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The Cafe at Taj Boston

15 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-598-5255

The Cafe at Taj Boston restaurant information
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Occupying one of the city's most prestigious addresses at Arlington and Newbury Streets, Taj Boston is nestled between the picturesque Public Garden and the city's swankiest shopping district. Diners at the hotel's signature restaurant, The Café at the Taj, are well-rewarded with a menu as elegant as the historic setting.

Whether they're regrouping after a shopping-spree or spa day, planning a pre-theatre dinner or gathering friends and family for a festive celebration, guests can relax in the intimate dining room over internationally-inspired menus of New England's finest meats, seafood and produce. Innovative seasonal dishes illustrate the chef's philosophy that meticulous attention to quality and freshness of ingredients are of the utmost importance.

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Aïoli
1. noun A blend of ail (garlic) and oli (oil) in the parlance of the Provence region of southern France. Around here, we'd call it a garlic mayonnaise.
Aubergine
1. noun French for "eggplant."
Carpaccio
1. noun Wafer-thin slices of raw beef served cold; named after the Renaissance Venetian painter.
Chorizo
1. noun Crumbly, spiced pork sausage.
Chutney
1. noun A spicy, fruity, sometimes marmalade-like Indian condiment.
Coulis
1. noun A thick puree or sauce.
Ganache
1. noun A rich mixture of chocolate and crème fraîche frequently used as a filling for cakes.
Haricot vert
1. noun A green string bean with French attitude.
Jus
1. noun French for juice, jus also refers to the unthickened juices from a piece of roasted meat.
Mascarpone
1. noun Ultra-rich, soft cheese known best for its role in tiramisu.
Naan
1. noun Tandoor-baked, unleavened, Indian bread.
Osso bucco
1. noun An Italian dish of braised veal shanks with white wine, onion, carrots, celery, and tomatoes.
Paella
1. noun A saffron-flavored rice dish with meats, vegetables and shellfish; named for the large shallow pan in which it is traditionally cooked.
Polenta
1. noun A slow-cooked cornmeal porridge popular in northern Italy; can be served soupy or firm, sometimes fried.
Praline
1. noun A sweet made of almonds and sugar invented for the French Comte du Plessis-Praslin by his cook in the 1600s.
Risotto
1. noun Italian dish made from rice cooked by intermittently adding small amounts of stock or broth. Other ingredients are added as required.
Roti
1. noun Unleavened, griddle-cooked Indian bread.
Tamarind
1. noun A bittersweet spice made by drying and pressing the pulp from the fruit of the tamarind tree native to Asia and northern Africa.
Tartare
1. noun Ground or finely chopped, seasoned raw meat (traditionally beef). May or may not come mounded, and with a raw egg.
Tuile
1. noun A thin, crisp, French cookie.
Wonton
1. noun A small dumplings made by filling thin sheets of dough with a mixture finely chopped meat, seafood or vegetables.

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