Best of Boston 2004 Neighborhood Restaurant, North End
33 North Sq.
Boston, Massachusetts 02113
Okay, so one of Carmen's chefs, Merwin Casey, hails from Ireland. But he cooks Italian better than many of his North End neighbors. Casey tweaks standard dishes just enough to make them exciting again. Witness his porcini-stuffed crespelle topped with a proper Bolognese and the perfect seared halibut splashed with salsa verde. That means delicious green sauce in English--and Irish.