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Hamersley's Bistro

553 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116

Hamersley's Bistro restaurant information
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Some things have changed since Hamersley’s opened, originally a few doors down the road on Tremont, in 1987. They now have fancier digs with more seating, a private dining room, and a brick patio for casual outdoor eating. The most important things, though, have stayed the same.

The French-American bistro menu is still award-winning. They still make gracious hospitality their first priority. They’re still the friendly place that welcomes walk-in diners. And you’ll still see chef-owner Gordon Hamersley most nights, sporting his trademark baseball cap, cooking up a storm in the open kitchen.

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Grilled sardines with preserved lemon and watercress
by Chef Gordon Hamersley
1. noun Semi-firm Italian cheese made from cow's milk.
1. noun Slow-cooked fruit in syrup.
1. noun Meat (usually goose, duck or pork) that is slowly cooked in its own fat and preserved with the fat packed around it as a seal.
1. noun Mashed chickpeas flavored with lemon juice, garlic and oil.
1. noun French for juice, jus also refers to the unthickened juices from a piece of roasted meat.
1. noun An edible, dark green seaweed frequently used in Japanese cooking for wrapping sushi.
1. noun A very flavorful cut of meat usually from beef or veal tail. Can be very tough so, often requires long, slow braising.
1. noun Smoky, meaty wild mushrooms.
1. noun Italian dish made from rice cooked by intermittently adding small amounts of stock or broth. Other ingredients are added as required.
1. noun Catalonian sauce of finely ground tomatoes, red bell peppers, onion, garlic, almonds and olive oil.
1. noun A tangy citrus fruit with flavorful rind.

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