Best of Boston
2022 Best Restaurant, West
Does a plate of gnocchi change when it moves from the city to the ’burbs? In the case of Mida, the answer is definitely not. At his bigger Newton outpost, chef Douglass Williams churns out the same house-extruded bucatini all’amatriciana and springy focaccia as at the lauded South End original — with a notable addition: charry New Haven–style pizza pies perfect for treating the kids (and yourself) after a Little League game.
261 Walnut St., Newton, 617-546-8010, midarestaurant.com