Best Asian Restaurants in Boston
All over Boston—and across the country—Asian food is what’s hot. Soba noodles and pork-belly buns are showing up in unexpected places: celebrated kitchens, hip watering holes, even your neighborhood supermarket. A half-dozen notable Asian-themed restaurants have opened here in the past year—offering everything from shrimp toast to yakitori-style skewers—and more are right now getting ready to oil up their woks. You’ll be licking your chopsticks as we present the definitive list of the city’s very best Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean, and Cambodian restaurants. We’ve consulted dumpling masters, broken down ramen and dim sum, and even mapped the Chinatown dining maze. Get ready to improve your fortunes.
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…then you’ve got more than enough for one or more of these delicious items.