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Szechuan's Dumpling Is Amazing, Lucky Arlington

by Swankalicious 8 years ago

Mr. Swank and I were passing through Arlington Heights this evening and saw a large "OPEN" sign at SD. Turns out the grand opening was tonight! We decided on takeout. The dining room was fairly bus...

Arlington breakfast?

by Splendid Spatula 3 years ago

Hi hounds, Looking for suggestions for a breakfast spot post-earlybird hockey game at Ed Burns Arena in Arlington (Heights) on Saturday. Normally we'd head back to Sound Bites or Ball Square but...

Best Arlington Restaurants?

by AlCracka 4 years ago

I don't see a recent general restaurant recommendation discussion for Arlington. Would anyone like to weigh in? We absolutely realize that Arlington is super close to everywhere else in Cambridge, ...

Markets NW of Boston That Have Good Marinated Steak Tips?

by hiddenboston 14 years ago

I need to get steak tips for a BBQ early this afternoon and have only been able to find non-marinated tips in markets this morning. Can anyone suggest where I could get marinated steak tips in the ...

Noodle Market is open

by mangotango 4 years ago

New Vietnamese and Thai restaurant open in Arlington center. Anyone try it yet?

Bistro Duet - Arlington

by hounda 4 years ago

NIce cocktail program and attentive knowledgeable bar staff, which is where we ate. Maybe 10 bar seats, warm ambiance. Really, really good bread and comes from LaVallee's bakery in Waltham. Butt...

Hangzhou cuisine in Arlington?

by Edokko 5 years ago

Recently I noticed that the Chinese-character-name section of the Szechuan's Dumpling storefront sign had been changed. (The English name not being the same as the Chinese name seems to be a commo...

Knife sharpening near Arlington MA?

by JuliusK 5 years ago

Like many of you, I used to go to Stoddard's to get my knives sharpened, however these days we are quite busy as a family and the trip is becoming inconvenient, plus the possibility of not being ab...

Commune Kitchen Arlington

by Ferrari328 5 years ago

They took over the space formerly occupied by Zocalo. They are tartine-and-pizza-focused with very reasonable prices. I got excited when I saw that they also had Poutine on the menu and couldn't wa...

Weekend eats: Westport, MA and Arlington, MA

by digga 5 years ago

We made a late-ish decision on Saturday to head to Westport. I had read that both the vineyard and Buzzard Bay Brewery had started having food trucks on the weekends. We decided to stop by the vine...

Commune Kitchen - East Arlington (Broadway)

by grant.cook 5 years ago

I have had lunch at Commune Kitchen in East Arlington twice in two weeks. First time I got a tartine, which is basically a open faced sandwich on grilled bread. Today i got the poutine - and it w...

Did Toraya "downgrade" their Nabeyaki Udon?

by Lagrangian 6 years ago

I was just at Toraya in Arlington and had their Nabeyaki Udon soup for the first time in over a year (the weather compelled the choice :)). While the broth was as tasty as I remember and the noodl...

Sono Asian Cuisine, Arlington. Continues to improve

by RoyRon 7 years ago

Over the past couple of months I have made almost weekly visits to SONO Asian Cuisine in Arlington. I liked SONO when it first opened and I have to say that I like it even more now. Tom, the mana...

Magic Bites Bakery now open

by Edokko 6 years ago

A Turkish bakery has just opened in Arlington. The spot has seen much turnover recently (Bella Moto, Loukoumaki, Zaatar) and I was sad to see the last one go, since they had some pretty good Armen...

Pizza in Lexington/Belmont/Arlington?

Chris VR
by Chris VR 8 years ago

I know, pizza quests abound on this board, but we've just moved to Lexington and this is a stumper. I'm not a fan of the Greek style "house of pizza" pizzas, and I'm too much of a bleeding heart l...

Szechuan Dumpling in Arlington - Try it!

by Jacksup77 6 years ago

My partner and I have been to Szechuan Dumpling at least 4 times, including today, since the management changed last year. We had hot & sour soup, the XLB, Salt and Pepper Shrimp, Shrimp dumplings...

La Victoria Taqueria - Arlington, MA

by keith 7 years ago

Saw that the paper was off the windows at the new location of La Victoria in Arlington Center and popped in to check it out. Turns out they are opening for dinner this evening and then beginning ...

Chili Sea Bass at Sono in Arlington

by RoyRon 6 years ago

I was in the mood for Japanese food last and hadn't been back to Sono Asian Cuisine in Arlington for quite awhile so decided to try it again. I have always enjoyed their sashimi. Especially the s...

Moved to Brighton, MA. Looking for great food, reasonable price!

by syoung078 6 years ago

We've just recently moved to Brighton and are slowly discovering things, but since there is so much around us(restaurants, etc) it's hard to weed out the good from the bad. In terms of food we are...