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Southern New England

You can use this tag to discuss food in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. We also have tags for each of the individual states, as well as many of the cities within them, which you can browse here.

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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Updated favorites for Cambodian in Lowell?

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by guttube 7 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 3 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 French dish you've ever had...

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by gutreactions 12 days ago

With Bastille Day coming up, thought it would be nice delve into the French culinary repertoire. I have enjoyed the French culinary way for years. An early mentor into this realm was a Chef/Restaur...

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

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by SuzieCK 12 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...

Bastille Day, July 14th: Where to celebrate in metro New York?

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by gutreactions 19 days ago

I am a fan of the Gallic culinary way, and Bastille Day, Sunday, July 14th, is a great excuse to indulge. What are the best spots around the metro area this year, pastry shops included. For myself,...

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...

BurgersIM about to invade tri-state area...

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by gutreactions 10 months ago

It's a franchise chain called BurgersIM out of Encino, CA. and Dallas, Texas. They are about to open franchises locally in Mamaroneck at 1137 W. Boston Post Road, the spot that formerly housed Gus...

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...

Cheng's Gourmet West Warwick Rhode Island

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by barrydmd 1 month ago

This restaurant is now closed. I loved the food there. Does anyone know if the owners are working in another restaurant? If so, where?

Getting our herb garden started: West/Conn 2018...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

We're ready! Our patio was renovated this past winter and we are anxious to get it growing again. We were able to save our chives and oregano which are coming back nicely in their original pots. We...

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...