Category Archives: Salumeria

Polcari’s Coffee

Anthony Polcari started Polcari’s Coffee in 1932. The coffee shop was a dream of his since he came over from Italy at the age of twenty. Working as a pocket-maker at a local tailor’s shop, Mr. Polcari saved up to open his own coffee store on Salem St. in 1932. Polcari’s Coffee was a family owned business. Mr. […]

Bricco Salumeria & Pasta Shoppe

Grocer and Italian deli vends made-to-order sandwiches, pastas and imported goods like mozzarella. Right off Hanover Street, in the heart of Boston’s North End, is a narrow little alley.  Most who walk by don’t even notice it’s there.  But for those who do, for those who make their way down this narrow little alley, they’re […]

Monica’s Mercato

Like many immigrant families, The Mendozas gather around the table to celebrate and share the events of the day with their loved ones over delicious family recipes. Since 1995 the Mendoza brothers have shared the recipes, and the traditions they hold dear, with their friends and neighbors. With meticulous care, the brothers shop from local […]

Salumeria Italiana

Salumeria Italiana is the home of the finest foods from Italy and all of the Mediterranean. Our store opened almost 50 years ago in Boston’s North End because an Italian mother wanted to feed her baby son the wonderful foods she knew from her homeland. That baby was Gaetano Martignetti, the owner and son of […]