While there are other clay pot spots in Chinatown, the Ga Ga guys have serious clay game and really wowed in this department as each spoonful upon spoonful scraped up edging as perfectly crunchy as a Waffle House hash brown.
From chicken soup to empanadas, a miracle under the radar
A street food spot that even the food nerds don’t know about
Inside Italo you’ll find a no-frills place that is strictly meant for takeout, with display cases of pastries and baked goods along with bread and pizza sitting behind the counter, while some Italian products such as olive oil, cookies, and pasta are displayed along the walls.
Spicy duck heads, chicken gizzards, and pig’s ears in chili oil, oh my!
The vintage feel continues inside with the almost obligatory wood paneling, hissing radiators, narrow diner-like restaurant section, and old-fashioned bar area complete with a wood-paneled partition that separates the actual bar from another narrow dining area.
The junior, large, and super beef sandwiches here rival the best that the North Shore has to offer, with the thinly sliced meat being slightly warm, the onion rolls being soft and fresh-tasting, and the BBQ sauce having a rich flavor but not so much as to overwhelm the other ingredients.
A little cafe that features a big (and hard-to-find) sandwich
A laid-back neighborhood spot that gets little notice beyond JP
A recent look at the Washington Street eatery soon after its opening indicated that this spot has some real potential, and not just for its burgers.