Chef Dante de Magistris and Tony Susi took us around to some of their favorite North End restaurants, shops, cafes, and more.
De Magistris: “Aria is a fairly new addition to Hanover Street, and owner Massimo Tiberi is one of the most hospitable guys around. Every time you walk through the door, it feels like you’re entering his house for a great dinner party. In the summer, my favorite spot is the table for two right by the window overlooking Hanover Street. In the winter, I love sitting next to the fire. The rigatoni all Amatriciana—with caramelized onion, San Marzano tomato, and house-cured pancetta—is the perfect combination of sweet and salty. If I really feel like indulging, I order the Costata di Vitello, a 16 ounce, milk-fed veal rib chop.”