It is always with the best of intentions that I set off with a bunch of friends in search of a decent dinner. Without the discipline to actually plan and make reservations at a pre-agreed upon restaurant, we figure that our chances of stumbling on to a fabulous meal are much improved if we wander… Continue reading Taranta: Not Your Typical Italian Fare
Let’s face it, we all love the charm and history of the North End but trying to park and get seated on a weekend night can be quite a challenge. La Grocreria on Main Street in Central Square provides amazing Italian food and large portions with all the conveniences of free parkingin other words, it… Continue reading La Groceria: The North End in Your Own Backyard
This is truly restaurateur Frank De Pasquale’s masterpiece venue. (De Pasquale’s other works include Il Panino Express, Tratoria Il Panino, Umbria and Mare, opening on Richmond Street in the summer of 2005). Enoteca Bricco’s 50-person capacity dining room exudes warmth with its mahogany-adorned al fresco fa‡ade and open concept kitchen dressed with hanging copper pans.… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Enoteca Bricco
If you’re craving Italian, you have to check out Boston’s “Little Italy”, commonly referred to as the North End. Last week my boyfriend, paying me a surprise visit, gave me an excuse to explore another great restaurant. I had grown tired of the lifeless pasta & chicken dishes served at most Italian spots, so my… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Lucca Adds Twist to North End Dining
Hoop DreamsBy Amanda Renteria (NH) Once upon a time, in a land far far away, where the sun is bright and beautiful (Hollywood Trek), I met a guy named Derek Aframe. Although our encounter was brief, the stars must have been aligned at that very moment, since we later found out that we were meant… Continue reading The Harbus Intraview
Cheesy, or Just a Romantic at Heart?By Michelle Gee (NA) So it must have been cosmic. I had an interview on Thursday and the interviewer asked me if I’d ever had Schropfer cheese. Yes, I realize this in and of itself is an odd interview question, but we’ll leave that to another Intraview. I didn’t… Continue reading Cheesy, or Just a Romantic at Heart? and Women Welders of the World Unite!
What It’s Like to Date a Veal Manby Stephanie Holden (NF) When I learned that AuntieGoldie had found me the perfect match in Nick Maynard, I was thrilled to meet one of the mysterious few “single men” inhabiting the HBS campus. Nick’s first recommendation for our blind date was an all-day affair-yes, starting at 7:30… Continue reading The Harbus Intraview
The North End is filled with such a wonderful selection of Italian restaurants. However, because of the long and cold winter, I’ve never ventured over there that often. But, after a beautiful and warm (for Boston anyway) spring day, I grabbed my husband and said, “Let’s go and see what this wonderful Italian scene is… Continue reading Mmmm, the North End