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Angelo’s: Great Local Italian in Dixon, Illinois

Angelo’s is a local pizza/Italian restaurant with multiple local locations, including Sterling, Rock Falls, and Dixon. We decided to visit the new Dixon location on our recent stay in the area. A few family members in town recommended the restaurant for their great pizza! The dining area is large and comfortable with a lively bar, […]

Authentic Italian at Dixon’s Mama Ciminos!

Mama Cimino’s is a popular local Italian restaurant in Dixon, Illinois. They are particularly famous for their enormous 24 inch “Hurricane Pizza.” I have tried their pizza dozens of times; it’s fantastic, especially for a small town! Last night, I decided to dine in and try out one of their entrees. I ordered their Baked […]

Giacomo’s: An Amazing Italian Dinner in Boston

Giacomo’s is the perfect Boston Italian restaurant for date night or catching up with friends. After hearing nothing but fantastic reviews, Mike and I figured we needed to try it out for ourselves as we love Italian food. We decided Giacomo’s was the perfect place to meet up with a few friends who were visiting […]

Delicious Pumpkin Ravlioli at Providence’s Pizzico Ristorante

I found a new favorite Italian restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island. Pizzico Ristorante is the perfect place to stop for a light Italian lunch on a summer afternoon. There is outdoor seating for those interested in enjoying the warm weather. The indoor dining room features nice touches like brick walls, great photography, and a cozy, […]

Bella Luna Restaurant: Great pizza in Boston!

This weekend, Mike and I visited a restaurant in Jamaica Plain called Bella Luna Milky Way. Jamaica Plain is a historic neighborhood in Boston, located about 15 minutes from downtown. We stopped here after a visit to Franklin Park Zoo as they are located within a few miles of each other. We originally planned on […]

Excellent Authentic Italian in Randolph, Massachusetts

On the way home from Boston, Massachusetts, Mike and I were searching for an Italian restaurant. We happened to pass a sign for a restaurant called La Scala in Randolph. The restaurant was much fancier than we expected for a suburban location. We arrived a half hour before the dinner dining room opened, so we […]

Espresso Italian Grille & Pub – Gloucester, MA

A local at the Crow’s Nest in Gloucester, Massachusetts recommended Espresso Italian Grille & Pub for an evening dinner. It was located just a short walk away from the bar, which is famous for being used in “The Perfect Storm” movie. You can read about my experience at Crow’s Nest here. Espresso Italian Grille & […]

Shopping, Dining & Fireworks at Patriot Place

Patriot Place is an outdoor shopping center located adjacent to Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots. You will find most of the traditional mall shopping stores here, restaurants, a Showcase Cinema De Lux, and special events. There are over 10 restaurants, including tourist favorites like Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar & Grill […]

Fantastic Italian Dining in Newport: Mamma Luisa Ristorante Italiano

Mamma Luisa Ristorante Italiano is a great choice for romantic fine dining in the Newport, Rhode Island area. The interior is decorated with a classy, home-style Italian elegance. The menu includes a variety of traditional Italian dishes, including vegetarian options, which was a big plus for me. The Ravioli di Zucca, which is a Butternut […]

Mamma Mia’s Italian – Carver, Massachusetts

After running a 5k race in Middleboro, Massachusetts today, I was definitely craving some carbohydrates. Mike and I decided to head over to the nearby town of Carver to have lunch at Mamma Mia’s. We had previously visited this restaurant for dinner and loved it, and therefore, we were anxious to try out the lunch […]