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Grocery on Smith St.

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Cathy Apr 13, 2000 10:18 AM

I have been avoiding all the Smith Street restaurants like the plague, but last night I relented and went to Grocery.

When we sat down, they brought a little free taste of a fuji apple salad with an unusual herb called "lettuce burnett." Very tasty. The steamed manilla clam appetizer wasn't that great - a little too clammy or something.

But I have to say, they have a duck entree that is out of this world!! The most perfectly cooked duck breast, with aligote (a french variation on mashed potatoes, mixed with sort of a gooey cheese), greens and a few roasted carrots. With a great sauce that pulled it all together. Although it's pricey, I'll definitely go back for this dish again when I'm feeling like a splurge.

Cathy