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…

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Flying Rhino’s Duck Farrotto

Duck is not a dish that I frequently order, partly because it is rare to find it among the Worcester restaurants and partly because it is an easy dish to do wrong. Knowing the Flying Rhino’s reputation for taking risks often with rewarding results, I decided that the Duck Farrotto could challenge the chef and, hopefully, result…

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Filet Napoleon

There was a defining moment in my dining experience at Nuovo Restaurant, the moment when I knew that I had one of the best waiters in Worcester.  It was the moment I took the first bite of my entrée, the entrée that without hesitation he recommended.   It was the moment when I stopped hearing my dinner…

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Popette Alla Grillia

I’d describe Nuovo Restaurant‘s menu as Italian with strong Middle Eastern flare beginning with warm rolls when you sit down served with Mediterranean spices in oil and a lemony garlic yogurt sauce. This was a REALLY great way to start a meal. The yogurt ‘sauce’ is the same that came with my meal and is better…