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No menu? No guest list? No worries. At Lisa Napoli's potlucks, the plan is not to plan too much

February 12, 2011 |  5:59 am

Lisa-Napoli

The soup's on. The shoes are off. Lisa Napoli, a name many might know from her days as a "Marketplace" reporter on public radio, has perfected the art of no-fret entertaining. "Some people come here and I can tell that they're thinking, 'Oh, my God. I'm invited to her place and all she's got is a pot of chili, and she's wearing yoga pants,' " Napoli says. But as Alexandria Abramian Mott writes, the casual evening of conversation is exactly what brings friends back, week after week. Tag along to Napoli's latest gathering and read how the evening unfolds.

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Photos: Stefano Paltera / For The Times

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