The Portland Phoenix has published a review of Paciarino.
Portions at Paciarino are large and filling, and the wine is reasonable. The place is rustic and it has heart. It seemed more like the magical Italy I imagined than the off-putting Milan I discovered. Confirming this impression, the dessert menu offered a “boccondivino,” literally “magical mouthful,” that was a sort of tiramisu made with a version of those crunchy almond cookies I remembered. Crunching them in the dim light of a candle’s flame, I regressed to childhood. They are a perfect way to celebrate your hosts’ escape from Milan.