One Perfect Meal: Gran Gusto

| Boston Magazine |

This month’s no-fail feast? Three courses of authentic Neapolitan-style eats—including one of the wood-fired thin-crust pizzas that have helped earned this hole-in-the-wall trattoria rave reviews—all washed down with a glass of house red. 90 Sherman St., Cambridge, 617-441-0400, grangustocambridge.com.

• Smoky grilled calamari with mushrooms and zesty lemon sauce, $11

• Pizza Diavola, topped with tomato sauce, buffalo mozzarella, spicy salami, and basil, $13

• Chocolate-almond cake crowned with a scoop of pistachio gelato, $8

• An ample pour of (surprisingly tasty) house chianti, $8

Total + 7% meals tax + 18% tip: $50