Re: [CH] Boston

Mark Gelo (
Tue, 12 May 1998 16:21:23 -0400

Yeah, Melinda, I've heard the same comment made about Barbecue, and Boston
being so far from Texas, or North Carolina, or wherever.

How far do you think we are from Naples (Italy)?

Come to Jim McGrath's hot luck the end of this month, if you think no one
does good southwest food here.

Concord, Massachusetts
(near Boston)

-----Original Message-----
From: Melinda Merkel <>
>Some of you may be inspired toward calling me a food elitist here, but it's
>hard for me to imagine getting real Mexican food in a place that's so far
>away from Mexico. I live in the Phoenix area, and when I'm travelling I
>don't even try for Mexican unless I'm in Mexico or the Southwest
>BTW, I just came back from a trip to Boston about a month ago. My personal
>recommendation: head to the North End (the Italian district) .......