The Order of Sons of Italy in America Peter B. Gay Lodge #540 shared their holiday spirit as they distributed meals to members of CO-OP, a local non-profit agency supporting individuals with disabilities. Patrons and passersby caught the scent of delicious hot turkey meals as members of the Sons of Italy collected them in the warm kitchen alongside...

Ciao! If you’ve been to Boston, chances are that you’ve been to the North End. After all, it’s the Little Italy of Massachusetts, home to numerous Italian restaurants and bakeries as well as historical sites, shops, and other businesses. Whether you’re a foodie or a history buff, Boston’s North End is a must-visit location in the city. A trip to th...

After months of hard work (and many bumps along the way) we are thrilled to finally announce we are opening in our new space, at 124 Salem Street, in Boston's North End! Since announcing our plans earlier this year, there have been many exciting new initiatives, as well as a number of setbacks that delayed our opening date. But all of that is behin...

Until I got my DNA results a few years ago, I was convinced — due entirely to family pride, the family tree and my nonna’s pronunciation of particular words — that I was at the very least a quarter Italian. After all, we made pizzelles every Christmas alongside sugar cookies and my grandmother pronounced prosciutto “pro-SHOOT” and called the cheese...

If there’s one dish that embodies the philosophy of Bar Volpe, South Boston’s new southern Italian restaurant and pasta shop from chef and restaurateur Karen Akunowicz, it’s the culurgiones, Sardinian stuffed pasta with an intricate seam. It’s all about simplicity on the surface — four plump pockets of dough sit in tomato sauce — but lots of effort...

Known as La Vigilia (the vigil) in southern Italy, the Feast of the Seven Fishes is a classically Italian way to celebrate Christmas Eve, first introduced to the northeast in the late 1800s by Italian immigrants. The meal’s roots come, ironically, from fasting. Catholic tradition dictates meatless fasts before major holidays — but in the American w...

7:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. December 7 – March 7. Get tickets here (Free). Join the GRAMMY-winning Boston Early Music Festival for a holiday program showcasing masterworks from the Italian Baroque by Arcangelo Corelli and Alessandro Stradella. Acclaimed Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs and Concertmaster Robert Mealy lead the all...

Boston’s North End is a top destination for 2022, according to Fodor’s Travel. The travel publication included the North End and three other New England locations in its 2022 Go List, which includes 49 of the best places across the U.S. to visit in 2022. “Older than the United States, Boston’s immigrant gateway fuses past and present through gastro...

Growing up, Christmas Eve was big for Susan Tedeschi’s family. Literally. "Sometimes there would be so many people, we’d have Mass at the house. There’d be, like, 150 people. We have a big close-knit Italian family that honestly, just keeps growing,” says the Norwell native. "My grandmother used to have horses, so she’d get the sled out, have all u...

Pizzeria Bruno in Sutton run by two brothers originally from Italy is a hidden gem for pizza.   Davide and Marcello Bruno, both of Sutton, opened Pizzeria Bruno on Galaxy Pass in August 2020, serving traditional Italian-style thin crust pizza cooked in a wood fired pizza oven that was built in Italy. Ingredients are imported from the country, every...