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Eastern Euro Delights at Café Polonia, Baltic Deli

A recent discussion revealed Chowhounds are quick to recommend Café Polonia in Andrew Square for hearty Polish dishes. The potato pancakes in particular are delicious—gourmaniac says they are perfectly crispy

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Boston’s Best Irish Pub Food

There are plenty of Irish pubs in Boston. Which ones offer quality food along with the drinks? A recent request for suggestions got Boston Chowhounds talking. A good choice in

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Que Padre Taqueria: Openings Boston

A recent opening Chowhounds are talking about. Want the early word on what’s new where you live? Check out Chowhound. New in East Boston: A destination for tacos, Sonoran-style hot

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Murderously Good Rotisserie Chicken in Jackson Square

Don’t let the name fool you: A visit to Yely’s Coffee Shop is all about the rotisserie chicken, not the coffee. Reviving an 11-year-old Chowhound discussion about this Jackson Square

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The Hottest Pupu Platters in Boston

Is New England the heart of American pupu platter culture? The classic American-Chinese appetizer plate holds an assortment of grilled meats and fried appetizers, often placed around a Sterno flame.

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Where to Get Your Goat in Boston

A recent Chowhound discussion about where to find the best goat dishes in Boston yielded many suggestions spanning styles and cuisines. Here are a few favorites: • Cantonese stewed goat

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In Cambridge, Flavored Lattes with Flair

Chowhounds agree that Voltage Coffee & Art in Kendall Square serves great café mochas, but maillard thinks it’s worth trying some of the special lattes. “I’m usually not a big

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Karl’s Sausage Kitchen: Openings Boston

A recent opening Chowhounds are talking about. Want the early word on what’s new where you live? Check out Chowhound. New in Peabody: This longtime favorite for German sausages has

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iYO Café: Openings Boston

A recent opening Chowhounds are talking about. Want the early word on what’s new where you live? Check out Chowhound. New in Davis Square: Self-serve fro-yo, do-it-yourself waffle irons, and

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Moultons: Really Fresh Seafood in Medford

Moultons in Medford is a longtime Chowhound favorite for fresh seafood. “The cooking wouldn’t win any awards for creativity,” pemma notes in a recent thread, but “the fish could not

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Punjabi Tadka’s a Nice Addition to Arlington’s Indian Scene

The latest addition to the Arlington restaurant scene, Punjabi Tadka scored good early marks in a recent Chowhound discussion. Ferrari328 sampled the chicken saag (pictured), which was on the mild

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Mistral: Is This Boston’s Best High-End Brunch?

Mistral serves an excellent weekend brunch, with prices only slightly higher than the “typical South End brunch spot,” Chowhound user Blumie notes in a recent thread. “They do a great

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Taqueria Jalisco: Best Tacos in Boston?

Taqueria Jalisco in East Boston is serving some of the best tacos in the city, according to a recent discussion on Chowhound. The adobado (pork), lengua (tongue), and cabeza (head)

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Fried Catfish Epiphany at SoulFire

Is it a mistake to order fish at a barbecue joint? According to a recent Chowhound discussion thread, not at SoulFire in Allston. The fried catfish is the best that

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Where to Find Hawaiian Food in Boston

It might be hard to find a Hawaiian restaurant in Boston, but that doesn’t mean the city is completely devoid of island food. Several restaurants do serve Hawaiian or Hawaiian-inspired

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OAK Long Bar + Kitchen: Openings Boston

Want the early word on what’s new where you live? Check out Chowhound. New in Copley Square: The former Oak Room has reopened as the revamped OAK Long Bar +

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Amazing Juices in Boston’s Chinatown

The Juice Bar in Chinatown is worth a visit, both for the delicious juices and the excellent service. The “rockstar” proprietor is “kind and wonderful,” Prav says, and lipoff points

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Low-Key and Comfortable in Beacon Hill

With its steep cobblestone streets and beautiful brick houses, Beacon Hill offers a nice change of pace from nearby downtown. Restaurants here tend not to be trendy or widely touted,

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What to Eat at the Burlington Mall

The Burlington Mall really only has two good eating options, according to Boston hounds: Gourmet India and Blue Stove at Nordstrom. Despite being in a food court, Gourmet India serves

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KO Pies at the Shipyard: Openings Boston

A recently opened restaurant that Chowhounds are talking about. Want the early word on what’s new where you live? Check out Chowhound. New in East Boston: KO’s second outpost, in

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The Scoop on Les Zygomates, Boston’s Venerable Bistro

The bistro scene in Boston has grown by “leaps and bounds” since Les Zygomates opened nearly two decades ago, but it still has its merits, hotoynoodle says. The wine list

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