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Foie Gras Frenzy

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Foie gras, a controversial delicacy, can be found on numerous menus around town, from fancy French preparations to elaborate "sushi." Here are 28 places to currently find it, whether you're looking for seared or grilled foie, terrines, mousses, or torchons.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. T.W. Food

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377 Walden St
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 864-4745
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Three Preparations of Foie Gras: Seared, torchon, brulée. [Photo: Facebook]

2. Russell House Tavern

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14 JFK St
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 500-6055
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Torchon of Foie Gras: Boston brown bread, sour pickled cherries. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

3. Puritan & Co.

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1166 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 615-6195
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Foie Terrine: Strawberries, rhubarb, toast. [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]

4. Garden at The Cellar

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991 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 475-0045
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Animal-Style Burger: Caramelized onions, chicharrones, foie gras-cognac pate. [Photo: Yelp]

5. Crystal Restaurant

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20 Linden St
Allston, MA 02134
(617) 254-0001
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Foie Gras Over Pear or Scallop: Three pieces served on hibachi grill; Homemade Dumplings with Foie Gras & Duck. [Photo: Yelp]

6. No. 9 Park

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9 Park St
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 742-9991
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Prune-Stuffed Gnocchi: Foie gras, almond, vin santo; Torchon of Foie Gras de Canard: Peach, granola, summer truffle. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

7. Mooo....

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15 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 670-2515
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Tenderloin of Beef Wellington: Foie gras, spinach, duxelle. [Photo: Official Site]

8. Parker's Restaurant

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60 School St
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 227-8600
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Pan-Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras: Fruit preserves and a ciabatta crisp. [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]

9. Marliave

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10 Bosworth St
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 422-0004
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Wellington: Medium rare beef tenderloin, wild mushrooms, foie gras, pastry crust, red wine sauce. [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]

10. Meritage

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70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 439.3995
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Char-Grilled New York State Foie Gras: Smoked apricots, brasoala, Swiss chard. [Photo: Official Site]

11. Bistro du Midi

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272 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 426-7878
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Seared Foie Gras: Rhubarb coulis, native strawberry. [Photo: Facebook]

12. Troquet

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140 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 695-9463
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Duo of Hudson Valley Foie Gras: Poached apricot, Muscat grape gelée. [Photo: Yelp]

13. O Ya

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9 East St
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 654-9900
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Foie Gras Gyoza: Kyoto sansho, pink peppercorns; Chicken Broth: Foie gras shumai, tokyo leek; Porcelet Tonkatsu: seared foie gras, cabbage shiso slaw, dashi apple sauce, shiso; House-Smoked Moullard Duck Tataki: Foie gras kabayaki, arima sansho; Seared Diver Scallops & Foie Gras: Shiso grapes, vin cotto; Bluefin Maguro: Caramelized onion, foie gras ponzu, crunchy gobo; and Foie Gras: Balsamic chocolate kabayaki, claudio corallo raisin cocoa pulp, sip of aged sake. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

14. Eastern Standard

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528 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 532-9100
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Chicken Liver & Fois Gras Mousse: Violet mustard, apricot. [Photo: Meg Jones Wall]

15. Asta

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47 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 585-9575
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Asta only serves a tasting menu (available in several different sizes), and it varies, but you can generally add on seared foie gras. On the sample menu currently posted, it's prepared with radish and turnip. [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]

16. Clio

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370 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 536-7200
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Foie Gras Laquée: Milk & honey, piquillo jam, pickled hon-shimejis (listed on current sample menu). [Photo: Official Site]

17. La Voile

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261 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 587-4200
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Le Foie Gras: La terrine, le poëlée, or both. [Photo: Official Site]

18. L'Espalier

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774 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02199
(617) 262-3023
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Roasted Hudson Valley Foie Gras: Black mission fig, smoked almond Polvorón, balsamic, and Apple Street Farm arugula; New York State Foie Gras “Royale”: Rhubarb, fennel, lemon jam, and strawberries compressed in menthol. (The menu changes frequently, but these are two recent examples.) [Photo: Cal Bingham]

19. OAK Long Bar + Kitchen

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138 Saint James Ave
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 585-7222
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Potted Foie Gras: Summer jam. [Photo: Facebook]

20. Liquid Art House

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100 Arlington St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 457-8130
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Sour Cherry Dumplings: Foie gras, pine nuts, rose, herbs. [Photo: Chris Coe]

21. Menton

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354 Congress St
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 737-0099
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Torchon of Foie Gras: Almond, cherry, sorrel. [Photo: Official Site]

22. Mistral

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223 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 867-9300
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Seared Foie Gras: Confit of duck in brioche, wisconsin dried cherry gastrique. [Photo: Official Site]

