Celebrate National Coffee Day with Lavazza

Click here to view my published article on Joonbug. Monday, September 29th marks a notorious date on every urbanite and suburbanite’s calendar: National Coffee Day!!  With all of the sips of coffee taken throughout the world each day, this amazingly delicious fuel we run on deserves some love and appreciation.  What better way to celebrate this holidayContinue reading “Celebrate National Coffee Day with Lavazza”

S. Cristina Cookbook: Ribollita

Click here to view this scrumptious recipe on the Santa Cristina site. This delectable Tuscan recipe is prepared specifically to warm hearts throughout the winter season. It is the epitome of a mouthwatering, comforting dish to be prepared on the coldest of cold afternoons. Ribollita is a hearty winter soup comprised of a tasty varietyContinue reading “S. Cristina Cookbook: Ribollita”

Caffe Vittoria: Home to “Boston’s best cappuccino and cannoli”

Click here to view my published article on Joonbug. Located in the heart of Boston’s charming North End neighborhood, this lively dessert joint is notorious for being “the first Italian cafe in Boston.”  And ever since 1929 its beautiful tradition continues to flourish and brighten up Hanover Street today. Caffe Vittoria’s exterior is surrounded by aContinue reading “Caffe Vittoria: Home to “Boston’s best cappuccino and cannoli””

Pasta e Pomodoro

  Click here to view my published article on Joonbug. You may recognize this charming venue by the vibrant red tomato, or “pomodoro” hanging over its entrance in Little Italy.  Pasta e Pomodoro lies just near the end of Salem Street, somewhat of a hidden gem, tucked away from the touristy crowds of its parallel Hanover Street. Continue reading “Pasta e Pomodoro”

Authentic Southern Italian on the Hill

Click here to view my published article on Joonbug. If you’re craving an authentic Southern Italian meal in the Bean, Antonio’s Cucina Italiano is like Grandma’s cozy kitchen on a Sunday afternoon – the pleasant aroma of a fresh pot of pomodoro sauce cooking and all! Although Antonio’s is not in Boston’s North End – our city’sContinue reading “Authentic Southern Italian on the Hill”

S. Cristina Cookbook: Tortellini in Brodo

Click here to view this tasty recipe on the Santa Cristina site. This traditional Italian Christmas soup will warm up any kitchen this holiday season. Tortellini in brodo has been prepared for generations across Italia and America… and it’s a delicious favorite of celebrity chefs Rachael Ray and Mario Batali. In the city of Modena,Continue reading “S. Cristina Cookbook: Tortellini in Brodo”