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Winthrop’s Cafe Rossetti’s: Where People Meet to Eat

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Tucked away in a seaside town, you can find a teeny tiny family owned restaurant that is worth the trek outside of the city.

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Bianco and Sons: Concessions maestri

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If you have enjoyed the spicy goodness of a hot Italian sausage before a Red Sox game while strolling down Yawkey Way, you are a faithful Bianco and Sons customer. Opening the retail shop in 1960, Joseph Bianco Sr. started a family business that is now the backbone of New England’s concessions. Boasting the highest quality meats and spices, Bianco’s Italian sausage has stood the test of time. The recipe has not changed a lick in almost 55 years of production. Joseph Jr. would never share their secrets either: “No way, it’s a family recipe.” The smell alone brings me ...

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Pauli’s North End – Wicked Fresh. Crazy Good.

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In the words of owner Paul Barker, Pauli's North End serves "wicked fresh food that always tastes crazy good."

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Sicilian Chef Salvo Gaglio and Chris Salerno Give Revere Top Italian Restaurant Volare

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Since opening in October 2012, executive chef Salvo Gaglio and co-owner Chris Salerno have found the secret to making Volare Restaurant in Revere successful.

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The Maione Family of Capitol Coffee House

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Right behind the State House there is a tiny shop called Capitol Coffee House that has just as much culture and history as its neighborhood.

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Tutto Italiano owner Angelo Locilento

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“If you love what you do, you don’t work a day in your life,” says Angelo Locilento as he somewhat reluctantly leaves his post at the counter of Tutto Italiano, where long lines of customers from all races, ages and walks of life wait to be served either some special product directly imported from Italy or some freshly made in-store treat. “Look! This is a fully functioning bakery that just finished making bread for the day,” he points out as we pass through the yeast-and-flour scented facility to his office. After a careful look I see what he means. The ...

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The DiCenso Family – Rino’s Place in East Boston

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In East Boston, masked by tripledeckers and tucked away on residential streets, you will find two primetime restaurants run by the DiCenso family. “It takes a strong-hearted family to run any type of business” says Anna DiCenso, Chef Tony’s wife and business partner. They are the second generation to run Rino’s Place and have turned this local institution into an international sensation. Cheryl, a 17-year veteran server at Rino’s, says that guests from all over the world have been coming in after seeing Rino’s Place and Chef Tony on “Diners, Drive-In’s and Dives.” “They have books, they plan their vacation ...

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Mayor Menino Declares Prince Pasta Day, as Food Truck Campaign Kicks Off

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This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of Boston’s most iconic brands, Prince Pasta. To celebrate this milestone and pay homage to the city of Boston and the people who gave the brand its start, the company kicked off a month-long celebration with a “Born in Boston” food truck that will hit different areas of the city all throughout the month of September. To mark the occasion, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino declared Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, Prince Spaghetti Day in Boston. “To my fellow Bostonians I say: Eat more pasta every day,” said Menino. Serving the first bowls ...

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Henry Zunino: Sculptor at Heart, Candyman by Profession

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Imagine a lobster on a stick: not a real one, but rather a small crustacean-shaped lollipop to take home as a souvenir of a trip to Boston, or — why not — after a real Lobster dinner with your kids. The lobster-shaped treat is not mass produced in China for some giant corporation, but rather crafted and created by local sculptor Henry Zunino, a self-made entrepreneur in his self-made artisanal laboratory in Everett, Massachusetts, where his company Strawberry Hill Candy started in 2009. The company’s flagship product, the Lobster (individual claws are also available), is really only one of many ...

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Chef Lorena Autori Brings Flavor of Italy to Massachusetts

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Come savor authentic Italian Cuisine alongside renowned Chef Lorena Autori of Umbria, Italy on her US tour as she hosts cooking classes and a delectable dinner complete with delicacies travelling with her from Italy. Born in Salerno, in Italy’s Campania region and raised in Umbria Chef Lorena has a passion for quality Italian gastronomy Trained in the Gualtiero Marchesi’s renowned international school for Italian cuisine in Parma, ALMA Regularly collaborates with major Italian radio station RadioUno as their culinary correspondent Has had the privilege to cook for Michelin Starred Chefs such as Lidio Delfini and Tiziano Rossetti, Italian nobility, and ...

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Italian Wine Specialist® Comes to Boston

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The North American Sommelier Association is proud to present the 1st “Italian Wine Specialist®” certification program recognized throughout the world.

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Dal Pescatore Owner Named World’s Best Female Chef

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An Italian woman has been named the world’s best chef by Restaurant Magazine.

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