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If you’ve got american fare on the brain, you’re in luck: we’ve found six new boston eateries that will quell your craving. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you’re in the mood for american eats. Southern proper

North carolina native and chef jason cheek (toro, coppa) recently opened southern proper, a restaurant "designed to feel like "grandmother’s living room,” according to its website.

The new eatery offers modern takes on traditional southern fare. Diners can expect offerings like pulled pork shoulder with slaw and pickles, signature fried chicken and charred okra. To complement your meal, southern proper offers sides that include grits and butter, corn on the cob and buttermilk biscuits. (take a look at the full menu here.)

Yelper sasha M., who reviewed southern proper on march 2nd, wrote: "we shared the hot fried chicken, pimento mac ‘n cheese, collard greens and deviled eggs.


Everything tasted really good. "

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And donald S. Wrote: "this is honestly instantly catapulted into the top two southern spots in massachusetts, as far as I’m concerned. Overall 4.5, rounding down. After a few minor tweaks, easily a five."

Bootleg special, a new seafood boil spot that specializes in cajun/creole fare, also recently opened in the south end. Billed as a "good old southern crawfish joint," bootleg special is the brainchild of chef christos tsardounis (washington square tavern), eater reported.

For boils, diners can expect offerings like the "bootleg special," a boil that includes lobster, clams and mussels. Customers can also create their own boils with a wide array of seafood options such as alaskan king crab legs, lobster and crawfish.

Yelper lauren W., who reviewed bootleg special on march 4th, wrote: "first off, major kudos to the interior decorator that decorated this place. From the outside, it’s pretty unassuming, but the interior is stunning!"

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And amaliena P. Wrote: "this place is definitely awesome: from the decor, food and drink selections! I was sitting bar side and ordered two drinks and the cajun fried rice—they were all so good!"

As its name suggests, the eatery offers several different kinds of burgers, including "the hubba," with chili, cheese sauce and scallions; the "rise ‘n shine," which comes with bacon and egg; and the spicy jalapeño with pepperjack cheese.

Sides include fries, tater tots and onion rings. To round out your meal, look for a house salad and shakes. (take a look at the full menu here.)

Oanh P., who reviewed it on february 5th, said, "burgers were delicious! The meat patty and quality of the burger is definitely restaurant comparable. It was melting with oil. Each burger was nicely packed!"

Lily Q. Wrote, "both burgers were great and the location is very convenient (for me especially) so will definitely stop by often, especially if the staff is as friendly as they were on the day I went."

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Previously a food truck, barracuda on the fly is settling into a brick-and-mortar spot. The fast-casual eatery is a spin-off of barracuda tavern on bosworth.

On the seafood-focused menu, look for the ‘cuda roll, which comes with shrimp, crab and lobster on a buttered brioche; deep fried conch fritters with spicy aioli; and a shrimp boil with chorizo and corn on the cob, wrapped in plantain leaves.

Yelper anjie T., who reviewed barracuda on the fly on february 27th, wrote: "I want everyone reading this to immediately head over there and get the hungry man sandwich—I think that’s what it’s called—and some fish tacos.

Local chain shaking crab, which specializes in vietnamese/cajun seafood boils, recently opened its seventh location in boston common. Founded in newton, it also has several locations in new york and one in cambridge.

Diners put on bibs and get ready to dig into steaming bags of seafood, including shrimp, crawfish, mussels, clams and more.Southern proper they can also choose from several different kinds of spices, such as cajun and korean chili miso.

Yelper evelyn F., who reviewed shaking crab on march 4th, wrote: "being a big fan of cajun food, this is a must check-out place if you want cheap tasty seafood in boston. It was such a big portion for the price compared to similar places in NYC and chicago."

And melissa L. Wrote: "so so in love with this restaurant! My first time ever trying anything like this, and it is now one of my favorites. This location is fairly new since it has only been open for one month, and they sure left a lasting impression. Great selection of seafood, prices and drinks."

Shaking crab – boston common is open monday–thursday from 5pm–11pm, friday from 5pm–midnight, saturday from noon–midnight, and sunday from noon–10pm. Hopsters brewing company

Newton-based hopsters brewing company recently expanded with a boston location in the seaport. In addition to offering modern takes on classic american fare, beer fans can try brewing their own craft beers.Bootleg special

For food, look for the hopsters burger with bourbon onion and thick cut bacon, as well as a roasted duck and fig pizza with arugula and maple glaze. (you can check out the full menu here.)

Yelper lori D., who reviewed hopsters brewing company on january 27th, wrote: "for dinner we started with the wings. They had the perfect balance of spice and tang with a chunky blue cheese to dip on the side. Hubby had the lobster grilled cheese and I had the fish and chips. My only complaint is that there was too much to eat."

Bruce K. Noted: "nice spot in the seaport part of town, three of us were here for dinner. Burgers, beers, fries. All the usual good stuff. Try the pickle fries!"