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Hampton Roads - Boston-like restaurants/food

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Hampton Roads - Boston-like restaurants/food

NRTRandall | May 2, 2008 05:21 AM

I am looking for food like I grew up with in the Boston area.

Chinese Food? with chicken fingers, boneless spareribs to die for, pork strips, duck sauce in large containers, etc

Italian style bakery/deli - I found Rigoletto's at Red Mill which is a great bakery, are there any others around? Any great delis with fresh bakery bread and rolls, Italian cold cuts, italian specialty foods?

Italian food - small mom and pop operations like Maria's in Quincy.

onion rings - the long stringy kind, no beer batter or frozen rings for me

Steak bomb - no lettuce and mayo - just fresh rolls from the bakery, cheese, onions, peppers and mushrooms

PIZZA - when we go up north, we come home with 10 pizzas to savor. I'm talking the 10-12" size, thin, crisp crust - not from a chain. We love Ernie's of Plymouth's chourice pizza, or Lynnwood Cafe's of Randolph's linguica pizza.

Pizza bagels - homemade - with homemade thick sauce with a tiny bit of cheese on top. Our kids teethed on these.

If any Boston transplants have found the place for "home cooking", please pass on your finds. Thanks.

Nancy Randall
Chesapeake

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