Boston's North End is full of authentic Italian eateries. The Olive Garden is most definitely not one of them. But this weekend, an Olive Garden food truck parked there, handing out free food samples. Craig Lemoult/WGBH hide caption

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Mamma Mia! Olive Garden Food Truck Invades Boston's Italian Neighborhood
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Stephanie Izard says the Olive Garden helped to reignite a childhood passion for food. She went to Scottsdale Culinary Institute in Arizona and later moved to Chicago where she opened up her first restaurant. Jonathan Robert Willis/Courtesy of Stephanie Izard hide caption

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Salad Ties And Breadsticks: Star Chef Started At The Olive Garden
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At 820 calories, Maggiano's tiramisu packs in more than the tiramisu served at Olive Garden (510 calories) or Macaroni Grill (690 calories). But it pales in comparison with the version served at Carrabba's, which has 1,060 calories. Maggiano's hide caption

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