Like hot-dog-eating champions and Academy Award gift bags, pierogi are best when stuffed. Celebrate plumped-up eats with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of authentic Polish and Eastern European cuisine at Café Polonia in Boston or Salem.
Within each of its quaint, cozy eateries, Café Polonia's hearty comfort food provides a flavorful foray into transatlantic treats. Whether perusing the Boston menu or the larger Salem menu, traditional starters such as borsch ($6) and herring filets in oil ($7–$8) act as a delectable lead-in to heartier fare, such as the giant potato gypsy pancake stuffed with hungarian goulash and topped with sour cream and bragging rights ($16). Fulfill meat-laden dreams with a variety of juicy sausage dishes including the kielbasa and cabbage stew ($12–$15), or effortlessly colonize a mouth with the Polish plate, populated with hunter's stew, stuffed cabbage, grilled kielbasa, and fluffy pierogi ($16–$18).
What some people are buzzing about:
small, warm, charming, and heartily delicious. It's eating food made by your new Polish gramdmother [<i>sic</i>] you didn't know about and realizing you love her.Farrah K., Yelp, 3/21/11
Polonia’s fresh Polish dumplings, packed with mushrooms and potatoes, were like soft, starchy pillows. The real thing.Meredith Goldstein, Boston Globe, 11/14/10