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Boston Marathon: Carbo-Loading 101

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Whether your running the 125th Boston Marathon or just cheering on the runners, you can carbo load your way around the neighborhood! Here are our picks!

224 Boston Street – 224 Boston Street

Our Favs: Truffle Ricotta Raviolis with butternut squash, delicata squash, garlic shallots, amaretto, pecorino Romano

Pig Out: Short Rib Mac & Cheese with four cheese sauce, herb breadcrumbs, jus

Molinari’s Pizzeria – 789 Adams St

Our Favs: Pasta Ala Vodka withImported Garganelli Pasta, Local Spring Peas, Vodka, Tomato & Cream with chicken or crumbled sausage.

Pig Out: “Sunday Dinner” which includes Linguini, Molinari’s Marinara, and Ida’s Meatballs.

dbar – 1236 Dorchester Ave.

Our Favs: penne bolognaise – with veal, beef & pancetta, parmesan creamy tomato sauce

Pig Out:  Mac & Cheese with clothbound cheddar, caramelized onions and breadcrumbs.

Tavolo – 1918 Dorchester Avenue

Our Favs: Cacio e Pepe with basil pesto chicken, pecorino & black pepper cream sauce

Pig Out: Pumpkin Gnocchi forest mushrooms, swiss chard, sage cream, cranberry gastrique, grana padano

Venezia – 20 Ericsson St, Boston

Our Favs: Capellini ai Scampi Wild shrimp, garlic, lemon, parsley and EVOO, tossed with angel hair pasta

Pig Out: Linguine Frutti di Mare Shrimp, calamari, scallops and mussels tossed with cherry tomato, garlic and white wine, touch of chili flakes

Where are your favorite spots for pasta?  

Image via dbar on Instagram

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Reagan Byrne

Reagan is a Food & Drink Photographer, Social Media Content Creator and a sometimes-blogger based in Boston, MA. Self proclaimed foodie passionate about photography, travel and her frenchie Flyp.