Re: [CH] Re: Bahston [MD]

Mark Gelo (
Wed, 13 May 1998 18:20:44 -0400

Most of us bahstanians don't object to "Beantown".

We do have the "Beanpot Tournament". (College hockey, for the sports

We do like to think we have some of the best of everything. But maybe New
Mexico has an edge on us on Mexican food. (Even possibly Texas.)

Concord, Massachusetts

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeffrey Rose <>
To: chile heads <>; oldbear
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 1998 4:00 PM
Subject: [CH] Re: Bahston

>Old Bear
>Mea culpa.  I didn't mean to demean our great city by calling it
>Beantown...or maybe it was a subconscious 'dissin' from a former Wistah boy
>There is some good food around Boston but people don't associate hot and
>spicy with New England.  You don't go to Kansas City for the seafood and
>you know that huevos rancheros in Santa Fe are probably better than in
>Hartford.  Every city has its little ethnic gems hidden away in different
>corners of the city.  Half the fun is finding them.  Your list had quite a
>places in common with mine so I guess our wavelengths aren't too far