Northshore Magazine

November 2015

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138 | MAY + JUNE 2015 138 November 2012 Savoir Faire Home I N T E R I OR D E S IG N . H OM E D É C OR . G I F T S . 23 Barnard St., Andover, MA, 01810 . 978.409.6188 138 in-depth FACES badges, and the trio proceeded to have a conversation that, as Frattaroli retells it, sounds more like the old Abbott and Costello routine "Who's on First." "They said, 'Where's your liquor license?' I said, 'I have my license.' They said, 'Where's your license?' I said, 'My license is on the wall.' (See, we'd applied for a liquor license but never got one, but didn't know it.) 'How old are you?' they asked me. I said I was 17. They said, 'You're a minor serving alcohol.' Then they handcuffed me and took me to the police station. After that we decided to close the restaurant." A year later, their lesson learned, the duo decided to try again—with a little more preparation this time. They found another restaurant that they fixed up and opened as the first Lucia in the North End. This time, it was Frattaroli, his mother, and his brother all working in the kitchen together. The bar was properly licensed, they got major awards and kudos from local media for outstanding food, and before long, there was a line out Lucia in Winchester is both family-friendly and atmospheric.

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