Restaurant Week is Now “Dine Out Boston” – See the North End Options

The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) has announced the rebranding of Restaurant Week Boston as Dine Out Boston, debuting March 16-21 and March 23-28. Dine Out Boston will feature a more flexible pricing and menu structure for diners. Instead of all restaurants offering a prix fixe three-course menu, diners will be able to…

Ten Hidden North End Historical Sites and Plaque Proposals

The North End is Boston’s oldest neighborhood and its streets are laden with the treasures of time. Not much is known about the native Americans or anyone living here until the Puritans arrived in the 1600’s. As the colonists settled in, streets began to branch throughout the North End. Much has been written about the…

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…

Feasts Are Here!

  First you might want to click here  >>Feast Schedule << to check out which days are Processions Only and which days have Feasts and Processions.  You’ll also find the Feast Schedule under “Visit, Summer Feasts.”  You’ll have a grand time listening to the music, sampling the food and getting into the “I’m having a…

My Favorite Dish for July 19: Tresca

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 Tresca   The…

A Celebration of the Paul Revere Statue & The Prado

Sunday, April 29 … come celebrate the Paul Revere statue, its sculptor Cyrus Dallin and our neighborhood park … of historic proportions … The Prado. Below is a brief summary of the day’s events.  For more detailed information go to our “News”tab at the top of the page or click here for a direct link…

Taste of the North End … Fabulously Delicious

Taste of the North End Celebrates 18 Years Celebrate the 18th anniversary and elect the best bite in the North End    WHAT:       The Taste of the North End – one of Boston’s most popular festivals of food, charity, and the rich history of the neighborhood – is turning 18 this year, and with this rite…

Stanza dei Sigari

“During the 1920s, the Stanza was a speakeasy, where people came to relax. Later, it was a men’s club, where a father and grandfather went to smoke cigars and play cards. As a child, he was not allowed to follow his father inside the club, so its initial appeal was one of mystery. As he…

Virtual Table for March 15: Cantina Italiana, Tresca & Waterfront Cafe

  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…

North End Restaurants in Boston’s Restaurant Week

Make your reservations!!  Snow has been light (very light) this year.  Spring will soon be on its way.  In the meantime, Boston Restaurant Week is back for the winter season. From March 18 to 23 and March 25 to 30,2012. Boston’s best restaurants will be offering tasty prix fixe menus for lunch and/or dinner for an…