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Lamb on the menu-who's got it?

Hi folks,

Looking for a place that has a lamb dish on the menu for a birthday person who really wants some. Another member of the smallish party is ovo-lacto vegetarian but no other requirements. Thinking along the vein of Sycamore, Puritan, A&H, Spoke, West Bridge, Rendezvous, Ribelle, Giulia, Coppa, Bergamot, Oleana. That kind of vibe. I could of course google all their menus but if anyone has had a recent lamb success and guesses the dish may be on the menu till say the end of March I would greatly appreciate your input. Cheers.

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  1. There are several lamb dishes on the Oleana menu but I have no idea how long they will be there. Search for Oleana...there was a recent trip report about a much-loved lamb dish there.

    1. The braised lamb neck at West Bridge is delish. It's one of the larger dishes, meant to share. http://www.westbridgerestaurant.com/a...

      1. Wayside Inn on their Complete Sunday Dinner menu has roast leg of lamb. They used to have the rack of lamb chops but I do not see that anymore.

        1. Rendezvous has those wonderful "Slow-roasted lamb spare ribs with Berber spices and harissa" on the appetizer menu. I know that they change their menu frequently, but isn't that a staple item?

          1. The grilled lamb sirloin at Alden & Harlow is one of many really fine dishes there.


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            1. re: MC Slim JB

              alden and harlow:
              Grilled Lamb Sirloin*
              Cocoa Nibs, Grilled Carrot & Coriander Mash, Ramp Green – 16

              ALSO, ribelle has Lamb Tartare on dinner menu

            2. The rack of lamb at Helmand in Cambridge is always wonderful and they have tons of interesting things for vegetarians

              1. Thanks for your input folks. When I relayed the information to the birthday person the response was, " Actually, I wanted to eat rabbit." So, I got the wrong animal. Oops.

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                1. re: thefoodster

                  LOL! Actually I saw a couple of rabbits at my local stop and shop yesterday.

                  1. re: thefoodster

                    Rabbit and pasta seems to be the most common combination around Boston. I've tried and liked these:

                    Herb spaetzle with rabbit confit: Fairsted Kitchen. Love that place in general.
                    Strozzapretti with braised rabbit: Sportello
                    Braised rabbit tagliatelle: Farmstead Table

                    Can't vouch for these, but they are on current menus:

                    Rabbit in sour cream with garlic & herbs: Vernissage
                    Rabbit terrine app: Kirkland Tap & Trotter
                    Chicken-fried rabbit: Alden & Harlow
                    Rabbit boudin blanc app: Ten Tables, JP
                    Farro farfalle: No. 9 Park
                    Braised rabbit leg with noodles: Sandrine's
                    Tagliatelle with rabbit ragu: Dante
                    Smoked rabbit confit: EVOO
                    Braised rabbit tapa: Dali
                    Diced rabbit in Sichuan sauce: New Shanghai


                    1. re: MC Slim JB

                      The rabbit terrine at Moody's Deli and Provisions in Waltham is pretty darned delicious, too.

                      1. re: MC Slim JB

                        At Mamma Maria's: Rabbit Pasta Braised Vermont-raised rabbit, in the Tuscan-style with pappardelle pasta, crispy pancetta, and fresh rosemary, 29

                    2. My SO has to order the lamb tartare every time she goes to Bistro du Midi. I've only had it twice I think and it is very good.

                      1. Mmm, rabbit! even cuter than lamb and equally delicious (thus disproving my friend's claim that "the cuter they are the better they taste.") So rabbit on the menu--who's got it? :D

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                          1. Surprising the rack of lamb at Jimmy's Steer house is old school simple (think mint jam), tasty and a bargain. I haven't been in years but the Aegean in Watertown has great lamb riblets.

                            1. foodster, did you alrdy do your dinner?
                              FYI. March 6th East by Northeast Special Dinner incl lamb:

                              Western China Menu

                              Grilled confit lamb belly, lamb fat roasted sweet potato, spiced salt

                              Warm romaine salad, lamb ragout, roasted garlic puree, soft boiled egg

                              Chickpea and carrot fritter, carrot puree, herb relish, pickled watermelon radish

                              Kale and smoked tofu samsa, strained yogurt, napa and pickled onion salad

                              Hand-stretched Kazakh noodles, braised lamb shoulder, laghman sauce, roasted red pepper and celery salad, spiced black vinegar

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                              1. re: opinionatedchef

                                Actually the friend wanted rabbit....I got the wrong animal! Looks delicious though :)