Best of Boston

BEST Bar Menu

2015 BEST Bar Menu



With its dim lighting, convenient Bay Village locale, and peerless carbonara pasta, Erbaluce has been a destination for occasion Italian dining since it opened in 2008. Perhaps less appreciated, however, is chef Charles Draghi’s separate, weeknight-friendly bar menu, where saucy… read more»

2014 BEST Bar Menu



It’s hardly a secret that Jody Adams’s Cambridge institution has mastered high-end Italian fare. But the strength of the vast, separate bar menu—with bites like duck-pâté bruschetta and pan-roasted broccoli, and larger plates like rigatoni Bolognese—might be the biggest secret… read more»

2013 BEST Bar Menu

No. 9 Park


Chef Barbara Lynch uses the bar menu at her swanky Beacon Hill flagship to experiment with more gently priced (but no less divine) fare—prime steak tartare, truffled potato gnocchi, and soft pretzels with Allagash Black cheddar and shallot mustard—all of… read more»

2007 BEST Bar Menu



Always up for a challenge, chef Marc Orfaly is taking on the notion that bar food has to be cheap and greasy with a Malaysian-themed menu culled from his recent trip to the Far East. Pigalle’s bar seats just six,… read more»