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A Taste of Positano

By Paul Giorgio Pictured Above: Luca Perrone and Lorenzo Esposito Squire White’s Restaurant on Worcester’s Greenwood Street recently hosted a “Taste of Positano” Under the leadership of… Read more »

Sophie’s has new owner.

Sophie’s on Route70 in Shrewsbury has a new owner. Look for a March opening. We’ll keep you posted on the name and concept.

Westboro goes Italian.

Tavalina is the name of the new restaurant opening this May in Westboro. It’s part of a small chain that will also include a location in Foxboro… Read more »

Franny Turo.

We mourn the passing of Worcester restaurateur Franny Turo, the owner of Leo’s Ristorante on Worcester’s Shrewsbury St. Franny had been a presence in both the Worcester… Read more »

And in Leicester.

When Eller’s Restaurant recently moved to a new location in Leicester, it left an opening. Well, Uncle Jay’s Twisted Fork recently opened at the Stafford Street spot…. Read more »

Wild Willy.

Willy’s Pizza on Grafton Street in Worcester is for sale. It is owned by Fred Willis, who used to own Willy’s Steakhouse in Shrewsbury. However, there is… Read more »

And at the other end of Park Ave.

Sources tell us that Nicki, the former manager of Al Fresco in Holden, is the new owner of Benders (formerly The Foo Bar), also on Park Ave…. Read more »

Jillian’s sold.

Jillian’s on Park Ave. in Worcester has been sold. The new manager is Scott Neri, formerly of The Irish Times, who will be running the place for… Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day (Month).

Check out your favorite Irish haunt as St Patrick’s Day, which used to be a day long celebration but has turned into what seems to be St…. Read more »

Thai Island.

A new Thai restaurant opened this past December in Holden. The eatery, located at 456 Main St.,. is in the center of town (if Holden has a… Read more »

And Il Forno opens.

Il Forno, the Fitchburg/Westboro mini chain of Italian restaurants owned by Mike Mohamed, will be opening a location in Worcester soon, downtown at the old Atrium complex…. Read more »

G’Vanni closes.

G’Vanni’s Ristorante Italiano, located on Pearl Street in Worcester, closed its doors the last week of January after about 6 weeks in operation. G”vanni’s chef, John De… Read more »

Speaking of lunch.

A. J. Tomaiolo’s on West Main Street in Northborough is also now open for lunch. This Italian family-owned eatery has been around a long time, first located… Read more »

Via opens for lunch.

Via on Worcester’s Shrewsbury Street recently began opening for lunch. The Italian-themed restaurant is owned by Rob & Madeleine Alhquist, who also own the 111 Chop House… Read more »