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De Pasquale Bros.

Founded in East Boston in 1921, De Pasquale Bros. moved to Medford in 1934, and its owners believe it is the oldest pizza joint still in operation in the country. A thick slice of tray pizza smothered with cheese and homemade tomato sauce costs 90 cents if you get it to go or $1 if served at one of their tables. The pizza is available by the slice from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The lunch menu includes more than 10 spaghetti dishes and six versions of veal. Try the sautéed slices of very tender veal with marsala wine, mushrooms, and broccoli, with a side of pasta ($7.95); the breaded veal cutlet baked with lots of cheese and tomato sauce and served with freshly cut french fries ($6.95); eggplant alla parmigiana ($5.95); or two huge meatballs with fries ($4.50). Most dinner entrees are under $12.

De Pasquale Bros., located on 374 Main Street in Medford, is open Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 12 to 10:30 p.m. Call 395-9591.

-- Nancy Kalajian