-- Boston's Hidden Restaurants --
Volume 31, Summer, 2013

Another Nomination for Best Blogger

Once again, the Boston A-List (which is presented by WGBH) has nominated Boston's Hidden Restaurants for best food and drinks blogger, and as of July 11, the site is in 1st place! (Last year we came in 2nd.) If you would like to vote for us, please go to the Hidden Boston in the Boston area on the A-List link. Thank you!

Our Latest Restaurant Reviews

Here are a few dining spots that we have featured lately...

Atwood's Tavern, Cambridge, MA
a quirky eating and drinking place on the eastern edge of Inman Square that has excellent comfort food.

City Streets, Waltham, MA
a dining and drinking spot just north of downtown Waltham that is hidden away in a commercial/business area.

Beach Plum Bakery and Cafe, South Dartmouth, MA
a little-known cafe in charming Padanaram Village on the South Coast that has outdoor seating (and gorgeous water views).

O'Hara's, Newton Highlands, MA
a comfortable Irish pub and restaurant in the heart of Newton Highlands that is a family-friendly spot.

Photo of Beach Plum, a cafe in South Dartmouth, MA

Summertime Restaurants

Summer is here, and with it, outdoor dining, eating by the water or in the middle of the country, and all kinds of comfort food dishes just made for this time of year. So which restaurants are just made for the summer? A recent blog entry looks into this.

Included in the article (which can be found at Five Good Restaurant Options to Usher in the Summer) are a drive-in northwest of Boston, a beachside pizza spot, and more. What are some of your favorite summertime dining spots? Let us know!

How To Find Us:

Use this link to go to Boston's Hidden Restaurants to find information on some great little-known dining spots in the Boston area.


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This Issue's Feature

Classic American Dishes

Another new slideshow is out just in time for the summer (it actually came out around the July 4 holiday), and it focuses on classic American foods from local dining spots. Included are fried clams, roasted chicken, desserts, and more, with an emphasis on cheap and tasty comfort food.

More slideshows will be on the way over the coming months, so keep checking back via the tag at the bottom of the latest slideshow!

Photo of fried clams from Kool Kone in Wareham, MA

A Question from the Editor:

Favorite Calamari?

Tell us about some of your favorite places for calamari in the Boston area or elsewhere in New England in our questions and answers feature; we will add it to the "Replies" section of this question!