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1 Huntington Ave. (Dartmouth St.) Send to Phone
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At once sleek and posh, clean and comfy, Jamie Mammano's black-and-white night spot does contemporary Italian to a turn.
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Sorellina Restaurant Review

: Black and white and hot all over, Sorellina is from Midas-like restaurateur Jamie Mammano of Mistral and Teatro. Occupying the ground floor of a wedge-shaped Copley Square condo, this night-spot is as striking inside as it is from the outside, at once sleek and posh, clean and comfy. Likewise, its contemporary Italianate menu is simultaneously minimalist and hearty. The preparations are straightforward, almost stark, but they're substantial in every sense of the word. Appetizers are understated to the point of minimalism---think raw tuna with spots of citrus and chili; likewise, house-made maccheroncelli with meatballs is every bit as light as your grandma’s version is heavy. Entrées are pared down to their essences---a lovely piece of meat or fish, simply prepared and simply adorned; we especially like the veal Milanese---carefully done, not a crumb wasted. Even desserts like the delightful, not-too-sweet mocha-meringue semifreddo with caramel syrup makes delicacy seem synonymous with richness. It's too bad the Old Country peasants who inspired such dishes couldn't have afforded a single bite.

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