Here Are Our 20 'New Boston Food Classics'

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The sticky bun at Flour Bakery was selected as one of Boston's new classics. (Jules Morgan/Flickr)
The sticky bun at Flour Bakery was selected as one of Boston's new classics. (Jules Morgan/Flickr)

We're talking about what The Boston Globe's restaurant critic and food reporter calls Boston's new food classics.


Devra First, restaurant critic and food reporter for The Boston Globe. She tweets @devrafirst.

Ayr Muir, founder/CEO at Clover Food Lab, which tweets @cloverfoodlab.

Irene Li, owner and cook at Mei Mei Street Kitchen. She tweets @ireneshiangli.

Joanne Chang, pastry chef and owner of Flour Bakery. Chef and owner of Myers + Chang in the South End. She tweets @jbchang.

Radio Boston's "New Boston Classics"

Chili Con Queso, Lone Star Taco BarEmma-Jean Weinstein, producer

Whoopie Pie, Clover Food LabGinger Marshall, producer

Maple Bacon Donut, Union Square Donuts@hiddenboston

Reuben, Veggie Galaxy@litchik

Lamb Meatballs, The Glenville StopsEmma-Jean Weinstein, producer

Shadowless Fries, Shojo BostonDevra First, Boston Globe food critic

Everything Bagel, BagelsaurusGinger Marshall, producer

Poutine, All Star Sandwich BarAlison Bruzek, producer

Pappardelle, Giulia Jamie Bologna, producer

Banh Mi, Banh Mi Ba Le — Caller Brendan from Quincy

Breakfast Sandwich, Ula Café — Caller Matt from Jamaica Plain

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich, Coppersmith — Caller Lucy from South Boston

Chef’s Famous Rigatoni Bolognese, 51 Lincoln — Caller Angela from Needham

Butterscotch Bread Pudding, Eastern StandardDevra First, Boston Globe food critic

Pork Fennel Sandwich, Cutty's — @LG_Interiors

Chacarero Sandwich, Chacarero@hiddenboston

Sticky Toffee Pudding, Ashmont Grill@litchik

Nasi Goreng, Myers + ChangEmma-Jean Weinstein, producer

Biscuits, Sweet Cheeks QDevra First, Boston Globe food critic

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Petsi PiesAlison Bruzek, producer


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  • "Mei Mei is recognized for its wildly creative take on Chinese food, made with local ingredients. Of course the team of siblings behind the food truck and the restaurant in Audubon Circle would become best known not for boundary busters such as kung pao chicken dip or green curry with halloumi cheese, but an egg sandwich."

This segment aired on November 19, 2015.


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