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pierogi Mar 11, 2007 12:06 PM

help. i am from montreal and i recently relocated here. in mtl there was an amazing little place called euro deli batory and they sold polish products but also had a couple tables and served up the BEST pierogies and the most DELICIOUS borscht i have ever had. i am wondering if something casual and authentic like that exists here. i am in the newton area so preference would be around here but i will travel for something that can compare. this borscht was crazy good...chock full of veggies and chickpeas and topped with some sour cream.

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    thekidd RE: pierogi Mar 11, 2007 12:22 PM

    right across the street from the baltic deli is a place called polonia's. great authentic polish food. superb potato pancakes, kielbasa, the works.

    www.cafepolonia.com

    1. rlh RE: pierogi Mar 11, 2007 12:24 PM

      Search for posts on Cafe Polonia in Dorchester (all of their food is good, as is the Polish beer there) -- it's not really nearby for Newton, but by far the best option -- they also run the grocery store across the street which is the area's best source of Eastern European specialty goods (great kielbasa, 6 or more types available, on Thursday-Friday). Highly recommended! The next best options are in Connecticut and NYC in my opinion.

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        pierogi RE: pierogi Mar 11, 2007 02:24 PM

        thank you!!!

        1. Joanie RE: pierogi Mar 12, 2007 04:49 AM

          If it's just borscht you want, you could try Cafe St. Petersburg in Newton Center for the Russian version. I don't think it's chock full of veggies tho.

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            janzy RE: pierogi Mar 12, 2007 08:17 AM

            Cafe Polonia is the only game in town.

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