Joslin Diabetes Center honors Carla Gomes

John Brooks, David Gomes, Carla Gomes, and Keith Lockhart.
From left: John Brooks, David Gomes, Carla Gomes, and Keith Lockhart.

 

Pops maestro Keith Lockhart shared a laugh backstage at Symphony Hall with Joslin Diabetes Center president John Brooks and David Gomes, a patient whose mom, North End restaurateur Carla Gomes, was honored at Joslin’s annual Evening at Pops. The owner of Antico Forno and Terramia, Gomes organized “CityFeast,’’ a North End noshfest benefiting Joslin.

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein Globe Staff  

A weekend of food and festivities

Carla Gomes, John Brooks, Francesca Bastarache, and Mayor Menino at the Joslin Diabetes Center’s 7th Annual CityFeast.
From left: Carla Gomes, John Brooks, Francesca Bastarache, and Mayor Menino at the Joslin Diabetes Center’s 7th Annual CityFeast.

Celeb chef Todd English was one of the famous faces at Mohegan Sun’s wine festival over the weekend. . . . Mayor Tom Menino , WGBH’s Emily Rooney , Joslin Diabetes Center CEO John Brooks , and City Councilor Sal Lamattina , were among the 200 who participated in the Joslin Diabetes Center’s 7th Annual CityFeast, an event founded by Antico Forno and Terramia owner Carla Gomes.

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By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Globe Staff / January 31, 2012