One Perfect Meal: Taranta

This month’s no-fail feast? Tasty Italian-Peruvian cooking at this oft-overlooked North End gem

A frothy pisco sour, $10

Coccio di pesce e legumi, a spicy tomato-based stew of seafood and chickpeas, $15

Double-cut pork chop with yucca root, Peruvian corn, spinach, and caramelized onions, $34

An espresso-doused semifreddo torroncino, $10

Total + 7% meals tax + 18% tip: $87.12

210 Hanover St., Boston, 617-720-0052,