Aahh … Dessert!

So you’ve just finished your meal (delicious, wasn’t it!) and you find out that tonight you’ve chosen a restaurant that doesn’t serve dessert. Know why?… because there are bakeries in the North End that cater specifically to your sweet tooth. There’s Mikes, Modern, Maria’s, Bovas (open 24 hours) and Lulus (we love her caramel sea…

Best of … the North End and the Boston A List

The Boston A List. “Best of” from boston.cityvoter.com Just take a look at all the winners in the North End! From fine dining to pizza. From food to shopping.  For those of you who take heed of the votes of friends, neighbors and other folks who live in our city, below is the list of…

My Favorite Dish for May 11: Lucca

We are pleased to offer this new source for your dining experience … the Favorite Dishes for Chefs and Restaurant Owners in our North End neighorhood.  Every week or so, the “favorite” dish will change.  Be sure to check back regularly. Who knows … their Favorite Dish just might become yours. This week we highlight Lucca Lucca Restaurant…

Virtual Table for April 9: Cantina Italiana, DePasquale Pasta & Lucca

  Welcome to our neighborhood’s Virtual Table.  Every few weeks we will present you with a menu comprised of special dishes from some of the best restaurants in Boston … all here in the North End. As you read below, you’ll see that we present you with the name of the dish, that you can…

Lucca Guests to Savor Classic Favorite Dishes During Restaurant Week

Lucca has a new twist to their participation in restaurant week.  They will run their Classic menu from Sunday March 18th until Friday March the 30th (with the exception of Saturday the 24th). Lucca’s Classic menu is made up of dishes their regulars have missed since the dishes were removed from their dinner and bar…

Lucca: Two Special Opportunities for Dining

    Our friends at Lucca have two special events this month.  Both are a great opportunity to experience the excellence of their food, the quality of their service and the elegant atmosphere of their restaurant.      January 29th —  The City Feast, Dining Out to Conquer Diabetes January 31 — The Piedmont Wine…

Virtual Restaurant of the North End – This Week: Lucca

There is a wondrous collection of fine dining establishments in the North End.  While some folks might be eating their way through the North End over a period of time, we thought we’d make it a little easier to experience what several restaurant owners and chefs think are some of their signature dishes.  So listed…

Thoughts From Folks on Yelp

Yelp:  140 Reviews for 3.5 Stars LOVE Lucca and I love the staff, especially my favorite bartender Casey!! He is hilarious and genuinely interested in making everyones experience there a good one. The food is always fantastic (antipasto is a great starter) , service is impeccable and the decor and atmosphere is perfect for groups…

Dining Out to Conquer Diabetes: Carla Gomes, Owner Terramia and Antico Forno

Carla Gomes, owner of Antico Forno and Terramia restaurants in the North End, is orchestrating a fundraiser for the Joslin Diabetes Center. Her son has had diabetes since his first birthday. Carla Gomes spends her life serving the public as owner of two restaurants in Boston’s North End – Antico Forno and Terramia. But every…