Billed as a "modern day roadside burger stand", NYC's notoriously cultish Shake Shack has officially opened in Chestnut Hill, giving those damn kids at BC first dibs on their signature Angus patties, frozen custards, and loaded "flat-top" dogs.
The Downtown Crossing outpost of this dairy-dessert chain is well worth a visit when you're in the mood for some custard... or those Bluth-esque frozen bananas, which are especially delicious dipped in chocolate and rolled in whatever topping your heart desires. Except for vodka. Sorry.
As its name suggest, this place is a burger joint. But before you pigeon hole it, just know that they also dole out sammies, hotdogs, and probably the most overlooked/underrated item, adult milkshakes(!) with flavors like Salted Caramel and Banana's Foster Parent.
If you enjoy tableside guac, swimmin'-fresh ceviche, fired-up tacos al pastor, and stacks on stacks of excellent tequila... then this is definitely your spot.
This East Boston shop(pe) from the legendary caterers is THE place to go to fulfill your Italian-prepared-foods-and-pastries desires -- no wedding necessary. The pre-made chicken parm and eggplant & chicken dishes are especially worth a visit; just heat 'em up and pretend that you made it from scratch.