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The Little Red Diner That Could

The Lunch Box Diner Malden, Massachusetts When asked what fuels my insatiable need to seek out the unknown, to surrender to my wanderlust, setting my sails to the winds on pilgrimages to temples of kitschy Americana and gastronomic oddities, I … Continue reading

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Meat Me In Harvard Square

Mr. Bartley’s Gourmet Burgers Cambridge, Massachusetts Up until a decade or two ago, Harvard Square was the kind of place where you could browse through record stores like Strawberries, and maybe pick up the latest Rolling Stone, Circus or Creem … Continue reading

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King of the Hill

Hilltop Steakhouse Saugus, Massachusetts ***CLOSED*** Some expanses of American highway were preordained as incubators for notable roadside attractions, such as Interstate 94 in North Dakota, legendary Route 66 and U.S. Route 1 north of Boston. The latter is a cluttered … Continue reading

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Wicked Pissa Pizza

Pizza in Boston In the great American pizza wars, there are generally two superpowers still standing when the smoke clears – on the eastern front, we have New York City with its legendary fold-and-funnel slices, replete with oozing cheese and … Continue reading

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Find The Salami

Coppa Enoteca Boston, Massachusetts Boston’s Coppa Enoteca occupies a thin sliver at the end of block of South End red brick townhouses, easily several hundred years old. The narrow gastropub is subtly identified by a simple, gold leaf-lettered “COPPA” in … Continue reading

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