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The next time you’re craving a scrumptious Italian meal featuring fresh pasta, head to Trattoria Delia when you’re in Burlington, Vermont. Since 1993, this family-run restaurant has made a name for itself as a fine dining restaurant dedicated to serving authentic Italian food made with local ingredients. Therefore, along with being the ideal restau...

The owner of a new Italian restaurant in Colchester said he launched the downtown business as the COVID pandemic lessened to give back to his hometown in a building known for hosting major events. Vito Fornarelli grew up in Colchester, and now he’s got a restaurant there “to give back to the town I grew up in.” Fornarelli’s Ristorante and Bar opene...

Organizers of the Taste of Italy are pleased to present again the festival to benefit Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Springfield (MA) after two years of COVID-19 restrictions. It will take place Oct. 1 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the South End Middle School auditorium, 36 Margaret St., Springfield, and offer more than 30 favorite Italian main and si...

Back in 2019, I sang the praises of Grano Arso in Chester, an excellent Italian restaurant in a gorgeous building in a picturesque town. It was fairly new at the time but had already garnered raves in local and not-so-local media. I have since demanded dinner at Grano for most special occasions since and it has yet to disappoint. Now there’s even m...

This is a long overdue post to rave about one of the best gluten free dining experiences we've had in a long time.  I know...none of us did much in the way of dining out for way too long during the height of the pandemic. But still, I'd put Nebo Cucina & Enoteca up against any gluten free dining experience in any big city. It was that memorable.  A...

Cugine’s Italian, located in Stamford’s Harbor Point community at 121 Towne Street, opened in June 2022 and has quickly garnered favor among foodies with dishes like fried calamari, spaghetti boia, and focaccia. Billing itself as an “inventive take on classic Italian cuisine,” Cugine's pairs its pizzas, pastas, and crudos with “refined” cocktails a...

Danilo Mongillo has expanded his effort to bring an Italian flavor to the city. The owner and executive chef at Strega Restaurant has now opened Strega Italian Market, where he says the variety of available products are all imported from his native country. “This market will represent Italy from the north to the south,” said Mongillo, who hosted th...

There have been a lot of rumors floating around about one of the SouthCoast's most popular restaurants. We received news this week that one of those rumors is actually true. Mario Ribeiro, the owner of The Pasta House in Fairhaven, reached out to Fun 107 to tell us he has some big news. “We’re rebranding for the future,” Ribeiro confirmed. Starting...

Get ready, Boston: the biggest event of the season is coming. Gather your friends and family for Eataly’s first-ever SeptemberFest: a one-of-a-kind seasonal celebration dedicated to food, drink, and fun — the Italian way! Set for Friday, September 16 from 7-10 p.m., the brand-new SeptemberFest transports the best of Eataly’s unique Italian marketpl...

Libby’s Italian Pastry Shop celebrated 100 years of business grounded in the heart of New Haven’s Little Italy. City officials joined the pastry shop’s team, made up of generations of Italian-American heritage, at 135 Wooster St. Wednesday afternoon to recognize the centennial benchmark. “It’s one of those businesses that due to its reputation and...

Tuesday September 13, 2022 — 3 p.m. EST. Organized by I AM Books. Zoom Webinar (Register Here). Is it possible to identify a starting point in history from which everything else unfolds—a single moment that can explain the present and reveal the essence of our identities? According to Massimo Montanari, this is just a myth: by themselves, origins e...

In the last few months of a tumultuous 2021, perhaps it’s ironic that Bonanno Vinicola, which translates to “good year” in medieval Italian, opened its doors. Or it was a sign of the delicious eats and experiences to come.  Emerging Federal Hill foodie icon Armando Bisceglia of neighboring Bacco Vino & Contorni founded Bonanno, with Max Ragosta and...