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Evan Oct 18, 2001 06:08 PM

Where is the best calamari in Boston? My vote is Carlos' Cuccina on Brighton Ave. but I'd love some suggestions

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    galleygirl Oct 19, 2001 02:30 PM

    I love the calamari fra diavolo at Village Fish. To me, it's the perfect comfort food; sauce with a bite(They'll make it bite as much as you want), a "schissel" of noodles, as my granma used to say, and toothsome calamari...Oh, and their fried calamari is wonderful too. Always smells heavenly!

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      Dave M.P. Oct 19, 2001 02:05 PM

      Chau Chow City has fried calamari as part of their dim sum selection. When I have had it it has never been warm since it sits on the cart for a while, but it is peppery and fried to perfection. I love it

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        galleygirl Oct 19, 2001 02:21 PM

        If you watch for that cart when it's full, and get it while it's hot, you'll love it even more!!!

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        Andy T. Oct 19, 2001 01:53 PM

        This may not be what you're looking for, but Antico Forno in the North End has a great appitizer that includes baby octopus. It's roasted in their brick oven.

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          gyppielou Oct 19, 2001 11:02 AM

          It's been awhile but Daily Catch had it down...Franklin cafe had a great grilled...as did Caffe Bella

          Interesting, it's either very good or not good at all?!

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            susan Oct 19, 2001 03:08 AM

            I LOVE good grilled or sauteed calamari and try it every place I can. I know its a hike but Finz in Salem, Ma has the best I've tried yet. Its served as an appetizer over baby salad greens. Has a hint of mustard taste . Its delicious.

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