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Where can I get some Caramel Custard?

curryhound Aug 27, 2007 01:57 PM

I have a sudden craving for caramel custard and would appreciate if anybody knew where I could go to eat some in the boston area!!

Thanks in advance

  1. Dr.Jimbob Aug 27, 2007 06:21 PM

    Ubiquitous Flan at Tapeo or Dali. Yum. I know the places come in for a lot of knocks on this group, but I still love both places for Spanish tapas and desserts.

    415 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143

    Tapeo Restaurant & Tapas Bar
    266 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116

    1. limster Aug 27, 2007 06:59 PM

      I really liked the very dense ones at Alex's Chimis in JP.

      Alex's Chimis
      358 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130

      1. b
        Baiye Aug 28, 2007 06:10 AM

        I believe the Brazilian buffets like Cafe Belo have caramel custards in the dessert section, though sometimes they turn out be be tinned.
        I know that Redbones makes caramel custard.

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        1. re: Baiye
          itaunas Aug 28, 2007 09:28 AM

          Brazilian restaurants serve pudim which is their version of flan, made with condensed milk. Portuguese restaurants usually make it with milk, closer to what folks are used to. There also exists mixes for making Brazilian pudim, but I don't believe any restaurants use them.

          Toscanini's has a nice burnt caramel ice cream...

          1. re: Baiye
            curryhound Sep 4, 2007 07:50 AM

            We tried Redbones yesterday and found it to be really good. Only problem was the strong smell of eggs in it. Will try the other locations soon...

          2. b
            bakemeacake Aug 28, 2007 09:19 AM

            Oriental de Cuba in JP has incredible flan.

            1. StriperGuy Aug 28, 2007 10:25 AM

              The Cafe Belo local Brazilian mini-chain has excellent Flan in all of their locations.

              1. kobuta Aug 28, 2007 02:09 PM

                Not traditional flan, but the caramel/creme brulee-like puddings at the Japonaise Bakery are good and really remind me of flan.

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