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Delivery in the South End

ChickenBrocandZiti Aug 17, 2007 03:16 PM

Stuck in the house and looking for delivery rec's in the south end. Any suggestions?

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  1. anitab RE: ChickenBrocandZiti Aug 19, 2007 05:24 AM

    House of Siam is a favorite and they are very quick

    Pepper Pot - caribbean food, hole in the wall. Order through foodler.com

    Upper Crust also delivers to the South End but they take a long time so be prepared

    India Samraat - decent but they do have a delivery minimum

    Other choice available on www.foodler.com. Just be careful because many of the restaurants listed deliver through Night Owl and charge a $5 delivery fee (or more). We try to pick from those with their own delivery service - delivery charge is much lower.

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    1. re: anitab
      MC Slim JB RE: anitab Aug 19, 2007 08:24 AM

      That is a fantastic link, anitab, thanks! Pepper Pot was completely off my radar: do you have any favorites you can recommend there?

      In general, I need to explore Lower Roxbury nabes like Dudley Square more -- they seem to be a largely untapped Chow resource, or at least not discussed much here. I did manage to try Packy Connor's for its wings recently: very impressive.

      1. re: MC Slim JB
        anitab RE: MC Slim JB Aug 21, 2007 04:27 AM

        The curried chicken is a favorite. It is served with a cabbage and carrot "slaw", red beans and rice, and plaintains. The small size is actually quite a large portion (I always have leftovers for the next day). My husband is a fan of the curried goat. The jerk chicken is not the best I have had - it is a little too fatty but the jerk spice is delicious - very peppery with a good kick.

        The patties and coco bread are okay - the bread is a little drier than what I have had in the past.

        I am going to try the oxtail sometime soon.

        Another favorite Jamaican/caribbean is Ali's Roti on Tremont St. Its on the other side of Mass Ave and is open until 7pm.

        1. re: anitab
          limster RE: anitab Aug 21, 2007 09:42 AM

          That reminds me of these two older threads (updates would be awesome):
          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/151627
          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/146388

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        Gabatta RE: anitab Aug 21, 2007 09:44 AM

        Strongly second the rec for House of Siam. When I lived in the Back Bay they were fast and the food was always hot. I'd imagine the service is that much better to the SE.

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