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Best arancini - an unexpected place

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Best arancini - an unexpected place

fecalface | | Feb 13, 2009 08:03 AM

I've always enjoyed arancini, trying it at all the favorite CH destinations. However, I think I may have stumbled upon a new source for the area's best - Tufts University Dining Services - Hotung Cafe (Mezze Kitchen to be precise).

Unbelievable, but true. I think this is because there are a number of older Italian women working in Hotung cafe in Tufts' campus center who whip these up when they're feeling inspired. The arancini are made with a spinach rice with a cheese and sauce core. Nice crisp fry, thin breading, not greasy at all. They charge $3.50 for one, but it comes on top of a small mixed green salad. Makes for a small lunch or a good snack.

Note: availability of these might be variable and Hotung Cafe only takes cash.

Link to Tufts Dining: http://dining.tufts.edu/?pid=17

Curious to see if any other CHers have discovered these...

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