For those who love Italian food — and who doesn’t? — May is a great month for eating and cooking. Central Market’s Passaporto Italia runs through May 13, and culinary legend Lidia Bastianich is coming to town. – Jennifer McInnis
Luce Ristorante e Enoteca: Why it’s a favorite: Chef & Owner Joseph Buonincontri shares his family recipes from Naples, Italy, using fresh ingredients and pairing them with lovely wines from the restaurant’s large library.