Photo Credit: www.prezza.com
Italian for “tuna,” Tonno features coastal Italian seafood and a variety of homemade pastas adapted from Prezza like shrimp fra diavolo with tagliatelle, spaghetti with clams and oregano and rigatoni with pecorino and black peppercorn.
Photo Credit: http://www.tonnorestaurant.com/
We caught up with Caturano recently to find out what he loves most about Boston.
Where were you born: Boston
How long in Boston: 38 years, lived in Miami and LA for four years total.
Neighborhood: North End
Occupation: Restaurant owner
Favorite Restaurant: Still looking
Best Sushi: Oishii
Best Italian: Hmmmmm… I don’t want to give up the competition!
Best dessert: Oreo cookie ice cream. In a Waffle Cone
Best place for a romantic date: Somewhere with a westerly view at sunset.
Best Sunday brunch: I had brunch at Mistral recently and loved it.
Best place for a power business meeting: Fishing on my boat.
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? The new Beauport Hotel in Gloucester will blow you away.
Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Fishermens Outfitter in Gloucester, Robin Hollow Gun Shop in RI if money is no object
Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Bob Rosenthal at Long’s hooks me up every time I go.
Best Spa: I have a hot tub and a steam shower.
Favorite Charity Event: Matt Light Shootout at Addieville in RI.
Favorite Cultural Event: I am more into adventure. I would rather live my own than read about someone else’s.
Favorite Cultural Institution: They have an institution for that?
Best Steakhouse: Grill 23, locally owned.
Best Pizza: My dad has a pizza oven at his house and we have a trailer wood oven that we tailgate with.
Best Lunch: I have been stuck on pho at Pho Paris lately since October. Can’t seem to get enough of it, hopefully this cool weather breaks soon.
Best Gym/Athletic Facility: I just joined the Y and to be honest, I love it. No BS, just work out and go home.
Best Massage: The next one I get, if I ever have time again.
Best Limousine/Driving Service: I just discovered Uber Black.
Best Museum/Exhibit: Museum of Natural History
Describe Boston in three words: Wicked awesome kid.
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: Love Rome, BC, Okavango Delta and Alaska.
All-around favorite spot in Boston: I’m sort of partial to the North End.
Best Aspect of Boston: When the traffic is thick, I can walk across town pretty quick.