Tipsy Goat Pie from Corner Grille

The level of creativity and willingness to experiment involved in creating a pizza with chardonnay leek sauce, chicken, prosciutto, goat cheese, and arugula is not something you typically find in the place you stopped to grab a pie on the way home.

Tipsy Goat Pie from Corner Grille

In the pizza world there wages a lifelong turf battle between New York and Chicago -style pizzas, but in my book, it doesn’t get much better than the crispy thin crust offered by Corner Grille on Pleasant Street in Worcester, MA. In Worcester, we get spoiled. We have old school pizzerias with great history, like…

Steakhouse Burger

Burgers are a standard when it comes to American dining. In fact, even the average burger can be both satisfying and enjoyable without having to re-create the wheel. Joey’s Bar and Grill goes beyond its advantageous menu and has a small section dedicated to this American staple. With options like the Juicy Lucy it was…

The Margherita Pizza

Once again, we find our Foodie’s group gathering on Shrewsbury Street, but do not think this is a bad thing; I love the abundance of culinary opportunities to explore on this street. La Scala is a quaint, small and inviting Italian restaurant with an inviting area for al fresco dining or perhaps just enjoying some…

Pistachio Pizza

At the end of my dinner, I had an interesting conversation with the owner of Volturno, Worcester’s newest Italian/pizza restaurant.  He readily acknowledges that Volturno is not for everyone.  If you are looking for a Hawaiian or Meat Lover’s pizza, he noted, you might as well drive past Volturno.  There are many other pizza joints…

fior de latte pizza and duck prosciutto

Shrewsbury Street is a food mecca for those looking for variety, culture and good eats. One of the newest kids on the block is Volturno…an old school Italian pizzeria with a modern vibe that has found its home in the old Buick dealership next to 7 NaNa. The entrance is laid with stone fixtures that remind…

Bianca Ricotta Fior di Latte Chile Roasted Garlic Scallion Pizza

Perhaps in reading some of my reviews you may have gathered a little known fact about me. I am extremely passionate about pizza, specifically brick oven. Therefore, when my turn came to select our next foodies’ adventure, it was foreseeable that I would choose the new brick oven pizza restaurant on the Worcester scene: Volturno. (Disclaimer: if…