Boston has a number of restaurants serving tasty food from cuisines around the world on a platter. Whether you want Chinese, Italian, Mexican, sushi, Thai, Indian, or true blue American food, you are sure to find it being served by a restaurant in Boston. Bostonians’ passion for food is reflected in the new restaurants that come up in the city and the number of food festivals they have every year. Perhaps it is this passion that has landed 4 Boston restaurants in the list of nominees for the America’s Best New Restaurant Award, given by Bon Appétit. Here is a look at the illustrious list
Row 34, Waterfront Boston
Nicknamed the “workingman’s oyster bar”, Row 34 is the perfect place to have New England style seafood, especially oysters. The restaurant is located in 383 Congress Street and is the brainchild of the team behind the popular Creek Oyster Bar, this place also serves some of the finest seafood you can find in New England. The restaurant is where you can enjoy delicacies inspired by the traditions of fisherman, farmers and lobstermen. If you are in the mood for oysters with a bottle of chilled beer, you know where to go to in Boston.
Yet another new addition to the list of restaurants in Boston, Sarma is a big hit with food lovers. People go here exclusively for the Brussels sprouts and the delicious 7-layer hummus and everything else that is made of cheese. If you love cheese, Sarma will serve it to you in a variety of dishes you’ll love. Other items you should try here include the crab and red lentil kibbeh, fried sesame chicken – a specialty dish served here, and the Beet tzatiki and falafel crackers. While you are enjoying the food, be sure to try the Turkish drink called Raki, which is anise flavored liquor served in metal containers.
Italian food lovers have another restaurant to try in Boston – Ribelle, which serves really good salads and pastas to its guests. The place also has an impressive list of desserts including the olive oil ice cream with cinnamon stick. Among the top favorites in this restaurants are Kale Salad, Kale with pasta, coffee cake and more. The place also has an excellent 3 for $30 menu, where you can choose combinations like truffle egg toast with shisto peppers and fontina, cacao e pepe with corn spaghetti, ramp kohirabi, and the gnocci with smoked trout and king oyster and mushrooms.
Alden & Harlow, Cambridge
Located on Brattle Street in Cambridge, this restaurant has a “Brooklyn-ish” vibe, in a good way. The ambience is perfect and the food served is delicious. Among dishes you should try here including beef heart tartare, chicken-fried rabbit, the secret-burger, kale salad, corn pancakes and smoked chocolate bread pudding.