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Bambara

25 Edwin H. Land Blvd. (Rte. 28) Send to Phone
Executive chef Jay Silva's menu reflects his culinary travels up and down the East Coast.
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Breakfast & Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Bambara Restaurant Review

: Located inside the très chic Hotel Marlowe in Kendall Square, this sexy, contemporary restaurant attracts a formidable after-work crowd. They may come for the drinks, but invariably stay for the food. The kitchen is headed up by chef Jay Silva, who brings to the table his signature warm lobster sliders served on toasted brioche. You'll also find kung pao chicken wings tossed with fried peanuts, chorizo flatbreads and a chimichurri burger. New England flavors abound in dishes like braised cod and corn pudding, lobster gnocchi and creamy clam chowder. Seared yellowfin tuna is somewhat traditional with a sesame crust and soy glaze, but what makes the dish shine is the addition of coconut rice and spinach mango salad kicked up with the heat of sriracha. Pair it with a Tea Party cocktail, glass of wine or one of the many microbrews on draft. End the meal with the bread pudding.

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