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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.

  1. MC Slim JB 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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      mbCrispyBits 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?

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        treb Dec 21, 2009 04:58 AM

        I believe the Phonecian in Methuen serves it.

        1. galangatron Dec 20, 2009 06:51 PM

          try the continental on route 1 in saugus

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            catsmeow 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 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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              NahantNative Dec 20, 2009 11:17 AM

              Anthony's in Swampscott

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

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                rlh 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 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.

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                DoubleMan 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 Dec 21, 2009 06:52 AM

                  second the oleana suggestion.

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                    jinet12 Dec 26, 2009 10:00 PM

                    Agree

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                      Area Man 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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                      9lives 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 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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