Restaurants

Top Choice Sushi in South End & Chinatown

O Ya

Who knew that raw fish could be so exciting? At O Ya, each piece of nigiri or sashimi is dripped with something unexpected but exquisite, from honey truffle sauce to banana pepper mousse. Salmon tataki is topped wit…
Top Choice Asian in South End & Chinatown

Myers & Chang

This superhip Asian spot blends Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese cuisines, which means delicious dumplings, spicy stir­-fries and oodles of noodles. The kitchen staff do amazing things with a wok, and the menu of small …
Top Choice Asian in South End & Chinatown

Q Restaurant

Hip and hungry patrons flock to this trendy hot-pot spot in Chinatown. Q is unusual for its spacious interior and upscale atmosphere, but it's also a unique, interactive eating experience. Choose your broth, choose …
Top Choice Asian in Brunswick

Tao Yuan

A young, lauded chef (a James Beard 'Rising Star' nominee) is behind this high-quality pan-Asian eatery, where accomplished dishes dazzle palates with fresh flavor. Small plates range from dumplings and pork buns to…
Sushi in South End & Chinatown

Avana Sushi

This place is essentially unmarked from the street, tucked into a tiny, cramped food court, next to a cell-phone store. There's only a handful of seats, and the tableware is all plastic and styrofoam. But the sushi …
Sushi in New Haven

Miya's Sushi

Two-time winner of the Taste of the Nation Award, Chef Bun Lai's immaculately presented, sustainable sushi and sashimi concoctions sport fantastic names. Even more fantastic are the freshness and flavors of the raw …
Izakaya in Westport

Kawa ni

Kawa ni (meaning 'at the river') is a modern take on a traditional Japanese izakaya (pub) in the middle of Westport, offering mouthwatering, visually appealing small plates to be enjoyed with sake and beer in an int…
Japanese in Rockland

Suzuki Sushi Bar

The super-fresh seafood of the Maine Midcoast is put to exquisite use at Suzuki’s, which sets itself apart from many sushi bars. Firstly because the sushi chefs are women (in a field dominated by men); but also, the…
Chinese in Burlington

A Single Pebble

This spacious restaurant – the brainchild of a local chef who mastered Szechuan and Cantonese cuisine while living in China – sprawls over two adjoining clapboard houses and offers up sumptuous MSG-free fare to the …
Cambodian in Lowell

Heng Lay

A half-mile west of the train station, this is Lowell's newest favorite family-run Cambodian restaurant, serving up big bowls of Phnom Penh noodles to satisfied customers. Accommodating service with a smile is a hal…