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Eastern Standard

528 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

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Adjacent to the stately Hotel Commonwealth, Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks, the dining darling of resurgent Kenmore Square, is a classic grand café with old world style and new world cuisine. Burgundy banquettes and tiny tiled floors give the casually elegant dining room a true brasserie feel that’s echoed by the menu of French and American classics.

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week, Eastern Standard is the perfect spot for a quiet business breakfast or lunch, a pre-ballgame drink or a bite to eat at the majestic marble bar or on the landscaped patio, overlooking the urban bustle of Kenmore Square.

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1. noun A soft, yeasty French bread enriched with butter and eggs.
Crème fraîche
1. noun Cream that is allowed to set and thicken to a velvety rich texture.
Foie gras
1. noun Expensive, silk-textured goose or duck liver that has been enlarged by a process you don't want to read about if you're going to eat this dish.
1. noun French for juice, jus also refers to the unthickened juices from a piece of roasted meat.
1. noun A slow-cooked cornmeal porridge popular in northern Italy; can be served soupy or firm, sometimes fried.
1. noun A sweet made of almonds and sugar invented for the French Comte du Plessis-Praslin by his cook in the 1600s.
Prix fixe
1. noun French for fixed price, a complete meal that features a limited number of selections at a preset price.
1. noun The front leg of beef, pork, veal or lamb. Often a very tough cut of meat, the shank requires slow-cooking methods like braising.
1. noun An earthenware container, or the dish cooked therein.

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