On the road

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  1. koukouvagia

    koukouvagia

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    What does everyone eat when they're on the road where there by car or other means?

    Today I'm traveling to Boston for the weekend so there should be some good eats in my near future. First stop at Cracker Barrel. I'm carb splurging hehe.
     
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  2. brianshaw

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    I generally eat light when traveling in car or airplane. I have a bit of a public bathroom phobia. But that Cracker Barrel dinner sure looks tempting to me!

    Enjoy your time in Boston. It's one of the worlds greatest cities.
     
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  3. chefbuba

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    Usually fast food, I'm on a mission to get where I'm going. Yesterday was a six hr round trip in the car. Micky D's for breakfast, BK for lunch on the way home. If I'm going long haul I will stop for a sit down meal once.
     
  4. chefbillyb

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    When I say Boston I think Ipswich fried Whole Belly Clams....Yankee Lobster...check with locals about other places for fried clams.

    Neptune Oyster for almost anything and Lobster rolls...Cherry stone clams....

    The Daily Catch......Anything seafood

    Giacomo's Ristorante...Italian anything.......

    Have fun......Think Seafood.........Enjoy
     
  5. koukouvagia

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    Of course I'm thinking seafood. Lunch was heavy but I made some room for a cup of chowder and some oysters at Legal Seafood. Never been there before so I thought I'd try it. The oysters were really good, got an assortment and they printed out the types for me. Clan chowder was ok, chalk full of clams though.
     
  6. kuan

    kuan Moderator Staff Member

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    YWhat?!?!?!  On the road and you're getting fresh oysters and chower?  Spare me the sob story.

    On what road is it because it sounds like a vacation to me!
     
  7. chefbillyb

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    In New Haven Ct on your way home stop at the place the hamburger began.

    http://www.louislunch.com

    Or....http://www.pepespizzeria.com For a Clam pizza that will change your life...... Or in fact any pizza.  

    In Westport Ct and a bit closer to home on your way home http://www.westfairfishandchip.com  This would be a good place to try the Whole Belly clams....This also wouldn't  be a bad day trip out of NYC. Westport is a nice town.
     
  8. brianshaw

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    For clams, if in Boston... go North to Cape Ann. Ipswich (any one of the three clam restaurants) or a bit further North to Essex for The Clam Box.
     
  9. chefwriter

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    I'll suggest Ye Olde English Fish and Chips in Woonsocket, RI. Across from the Museum of Work, which is a pretty interesting museum of the textile industry. Ye Olde English has been around for years. My grandmother worked there decades ago and it is still in the same family. 

    More generally, I look for good independent places and when a coastal traveler, based on seafood naturally. I'm a journey, not a destination traveler, so a side trip here and there is always expected. 
     
  10. koukouvagia

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    I would totally go to Louis lunch on my way home tomorrow but alas they are closed. Yikes. I love all these suggestions. Too bad I had to work st Harvard square all morning and then attending a wedding all evening. That doesn't give me much time to do ANYTHING in between! So I picked up a quick poke bowl and man did it hit the spot. Hopefully clam chowder will be on the menu at the wedding fingers crossed.