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Kolbeh of Kabab-Cambridge

Two couples went at noon on a weekend after it being highly recommended. We ordered hummus and falafel as appetizers. The hummus was delicious but we didn't see the falafel until it showed up on the bill. (Was taken off) Three ordered Kabobs, one vegetarian, all were nicely presented and delicious. Only one server for the entire restaurant, and she also handled take-out, which was quite steady.
Would go back for the food, but only if not under time pressures.

Feb 03, 2014
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Black walnuts

If you can not find them, try nutsonline.com

Sep 26, 2011
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Ship Out Of Luck!

We are members of the Mount Vernon At The Ship in Lynnfield E-Club. They send our regular E-Mails offering special deals to its loyal customers. On their website, + their E-Mails, they offered A Dinner for Two Thursday night special of Extra Thick Pork Chops, complete with salad and dessert for $20.99.
When we sat down, the waiter curtly said they were substituing Pork Loin. They had the Pork Chops at $18.99 each. We left. The Ship was like a Ghost Town. Hardly anyone there. This location has been difficult for many restaurants. If Mount Vernon treats its loyal customers this way, will it be next to go by the wayside? We won't go back.

Feb 11, 2011
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

INDONESIAN RIJSTTAFEL

Does anyone serve the Rijsttafel? The Andover Inn in Andover used to on Sunday Nights, but they have changed and no longer offer it.

Feb 03, 2011
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE

Who has the best German Chocolate Cake in the area?

Feb 03, 2011
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Tell me which Concord Area restaurants a Camberville Foodie would like?

Try the Concord Inn. The Potato Crusted Haddock is unblieveable!

Apr 09, 2010
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Can You Recommend Nice Restaurant near Mass General Hospital?

Thanks gourmaniac! Very helpful!

Jan 19, 2010
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Can You Recommend Nice Restaurant near Mass General Hospital?

Will be visiting patient at Mass General who wants to walk to a nice restaurant within 3-4 blocks.

Jan 19, 2010
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COVENTRY, RI

Where do the locals eat lunch in Coventry? Have business there tomorrow. Thanks!

Oct 26, 2009
RustyPete in All New England Archive

KOREAN/JAPANESE in Lawrence, MA.

Found a "sleeper" today - had business in Lawrence. I love Korean and Japanese food and was driving by and needed a quick lunch. Doesn't look like much from the outside but inside the decor is very nice, and very clean. Service was a little slow. The food was wonderful. I had a Seafood Box with lots of side dishes, Tea for $9.95. But, the reason that I will go back is that they have Korean BBQ. Several tables for BBQ and the dinner prices compare with others in the area but this place has more potential! Better food and more of it!
HEE BIN RESTAURANT, 609 South Union St., Lawrence, MA 978-686-0389

May 18, 2009
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Bar Harbor

Check out the Bar Harbor Inn on their website. They have a weekend package, rooms with/without views of the ocean, and the food is very good. The package price is usually quite competitive before the regular season. www.barharborinn.com

May 15, 2009
RustyPete in All New England Archive

Tucker's Cafe - Bridgeport, CT area

What a nice find today. Not much on Chowhound for Bridgeport, so "asked" my GPS and it took me to Tucker's. A very small, but upscale bar/restaurant with quite an extensive menu.
Have a meeting next week, will go back! Address: 397 Commerce Drive, Fairfield, CT.
203-336-5655.

May 13, 2009
RustyPete in All New England Archive

Any Restaurants North of Boston offering "pick-up" service?

Will have approx. 300 people staying at Holiday Inn-Peabody. This is a veteran's re-union.
They have money - but don't want to drive in this area. Any restaurants want their business?

Jan 22, 2009
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Salem / Rockport MA

For the Rockport area, you must stop for a late breakfast at the Atlantis Restaurant on the Ocean in Gloucester. Address is 125 Atlantic Road. Beautiful ocean view and the food is very good.
For Lobster in Rockport, try The Lobster Pool, 329 Granite Street. Right downtown Rockport, at the beginning of Bear Neck is the Greenery, a very nice restaurant for lunch or dinner. Make sure you eat in the back overlooking the water.

Oct 15, 2008
RustyPete in All New England Archive

Breakfast suggestion in Reading/No Reading area?

