Boston is loaded with excellent restaurants. While boiled lobster, shucked oysters and clam chowder are local favourites, the city’s dining scene also mirrors the increasing diversity of its population, with a rainbow of Indian, Mexican, Greek and assorted Asian cuisines. Studenty Cambridge has the best budget eats, while the historic north end is king of Italian – some of its bakeries and pizzerias are nearly a century old. Tremont Street, in the stylish South End, is known as “Restaurant Row”, beloved of foodies.

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