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Eat These Greasy Spoons Week Specials Right Now

Photo: Boston Chops/Rachel Leah Blumenthal

In honor of Eater's Greasy Spoons Week, some chefs around town have come up with special dishes that pay homage to their favorite classic greasy spoon fare. Here's a quick round-up of each available dish so that you have time to plan out your week of gluttony, and as the week progresses, stay tuned for the stories behind each one.

· Anthem: "Spaghetti and Meatballs" — cashew-crusted tuna meatballs on top of rice wine-dressed soba noodles with shaved cucumber, carrot, and minted wasabi emulsion ($16/lunch, $26/dinner; available all week).
· Boston Chops: "A Tribute to Bill and Bob's Roast Beef Three-Way" — prime top round shaved thin, North Shore BBQ, American cheese, horseradish mayo; served on an onion roll ($11; available on the weekend brunch menu).
· Copper House Tavern (in Waltham): "California Po Boy" — Blackened chicken with pepperjack cheese, avocado, applewood bacon, tomatoes, and chipotle ranch dressing on a fresh thick-cut baguette, served with fries and house-cured pickles ($12; available for lunch and dinner from Monday, July 15th through Sunday, July 21st).
· Empire: "Griddled Cheeseburger Bao" — ground wagyu beef, good old American cheese, gem lettuce, Japanese mayo ($12; available by request during normal business hours this week).
· Gaslight Brasserie du Coin: A take on chicken-fried steak — chicken-fried Brambly Farms pork belly with a sunny-side up egg, breakfast radish, preserved lemon, sauce vert ($12.95; available at dinner all week).
· jm Curley: "Rocky's BBQ Chicken Pizza" with Vermont cheddar, caramelized onions, French fries, cilantro, and jammama sauce, a very potent chimichurri folded into sour cream ($14; available all week — or until it sells out).
· Met Back Bay: Baked, stuffed, loaded potato with bacon, scallions, shave aged cheddar ($11; available Tuesday through Sunday) AND "Steak and Eggs" — grilled 22-ounce prime bone-in ribeye with two farm eggs cooked in bacon fat with a baked, stuffed, loaded potato & red eye gravy ($65; available Tuesday through Sunday).
· The Metropolitan Club: Fois gras-studded meatloaf with potatoes aligot (gruyere mashed potatoes), shaved summer truffle, and summer truffle demi ($23; available Wednesday, July 17th through Sunday, July 21st for dinner).
· Olde Magoun's Saloon: "Not Yo Mamas Meatloaf" — open-faced Southern pork meatloaf wrapped in applewood bacon, stuffed with charred jalapenos and cheese, topped with frizzled onions, and served on top of mashed potatoes and grilled country bread ($11.95; available for lunch and dinner Monday, July 15th through Sunday, July 21st).
· Puritan & Co.: Waffled fried chicken sandwich ($12; available Sunday, July 21st from 11am to 2pm at the restaurant's first-ever brunch).
· The Regal Beagle: "American Chopped Suey" — wagyu beef stuffed with house-made mozzarella, basil, roasted garlic, parmesan and breadcrumbs, braised in tomatoes, peppers and onions, and served with housemade pappardelle ($28) AND a peanut butter and fluff sandwich coated with flakes, deep-fried, and topped with a strawberry sauce ($8).
· All coverage of Greasy Spoons Week on Eater [~EBOS~]

jm Curley

21 Temple Place, , MA 02111 (617) 338-5333 Visit Website

Met Back Bay

279 Dartmouth Street, Boston, MA 02116 617 267 0451 Visit Website


1 Marina Park Drive, , MA 02210 (617) 295-0001 Visit Website

The Regal Beagle

308 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446 617 739 5151 Visit Website

Boston Chops

1375 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118 617 227 5011 Visit Website