July 2, 2018

If you've ever been to Italy, or if even if you've been to an Italian person's home, you know that the most important thing on everyone's mind is: FOOD.

Have you eaten? What have you eaten? Do you want more? What about just a little antipasto? These are all questions th...

April 5, 2018

Imagine: after walking through the windy streets of Boston, you stumble upon a warm and sunny caffè. You wander in, seeking a minute of refuge and hoping that they have something appealing that will buy you a bit of comfort and calm. The room smells of espresso and… so...

February 16, 2018

You know it’s an authentic Sicilian restaurant when the Italian publications begin covering its opening! Lettera Emme wrote about Zia Gianna and its Sicilian Executive Chef and Owner, Nino Barbalace, noting that it’s one of the few in Boston to offer true, authentic Si...

January 30, 2018

 Starting a business is a big achievement for many entrepreneurs, but maintaining one is the larger challenge. There are many standard challenges that face every business whether they are large or small. It is not easy running a company, especially in a fast-paced, eve...

November 22, 2017

Eater followed up their first piece with one that announced the official Grand Opening date, November 25! Highlighting key menu items, like nutellino, an espresso beverage doused with a healthy serving of nutella, and breakfast sandwiches, made with Brioscia, or the Si...

October 13, 2017

Leading local newspaper, The Boston Globe, highlighted Zia Gianna as a newcomer to the restaurant scene in its “Tables” column! With a specific focus on Executive Chef and Owner, Nino Barbalace, the paper explained that this Dorchester coffee shop has an authentic, Sic...

October 3, 2017

Always the first to the scene, Eater reached out to Zia Gianna as soon as they heard the buzz about the upcoming restaurant and coffee shop in Dorchester! Writer Terrence Doyle asked Executive Chef and Owner, Nino Barbalace, about his plans for the space, and the resul...

September 27, 2017

We here are Zia Gianna were absolutely thrilled when this article announcing the opening of Zia Gianna came out, because it’s OUR newspaper in OUR town! We love being in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, and were so happy to have our restaurant and coffee shop rec...

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