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Puritan & Company

1166 Cambridge St. (Hampshire St.) Send to Phone
Located in the former home of Puritan Cake Company, Will Gilson’s restaurant pays homage to New England fare.
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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
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Puritan & Company Restaurant Review

: Chef Will Gilson's Puritan & Company pays homage both to the previous inhabitant of the building it now occupies, the Puritan Cake Company, and Gilson's roots: the former Garden at the Cellar toque lays claim to being a 13th generation Mayflower descendant. Quirky design elements include an antique gas stove that serves as the hostess stand. Grab a seat at the communal table and try the house-made vermouth in a dirty martini or order a microbrew. A special Peak Organic beer is made exclusively for Puritan with honey from Gilson's family's farm. Grilled oysters, radishes and butter, a charcuterie plate and a smoked bluefish pâté are among small snacks, while heartier appetizers range from grilled sausage to lamb belly and bone marrow gratin. For dinner, the free-range chicken with charred onion sauce or the wood-roasted Muscovy duck may rewrite your definition of comfort food. Finish with the Meyer lemon curd or classic tapioca pudding, rarely seen on today's menus.

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