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8 Fun Things to Do in Boston During the 2018 Holiday Season

Posted by Stephanie Blanchard on December 11, 2018 9:48:10 AM EST

It's holiday time! The kids are home from school, you're on vacation from work, and extended family is visiting. What a great time to really experience the city of Boston. Our beautiful Bean Town is spectacular during the winter holidays with its gleaming lights, charming decorations, and seasonal festivities. Here are some of our favorite things to do in and around Boston this 2018 holiday season.

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Topics: Boston restaurant, restaurant, Holiday Party, Events, boston holiday, holiday season

Our New Autumn Menu

Posted by Susan Ring on November 29, 2018 5:48:28 PM EST

Autumn brings a rich and abundant bounty. At Venezia Boston, our chef, Gianni Caruso, pays close attention to what Mother Nature is providing and creates dishes highlighting the beautiful flavors, textures, and colors of the season. Here is a sneak peek at our new fall menu.

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Topics: Boston restaurant, Food, italian food, farm to table, locally grown, Fall Season, New menu

5 Tips to Help You Prepare for Thanksgiving

Posted by Susan Ring on October 25, 2018 4:49:31 PM EDT

Celebrating Thanksgiving can be exciting and filled with anticipation, but it can be nerve wracking for the host. So much to do, so much to think about, and hardly any time to relax. But there are ways in which the host can tackle necessary chores head-on and enjoy the holiday and feast along with everyone else. Here are a 5 tips to make sure your Thanksgiving doesn't end up being a turkey of a day.

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HOW TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL HOLIDAY PARTY

Posted by Susan Ring on October 11, 2018 10:55:13 AM EDT

Being responsible for your company's holiday party or event can be a daunting task. That's why we're here to help you out with this checklist. Breaking down the tasks one by one will help you get through it, and these tips should help you do that in a calm, methodical way. After all, you want to enjoy the party too!

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Topics: Holiday Party, Events, Corporate Events

5 Tips to Help You With Busy Weekday Meals

Posted by Susan Ring on September 17, 2018 6:20:31 PM EDT

September is here and it's back to school, back to work, back from the beach house, and yes…back to rushing around. Lazy afternoons with fresh corn in the cob and cool salads are becoming a distant memory as we gear up for fall and back to the old grind. But help is here!

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Topics: Boston restaurant, Food

5 Trends in Wedding Photography for 2018

Posted by Susan Ring on August 23, 2018 9:40:25 AM EDT

Smile for the camera? Maybe not so much anymore. Just like the styles of wedding dresses have changed over the years, so has wedding photography. Here’s a look at 5 of the wedding photography trends we’re seeing in 2018.

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Topics: Special Day, Wedding Planning, Weddings

What Venezia Diners Want to Know: Your Top 10 Dining Questions Answered

Posted by Susan Ring on July 30, 2018 4:30:55 PM EDT

The Venezia Restaurant welcomes guests all year round for a delicious dining experience right on the edge of beautiful Boston Harbor. As a family owned business for generations, we pride ourselves in helping you to feel like part of our family the minute you step inside.

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Topics: Boston restaurant, italian food, pasta, restaurant

Refreshing Drinks to Serve a Crowd at Your Next Summer Party

Posted by Stephanie Blanchard on July 9, 2018 9:39:08 AM EDT

Entertaining alfresco is one of our favorite things about summer. Bring on the barbecues and long summer nights outdoors! An easy way to spend more time with your guests and less time preparing beverages during your party is to make large quantities of cocktails in advance. Here are three of our favorite make-ahead mixed drinks for you to try at your next gathering. We hope you and your guests enjoy them as much as we do.

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Topics: Boston restaurant, restaurant, seasonal drinks, summer, cocktail

Locally Sourced Food Contributes to Authentic Italian Dishes at Venezia

Posted by Nick Dolan on June 25, 2018 7:20:41 PM EDT

If you’re like us, you favor locally grown foods over the conventionally produced selection found in grocery stores and many restaurants. Farmers markets and smaller producers are seeing a notable rise in popularity and it’s not hard to see why. Being able to speak with the person growing your food, and knowing that your purchase will support local families, is understandably more enjoyable than purchasing from a large chain grocer.

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Topics: restaurant, pasta, italian food, Food, farm to table, locally grown

6 Wedding Trends to Incorporate into Your Special Day

Posted by Stephanie Blanchard on June 25, 2018 6:17:20 PM EDT

Wedding season is here, and these are some of our favorite trends for 2018. Which ones do you think you might choose?

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Topics: Boston restaurant, Special Day, Bride, Wedding Venue, Weddings

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