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Picco Restaurant Review: Picco is about as gourmet as a neighborhood pizza joint can get before becoming an all-out dining destination. The name stands for Pizza and Ice Cream Company, and that's just what Rick Katz, former executive pastry chef for Legal Sea Foods, and his crew make from scratch daily --- along with sandwiches, inventive desserts, and even honest-to-goodness homemade flavored sodas. Pies are all cooked well done and see first-class toppings like braised chicken, goat cheese, sautéed shallots and roasted fennel; the Alsatian with Gruyère, bacon, crème fraîche and sautéed onions and garlic is especially pleasing (large pies are a bit pricey at nearly $25). Daily chalkboard specials feature draft microbrew IPAs, lagers, ales and porters. Regularly changing specials further prove that Picco aims to go above and beyond; haddock tacos are an unexpectedly fresh treat. Speaking of treats, an ice cream (dish, cone, frappe or sundae) is a must here with daily flavors like mint chip, caramel swirl, cinnamon and coffee brownie rounding out the menu.