Boston visitors—and plenty of Bostonians themselves—gravitate toward their region's namesake chowder, but nobody wants to fall prey to pasty, underseasoned glop. Here are seven great New England clam chowders to seek out in Boston.
Luckily, Boston and its neighboring towns have a prodigious variety of inexpensive offerings for the intrepid food explorer, or those who simply appreciate a delicious meal that doesn't leave you destitute. Here are 10 great cheap eats in and around Boston, ranging from to-go joints to sit-down restaurants, where I've found you can eat well—and substantially—for $10 or less.
There aren't a ton of West Indian restaurants in Boston, so if you rolled into Singh's Roti Shop expecting chicken tikka masala, saag paneer, and a mango lassi, well, you wouldn't be the first. "Some people don't know about the food, and think we're from India, but it's Caribbean flavors, and we start educating them." That education takes the form of hearty puffed-and-stuffed roti, fried doubles, and more Trinidadian classics you'd be remiss to pass up.
This holiday season, be thankful that the Turkey Terrific means you can get a taste of the best part of Thanksgiving, all year round.
Fiore's Bakery boasts a number of vegan sandwiches and desserts, including the curiously named "Italian Maki." There's nothing overtly Japanese or particularly Italian about this sandwich but, etymological quibbles aside, it's one of the neighborhood's best.
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