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by Bob Dobalina 4 days ago

It says a lot about the "new and improved" chowhound that I come on this morning and see I am the first to post that ...


EllenMM commented 21 minutes ago

Boston, North Shore and Western Mass Visit

by QueenBeez 27 days ago

We re visiting Boston from the Westchester area, arriving the Saturday after Thanksgiving. We will spend about 6 nigh...

QueenBeez commented 1 hour ago

Changes plans brings us to the South Shore

by QueenBeez 1 hour ago

I had posted a few weeks back that I would be visiting the North Shore and then meandering home thru Western Ma but a...

Oak Long Bar + Kitchen (or close by alternative)

by Blumie 2 hours ago

Anyone have any recent experience here? Staying at The Copley Plaza and looking for convenience. Any good alternati...

Island Creek Oyster Bar

by bakerboyz 9 hours ago

Four of us went for dinner this past Friday evening and though I love the atmosphere, food was good not great. Though...

Ezra "Speed" Anderson - RIP

by beetlebug 2 days ago

Per the Boston Globe, Ezra Anderson, aka Speed of the Speed dog fame, has passed. I had my first speed dog in 199...

trufflehound commented 9 hours ago


by heybaldy 23 hours ago

i hail from Montreal, but wander as far as Worcester. Would any one in Beantown know where is the closest Costco stor...


treb commented 12 hours ago

Gin U Dee - Thai in Stoneham

by davis_sq_pro 5 months ago

This place seems to have opened sometime in the past few weeks. Tiny place on Main Street (intersection of Franklin) ...


treb commented 12 hours ago

Where to eat on Memorial Drive in Cambridge?

by somervilleoldtimer 2 days ago

A friend is coming into town, staying at the Courtyard Hotel on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. We're looking for a pl...


youngho commented 21 hours ago

Baby Shower Location around Waltham

by mackenzie8701 5 days ago

I'm trying to find a baby shower location around Waltham (open to other areas that are ~30 mins away--Lexington? Mari...


thimes commented 22 hours ago

Exodus Bagels

by pariss 17 days ago

Anyone heard of these or tried them? I have not but have heard they are amaaaazing. sold 1 time per week at Egleston...

Chris VR commented 23 hours ago

Boston-style Chinese Food recipes

by Hytzipky 8 years ago

[NOTE: We've moved this discussion from the thread at -- The Chowhound Team]...


devilham commented 1 day ago

Good Boston Store for Fresh Trout?

by opinionatedchef 2 days ago

We both love fresh trout and FrPond WF used to occasionally have it from Idaho, but the Pakistani stuff was not so go...

hotoynoodle commented 1 day ago

$10 lb. Gulf Shrimp at Whole Foods thru 11/24!

by opinionatedchef 7 days ago

Not all WF run the same specials, but, ending the 24th, the Medford WF has this special for 26-30 size, shell- on. I ...

Aromatherapy commented 1 day ago

No Free H2O @ Finale: Your Thoughts?

by CambridgeFoodie 7 days ago

Recently went to Finale and ordered a desert sampler for 2 ($22) plus 2 cappuccinos (~$9) they made a profit fro...

hotoynoodle commented 2 days ago

Savenor's Beef Stock

by bear 7 days ago

I stopped by Savenor's on Kirkland St. to pick up some ground beef for dinner, and noticed that they had their house-...

opinionatedchef commented 5 days ago

La Motta

by Small Plates 6 days ago

Has anyone been to La Motta (South End, in the old Union space) yet? I know it is only a few weeks old, so I've been...

Small Plates commented 5 days ago

Spindrift Cucumber Seltzer, where are you?!

by Chris VR 26 days ago

On a recent trip to the Boston Public Market, I bought a can of this refreshing seltzer and enjoyed it with my lunch....


kimfair1 commented 5 days ago

Are there real restaurants and not just chains in the Peabody, Salem Danvers area?

by ceceboston 1 month ago

Moved to the area recently and can't find any creative, chef-owned good restaurants. this is a world filled with fam...


bostonbeefeater commented 6 days ago

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