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Tonno Restaurant to Open in Gloucester June 17th

Tonno - Grilled Tonno Steak

BOSTON, MA (June 7, 2016) – Famed North End restaurateur and chef, Anthony Caturano (Prezza), will open the doors to his new Gloucester restaurant, Tonno, on June 17. Italian for “tuna,” Tonno will be housed in the former Blackburn Tavern space and will feature coastal Italian seafood and other treasures from land and sea. Seating 99 people, Tonno has partial ocean views and is open year-round. After undergoing a full renovation this winter, the renewed 4,000 square foot space is outfitted with a dining room, a lounge with a cocktail bar and a private events room. The lounge area features communal ...

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Italian Fishing Tradition Lives on at Peter Zappa’s The Causeway in Gloucester

causeway-home

Discussing Italian food always proves to be quite a curious concept, as conversations tend to invariably focus on what Americans would refer to as “Italian classics,” such as chicken parmigiana, pizza, and tiramisù. But what many fail to recognize is that these foods and fine pastas are not the only rudimentary dishes that encapsulate the Italian diet, but only represent merely a fraction of it. In fact, spanning across the twenty regions that make up the Italian boot and its islands, dishes found in each respectively can be very different. But for most Italians, the Mediterranean isn’t very far away. ...

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Second Season of L’Italia Chiamò Radio Show Starts Sept. 18

The crew behind L'Italia Chiamò, in their new Gloucester studios (from left: Elisa Meazzini, Stefano Marchese, Gianni Gallo and Emanuele Capoano)

This year, the program conducted by Stefano Marchese, Emanuele Capoano and Elisa Meazzini will air on Thursdays, 3-4:30 p.m. EST

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Mario Motta’s passion is “written in the stars”

Mario Motta

Apparently, Mario Motta has a successful medical career: Not only is he an established practicing cardiologist but he has also been the president of the Massachusetts Medical Association for many years. Yet he does not talk about it much. Actually, asking him about his job can be a somewhat frustrating Q&A, where the A is usually a brief, telegraphic sentence. The same can be said for questions about his family — although his three grown kids also have successful careers of their own — or any other “earthly” subject, for that matter. But when the conversation turns up — meaning ...

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A song of the streets of Boston

Nick Argiro Buying his Daily Fruit on Salem Street (North End of Boston), 1982

There is a reason that reality show producers from all over the country make Boston their first choice to mine new talent. Our city has a scruffy vitality, a vibrant underside, rambunctious characters who speak with salty language in an accent that is virtually impossible to master. There is no place like Boston to take in a kaleidoscopic look into real people: the shabby, the chic and everything in between. And Boston Italians are truly certainly among the most colorful. Listening to Italians debate, about who makes the best espresso (Some say Wy, the Chinese American who has worked behind ...

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Caffe Sicilia – Photographing an Italian Cafe in Gloucester

Tutta la famiglia - Photo by ©Paul Cary Goldberg

Paul Cary Goldberg is a photographer based in Gloucester, Mass. From 2007 to 2012, he has been photographing the patrons of the city's Caffe Sicilia, frequented by many of the local Sicilian community.

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