Boston Area

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This West Coast City Hates Lunch & Other Findings From New Study

Ever wonder where your co-worker is actually headed when they leave for lunch? Turns out it may be easy to guess based on what city you live and work in. Ubimo—a New York-based software company—looked...

Happy Crab, Teele Square, Somerville

by Madrid 8 hours ago

We just came back from our first, very enjoyable time at Happy Crab. Great food...we loved the fried oysters and we got the lunchtime special smaller bag with clams, shrimp, and garlic noodles. Utt...

Boston-style pork fried rice recipe

by johnken 7 days ago

im from boston area all my life and chinese take out is my favorite food. i moved to the south and cant find comparable chinese food ANYWHERE. does anyone have a recipe for pork fried rice like the...

Boston-style pork fried rice recipe

by Ryan1 7 years ago

im from boston area all my life and chinese take out is my favorite food. i moved to the south and cant find comparable chinese food ANYWHERE. does anyone have a recipe for pork fried rice like the...

Sierra Leonean food?

by Edokko 7 years ago

As a returned Peace Corps volunteer from Sierra Leone, I like to get my fix of plasas from time to time. Luckily my work often takes me to DC, where I can indulge in the basics like cassava leaf, ...

Breakfast near Copley Place

by mgebs 16 days ago

In Boston for the Beanpot Tournament wanting a local joint for breakfast.

Boston Seafood Opinions

by tmortonschow 19 days ago

In a locals opinion what's the best mid range priced bay area style seafood place in Boston?

Recommendations for old school/divey/gritty Boston spots - restaurants and bars (w/ or w/o food)

by southernwayfarer 8 years ago

Trying to get off the beaten path with a couple of guests coming into town. I'd like to show them some of old school Boston. Looking for recs for old school/divey/gritty Boston spots. They don't...

Lunch near Agannis Arena, West B.U?

by pkdboss 18 days ago

Hi, I have an appointment near the Agannis Arena, then another lunch meeting after that. Anything good near there? Any thoughts on Kayuga or Brown Sugar Cafe? Better to walk 15 min west? Many t...

Buying rendered duck fat?

by aregularjoe 8 years ago

Need to buy some rendered duck fat. I know Dewar's has it but it its way overpriced. Any thoughts?

Finally, a critic who is critical

by Good_kind_of_fat 27 days ago

I can't remember the last time I've read a negative food review. I find this refreshing and wish there was more like it. Kudo's to Jared Kaufman for this detailed review of Tequila Cocina. I t...

Haute Eggs

by eggsthusiasm 3 months ago

I am researching eggs, and am interested in eating some fancypants eggs at a fine dining restaurant on the eastern seaboard, somewhere between Boston and Washington DC. Anyone have ideas for places...

Boston Proximity Deathmatch?

by youngho 1 month ago

Hi everyone, I read the Boston Globe article on cluster theory and Sichuan Cuisine vs Home Taste (https://www.boston.com/food/restaurants/2020/01/07/sichuan-restaurants-watertown), and I thought it...

Looking for tarallis in East Boston or elsewhere

by Taralli 10 years ago

Many moons ago, I stumbled on a bakery up a hill in East Boston with garlands of tarallis (fennel seed, cracked black pepper, etc.) hanging from the rafters. Does anyone know where they can still ...

Sichuan Cuisine (Watertown) Pleases with Previously Unseen Dishes Cooked Homestyle

by SuzieCK 3 months ago

Always in search of hot and spicy Chinese dishes, my lunch buddy Galangatron and I ventured to Watertown Center to the new Sichuan Cuisine at 30 Mount Auburn St., right on the 71 bus line. Our curi...

Looking for Memorable Moroccan Couscous

by LRS 5 months ago

I just moved to the Cambridge area from NYC and am looking for a good moroccan couscous in Boston, Cambridge or MA in general. The last thread is form more than 10 years ago. Any help?

Japanese knives near Boston?

by samfried 3 months ago

I'm looking for a store near Boston (very willing to drive a few hours away) where I can talk to someone knowledgeable about Japanese chef's knives and buy one. I don't want to go to a big commerci...

No Name - No Mo

by treb 2 months ago

Not surprised that No Name is closed. I remember days a long long time ago when I’d be waiting in line with bottles of wine and coolers of beer. It was always a party while waiting in line. ...

Boston Food Porn 2019

by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

Post a pic of something delicious you ate in the Boston/MA area... In honor the 4th year of these threads, here's the most ridiculous thing I've eaten in a long time: FANCY TACO: Iberico de F...

Leisurely lunch in Cambridge/Somerville

by LunarPrimate 2 months ago

Where can my old college friends and I (just the 3 of us) go for a leisurely lunch tomorrow in Cambridge or Somerville where we will feel comfortable hanging out for a long chat? No particular cuis...