Pasta Seashore, an Italian restaurant that opened on Boston’s waterfront (30 Rowes Wharf) in 2010, has been closed since a September 2019 hearth that reportedly began within the constructing’s ductwork and induced round $350,000 in harm . Almost three years later, it lastly has a reopening date — June 25 — and an attention grabbing tropical revamp, per teaser photographs the restaurant is sharing on social media.
“Once I return to Italy, each time within the final three a long time, I discover one thing new ‘within the outdated’; two time durations, new and outdated, coming collectively in completely complementary type,” writes co-owner Susie Ropolo. “That is one of the simplest ways for me to explain the magic of the brand new pasta seaside at Rowes Wharf.”
Susie and her husband Gianni Ropolo are behind Pasta Seashore, which additionally has an older location in Newport, Rhode Island, and a more moderen one in Windfall, Rhode Island; Susie is from Rhode Island, whereas Gianni is from Turin, Italy, the place he reportedly labored as an oral surgeon. The corporate is an actual household affair: their son Tyler Ropolo created the lights for the revamped Boston restaurant in collaboration with artisans from Turin.
The restaurant is impressed by “the countless plate of spaghetti pomodoro you discover on each road nook in Italy,” Susie Ropolo mentioned in a 2017 interview with the Boston Voyager web site, particularly at a trattoria from Turin the place she and her husband went virtually daily. evening.
Pasta Seashore – slogan “life is a seaside” – gives a menu that jumps in a number of Italian areas, significantly within the north of the nation, with dishes like cicchetti, small bites notably served in Venice; starters akin to Piedmontese braised beef and a Milanese rooster dish; traditional Bolognese tagliatelle and lasagna; and extra.
There’s additionally pizza, which has been a little bit of an under-the-radar hit for Boston diners and other people within the restaurant business. In a 2014 interview with Eater Boston, chef and Dante and Il Casale co-owner Dante de Magistris mentioned Pasta Seashore was his favourite native pizza, recommending ordering it effectively completed ( pizza usually). “Most individuals right here would think about it burnt,” he mentioned on the time. “Nonetheless, I think about it excellent and I bear in mind consuming it 1,000,000 instances in Naples.” He famous that Pasta Seashore makes use of “a exact Neapolitan pizza dough recipe,” leading to a “chewy, mild, fluffy, barely crispy” crust and “delicate, satisfying pizza” that leaves room for beer and extra. of meals.
In an interview for a similar article, North Finish restaurateur Frank DePasquale additionally praised Pasta Seashore’s pizza. “It is scrumptious with easy flavors, and it stays true to the definition of a pizza,” he mentioned on the time.
Control Pasta Seashore social media for extra updates forward of this weekend’s reopening.
Beginning June 25, the Pasta Seashore location in Boston shall be open Wednesday by Sunday, starting at 4:30 p.m.