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The Weirdest, Wildest, and Most Delicious Food Festivals to Get Your Grub on in 2020 

From fancy French fare to finger-licking BBQ, there's a perfect food festival for everyone—even Fluff fanatics. That's why we're rounding up the best of the best food festivals to put on your calendar...

Sichuan Gourmet, Framingham, I will not be back

by SLL1065 3 years ago

I know people rave about this place, but I am not one of them. In fact, I will never go back again. I've eaten from there twice already (I got take out) and both times elements of the meal were s...

What have people enjoyed for delivery during COVID - Boston?

by Beli 12 days ago

We’ve been ordering quite a bit of delivery. Overall, we have been really impressed by the quality and service. Are favorite places have been Celeste and Uni! Both traveled really well and compa...

Boston-style Chinese Food recipes

by Hytzipky 13 years ago

[NOTE: We've moved this discussion from the thread at http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/329906# -- The Chowhound Team] We moved to S. Florida about 10 years ago and the Chinese food is awful. B...

Coronavirus impact on local restaurants

by Good_kind_of_fat 26 days ago

How are you coping with the downturn in business? What changes are you making to dampen the impact? How does the staff feel about working in this environment? Is it difficult for vendors to get...

Who's still offering takeout?

by Splendid Spatula 21 days ago

Building off the last thread . . . now that restaurants have to close or offer only takeout, could we start a list of those that are doing the latter? In the greater Boston metropolitan and vicini...

Finally, a critic who is critical

by Good_kind_of_fat 2 months 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...

Boston Seafood Opinions

by tmortonschow 2 months ago

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

Happy Crab, Teele Square, Somerville

by Madrid 1 month 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...

Aquitaine - Chestnut Hill or Dedham?

by Bob M. 1 month ago

Hi, I'd like some informed opinions as to what is the nicer, more pleasant restaurant to be in: Aquitaine in Chestnut Hill or Aquitaine in Dedham? I assume the food/menus are about the same. Than...

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?

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...

Luc!e quick report

by youngho 1 month ago

We used to live around the corner from Brasserie Jo, which was a sentimental favorite. We stopped by Luc!e for dinner on Sunday. Given that they'd only opened on Thursday, please take anything I sa...

Kamakura Boston

by wu12 6 months ago

Went to Kamakura for lunch a few weeks ago, and wanted to write about it for folks who might be interested in what I ordered in particular. The dinner kaiseki's been written about more already, but...

Boston-style pork fried rice recipe

by johnken 2 months 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 2 months ago

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

Lunch near Agannis Arena, West B.U?

by pkdboss 2 months 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...

Haute Eggs

by eggsthusiasm 4 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...