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Good deli/smoked fish platter to take out anywhere along the north stretch of 128(btween Lexington and Beverly)

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partymakin' Nov 16, 2001 01:29 AM

i am planning a 75th birthday brunch for about 8 people and dont want to cook or drive to boston/brookline- is there anywhere with good lox, whitefish, kugels, bagels etc along the 128 line between Lexington and Beverly where i could pick up some of this kind of stuff? thanks!

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    Alan H Nov 16, 2001 07:16 AM

    A little south of Lexington, but Barry's Deli, in Waban (Newton) is awesome. Just off Beacon St, 5 min. from 128.

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      Hugh DeMann Nov 16, 2001 08:38 AM

      Bring your home equity checks.

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        ironmom Nov 16, 2001 08:59 AM

        You might want to check out Russ and Daughters. They have everything, and they ship.

        Link: http://www.russanddaughters.com

        Image: http://www.russanddaughters.com/image...

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          splendidspatula Nov 16, 2001 11:01 AM

          I heartily endorse this option. R&D's New York Brunch package is tremendous. It is expensive - $95 for enough to serve 8-10 people, and that's before overnight shipping - but they have absolutely the finest smoked fish I've ever eaten. In addition, they are a delight to do business with. Extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and willing to customize packages according to your specifications. I'm sending a brunch to my brother for his 40th birthday, and am completely bummed that I won't be there to enjoy it!

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