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November 2015

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DININGGUIDE fine italian cuisine Buono Bistro welcome to 220 Suttton Street, North Andover, MA Mon - Thurs 11am–9pm Fri & Sat 11am–11pm Sun 3pm–9pm 978.258.0658 Make your reservations Today! Party bookings available for up to 120 people Fra Diavlo, rigatoni Bolognese, and veal chop Saltimbocca, to name a few—cre- ated from family recipes in a comfortable neighborhood restaurant and bar setting. The Market features imported Italian spe- cialties and takeaway sandwiches, salads, and pasta dishes. 78 Holten St., Danvers, 01923, 978-774- 0012, $$ LUCIA RISTORANTE & BAR Lucia Ristorante & Bar showcases cuisine inspired by dishes from more than 20 regions in Italy. Artisan pizzas, modern twists on traditional favorites, a choice wine selection, and a lively atmosphere (made all the more so by Abruzzi- themed décor) earn favor with regulars and newcomers alike. Particularly high marks are given to owner/chef Donato Frattaroli's ditalini pasta with white beans and prosciutto, as well as his pasta fagioli. 13 Vernon Street, Winchester, 01890, 781- 729-0515, $$ JOSEPH'S TRATTORIA A cooking and eating bonanza is what Joseph's Trattoria offers. Whether it's an evening of Italian dining or a quick stop at the "groceria," this fine food mecca is a great place to find a cuisine-themed adventure. The menu promises every- thing from specialties like Filetto di Sogliola and Pollo Slatato e Aragost, to simple pizzas and calzones. But Joseph's doesn't stop there. Wedding cakes, cater- ing services, even chef-hosted cooking classes are all part of this boutique trat- toria's Old World scene. 145 Oxford Avenue, Haverhill, 01835, 978- 374-8288, $$$ OREGANO PIZZERIA & RISTORANTE A brick oven imported from Genoa is one of Oregano Pizzeria & Ristorante's many enchantments. The thin-crusted gourmet pizzas are another. This seaside Italian treasure makes its home on the south bank of the Merrimack River at the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean, where regulars and newcomers alike bite into every kind of dough, sauce, and topping combination imaginable. 16 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, 01950, 978-462-5013, $$ ORZO TRATTORIA Orzo Trattoria is one of those delightful, yet unexpected culinary finds. Located in a North Andover shopping plaza, it is surprisingly sophisticated with spot-on renditions of all the traditional Italian favorites dished up in a roomy, well-ap- pointed dining room. Fresh-from-the-sea fish arrives daily, and is a hit with regulars and newcomers alike. Additionally, a com- prehensive catering menu and services garner generous accolades. 1085 Osgood Street (Rte 125), North Andover, 01845, 978-686-6921, $$ OSTERIA NINO Combining the Italian love of the land with the bounty from New England's

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