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Comfy, cozy dining at Dianna’s Neighborhood Bistro

Walking into Dianna’s Neighborhood Bistro feels a bit like walking into your grandmother’s kitchen. This quaint, BYOB restaurant on the corner of June and Chandler Street in Worcester is what one Foodie called “the type of mom and pop shop that this city is known for.” Cooking for such a large group was a challenge…

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Marc Felicio’s “Dacosta’s Pizza Bakery” Breaks Tradition of Neapolitan-style Pizza

Let’s just get this out of the way: By common American definition, Marc Felicio is not a chef. He doesn’t even call himself a cook. Hence my shortest column ever: The end. Okay fine, in French chef means manager or leader. And Marc is every bit that but the food he serves is deeply Italian:…

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Chicken Le Mirage

Worcester has its share of “genre restaurants”; if you want Italian, there are eighteen readily available. Pizza? More than twenty. Japanese? A dozen. But if you are looking for Middle Eastern or Mediterranean there is a small handful and even less if you are also looking for BYOB. Le Mirage is one of them. Located at…

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Gorgonzola Almond Crusted Sirloin

Hidden from the hustle of the city is Chioda’s Trattorria on Franklin Street. The small, intimate, Italian eatery boasts both the traditional flavors of Italy along with an authentic atmosphere to help you escape from the world outside. Apart from a diverse wine menu, the meals have an added element of surprise. Take the Gorgonzola…