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Is Pepe's white clam pizza made with whole belly clams?

Whole bellies yes, they use chopped quahogs, not the soft shell clams used for fried clams.

Salumeria in/near Worcester?

BT's Smokehouse offers some house made charcuterie.

Forget the best burger... how about the worst burger in boston?

Any overcooked burger from the 99, with frozen seasoned fries.

Any reports from Plainridge?

Sooo, how as the lobster roll?

Fine dining around Lowell MA

What about La Boniche? Haven't been in years.

Sagres Fall River MA reopens

Same location?

Native corn

Corn should be 'knee high by the 4th of July'.

Plymouth

Nosh looks interesting. We've enjoyed Driftwood in the past.

Gujarati food in Boston area?

Chinese Mirch in Framingham has Indo-Chinese food, though I'm not sure it's what you are looking for.
I've eaten there a couple times and the food was fresh and delicious.

New & Notable on Cape Cod

Drag karaoke at Embargo in Hyannis. I think it's Wednesday.

Plymouth

It's time for the annual excursion to Plymouth. Anything new and different?
Fine dining, pub, casual, breakfast, bakeries all game.
TIA

Where to buy Japanese whiskey in Boston?

I know i've seen some at Julio's in Westboro but not sure which.

Brunch in Metrowest?

Stone's is excellent, Bullfinches in Sudbury also does a good Sunday brunch. I've had promising meals at the Station Diner in downtown Framingham. Same ownership as Deluxe and Town diners in Newton and Watertown.

Popular (and Successful) vs. Good

Do they want to see or be seen?

Big Platter 'o LOX? -- quantity as well as quality

It's not too late to make your own and quite simple.Get to your best fishmonger and salmom is around $10 pound.
This recipe works well. http://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/10...

The most wonderful time of the year: Greek Festival Time!

Albanian Fest in Worcester this weekend also.

Personal Chef/Meal Delivery near Groton, MA

Gilson Herb Farm does/did a Friday dinner series. Perhaps under the circumstances someone would deliver.
Gibbet Hill may also.

Fantasy Question for Boston Old Timers

I believe the Fatted Calf was the inspiration for the Hungry Heifer on Cheers.

Fantasy Question for Boston Old Timers

That sounds like Victoria Station. Def in that area.

Fantasy Question for Boston Old Timers

Was it the Club Car in Norwood?

Fantasy Question for Boston Old Timers

Biba
Downtown Cafe on Lagrange Street
Carl's Pagoda, if only for Tomato Soup

Fantasy Question for Boston Old Timers

Where is Michael Burgess?

Soft shell crabs

I buy them live from Roche Bros./Sudbury Farms. Get my bluefish there too.

Larry Joe's New England Fire Pit, Mendon MA (Boston Speed's)

Larry Joe's is the real deal.

Mexican chorizo?

It's easy to make.

Anyone seen white asparagus?

Bocado Wellesley has a marinated white asp dish.

Shaanxi Gourmet in Natick

Lao?

Good restaurant with nice bar area?

I got a prime res by calling Oleana when OT was booked.

Instacure #1

It's also available at places like Bass Pro Shop, Cabella's and maybe Whole Foods. #2 is harder to get locally.

Fatback

Chinatown markets often have pork fat.