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Which new restaurants are on your to-do list and why?

What's on your dining-out wish list? Mine:

Tico: Very curious to see how Michael Schlow has trained underlings to pull off a very long and ambitious menu, and also wondering how his zany tacos might compare to those found at a spot like Poe's. Browsing the menu, lots of it is very much to my taste--it reads well, anyway. We'll see.

Lolita's Cocina: Do you detect a theme here? I love spicy food, and though I'm not curious about anything in particular at Lolita, I'm always game for trying a new Mexican spot.

Tasty Burger: I haven't been yet. Heard mixed things. Heck, it looks funky and inviting from the outside, and a fried hamburger seems like something one ought to ingest at least once.

The Gallows: Poutine is my pal. I'm wondering how it will compare to a spot like, I don't know, Foundry.

MC Slim JB wrote not long ago about an Indian (?) place housed within an old KFC on the outskirts of Porter Sq. I cannot remember the name, will have to do a search, but it sounded divine.

This isn't a new place, but I've long wanted to try both Taranta and Mare, but have yet to make it to either.

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Tasty Burger
1301 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

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  1. Bondir's another spot that I forgot to mention, though I doubt I'll be landing a reservation there any time in the next several weeks.

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    Bondir
    279 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139

    1. Darul Kabab is the Indian/Pakistani/Bangladeshi place I wrote about. It still looks like a KFC, but there's some love and finesse and freshness in the cooking there.

      Some places I feel I urgently need to try: Dumpling Cafe, Q Restaurant, Bondir (crap, didn't beat the Globe rave, it'll be weeks before I can get an easy table!), Brothers Crawfish, La Baguette, Tawakal, and Top Griyo.

      http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

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      Top Griyo Restaurant
      984 Blue Hill Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

      Bondir
      279 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Darul Kabab
      2072 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140

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      1. re: MC Slim JB

        I think Brothers Crawfish is so good. Cannot wait to hear what you think of it!

      2. Bondir. Tried to snag a reservation for my birthday next Saturday. Yeah, right.... Will go as soon as I can!

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        Bondir
        279 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139

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        1. re: shaebones

          Yeah, I'd been meaning to get a table for 4 at the tend of this month and had procrastinated heavily, hearing that it wasn't that crowded. Oops.

        2. My list is: Tico, TW Food and Bondir -- maybe we'll all get there by summer.

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          Bondir
          279 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139

          1. I'm curious about Tico and the new Korean place in Allston.

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            1. re: scotty27

              Do you know the name of the new Korean place in Allston?

                1. re: MC Slim JB

                  BTW be warned if you go when they open, apparently they're not smart enough to heat up the fryers *before* they open, so if you go earlier on the fryers might not be to temp, as happened to me. Ended up waiting over an hour for my chicken