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chivisitor Sep 7, 2001 12:43 PM

I visit my in-laws regularly and am stunned by the bad restaurants I've eaten at over the past 20 (!) years. Any suggestions for MODERATELY PRICED, decent food in this heretofore culinary wasteland?

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    Charlene Sep 26, 2001 11:40 AM

    Let me know what price range you are talking about. Moderate to me is inexpensive to my running buddy. We eat all over the North Shore and are always looking for new food.

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      Lauire Sep 21, 2001 03:57 AM

      If you like Mexican try the Rio Grande in Marblehead, they have great food and tasty/unique magaritas. I agree that FINZ in Salem is good yet pricey, just to warned they have a small menu so if your with a picky eater you may have a problem. The best Sushi place is Kami, not to far away in Beverly.

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        Rubee Sep 10, 2001 05:12 AM

        I haven't been, but have heard good things about the Red Rock Bistro in Swampscott. It supposedly has a wonderful view overlooking the beach and ocean and great food. They have live jazz some nights also.

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          Joanie Sep 9, 2001 11:44 AM

          Isn't there a restaurant in Marblehead called Stonehendge that's supposed to be good? Or something like that. I've got it written down after reading about it but have never been.

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            Eddy Sep 7, 2001 09:01 AM

            Try some of the asian holes-in-the-wall places in Lynn. Your aboservations are largely correct but the new place on the beach in Swampscott is supposed to be good but the names esecapes me - Red Rocks or something like that at the very end of the beach. Got soused there once and anjoyed the appetizers but thats not a valid test! The Thai place is also good. Finz in Salem is good but it ain't cheap!

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              galleygirl Sep 8, 2001 03:16 PM

              WHAT Asian holes-in-the-wall in Lynn???? I don't get ther much, but I gottah know!!!

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