Driving in Boston is a miserable endeavor; driving on the Jamaicaway is driving in Boston distilled. Four lanes, lots of zigs and many zags, no divider, and vehicles driven by a populace known as much for its, er, aggressive driving as it is for its inability to pronounce the letter R.
But sometimes a drive along the Jamaicaway is necessary in order to get to Jamaica Plain to eat all of its many tempting treats. A fried pig’s ear from Alex’s Chimis will render that close call behind the wheel a distant memory. (The MBTA’s Green and Orange lines can get you to JP from other parts of Boston as well.)
Jamaica Plain is full of excellent food, but in case you only have time for a brief exploration of the neighborhood, here are a dozen top picks to get you started.Read More