Boston's Hidden Restaurants is more than just a Boston restaurant guide that reviews little-known dining spots; it also has a number of sections and pages that cover a wide variety of related restaurant topics. These features are grouped into several sections; to jump to a particular section, use the links below.
• Restaurant Blog
• Unreviewed Restaurants
• Questions and Answers
• Your Favorite Restaurants
• Restaurant Lists
• Other Features
• Related Sites
Boston Restaurant Blog
The creator of Boston's Hidden Restaurants writes about the Boston and New England restaurant scene, including reviews of restaurants, food trips across the region (and beyond), site updates, and more in a blog within our Boston restaurant guide. The blog, which started about a year after the start of the site, includes a number of older entries, which can be found in the 2005 blog archives, the 2006 blog archives, the 2007 blog archives, the 2008 blog archives sections, and the 2009 blog archives sections.
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Boston and New England Restaurants We Haven't Reviewed Yet
Let's face it; as much as we at Boston's Hidden Restaurants would like to try every little-known restaurant in Boston and New England, we don't have the time, money, or diet plan to be able to do it. There are lots of restaurants in the region that we think would be good fits in this site, however, so we have created a section of the site that gives information on top hidden restaurants that we haven't reviewed yet. This section is broken down by state, including Connecticut restaurants, Maine restaurants, Massachusetts restaurants, New Hampshire restaurants, Rhode Island restaurants, and Vermont restaurants,
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Questions and Answers About Boston and New England Restaurants
Yes, we used to have a forum, but it was a bit clunky (and only viewers could post and reply to it), so we have decided to create a questions and answers section on the site where anyone can post new questions (or reply to existing ones) that deal with the Boston and New England restaurant scene. Sections include hidden restaurants of Boston and New England, Boston restaurants (general topics), New England restaurants (general topics), miscellaneous topics, and favorite restaurants in specific New England cities and towns. Check out this fun and popular feature, and please don't hesitate to ask some questions of your own!
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YOUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS
Favorite Restaurants of Our Readers
Now it is your turn to tell US about some great restaurants. Go to this link to let us know about your favorite restaurant in Boston, New England, or another part of the United States, and we may just add it to our site. (For a sample, check out this viewers' favorite restaurants page.)
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Bakeries and Pastry Shops in the Boston Area
Where do Bostonians go for fresh baked goods and desserts such as bread, bagels, cookies, donuts, cakes, and pies? Go to our special features on bakeries and pastries in the Boston area to find out!
Boston Red Sox Restaurant List
This page gives information on top little-known restaurants near Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. Whether you are looking for a restaurant before or after hitting the ballpark, this feature will help you find a place that may not have the crowds of so many other restaurants near Fenway.
Cheap Eats in Boston for the College Crowd
With so many college students in Boston, we have compiled a list of great restaurants that are quick, friendly, and won't break the bank. Included are brief descriptions of each restaurant.
Restaurants for New England Fall Foliage Road Trips
This page is a reference source for the fall foliage season in New England that gives information on some great New England restaurants that are perfect for leaf peepers.
Boston and New England Ice Cream Stands
Looking for ice cream that DOESN'T come from Ben and Jerry's, Kimball Farms, Richardson's, or JP Licks? This page lists and describes some of the best ice cream stands and parlors in Boston, New England, and beyond that are not as well-known as these terrific, but often-crowded, places.
Irish Pubs in the Greater Boston Area
Are you looking for a great Irish pub in the Boston area? Perhaps an Irish pub that isn't as crowded as some of the more popular pubs in Boston? Check out some of the best Irish pubs in the Boston area, including several that may just be less crowded than the others.
Picnic Areas, Outdoor Lunch Spots Around Boston
Not interested in dining indoors at a restaurant? Looking to enjoy the nice weather by having a picnic or eating lunch while on a hike? Head on over to our Boston-area picnic areas and outdoor lunch spots page to find some interesting places to enjoy a bite to eat while enjoying the great outdoors.
Romantic Boston and New England Restaurants
What romantic restaurant might be a good choice for that special date? Read about some cozy, intimate, romantic restaurants in Boston and New England that are perfect for Valentine's Day, romantic dates, or special occasions.
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Best Hidden Restaurants of Boston, 2011
There are some truly great little-known restaurants in the Boston area, but which ones are better than the others? Check out our Best Boston Restaurants of 2011 page to discover these special restaurants. Also, read about our picks for 2010 on the Best Hidden Restaurants of Boston, 2010 page, our picks for 2009 on the Best Hidden Restaurants of Boston, 2009 page, our picks for 2008 on the Best Hidden Restaurants of Boston, 2008 page, our picks for 2007 on the Best Hidden Restaurants of Boston, 2007 page, our picks for 2006 on the Best Hidden Restaurants of Boston, 2006 page, and our picks for 2005 on the Best Hidden Restaurants of Boston, 2005 page.
Online Food and Restaurant Discussions
Every now and then, Boston's Hidden Restaurants hosts a live online food/restaurant discussion, with food writers and bloggers, media people, chefs, and others being part of the panels, and our viewers can participate in the discussions as well. In addition to the actual chat "windows" from each discussion, we also have transcripts of each talk.
Boston Restaurant Closings, Openings
Restaurants come and go at a rapid pace, so Boston's Hidden Restaurants has added a section that lists many of the restaurants that have closed down, as well as others that have newly opened. This feature also has an RSS feed that allows viewers to get automatic updates whenever a restaurant opens or closes.
Readers' Restaurant Posts from Facebook and Twitter
NEW! Every week, we ask where our Facebook and Twitter friends have gone out to eat (we also ask folks on Google+ and LinkedIn as well), and we post select answers onto the site. We also use this section to add posts from Facebook and Twitter people during holidays and special days (New Year's Eve, Valentine's Day, etc.).
Glossary of Food and Restaurant Terms
Do you know what "bulgogi" is? How about "bubble and squeak"? Ok, how about an easy one: "Bar Pizza." Don't know that one, either? You might want to look at our glossary of food and restaurant terms, which explains these, and other, often-confusing words and terms.
4 Must-Try Halal Restaurants in Boston
Have you ever had Halal food? Check out these picks from a guest writer for 4 must-try Halal restaurants in Boston!
5 Best Italian Restaurants Not in the North End
Everyone knows the North End is home to some of the best Italian cuisine in the city. In the mood to venture elsewhere? Try picks from a guest writer for the 5 best Italian restaurants that just so happen to be out of the North End!
Boston and New England Restaurant Menus
Having difficulty finding Boston and New England restaurant menus online? Wondering what a specific restaurant in the area has for entrees? Jump to this page to find links to menus of Boston and New England restaurants.
Boston Restaurant Newsletter
Looking for more information on the Boston's Hidden Restaurants site, as well as the Boston and New England restaurant scene in general? Check out our Boston restaurant newsletter, which has a volume every quarter.
Visitor Information for Boston
Are you in Boston on vacation or for business? Or perhaps you are planning a trip to Boston in the near future? This page includes information on the Boston area, including brief summaries of interesting Boston neighborhoods and cities and towns in the Greater Boston area (including restaurants).
Resources and Utilities for Webmasters
NEW! All of the pages on Boston's Hidden Restaurants have been built from scratch, and we are constantly keeping up to date on the latest standards, technologies, etc. concerning Web site creation. Now we are hoping to help others with their Web sites by offering some resources and utilities that may be of help to webmasters, Web designers, and anyone else involved with the world of the Internet.
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Travel Guide of America
Take a look our new U.S. travel site that tells about some of the great places in America.