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Wish (formerly Centro): don't bother

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Wish (formerly Centro): don't bother

jajjguy | Mar 12, 2005 09:45 AM

I finally made it to Wish, which occupies the former space of Centro on Mass Ave near Central Sq in Cambridge. Centro was very good, so I had high hopes for Wish.

We sat at the bar and watched a great basketball game, drank excellent classic martinis, and suffered through woefully sub-par food. A gourmet-style personal brick oven pizza that was unforgivably bland, with sauce that tasted like it was from a jar. Tasteless cod with limp vegetables. All around there was no seasoning, no effort, no thought or knowledge of food. Yet priced like a serious restaurant.

Oh well, win some lose some, won't be back.

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