Food & Drink


2016 Winner: Little Big Diner

Photo Credit: Holly Rike


Newton Centre’s beloved Sycamore got a bratty, talented kid sister this year in Little Big Diner, with its tight menu of noodle soups and rice bowls with pristine slabs of proteins. What nobody saw coming was the LBD Flat Patty, a skinny charbroiled beef burger with pineapple sambal, crunchy fried onions and mayo served on a soft, sweet King’s Hawaiian Bakery bun. It’s a kicky, offbeat marvel of contrapuntal textures and flavors, a rare original surfing a sea of samey burgers.

Little Big Diner

1247 Centre St., Newton • (857) 404-0068

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