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2016 Winner: Tiger Mama

Tiger Mama went into a tricky Fenway location that had hosted a couple of regrettable flops. Any lingering bad juju here has clearly been exorcised by Tiffani Faison’s smashing tribute to a bevy of Southeast Asian cuisines. In a room transformed by a jungle-steamy makeover, Faison manages to take creative liberties with her sources without losing their most insistent, soulful flavors. Sometimes the third time really is the charm.

Tiger Mama

1363 Boylston St., Boston • (617) 425-6262
tigermamaboston.com