Five Best Restaurants for Southern Italian Cuisine in Boston

Last year, we took a look at some of Boston’s best northern Italian restaurants, so this year, we are heading south where olive oil and tomatoes reign supreme to find the region’s best fare in Boston. While northerners prefer rich dishes with hearty meats and creamy sauces (think risottos and polentas), southerners prefer the¬†flavors of eggplant, tomatoes and peppers to form the base of the region’s most revered¬†dishes. Here’s a look five of the best restaurants for southern Italian cuisine in Boston.