Category Archives: Boston

Oleana, Cambridge MA

Oleana Breads and Olive Oil Beet Hummus, Sunflower Seeds, Urfa, Pea Greens Moussaka—Tahini, Fava Beans, Lamb and Fried Peas Vermont Quail Kebob, Baharat Spice, Barberries, Jasmine Rice and Pistachio Turkish-Style Profiteroles—Brown Butter Crème, Sesame Caramel, Cashew, Halva Orange Blossom Baba … Continue reading

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Bondir, Cambridge MA

Bondir Lemonbalm Mead Whole Wheat Sourdough with Whipped Butter Heirloom Tomatoes – Riice Milk, Raspberry, Pea Shoots, Sesame Seeds Charred Courgettes – Pistachio, Gremolata, Blueberry Diver Scallop Crudo – New Potato, Salsa Verde, Bee Pollen Massachusets Striped Bass – Dashi, … Continue reading

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Area Four, Cambridge MA

Area Four Cold Brew Coffee Margherita Pizza Almond Croissant Florentine Bar and Blueberry Corn Muffin A two-restaurants-in-one space on the Campus of MIT, Area Four has been a Technology Square favorite ever since opening its doors, and with a café … Continue reading

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Alden & Harlow, Cambridge MA

Alden & Harlow Gracenote Coffee Roasters Coffee Pickled Corn Pancakes – Strawberries, Buttermilk, Crema, Mint Cinnamon Roll with Maple Icing Black & Blueberry Buckle with Crème Fraiche Croissant Pain Perdu – Cherry Preserves, White Chocolate, Almond Butter Hickory Smoked Pigs’ … Continue reading

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Iggy’s Bread of the World, Cambridge MA

Iggy’s Bread of The World Mini Almond Croissant Mini Chocolate Croissant Mini Morning Bun Blueberry Bread Pudding Pecan Crescent Apricot Glazed Sugar Brioche with Chocolate Chips and Dried Cherries Still something of a secret in Boston, the makers of Mike … Continue reading

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Union Square Donuts, Somerville MA

Union Square Donuts Creamsicle Strawberry Sea-Salted Bourbon Caramel Boston Cream Cinnamon Sugar Maine Blueberry Brown Butter Hazelnut Crunch Another heralded spot in the suburb of Somerville, Union Square Donuts has long been considered the Boston Metro’s preeminent distributor of artisan … Continue reading

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Menton, Boston MA

Menton Pineapple Ginger Cooler “Summer Basket” and Orange-Olive Grissini MENTON BUTTER SOUP – shellfish, caviar, honey Warm Croissant – Single Cow Butter and Sea Salt ARTICHOKE – smoked sturgeon, potato en croûte, chicharrón Sesame-Miso Bread, Beer Pretzel, Baguette, Whole Wheat … Continue reading

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The Gallows, Boston MA

The Gallows Biscuit Basket – Black Pepper Maple Butter Scotch Egg – Crispy Pork Sausage, Soft Cooked Egg Pork Muffin – Jalapeno Pepper Jelly, Guacamole, Pickled Red Onion The Tots – Crispy Turnips, Cheddar, Grilled Lemon-Truffle Aioli Simple Poutine – … Continue reading

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Clear Flour Bread, Brookline MA

Clear Flour Bread Cherry Gateau Basque Soft Molasses Spice Cookie Trail Mix Cookie Raspberry Financier Shortcake Biscuit A longstanding community staple in Brookline, the robust Breads and rustic Pastries each widely cited as some of Beantown’s best, Clear Flour Bread … Continue reading

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Sweet Cheeks, Boston MA

Sweet Cheeks Iced Tea Pimento Cheese – Sleeve of Ritz Biscuits – Honey Butter Prime Beef Brisket on a Bulkie Roll with Potato Salad Lunch Cheeks Tray – Pulled Pork, One Rib, Pulled Chicken, Mac n’ Cheese Banana Pudding Giant … Continue reading

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Lyndell’s Bakery, Somerville MA

Lyndell’s Bakery Whoopie Pie Almond Buttercream Cookie Almond Cannoli Rasperry Jelly Donut Boston Cream Pie Black & White Half-Moon Vanilla Custard Éclair Located just down the block from Ball Square Café and family owned and operated since 1887, Lyndell’s Bakery … Continue reading

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Ball Square Cafe, Somerville MA

Ball Square Café Coffee Blueberry Scone Griddled Corn Muffin Whoopie Pie Pancakes Jelly Donut French Toast Coconut Macaroon French Toast Located along the main drag in Somerville, as ‘locals only’ a spot as one is likely to find in a … Continue reading

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Sarma, Somerville MA

Sarma Warm Sesame Seed Pita and Olive Oil Beet gnocchi – yogurt soup, swiss chard, pistachio, mint butter Bluefish falafel – tahini, pickled peaches, basil Biscuits –jalapeño-whipped feta, smoked ham, honey Harissa bbq duck – carrot, orange blossom, almonds, date … Continue reading

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Birch, Providence RI

Birch Tempura Asparagus with Black Garlic Kohlrabi – Marinated with Cherry Leaves and Lemon Balm with Apple and Crème Fraiche Celtuce – Grilled Sea Beans, Almond and Sunflower Seeds Raw Scallops – Turnip and Preserved Cherry Blossoms Beer and Honey … Continue reading

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Bova’s Bakery, Boston MA

Bova’s Bakery Chocolate Rugelach, Almond Cookie, Champagne Cookie, Rainbow Cookie Sfogliatelle Lobster Tail Chocolate Chip Cannoli Florentine Cannoli Hailing from a city where traditional Italian bakeries are inexplicably absent, save for the heinously overpriced Carlo’s Bakery outpost from Celebrity Chef … Continue reading

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Kane’s Donuts, Boston MA

Kane’s Donuts Honey Dip Cruller Oreo Snickers Apple Fritter Boston Cream Pie Ipswich Ale Blueberry Shandy A second location of the famous donut shop from nearby Saugus, Kane’s Donuts opened in Boston’s Financial District sometime in late Winter 2015, and … Continue reading

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The Friendly Toast, Back Bay MA

The Friendly Toast Coffee Grilled Cornbread, Grilled Blueberry Muffin, Grilled Biscuit Lobster Benedict Coconut Chocolate Chip Pancakes Monte Cristo on Oatmeal French Toast with Strawberry Jalapeno Jam Planning to spend much of the day in Providence, though breakfast plans turned … Continue reading

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Yvonne’s, Boston MA

Yvonne’s Rose Thorn – Hendrick’s Combier Rose, Lemon, Mint, Pomegranate King Louie – Vodka, Coconut, Roasted Pineapple, Banana, Nutmeg White Lady – Tanqueray 10 Gin, Orange Liqueur, Lemon, Egg White Turkish Zucchini & Feta Fritters – Muhammara, Garlicky Walnuts, Date … Continue reading

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Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream, Cambridge MA

Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream Samples – Carrot Cake, Adzuki Bean, Khulfi Kahlua Burnt Sugar and Butter Almond Peanut Butter Chocolate Spending much of the afternoon rounding on Harvard Yard, a visit to the Glass Flowers at The Natural History Museum … Continue reading

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Coppa, Boston MA

Coppa Bread Basket and Olive Oil Arancini di Scamorza e Pomodoro – Fried Risotto and Scamorza Balls, Spicy Tomato Sauce Passato di Carote – Roasted Carrot Hummus, Salsa Verde, Pickled Cipollini Onions Spaghetti Carbonara con Riccio di Mare – Imported … Continue reading

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