You have successfully signed up for contest updates.

You have successfully signed up for the newsletter.

Food: North End Showcases European Culture

Got garlic? If not, you’ll find plenty in Boston’s North End. The pungent aroma of this flavorful herb will give your olfactory glands a workout for sure, and you won’t have to move a muscle. All you have to do is stand on any street corner and inhale. Little wonder, given the inexhaustible supply of Italian restaurants lining the North End’s streets. And every one of them is shouting “Mangia!”

The North End is rich in food, culture and history and is as European as it gets this side of the Atlantic. Store windows are showcases for wheels of yellow cheese, spicy salami in natural casings and vibrantly colored marzipan, not to mention cannolis. Italians living outside of Boston come here to shop for hard-to-find delicacies specific to holidays like Christmas and Easter. Read Full Story

More Ideas: Food

A Day Exploring Cabo San Lucas Food and Shopping
A Day Exploring Cabo San Lucas Food and Shopping
What better way is there to start off a day in Baja than with a meal of huevos rancheros? The Mexican-style egg breakfast was served, along with orange juice, tortillas and salsa, by a delightful local girl named Maria. I enjoyed the meal in a small... Read More
Sand, Salsa and a Cuban Sandwich in Miami
Sand, Salsa and a Cuban Sandwich in Miami
When someone mentions the word "Miami,"a myriad of images ranging from art deco architecture to thong bikinis and Cuban cigars naturally come to mind. A visit to Miami will put the stereotypes to rest, allowing visitors to experience the re... Read More
North End Showcases European Culture
North End Showcases European Culture
Got garlic? If not, you'll find plenty in Boston's North End. The pungent aroma of this flavorful herb will give your olfactory glands a workout for sure, and you won't have to move a muscle. All you have to do is stand on any street corner and inhal... Read More
Toto, We’re Not in Napa Anymore: A World-Class Wine Region, post-Sideways
Toto, We’re Not in Napa Anymore: A World-Class Wine Region, post-Sideways
A Cheese Cave, Wine Tasting and French Food in Baja
A Cheese Cave, Wine Tasting and French Food in Baja
It might surprise you that the culinary delights in and around Ensenada reach far beyond their famous fish tacos and a Margarita at Hussong’s Cantina.  A trip to the oldest cheese cave in Latin America, wine tasting and the oldest French restauran... Read More
Where the Turf Meets the Surf
Where the Turf Meets the Surf
Summer is synonymous with the word vacation. Most of us dream of romantic walks on a tropical beach, umbrella cocktails or maybe just hiding away with a great book. The months of July through August in Del Mar, California, spell out quite a differe... Read More