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The Hunt for Poutine

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So maybe the title of this post is a bit of an exaggeration. It wasn’t exactly a hunt since I only went to one restaurant. But I am going to try to find the best poutine in Boston this summer. It is one of the dishes I wouldn’t touch when I was younger because of how it looked, but fell in love with once I did.
Poutine is a French-Canadian dish that consists of hand-cut fries topped with a thick, dark brown gravy (the Quebecois version is barbecue chicken, or so I’ve read) and white cheddar cheese curds. The traditional …


Boston’s 20 Most Iconic Dishes

Eater Boston (local restaurant blog) recently announced Boston’s 20 Most Iconic Dishes. What I love about this list is that you won’t find typical Boston foods (i.e. baked beans, clam chowder). Instead, Eater carefully selected dishes that are both delicious and unique to Boston’s current food scene. I have already crossed off seven items from the list, and plan to try the remaining dishes within the next year. Here are my reviews of what I’ve tried so far.

#9 Neptune Oyster‘s Maine Lobster Roll
There are two options: served hot with butter, or cold with mayo. I’ve only tackled the hot version and …


Elevation Burger! Quality Fast Food!

When I am traveling, I have to check out some local food establishment to make my trip special, places that I can’t find at home.  I have traveled more than usual lately and want to tell you about some of the interesting places I found. I have a lot to share and hope you will share with me where your travels took you and what great food you enjoyed on your trip!
Today I am starting with my most recent trip to Virginia where I found two very interesting places.

First let me tell you about Elevation Burger in Arlington, Virginia.  It …