Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Greek Exchange Students Dine at Tresca

“Una Faccia, Una Razza!” The Italian saying meaning “one face, one race” is often used to express the close cultures of Italians and Greeks, and the shared genetic heritage of the peoples of the Mediterranean. The popular phrase appropriately captions this scene from earlier this week when Tresca hosted a group of thirty students from Greece Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Celebrating Pride Month, Bow & Arrow 4th Anniversary, Meet the Owners Behind Tresca

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, May 31 and if you’re looking for ways to celebrate the start of Pride Month, join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as they present the Pineapple Project, an original play about gender, creativity, and each child’s freedom to be who they are, continue reading.  Here’s Read More…

Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Maria from Sesame Street at Tresca

Maria from Seseme Street stopped in for dinner this weekend at Tresca on Hanover Street, shown here with Chef Rich Ansara.   “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Send in your photos using our Submit a Post form, via email to or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling Read More…

Food & Drink Photos & Videos Sports

Showcasing Ray Bourque’s Career and Tresca

Ray Bourque is profiled in this new video showcasing his professional hockey career. In the middle of the piece, Ray’s involvement with Tresca restaurant in Boston’s North End is featured at the 11:25 minute mark. The video has been airing locally on NESN, and nationally on Fox Sports. See the video here.    

Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: David Ortiz and Ray Bourque Headline Tresca Event

David Ortiz and Ray Bourque headlined “A Night With Ray and Big Papi” at Tresca Restaurant in Boston’s North End last week. The celebrities posed above with Tresca Chef Rich Ansara and co-owner Peter Weber. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Bourque Family Foundation and the David Ortiz Children’s Fund.   “Neighborhood Photo” is Read More…

Event Notices

A Night with Ray and Big Papi at Tresca Benefit

Mingle with legends Ray Bourque and David Ortiz at the North End’s Tresca on November 7th, 6-9pm. Chef Rich Ansara will serve amazing appetizers with Arias Wine by David Ortiz, cocktails, Big Papi cigars, photos and more surprises! Proceeds from a $500 donation will benefit the Bourque Family Foundation and the David Ortiz Children’s Fund. Read More…

Food & Drink

Tresca Wine Dinner Brings Out Bruins Coaches

This week’s wine dinner at Tresca brought out special guests at co-owner’s Ray Bourque’s table, including Bruins Head Coach Bruce Cassidy and assistant coach and former Bruins player Jay Pandolfo. The Hanover Street standard featured a multi-course Italian wine dinner from chef Richard Ansara and vino from the Veneto by Christian Trotta and Fantasy Fine Wines. Read More…

Food & Drink

Tresca’s Ray Bourque and Rich Ansara on Phantom Gourmet; Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Glavine Visits

A new episode of Phantom Gourmet features the newly revamped Tresca Restaurant on Hanover Street in Boston’s North End. The video features hockey legend Ray Bourque and new executive chef, Rich Ansara. Another recent Tresca guest was Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Glavine, shown below, who stopped in for graduation celebration.  

Announcements Food & Drink

Tresca’s Sunday Brunch Buffet

TRESCA RESTAURANT LAUNCHES SUNDAY BRUNCH BUFFET Tresca Executive Chef and Co-owner Richard Ansara is pleased to announce the launch of a Sunday Brunch Buffet. Our buffet is available Sundays from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and features traditional brunch and breakfast dishes with exciting flavors and creative twists.   Chef Richard has remarked that “the staff and I are extremely Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Guide: Fire Escape Architecture, Population Steadying, City Bike Planning

Things to know for Thursday! Fire Escape Architecture? Notable news found elsewhere: Greater Boston population growth cooling The growing population within Boston has leveled off when compared to the staggering growth seen over the past few years. With housing costs that are among the highest in the country is hindering growth, The Boston Globe has more on the Read More…

Food & Drink

New Chef and Team Join Ray Bourque at North End’s Tresca

Tresca Restaurant and Bar in Boston’s North End is still the place where Bruins legend Ray Bourque hangs out. In 2017, the Hanover Street standard starts a new chapter with Executive Chef, Rich Ansara, along with new owners and management. We stopped in recently to catch up with the changes as the Italian restaurant enters its 10th year in the Read More…