Compelling isn’t the most flattering word for a soft drink. It’s not a compliment that I would ordinarily use to describe something meant to be swallowed, but it’s necessary here, because HopTea isn’t something that we knew existed, or that we needed.
Read on to ensure that visions of Kris Kringle Coladas and Manischewitz cobblers dance in your head.
Boston has some vibrant, interesting, and charming neighborhoods where people can do their holiday shopping in a much more enjoyable manner, and there are typically plenty of cozy little local spots to duck in out of the cold to grab a bite to eat or drink.
“I’m a big nacho guy,” Fieri told me. “Who isn’t, right?”
While some places simply say that their takes are inventive or modern and then offer what everyone else is offering, this spot really does have some interesting takes on New England classics.
Its menu includes mostly new American fare and modern takes on old-fashioned items, including black garlic hummus, maple chili duck wings, roasted beets, beer-steamed mussels, a Cobb salad, burgers, crispy chicken sandwiches, macaroni and cheese, steak frites, and, well, you get the picture.
I worry about Santarpio’s. And J.J. Foley’s. And Jeveli’s. And No. 9 Park, Marliave, Regina’s, the restaurants and bars in the Parker House, and yes, even such touristy places as the Barking Crab, the Chart House, Giacomo’s, and the Union Oyster House.
“While our night market was inspired by the traditional night markets you see in Asia, we wanted to bring our own vision of a night market to life."
The honey biscuits were reason alone to come back.
Jody Adams and her team have what’s basically a farm-to-table concept at Saloniki, with locally sourced ingredients used whenever possible, while they try to go with the best vendors possible in general, be it local or outside of the region.