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Rachel Lebeaux

Rachel Lebeaux


In the past couple of years, I've journeyed to Japan, Peru, Israel, Spain and Hawaii to explore their cuisines and cultures, and I’m always planning my next big adventure.

My food and travel writing and photography have appeared in the Boston Globe, Time Out Boston, The Miami Herald, TableCritic.com, Open Places and elsewhere.

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  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Favorite foods: Pad see ew, avocado smoothies, burritos, arepas, ceviche, gazpacho, ramen.
  • Last bite on earth: Miso-sake-marinated black cod. Then I'd simply melt into the plate.

Boston Cheap Eats: 10 Great Dishes Under $10

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. More

West Indian Roti and Doubles Galore at Singh's Roti Shop, Boston

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. More

Win a Copy of 'Ceviche: Peruvian Kitchen'

It's gotta be ceviche, right? That being said, I also have a weakness for causa, tacu tacu, anticuchos, alpaca, alfajores and anything aji.

West Indian Roti and Doubles Galore at Singh's Roti Shop, Boston

That's great, MaryLO! The doubles were a revelation for me, too -- I think I could down six at a time.

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