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A Q&A with Mary Ann Esposito, host of ‘Ciao Italia’

By Paul Giorgio Ciao Italia is PBS’s longest-running cooking show. Recently, we had the chance to sit down with Mary Ann Esposito, who hosts the show, to… Read more »

Also on West Boylston Street.

Golden Pita, a new sandwich shop/ restaurant, will open on West Boylston Street in Worcester down the street from Quinsigamond Community College. We can guess by the… Read more »

Speaking of reopening.

The sign on Snow’s Seafood Restaurant on Worcester’s West Boylston Street now says “Opening March 4.” I would call before going, since construction schedules never hold up…. Read more »

India Café moves.

India Café on Route 9 in Shrewsbury will make a short move when it opens up in its new location next to Dunkin’ Donuts in the newly… Read more »

Where there’s smoke, there’s ribs.

B.T.’s Smokehouse on Sturbridge’s Route 20 will be adding 20 more seats for all those folks who are just addicted to the pig. We hear great things… Read more »

Clinton goes Mediterranean.

Zaytoon Mediterranean Restaurant recently opened its doors on High Street in Clinton. It calls itself eastern Mediterranean, but the food drifts more to the Middle East, with… Read more »

Eat in the West.

The Taste of Metro West will be held March 12 at the Sheraton Framingham on Route 9. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door…. Read more »

Fresh Mex.

David Brambila and his extended family, which appears to own ervery Mexican restaurant outside of Mexico City, have decide to rebrand some of them into Mexicali Fresh… Read more »

Amici gets new kitchen.

Chef Paula McCarthy, of Amici Trattoria, in Shrewsbury informs us that she has a whole new kitchen to work in. Amici was recently closed for two weeks… Read more »

The fine art of whiskey is taught at the Grey Hound Pub

Authentic Irish pubs aren’t defined by store-bought shamrock decor, dyed-green Bud Light on St. Patrick’s Day or relic-themed names. However, The Grey Hound Pub offers an authentic… Read more »

By Bernie Whitmore Alas, March! That time of year when everyone wants to be Irish. In anticipation of the St. Patrick’s Day festivities, we start favoring all… Read more »

Beers a leprechaun would drink

By Jennifer Russo At the end of the rainbow, there is supposedly a pot of gold, but I think if I found a keg of good beer,… Read more »

By Bernie Whitmore When people new to the Worcester area get around to asking where they can enjoy a good Italian meal, you just point them to… Read more »

Fresh City in our city.

It looks like Fresh City, a food chain which specializes in healthy eating, will soon be opening in downtown Worcester. Fresh City is going to open in… Read more »

Oh why, oh why, do I love Paris?

Paris of the Eighties is now a café. That was the moniker they affixed to Worcester in the ’70s, before it became the Bucharest of the ’90s…. Read more »