Seeking opinions on Merenda, an Italian restaurant on Union Street. The Chron gives it a glowing review, but that was two years ago, so I am hoping to get some recent data on the quality of the food and the noise level.
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.