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Top quality chinese restaurant in(near) Boston

Bz I know Seven Stars Bistro in Rosindale is one Chinese place that takes it's sourcing of ingredients seriously currently only take out but seating added soon. Chef/owner went to culinary school in CA.

http://sevenstarstreetbistro.com/

Apr 18, 2015
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Best ice cream in Boston is..

They weren't suppose to close, but change names, I went shortly after (2-3 years?)the makers of brigham's ice cream said they were stopping making brigham's ice cream for wholesale. The people there said they had secured other vendors that would allow them to keep making things that were close to the original, haven't been back since.

Apr 06, 2015
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Missing Maine Shrimp (year 2), Looking forward to Shad Roe & Soft Shell Crabs

Fresh pond seafood in Arlington said it should be getting shad roe around now, and I'm sure court house and new deal in Cambridge will get it as soon as it's available.

Mar 29, 2015
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Last minute weekend itinerary

If you are getting donuts I would add black bird on 492 Tremont street.

http://www.blackbirddoughnuts.com/

Mar 18, 2015
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Where to buy corned beef and cabbage (Waltham, Boston)?

Blue ribbon just updated their fb page to included corned beef dinners, in the past the Chateau restaurants usually has corned beef dinners on St. Patricks day. If those are closer to you.

Mar 16, 2015
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Ipswich Clams Set Back

Clam box ipswich fb page said they open 2/19, but seem to be only w-sun this early in the season

Mar 10, 2015
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Owner and Baker of Betty Ann food shop passed away

The beloved bakery shop Betty Ann food shop in east Boston posted the passing of it's owner Billy Scantlebury, today. The food shop has had to open and close in the past years because of health issues. I was fortunate enough to get some more donuts last year when they briefly re-opened during the summer.

This was a real old timey bakery with great donuts.

Rip Bill,

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Betty-...

Mar 10, 2015
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Regional snacks for gifts?

Not sure if other links already listed this but just outside Boston city lines in Milton and definitely non perishable Hard tack from G. H Bent Co ( http://stores.bentscookiefactory.com/

)

This stuff propelled New England ships around the world.

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regi...

Mar 02, 2015
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Best seafood restuarant in Cambridge or Somerville?

How about as stated by mofuzz courthouse seafood can't beat them for freshness,

498 Cambridge Street
East Cambridge, MA 02141

http://www.courthouseseafood.com/

Soup....

Also located just outside of chinatown closes early 6:30 and closed sunday's, unlike the woburn location that is a better spot of dinner

https://sites.google.com/site/genesch...

Nov 11, 2014
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Looking For Lotus Leaves

Found dried lotus leaves at cmart on washington near the pike the shelf across from dried mushrooms, but not at the one under the garage, also at the grocery near empire garden.

Sep 16, 2014
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Lobster's at MB for $4.99lb...

I have had some pretty soft shell lobsters out of the lobster coops even until the first week of November. The usual reason that they are cheaper is because they are not hardshells.

Sep 15, 2014
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Local trash fish

I did a walk by most of the seafood markets in chinatown (sun sun, happy family, ming yu) and they all had scup, macks and squid. Ming yu had chix lobsters $3.99/lb.

Sep 04, 2014
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ISO the best noodle for lo mein

Good luck on trying to make that dish as good as 7 stars :) I think the super wok gives them an edge in cooking. I'm sure you can just ask them where they get their noodles they are very nice. If I lived closer I'm not sure I would make my own.

Aug 28, 2014
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ISO the best noodle for lo mein

Yes sun sun is the store I was thinking about, I often will go if I'm in Chinatown because it is not a chain, and they carry the hoy toy noodles fresh, the chains usually carry a precooked noodle from out of town. Nice to hear about the owner being so helpful.

Aug 28, 2014
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ISO the best noodle for lo mein

Have you tried the yellow noodles from hoy toy noodle company? I think they aren't in all the bigger stores, but the asian store on oxford street toward beach street from the hoy toy noodle company usually has them, that is unless you want to buy in bulk from the factory

Aug 27, 2014
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August 2014 Openings and Closings

I went by today and thought I saw a sign on the door saying grand opening 8/12/14, hoping I read it right.

Aug 10, 2014
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New Chef Chang on Mass. Ave.

Aug 07, 2014
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Seafood dump on the table in Boston

Anybody have comments on the Yankee lobsters crab bucket? I haven't been but have seen some good reviews of other items on the menu. Are they the local rock crabs?

http://www.yankeelobstercompany.com/m...

Aug 06, 2014
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V Mart Lowell

It's opening was mentioned here, sadly looks like it isn't what people were hoping for, but I guess it's still early

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/973488

Aug 06, 2014
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Looking for wood *chunks* appropriate for smoking fish

I haven't been in a long time, but I thought they had smaller bags of wood behind the counter

Jul 22, 2014
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three nights in boston -- please help, lots of questions! (warning--long post)

Tried to do the Harpoon tour on Sunday they were already sold out by noon, so even though they last tour is at 5 get there early to get on the list and either sit down for a drink at the bar or do some local touring and come back.

Jul 22, 2014
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Any special MA or NE foods to look for try out/buy?

on the similar topic brown bread in a can, not sure if super markets outside the NE have it or not, not real special but a treat if you have been somewhere without a big fridge for a while.

Jul 22, 2014
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Ethnic Markets that sell these Steamers?

Try the two commercial cooking supply place in china town, I forget the name, one is opposite Eldo cake house the other near Hei La Moon dim sum place, also Ming's supermarket just south of chinatown
(1102 Washington St Boston, MA 02118)
or the cmart location just down the street from ming's. Both groceries have parking lots.
Good luck

Jul 08, 2014
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Sheraton near Hynes Convention Center

Here is a must read for tourists visiting Boston, it will give you a good overview.

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/781155

Jun 27, 2014
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Canton Area lunch options (where I-95 and I-93 meet)

Not exactly your requested location but some are,

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/976636

Jun 23, 2014
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Moving to Medford . . . What are the local haunts?

The sichuan dishes at Chilli Garden are quiet good, and the lamb bone soup, spicy bamboo shoots mmmm

Jun 17, 2014
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It's Strawberry Season Again! Anyone seen the local ones yet?

I've gone to sunshine farm/dairy in Sherborn/natick, and you can grab an ice cream before you leave. Here is a good resource to find one closer to you.

http://www.pickyourown.org/massbluera...

Jun 17, 2014
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Boston to Cape

B.T's smokehouse the place in Sturbridge is more like a 10 minute detour, but call ahead since they are pretty popular so there may be a wait at peak times, closed on Monday's. They don't have table service and is byob.

http://btsmokehouse.com/

Jun 12, 2014
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Boston/Cambridge/Somerville: Where can I get pasture-raised eggs that aren't uber-expensive?

Jun 11, 2014
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