North Square Oyster is now open in the North End! Executive Chef Douglas Rodrigues and General Manager Matt Wyatt brought along oysters, of course, but also a sampling of their small plates and entrees. Visit them this summer! More
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RadioBDC and the Taste of the North End want you to come out to continue the tradition of the North End restaurant community supporting North End charities. Win a pair of tickets here.
Donato Frattaroli was back in studio to talk about this year’s Taste of the North End, on Friday, April 28th at DCR’s Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial Street, in the North End. Over 45 restaurants will be featured and all proceeds benefit seven different local North End organizations. Get your tickets at a discount before April 17! More
Il Molo Owner Donato Frattaroli and Bar Manager Luke Collier were in this morning to talk brunch and dollar oysters, among other things. Il Molo means “the pier,” which is fitting, as the Frattarolis focus on the freshest, locally-sourced seafood. More
Donato Frattaroli, founder of Taste of the North End, was in studio earlier to talk about this year’s festival, happening this Saturday, April 29. Click here to enter to win tickets, and click through to hear our conversation. More
“The Wine Bottega stands in defense of real wine.” Kerri Platt was in studio this morning to talk about how she got into the wine business and what you can find at her shop in the North End. And with the holidays upon us, you’ll want to listen. And visit! More
To a Boston resident, the blue and white pastry box neatly tied with a piece of string is as familiar as the Prudential Tower or the Citgo sign. No matter where you are in the city, it’s practically impossible to escape the sight of Mike’s Pastry. Few feelings rival the excitement of untying the string that separates you from a coveted cannoli and, more importantly, that heavenly first bite.
Home to 18 cannoli flavors ranging from Hazelnut to Mint Chip, people line up in the bakery, out the door, and spill onto Hanover Street for all kinds of pastries, but let’s be honest, mostly the cannoli. And so, for the greater good, we took it upon ourselves to taste and subjectively rank all 18 Mike’s Pastry cannoli to find out which one reigns supreme.
Since the passing of former Mayor Thomas Menino yesterday, tributes have been pouring in nationwide. One longtime Boston resident has started a petition to create a more permanent tribute to Boston’s longest-serving Mayor by renaming Christopher Columbus Park in the North End after him. More
Today is the glorious day when we all resolve to make better of ourselves in the new year and inevitably end up joining a gym — for about a week. Instead, let’s make some resolutions for our neighborhoods and residents. In the spirit of painting with the broadest of brushes, here’s our list for the people of Greater Boston, lovingly suggested by several BDCwire writers who call these neighborhoods home. Tell us your neighborhood resolution by tweeting @BDCwire with the hashtag #BDCHoodResolution. More