Literally just ten tables, this diminutive bistro offers the lucky few who manage to get reservations front-row seats for the show in the open kitchen. The resulting dishes are distinguished by a commitment to locally-grown organic produce, artisan products, and creativity. Charcuterie, pastas, and main courses—such as a pan-seared bluefish with juniper—are outstanding.
Jamaica Plain is one of the creative, youthful areas in the city. Roughly four square miles, the neighborhood is full of historic houses, independent businesses, and inviting green spaces, most notably parts of the Emerald Necklace (famously designed by Frederick Law Olmsted). Perhaps the best thing to do in Jamaica Plain is enjoying an invigorating stroll at the Arnold Arboretum, and we can think of no better way to burn off some calories before (or after) indulging at one of these top eateries. If nothing here strikes your fancy, you're not far from the best dining destinations in the Fenway, including Time Out Market Boston.
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