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2008 BEST Soul Food
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Coast Cafe

Cambridge

Dainty eaters, beware. Only those with a hankering for a little grease and gobs of pork-addled flavor are able to handle the made-to-order plates at Cambridge’s stick-to-your-ribs haven. Sure, the chicken’s great, but there’s also smoked turkey with collard greens,… read more»

2008 BEST Soul Food
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Coast Café

Cambridge

Dainty eaters, beware. Only those with a hankering for a little grease and gobs of pork-addled flavor are able to handle the made-to-order plates at Cambridge’s stick-to-your-ribs haven. Sure, the chicken’s great, but there’s also smoked turkey with collard greens,… read more»

2000 BEST Soul Food

Bob the Chef’s

Boston

Bob the Chef’s South End soul food temple offers a straightforward menu of southern foods that comfort, such as buttery collard greens, spicy black-eyed peas, and falling-off-the-bone ribs. And the “glorifried” chicken, prepared barbecued, simply baked, or expertly fried, can… read more»

1981 BEST Soul Food

La Libela

Boston

The first Ethiopian restaurant in town and, one would hope, not the last. read more»

1980 BEST Soul Food

Bob the Chef

Boston

What this place lacks in formality, it makes up for in portion size. Chicken, grits, black-eyed peas, the works. read more»