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First Look at Boston Chops, the South End's New Urban Steak Bistro

Posted by Michelle Zippelli  March 19, 2013 03:38 PM

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Chef Chris Coombs (dBar, Deuxave) is having a very eventful 2013! His third restaurant opened in the South End last week and he was named one of Forbes 30 under 30 in the food category. The new concept, Boston Chops, is an 'Urban Steak Bistro' serving modern versions of steakhouse classics including a variety of offal dishes, raw bar appetizers and homemade sauces.

The former Banq and Ginger Park space on Washington St. hasn't had much success in the past, but Coombs seems to have a knack for turning former flops into instant successes - Deuxave also opened in what was thought to be a jinxed location. On two different trips to Boston Chops, the place has been packed to the brim on both a weekend night and weeknight last week, so it seems to be off to a very successful start.

Here is some of what you can expect from the menu...

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Engraved knives and fresh popovers to start the meal


The Crimson: Blood Orange Margarita


French Onion Soup


Crispy Oxtail Croquettes


Steak Frites with Rib Eye Roll and House Steak Sauce (their version of A1)


Poutine Style Twice Baked "Loaded" Potato

1375 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02118

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Michelle Zippelli is a Boston based hedonist who is committed to finding the best food that Boston has to offer. She has lived in Boston for 6 years and works in online marketing. Michelle loves meatballs, live music, exotic cheeses, Mexican food, spur of the moment dance parties, and all things pickled.
Jacki Morisi is a self-proclaimed bon vivant extraordinaire. A Boston native whose waking hours are exclusively focused on travel, music, food, and fare ... emphasis on food and fare. She's a firm believer that just because you're living on a young professional's budget doesn't mean you have to sacrifice taste, and carries this mantra into each and every dining endeavor.
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