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The History of Cranberries

Did you know cranberries bounce if you drop them? Or that they help support your memory function? Or that Native Americans were the first to cultivate cranberries and used them for food and dye? Or...
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Tung's Taste - Exceptional Chinese on the North Shore

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by croutonweb 5 months ago

Tung's Taste is a new treasure on the North Shore that, as far as I can tell, no one knows about yet. It's a small family-owned Chinese restaurant in a strip mall in Middleton that opened last y...

Updated favorites for Cambodian in Lowell?

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by guttube 10 days ago

Have a rare opportunity to go to Lowell (i.e., I have access to a car) next week to eat at one of the many Cambodian restaurants. Problem is all the Lowell threads are years old. Knowing that owner...

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How to make the addictive hot sauce at Dig Inn??

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by lisaleira 6 days ago

Has anyone had this addictive hot sauce? It’s not sriracha it’s not Tabasco it’s like.. slightly sweet and tomato gooey. But also a hot sauce. It’s addictive, curious if anyone knows how to revers...

"Best Lobster Rolls" & Other Hyperbolic Claims in Orleans, Cape Cod

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by SuzieCK 16 days ago

"Best Lobster Roll” & Other Hyperbolic Claims in Orleans on the Cape: A Mini Survey OK. So first thing to know is that every restaurant on the Cape that sells lobster rolls claims, on their sign...

Castelvetrano olives in Boston area?

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by BostonBestEats 5 months ago

Has anyone seen Castelvetrano olives for sale in the Boston area? Formaggio Kitchen doesn't mention them on their website. I suppose I could use Cerignola, which they do carry.

Rogue Chocolatier GoFundMe

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by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . We are seeking to engineer a planned closure of Rogue Chocolatier and a corresponding transition of our equipment and knowledge base to a new owner in a cocoa producing country with the pri...

Boston Food Porn 2019

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by BostonBestEats 6 months 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...

Fox & the Knife (South Boston, MA)

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by BostonBestEats 2 months ago

Fox & the Knife (I guess we are still not over the "XXX & YYY" naming fad), the latest from Top Chef contestant and James Beard Award winner Karen Akunowicz (ex-Myers + Chang) was just ranked #7 on...

Troquet on South's Summer Wine Sale (Boston, MA)

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by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

TALES OF TROQUET (Act 1, Scene 1) Late Sunday night I noticed Troquet on South had posted an Instagram video entitled: "A sneak preview of tomorrow night's opening of our annual Summer Wine Sale...

North Square Oyster (North End, Boston MA)

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by BostonBestEats 2 years ago

I've been to newly opened NORTH SQUARE OYSTER three times already for cocktails or lunch (only open ~7 weeks), and it is fantastic! The Chef was apparently ex-exec chef at Clio. I loved the coc...

Legal BYOB restaurants in the Boston MA area

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by BostonBestEats 2 months ago

I thought I'd start a new thread to list restaurants in the Boston area that LEGALLY permit BYOB, since the last thread is quite old. Please don't post the name of a restaurant that lets you do ...

Ethiopian Cafe -- Legal BYOB in Jamaica Plain (Boston MA)

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by BostonBestEats 2 months ago

***To my knowledge, this is currently one of only three legal BYOBs within Boston city limits.*** ETHIOPIAN CAFE (legal BYOB) 377 Centre St Boston, MA 02130 (b/t Sheridan St & Creighton St in...

1 Of 10,000 Things You Can Buy At Eataly Boston

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by BostonBestEats 2 years ago

That you didn't know you needed: CHOPPED MEATBALL MIX: Only $7.80/lbs (hormone free) [Seems like a fun topic for a new thread, since they claim to have 10,000 items for sale!]

Boston Public Market--What's interesting?

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by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

Old vendors, new vendors...what's new and interesting that are you buying at Boston Public Market? ACCIDENTAL PHALLIC SYMBOL OF THE DAY: At Stillman's Farm in Boston Public Market

Ansonia Wines (Newton, MA)

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by BostonBestEats 3 months ago

THE MOST UNUSUAL: Wine shop in the Boston area (that you've never heard of, and might not be able to find!) I thought I had been to every wine shop in the Boston area, in search of unique wines ...

Catering a lobster bake

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by sarawr 6 months ago

In 2009, I made myself an 80th birthday party in Harwich Port, MA. I had a lobster bake which I think was catered by a seafood place named George's. Now I want to repeat the party for my 90th birth...

Walden Local Meat Share?

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by Splendid Spatula 3 months ago

Northeasterners: anyone using Walden Local Meat Share? What has been your experience? Quality, economical, flexible? thanks

El Rincon de Moody's (Waltham, MA)

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by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

Chef Joshua Smith continues his expanding empire on Moody Street in Waltham with EL RINCON DE MOODY'S, a taco bar and barbeque restaurant. I went to their popup today for the taco bar, which is ...

Balani (Waltham, MA)

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by BostonBestEats 6 months ago

Dave Becker, who owns the fantastic Sweet Basil in Needham (Boston's most famous BYOB) and Juniper in Wellesley, has struck again with an sexy New American spot on Waltham's restaurant row of Moody...

Amici's Pizzeria (North Andover, MA)

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by BostonBestEats 4 months ago

A group of us checked out Amici's Pizzeria, which one of my friends lives near and has become a regular. This is their new location, which is much bigger than the now-defunct tiny original nearb...