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Stella

1525 Washington St. (W. Brookline St.) Send to Phone
617-247-7747 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Don't be fooled by the white-on-white showroom look: South Enders are here for snappy modern Italian fare and the brunches.
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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
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Dining room at Stella, Boston, MA

Stella Restaurant Review

: White-on-white minimalism may lend Stella the look of a Scandinavian furniture showroom, but its coldness is more than offset by the white heat the party people who frequent it emanate. Evan and Candace Deluty hit on the right thing at the right time---a sleek spot that would serve up snappy modern Italian fare to the chic residents of a neighborhood which, for all its culinary riches, lacked precisely that. Simple grilled pizzas and pastas are the highlights here, their twists on tradition still true to tradition---take a pie with a funghi medley of porcini, crimini, shiitake and oyster mushrooms, drizzled with white truffle oil, or spicy orecchiette with sausage and cured tomatoes. So the foodies feast, while fashionistas flock to the terrazzino for cocktails. In keeping with the fact that brunch is a cultural phenomenon in the South End, but not so much in Rome, the Sunday morning menu is more distinctly American---but no less fun. Plus, the people-watching is incomparable.

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