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The 38 Essential Boston Restaurants, July 2012

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Presenting Boston's updated Eater 38, your answer to any question that begins, “Can you recommend a restaurant?” This highly elite group covers the entire city, spans myriad cuisines, and collectively satisfies all of your restaurant needs, save for those occasions when you absolutely must spend half a paycheck. Every few months, we'll be adding pertinent restaurants that were omitted, have newly become eligible (restaurants must be open at least six months), or have stepped up their game.

New to this update are Somerville's Bergamot and Casa B , Tiffani Faison's Sweet Cheeks Q in the Fenway, Jody Adams' sophomore venture Trade and Michael Schlow's longtime Financial District favorite Radius.

For those of you readying the pitchforks because your favorite restaurant isn't on the list, wouldn't it just be more productive to leave your thoughts in the comments? State your cases for (or against) restaurants in the comments or through the tipline.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Strip-T's Restaurant

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T.W. Food

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Russell House Tavern

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Casa B

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Journeyman

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Bergamot

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East by Northeast

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Hungry Mother

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Area Four

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Craigie on Main

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Catalyst

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Rendezvous

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Baraka Cafe

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Jasmine Bistro

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Shanghai Gate

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Sichuan Gourmet

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Sweet Cheeks Q

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Island Creek Oyster Bar

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Erbaluce

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Myers + Chang

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Dumpling Cafe

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The Franklin Cafe

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The Gallows

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Hamersley's Bistro

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Neptune Oyster

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Angela's Cafe

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Ten Tables

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