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May 7, 2008 07:53 PM

Hungry on 24

I travel to Boston from Newport, RI 2-3X/week for work. Quite often I'm anxious to leave the city by 3 to avoid the onslaught of southbound traffic. I often find myself wishing there was somewhere to stop to pick up tasty take out/ prepared foods for dinner on the ride home - I'll eat anything, Greek, Middle Eastern, Italian are my faves. There isn't even a Whole Foods. Nada. Anyone have any easy on/off suggestions Braintree, Brockton, Bridgewater, Fall River?


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  1. Please don't laugh...but the Holiday Inn in the Westgate Mall Plaza in Brockton (visible from Rte. 24, heading southbound it's exit 18A) has a nondescript restaurant called "The Grill"--and I have discovered that they make incredible grape leaves (meat kind). You can order them individually or as a lunch plate with a side (rice, fries, etc.). Lemony and tasty and lamby. They have other Greek/Middle Eastern things on the menu but I can't vouch for them.

    Who would have thought?!?