Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

Veal Parmigiana

Having dined at La Scala many, many times over the years I was happy to find out our Foodies group had chosen this well-established, family-run Shrewsbury Street restaurant for our June gathering. Whenever I eat at La Scala, I always start with their signature Sausage Antipasto. This dish is large enough to be shared (often…

Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

Pesto and Gnocchi with Herbed Ricotta and Shrimp

La Scala had lovely high ceilings of pressed tin and the large booths that were situated in were comfortable and relaxing. The staff was quick and friendly so we ordered fairly soon after arriving. The menu had many options we were willing to try and so we narrowed it down to the pesto and gnocchi with herbed ricotta and…

Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

Veal Parmigiana

As a long time resident of the Worcester area, it still amazes me that there are established restaurants in the Worcester area that I have never dined at. La Scala, nestled into the bustling  Shrewsbury Street’s Italian scene is one of them. Upon reviewing the menu, I was drawn to an appetizer of Hot Italian…

Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

House Made Arancini balls

For dinner at La Scala, I was persuaded by the sound of the house made arancini balls or risotto stuffed balls with the chefs choice of ingredients. These showed up in a nice portion, but I was slightly surprised with the heavily fried looked to them, but once you cut into them you see they are lightly breaded…

Food Reviews Worcester presented by Discover Central Massachusetts

Chicken Piccata

Located on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester, La Scala is a small Italian restaurant with a home-line feel. I found the staff to be quite friendly and accommodating with a nice cozy feeling to the place. I started with a side Caesar Salad. This was very large for a starter or side salad with plenty of croutons…

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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…