23. Brasserie Jo

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120 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 425-3240
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Foie Gras Mousse: Cassis gelee. [Photo: Official Site]

24. Petit Robert Bistro

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480 Columbus Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 867-0600
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Foie Gras Poele aux Raisins: Sauteed foie gras, grape, cranberry, ginger, and cinnamon sauce. [Photo: Yelp]

25. Kitchen

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560 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 695-1250
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Beef Tenderloin: Foie gras, crispy onions, toasted brioche, black truffle, madeira. [Photo: Facebook]

26. The Butcher Shop

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552 Tremont St
Boston, MA
(617) 423-4800
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Foie Gras Terrine: Strawberry, brioche. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

27. Gaslight

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560 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 422-0224
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Pate de Foie Gras: Pickled red onion & sauce cumberland. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

28. Toro

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1704 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 536-4300
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Foie Gras y Piquillo: Seared foie gras with piquillo pepper, cider vinegar gastrique, and candied walnuts. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

1. T.W. Food

377 Walden St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Three Preparations of Foie Gras: Seared, torchon, brulée. [Photo: Facebook]
377 Walden St
Cambridge, MA 02138

2. Russell House Tavern

14 JFK St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Torchon of Foie Gras: Boston brown bread, sour pickled cherries. [Photo: Cal Bingham]
14 JFK St
Cambridge, MA 02138

3. Puritan & Co.

1166 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02139
Foie Terrine: Strawberries, rhubarb, toast. [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]
1166 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02139

4. Garden at The Cellar

991 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
Animal-Style Burger: Caramelized onions, chicharrones, foie gras-cognac pate. [Photo: Yelp]
991 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

5. Crystal Restaurant

20 Linden St, Allston, MA 02134
Foie Gras Over Pear or Scallop: Three pieces served on hibachi grill; Homemade Dumplings with Foie Gras & Duck. [Photo: Yelp]
20 Linden St
Allston, MA 02134

6. No. 9 Park

9 Park St, Boston, MA 02108
Prune-Stuffed Gnocchi: Foie gras, almond, vin santo; Torchon of Foie Gras de Canard: Peach, granola, summer truffle. [Photo: Cal Bingham]
9 Park St
Boston, MA 02108

7. Mooo....

15 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108
Tenderloin of Beef Wellington: Foie gras, spinach, duxelle. [Photo: Official Site]
15 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02108

8. Parker's Restaurant

60 School St, Boston, MA 02108
Pan-Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras: Fruit preserves and a ciabatta crisp. [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]
60 School St
Boston, MA 02108

9. Marliave

10 Bosworth St, Boston, MA 02108
Wellington: Medium rare beef tenderloin, wild mushrooms, foie gras, pastry crust, red wine sauce. [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]
10 Bosworth St
Boston, MA 02108

10. Meritage

70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Char-Grilled New York State Foie Gras: Smoked apricots, brasoala, Swiss chard. [Photo: Official Site]
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA 02110

11. Bistro du Midi

272 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
Seared Foie Gras: Rhubarb coulis, native strawberry. [Photo: Facebook]
272 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

12. Troquet

140 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
Duo of Hudson Valley Foie Gras: Poached apricot, Muscat grape gelée. [Photo: Yelp]
140 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

13. O Ya

9 East St, Boston, MA 02111
Foie Gras Gyoza: Kyoto sansho, pink peppercorns; Chicken Broth: Foie gras shumai, tokyo leek; Porcelet Tonkatsu: seared foie gras, cabbage shiso slaw, dashi apple sauce, shiso; House-Smoked Moullard Duck Tataki: Foie gras kabayaki, arima sansho; Seared Diver Scallops & Foie Gras: Shiso grapes, vin cotto; Bluefin Maguro: Caramelized onion, foie gras ponzu, crunchy gobo; and Foie Gras: Balsamic chocolate kabayaki, claudio corallo raisin cocoa pulp, sip of aged sake. [Photo: Cal Bingham]
9 East St
Boston, MA 02111

14. Eastern Standard

528 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215
Chicken Liver & Fois Gras Mousse: Violet mustard, apricot. [Photo: Meg Jones Wall]
528 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215

15. Asta

47 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Asta only serves a tasting menu (available in several different sizes), and it varies, but you can generally add on seared foie gras. On the sample menu currently posted, it's prepared with radish and turnip. [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]
47 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115

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16. Clio

370 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215
Foie Gras Laquée: Milk & honey, piquillo jam, pickled hon-shimejis (listed on current sample menu). [Photo: Official Site]
370 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215

17. La Voile

261 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116