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Mekan Gyro & Grill in Medford does double duty as both a Turkish grocery and a counter-serve cafe. Fancy it’s not. But if you get past the lack of amenities (dinnerware is Styrofoam and plastic), you can eat amazingly well — and for very little money.
On a recent evening, a meal began with a plate of mixed appetizers ($9.95): Standouts included subtly garlicky hummus, tahini-enriched baba...Read more »
Vegetarians of Suffolk County now have one less reason to feel neglected: Golden Star, a Chinese and Japanese restaurant in Medford, just launched a separate — and extensive — vegetarian menu.
Meat, poultry and seafood facsimiles are fashioned of mushroom, tofu and soy beans. Included on the new menu: sizzling “beef” and “shrimp” ($15.95); Buddhist bird nest made with mock scallops; jumbo...Read more »