Boston’s Italian North End Neighborhood Says ‘Olive Garden Food Truck, Go Home!’

Jun 13, 2015 1375

by Joanna Fantozzi

The Olive Garden food truck, which features the casual Italian-American chain's new breadstick sandwiches, is hitting the road, as we reported last week. The truck is coming to Boston's North End — Beantown's Italian neighborhood — and the area's Italian restaurateurs are none too happy about their new mobile neighbors.

"There is nothing authentically Italian about Olive Garden," George Mendoza, one of the owners of Monica's in the North End, told "It's an insult to everyone in the North End selling Italian food for more than 100 years. It's like if you took a P.F. Chang's and put it in Chinatown and passed around spring rolls."

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