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phatchris Sep 6, 2009 07:05 AM

Whats everyones favorite pork chop?

My list in no particular order.

Taranta
Beehive
Carmens
Salvatores pork chop parm

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    roejimmy Sep 10, 2009 04:45 AM

    The chef at Prezza has in the past impressed the heck out of me with his dexterity with pork, I have had multiple different pork dishes there and been very impressed with all of them.

    Also, Salt and Pepper Pork, Squid and Shrimp at Peach Farm is a great pork chop dish!

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      nomadgirl Sep 9, 2009 11:23 PM

      While admittedly not a pork chop gal, I've had many a dining companion RAVE about the pork chop (actually, I think it's a double pork chop) at Taranta.

      I can recommend (highly) starting with the mussels first.. Best mussels ever.

      Skip dessert -- head to Cafe Vittoria instead.

      1. Karl S Sep 9, 2009 05:31 PM

        Well, not a restaurant, but the pork rib chops that Karl's Sausage Kitchen smokes (for making kasseler ripchen) are luscious - probably the best pork in the metro Boston area.

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          Aromatherapy Sep 10, 2009 07:55 AM

          God yes.

        2. barleywino Sep 9, 2009 05:28 AM

          if you're in a pork mood, try the crackling pork shank Wednesdays at Abe & Louie's (easily enough for 2 people)

          1. hiddenboston Sep 8, 2009 08:37 AM

            Mrs. Jones in Lower Mills (Dorchester). Not just the best pork chop, but one of the best individual dishes I've had anywhere in the Boston area over the past couple of years.

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              Jolyon Helterman Sep 9, 2009 03:31 AM

              Big fan of the incredible chop at Scampo.

              Prezza does a nice riff on the vinegar-peppers preparation. (FWIW, the Vinny's version always tastes a tad dry to me.)

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                phatchris Sep 9, 2009 02:08 PM

                I forgot about that chop at Scampo, really tasty.
                If you like Pork Chops with vinegar peppers try this recipe.
                http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

            2. CocoDan Sep 8, 2009 06:28 AM

              I'd have to say I really like the Chops at the "Venetian" in Weymouth. They'll serve them with or without vinegar peppers, a side of pasta or veggie and potatoes. Not only is it good, but it's also cheap. You'll take one of the two per order home for lunch the next day. Did I mention there's free parking?
              Enjoy,
              CocoDan

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                negrazer Sep 8, 2009 06:33 AM

                Henrietta's Table in the Charles Hotel.......night I went they roasted the whole rack and carved off the individual chop.....divine.

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                  justbeingpolite Sep 8, 2009 07:00 AM

                  I like the PC at Daddyo's, oh wait, Oleana is there now.
                  Still, loved that chop

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                peelmeagrape Sep 7, 2009 04:00 PM

                When I saw the title of this post, I absolutely had to jump in. You must, must, must try the smoked pork chop at Eastern Standard. Seriously the smokiest, juciest pork chop ever. (And the creamy sweetcorn and red potato chunks that come with it pair perfectly with its flavor.) I could eat the ES chop once a week for the rest of my life and never get bored. When they change the menu up again and take it off, I'm going into mourning....

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                  RoyRon Sep 7, 2009 02:24 PM

                  The Kurobuta chop at Scampo for high-end and very delicious pork chops.

                  1. galangatron Sep 6, 2009 12:01 PM

                    house special pork chop on rice from taiwan cafe in chinatown
                    salt and pepper pork chop from kantin in allston
                    grilled pork chop from xinh xinh in chinatown
                    grilled pork chops from jnj turo turo filipino cuisine in quincy
                    boneless breaded pork chop from la terraza in east boston
                    pan roasted dubreton pork chop from ten tables in jamaica plain
                    double cut pork chop with vinegar peppers from vinny's at night in somerville

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                      nasilemak Sep 7, 2009 07:58 PM

                      second the taiwan cafe fried pork chop.

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                      avial Sep 6, 2009 10:19 AM

                      Pork chop & clams special @ Neptune Oyster (Saturdays only I think).

                      1. Johnresa Sep 6, 2009 09:55 AM

                        For me that would have to be the grilled pork chop at Xinh Xinh...tasty.

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                          makonna Sep 6, 2009 09:50 AM

                          Pescatore sometimes has a special stuffed rib porkchop. It's usually stuffed with cheese and apples, and is one of juiciest pork chops I've had. I always get it when it's available.

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                            treb Sep 6, 2009 08:49 AM

                            Vinny's vinegar & peppers PC, yum!

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                              Parsnipity Sep 8, 2009 06:49 AM

                              You beat me to it. I assume you mean Lil' Vinny's in Ball Square, Somerville. Theirs is at least 2 meals worth of porky goodness.

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                                TomH Sep 8, 2009 07:51 AM

                                Third for Lil' Vinny's in Ball Square.

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                                heathermb Sep 8, 2009 08:33 AM

                                Second for Vinny's - though I prefer the version at Vinny's at Night. Prezza also does a delicious and similar preparation.

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                                  Parsnipity Sep 8, 2009 08:48 AM

                                  How does Vinny's at Night differ from Lil' Vinny's?

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