described by those most passionate about the Italian classic as a work of art. This could be due to the beloved combo of bread, sauce, cheese and toppings, or it could be because they’ve been to D. Palmieri’s Bakery in Rhode Island. At this pizza shop, Eric Palmieri has become a hit thanks to his pizzas turned into art. Eric Palmieri...

Fans of Carmine's saw their holiday wishes fulfilled Dec. 26 as the Italian restaurant on North Water Street reopened after a seven-month hiatus. "Great news and on my birthday!" Susan Sousa commented on Facebook. "Yes, there really is a Santa Claus," wrote another fan, Kimberly Vieira. The former Carmine’s Italian Ristorante reopened with a slight...

After more than 51 years, Westport Pizzeria is closing and Carmelo "Mel" Mioli, its owner, is retiring, but not before Westport and state officials honored the Mioli family and the business with a celebration at the Post Road East restaurant on Friday. Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe and state Sen. Tony Hwang read local and state proclamations,...

We’ve grown up being told not to play with our food but a pizza maker in Rhode Island does just that to create works of art that will make your stomach growl. Eric Palmieri is a fifth-generation Italian baker. But it wasn’t until a devastating fire destroyed his more than 110-year-old family bakery in 2007 that Palmieri found his calling. “I starte...

The A Mano Pizza & Gelato food truck has officially hit the streets of Newport, serving up Neapolitan-style pizzas and calzones by owner Simone Ferrara. Ferrara, who hails from Torino, Italy, first moved to Newport back in 2010. From here, he moved to California where he worked in a pair of Michelin-star restaurants and assisted in opening two othe...

Chester is home to the Connecticut Restaurant Association’s Restaurant of the Year 2019: Grano Arso. This contemporary Italian restaurant is known for its interesting menu, specialty cocktails, and a focus on creating handmade pastas and breads using fresh-milled grains sourced from New England. The destination restaurant is housed in Chester’s old...