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Jan 26, 2007 09:37 PM

homestyle italian

I have been in the mood for warm, simple and delicious italian food. Is the Northend just a tourist spot or are there actually some places worth going to. I have been to prezza, which was very good but not what I am looking for. Give me a place that makes a great bolognese and pasta fagiole (sp). I keep hearing about a small place in allston.

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  1. On the corner of Salem and Prince I think it's spelled Al Danta ,any way you spell it they have the best bolognese

    1. The small place in Allston you've heard of is probably Carlo's and It is just what you are describing--give it a try

      1. I went to Al Dente once and enjoyed it. I went there because it wasn't on the main strip and I followed some locals speaking Italian and this is where they went. My mother and I really enjoyed it. It's really small, but we were treated well and the chow was good!

        1. My only complaint about Al Dente....improve the bread served before the meal. Very disappointing. Otherwise, the entrees are simple and very good. Service is excellent.

          1. I'd give Trattoria Toscana the nod over Carlos in quality of food, authenticity, and atmosphere. Pasta for you to try is the norcina, straciacatta, or carratierra. It's in the Fenway.