Category: Restaurant Reviews

New England Restaurant Reviews

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Comfort Food with a Hungarian Twist at Lala’s Hungarian Pastry

During my three month excursion to Italy, I had the pleasure of visiting Budapest, the culturally-rich capital of Hungary. It is the land of gorgeous open-air bath houses, eccentric ruin bars and some of the heartiest, most comforting cuisine in all of Europe. The many high-calorie, meat-focused dishes that appear on menus across Budapest are […]

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Umami Celebrates the Weekend with a Funky Sunday Brunch

I have a special place in my heart for Umami, a distinctive farm-centric restaurant named after that elusive fifth flavor. My admiration for their burgers, hand-cut tempura fries and authentic 19th century farmhouse atmosphere runs deep, and after almost four years of business in the striking town of Northwood, an area with fewer than 150 […]

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The Broken Yolk Grill Serves Up Bold Breakfasts and Lively Libations

For years, 116 Bridge Street in Pelham was occupied by Alicia’s diner, a cozy, no-frills breakfast spot that won over the hearts and stomachs of countless locals and hunger-stricken folks passing through the state line. The diner’s closing, while unfortunate for its many regulars, led to a series of modern renovations with the intent of […]

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Crepes the Vietnamese Way at Sun Asian Bistro

Few nations have had a greater influence on the culinary world than France, a country that serves as the origin of innumerable world-renowned chefs, highly-treasured dishes and widely used culinary techniques. Amid all the complex dishes and exotic ingredients that comprise French cuisine lies what may be among the most quintessentially French dish: the crepe. […]

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Pressed For Time Gives Gas Station Eats New Meaning

Gas stations and Breakfast are two concepts that seldom mix well. The standard food options rarely extend beyond average-quality snacks in a convenience store setting. There might be a Dunkin’ Donuts, but that is the best you can possibly hope for. When the standard is that low, finding anything else often seem like a godsend. […]

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Poutine: Is it Worth Eating?

Despite its French-Canadian origins, poutine feels like a distinctly American dish. A plate of deep fried potatoes covered with cheese curds and gravy makes for an item that has gained nationwide acceptance as an over-the-top comfort food. Nowadays, eateries of all calibers are eager to feature it on their menus. Diners, pizzerias, pubs and even […]