Try Gatherings in North Reading. Just east of Town Library on Route 62 (Elm St).
Recently "upscaled".

Sep 24, 2008
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Decent Steakhouse

Franks is very good. If you want Prime Rib, Durgin Park has a wonderful "bone-in".

May 05, 2008
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

WITHERSPOON'S - WAKEFIELD

The Sheraton Colonial has Witherspoon's Grill. They have just started an Italian Buffet on Friday Nights and a Prime Rib Buffet on Saturday Night. We went Saturday Night and the food was very good - and the price was very reasonable. Even senior discounts. This is a sleeper!

Mar 17, 2008
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Restaurant fiiled with angels

My wife and I tried Per Un Angelo last Friday. First timers, went because of Chowhound. NOT disappointed. Food was excellent. Classic example of "you get what you pay for".

Mar 10, 2008
RustyPete in General Tristate Archive

North Shore/Rockport Ideas?

Breakfast - Flav's Red Skiff (downtown)
Lunch - The Greenery - (downtown) sit in back room - great view
Dinner - Yankee Clipper - good food - great Ocean View

Nov 28, 2007
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Best Brunch For Teenagers North Of Boston

We need a special place for Sunday Brunch for a Teenager's Birthday. A few teens, lots of parents & grandparents. Any suggestions?

Sep 28, 2007
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Block Island Find

Had checked the boards before going to Block Island. Wanted to watch the Red Sox, eat dinner, and our Hotel did not have Cable. Asked where the "locals eat" and the answer was Club Soda. A friendly restaurant, nice bar, reasonable prices, and a large TV to watch the games. Add this one to your list if you are going to Block Island.

May 21, 2007
RustyPete in All New England Archive

Montpelier, vt

Had a business meeting in Montpelier, VT and checked the boards before going. Found a new place worth going to. Wayside Restaurant & Bakery. This is where the locals go! Reasonably priced. On route 302, town line of Berlin and Montpelier. This is one place that I will go back to!

May 05, 2007
RustyPete in All New England Archive

Ruth's Chris

The one in Boston is the worst Ruth Chris that I have visited. Others have been excellent. We went 4/27/07 and had the Porterhouse Steak for Two. Steak good, but coffee cold, no tomatoes on salad. Management did offer free dessert. Would prefer Oak Room.

Apr 28, 2007
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Restaurant in Country Club- Quincy area?/View of Boston

Thanks for the name. We went last weekend. The view is worth the trip. The food was good, about Boston prices. Will go again for special occassions - like with out of town guests.

Feb 06, 2007
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Restaurant in Country Club- Quincy area?/View of Boston

Have heard of a good restaurant South of Boston with great views of Boston Skyline.
Believe that it is in a Country Club. Any ideas would be appreciated.
Thanks.

Jan 24, 2007
RustyPete in Greater Boston Area

Alaska

Check out this website to book direct for WhitePass and Yukon Train trip.
www.whitepassrailroad.com

Jan 20, 2007
RustyPete in Pacific Northwest

Alaska

Skagway has a wonderful train trip to Lake Bennett in the Yukon. The train goes parallel to the Gold Rush trail. On Saturdays, they have a special Steam Engine Train. All trains have a great box lunch and the views are spectacular! The trip is 6-7 hours round-trip. Take your camera and drinking water.

Jan 15, 2007
RustyPete in Pacific Northwest

Kauai???

Go to the Sheraton @ Princeville. They have a wonderful champagne brunch on Sunday. Eat outside overlooking the ocean where many movies are made. Expensive, but my wife and I went about 5 years ago and still rave about it!

Jan 02, 2007
RustyPete in U.S. Elsewhere Archive

New England Katrina Workers need cheap eats in New Orleans!

Thanks to everyone for your great posts for the New England Katrina workers. We have more than enough ideas. Thanks again!

Jan 02, 2007
RustyPete in New Orleans

New England Katrina Workers need cheap eats in New Orleans!

17 College Faculty, Staff, and Students from North Shore Community College, north of Boston, will be in NO for about 9 days in January to do demolition work in the 9th Ward. They will have transportation. Where do you recommend to eat for true local flavor?

Dec 28, 2006
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