One Perfect Meal: Matt Murphy's Pub
This month’s no-fail feast? A hearty, belly-busting dinner at Brookline Village’s neighborhood tavern. 14 Harvard St., Brookline, 617-232-0188, mattmurphyspub.com.
• Farmhouse platter of pâté, corned beef, Irish bacon with pickled cabbage, toast, and garnishes, $12
• Steaming bowl of beef oxtail, barley, and vegetable soup, $12
• Bread pudding topped with spiced pears and gooey caramel sauce, $8
• Foamy pint of Guinness Irish stout, $6.25
Total + 6.25% meals tax + 18% tip: $47.96