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Who still serves Baked Alaska???

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hoohah Dec 20, 2009 10:16 AM

My wife has never tried it and I couldn't quite describe it to her since it's been so long since I've had it. Is it available anywhere (preferably north of Boston)? Thanks in advance.

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    9lives RE: hoohah Dec 20, 2009 10:34 AM

    Their online menu doesn't list desserts but I'd guess Locke Ober in downtown would offer it. If it's not on the regular menu today, I'm sure a phone call a few days in advance and I'm sure they'd do it for you.

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      peelmeagrape RE: 9lives Dec 20, 2009 04:25 PM

      Yes, L-O does it. It's on their dinner menu (no need for special arrangements).

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      DoubleMan RE: hoohah Dec 20, 2009 10:43 AM

      Do yourself a favor and go to Oleana. They always have it and it is superb. Not entirely traditional given the flavors, but easily the best around.

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        gourmaniac RE: DoubleMan Dec 21, 2009 06:52 AM

        second the oleana suggestion.

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          jinet12 RE: DoubleMan Dec 26, 2009 10:00 PM

          Agree

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            Area Man RE: DoubleMan Apr 5, 2012 09:35 AM

            I will third this suggestion. The only hard part is saving room for it since the menu has so many delicious items.

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            NahantNative RE: hoohah Dec 20, 2009 11:17 AM

            Anthony's in Swampscott

            http://www.pier4.com/hawthorne/desser...

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              rlh RE: NahantNative Dec 20, 2009 05:20 PM

              The version at Oceanaire is a very tasty, decadent dessert, but it NOT classic Baked Alaska - it is a chocolate mint pile of ice cream and cake coated in Fluff like marshmallow.

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                CreativeFoodie42 RE: rlh Dec 21, 2009 05:24 AM

                Yes, a colleague of mine ordered it at the Oceannaire last week during our holiday party and I'd have to agree that while tasty, it is not traditional.

            2. galangatron RE: hoohah Dec 20, 2009 06:51 PM

              try the continental on route 1 in saugus

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                catsmeow RE: galangatron Dec 20, 2009 07:48 PM

                I've had it at the Continental. It's the real deal, and it's really good(as is their baked stuffed lobster).

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                  CookieLee RE: galangatron Dec 21, 2009 04:19 AM

                  I actually went right to the Continental's website when I saw this thread! They don't seem to list their desserts, so give them a call.

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                  treb RE: hoohah Dec 21, 2009 04:58 AM

                  I believe the Phonecian in Methuen serves it.

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                    mbCrispyBits RE: hoohah Apr 5, 2012 06:19 AM

                    I'm reviving this thread because I've heard that Baked Alaska has been becoming popular at Boston-area restaurants again. I know that Jody Adams' new restaurant Trade serves it. Anyone else know of other newer places in Boston that serve it as well?

                    1. MC Slim JB RE: hoohah Apr 5, 2012 09:59 AM

                      Of the newer places in town not already mentioned, Petit Robert Central serves Baked Alaska.

                      Locke-Ober used to, but I haven't been back to dinner under the new owners.

                      Anthony's Pier 4 still serves it, though I recall it being not very good a few years back.

                      http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

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