Boston's Big on New American Cuisine
In a city with Puritanical roots it is no wonder Bostonians love true American food. But the basics got boring, and along came a bunch of chefs who saw a way to enhance the dull dining of the past to put Boston on the culinary map. The simple fish and chips is no longer the menu mainstay that makes Bostonians return to their favorite area eateries again and again. These days, variety rules with ever evolving menus that put creative takes on the traditional.
A focus on all that is fresh, seasonal, and local has enhanced Boston's New American dining scene. Often, you will find menus filled with the names of the farms where the... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "Make a night of it and enjoy a drink in the W Lounge before or after your meal."
- Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, New American, Pizza
- Average Main Course Price: $15
- Neighborhood: Cambridge
Area Four boasts an ideal setting for tech savvy Kendall Square. The modern digs house both a coffee shop... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "Check out the Fireplace's website for special events. Fireside chats are a fun way to spend part of a day sipping the featured tasting."
- Cuisine: American, New American, Seafood
- Average Main Course Price: $28
- Neighborhood: Outside the City
Local Expert Tip: "The Red Inn is an upscale eatery, although formal attire is not needed, you should do more than don a cover up when dining here. "
- Cuisine: American
- Neighborhood: Central Square
Local Expert Tip: "Be prepared to wait. Head downstairs for drink in the super casual bar, The Cellar."
Local Expert Tip: "The ultimate foodie experience, Journeyman is one dinner you won't forget."
Local Expert Tip: "If you only have one chance to enjoy Henrietta's Table, indulge in the Sunday brunch."
Local Expert Tip: "Harvest is perfect for a relaxed evening at a high end restaurant- suitable for romance or an evening with friends, but best to leave the kids behind."
Local Expert Tip: "Have the host validate your parking for a reduced rate in the Kendall Square South Garage."
- Cuisine: American, European, French, New American
- Average Main Course Price: $18
- Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain
Local Expert Tip: "Reservations are HIGHLY recommended as Ten Table sis quite small and waits can be long."