After a long stint as sous-chef at Boston’s acclaimed French restaurant L’Espalier, chef/owner Alex Crabb now puts up two of the prettiest, most sophisticated, carefully sourced prix fixe menus in the city nightly: one made of five courses, the other of eight. Serving on a small scale (the room only seats 41) with minimal pretentious trappings helps make Asta a relatively affordable alternative to Boston’s toniest purveyors of Instagrammable small plates.
47 Massachusetts Ave., Boston • (617) 585-9575
2017 Winner: The Table at Season to Taste
Open reservations are rare at chef Carl Dooley’s intimate North Cambridge eatery, which quickly fills its 20 seats with Top Chef fans...
- 2447 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
- (617) 871-9468