Sibling neighborhoods Allston and Brighton are among the city’s best spots for a diverse selection of tasty treats — including plenty that don’t break the bank. It’s possible to slurp on $7 ramen while sipping from a hollowed-out watermelon filled with soju. There’s a pizza shop that is actually good and actually slings slices, and there’s an embarrassment of riches of restaurants making good to very good burritos. In Allston-Brighton, shawarma is a possibility, as are pão de queijo, Korean barbecue, and mini juicy buns with pork.
Here are eight essential hidden gems from Allston-Brighton’s diverse dining scene; comment below to share your own favorites.
Note: Map points are ordered geographically from north to south, not ranked.Read More