Best Restaurants & Food in Boston 1977

Chefs

1977 Best Caterer

Mark Gallagher has fed the cast of Love Story, the Kearns-Goodwin wedding party, the Harvard Lampoon’s centennial guests, Henry Kissinger’s pals, and a bunch of People’s Republic scientists with particularly...

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Food

1977 Best Lasagna

It’s three hours from Boston, but it also has the lasagna this side of Naples. Sal, formerly of Sal & Ciro’s in Provincetown, uses homemade noodles, sausage, and hard-boiled eggs...

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Food

1977 Best Ice Cream

Straight from the cow to you. The only way you can get ice cream any fresher is to leave a Guernsey out in a snowstorm. We recommend peppermint patty and...

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Food

1977 Best Sausage, Homemade

Frannie and Angelo Deluca use only the ingredients in their pure pork sausages, which they will stuff with any combination of hot or green peppers, onions, fennel seed, and provolone...

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1977 Best Lobster

Since New England puts a limit on the weight of lobster’s caught, the place to find oversized crustaceans is the Lobster Shanty in Point Pleasant, N.J. If you balk at...

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Food

1977 Best Snacks, New

Australia’s answer to peach Melba, Pavlova is a meringue shell filled with fresh fruit and topped with whipped cream. According to legend it was created in honor of Anna Pavlova...

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Food

1977 Best Yogurt

This French-style dessert yogurt, thinner and creamier than other commercial varieties, is mellifluous enough to convert anyone to Gallic culture. The lemon, orange, and cherry flavors are outstanding...

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Food

1977 Best Cheesecake

Back in 1971, Dave Rowinsky’s pièce de résistance was called Mustard Kup cheesecake, after the Cambridge deli where he worked and baked. The name was unappetizing, but the cheesecake was...

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Food

1977 Best Apple Cider

It’s the apple mix that determines a cider’s flavor, and most cider recipes are closely guarded secrets. So we can’t tell you how Dowse does it, only that they do...

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Food

1977 Best Kishke

The kishke here is cooked on a grill so that the outside (which is the intestinal lining of a cow or calf) gets nice and crisp. The stuffing is a...

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General Restaurants

1977 Best Dump

The annual Dump Day celebration here, with a parade and a party at the dump, has been photographed by National Geographic. Brookline, it’s true, has a lovely dump, but Kennebunkports’...

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Shops

1977 Best Fish Market

The aquatic critters sold here are fresh enough to bite back. Also highly recommended: The Davis Square Fish Market & Sea Grill at 27 Holland St. in Sommerville, more a...

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