Thursday, October 13, 2011

The Elephant Walk: Plagued by Inconsistency

When a restaurant has thrived in Boston as long as the Elephant Walk, winning accolades and opening two new locations since opening in 1991, it earns a certain notoriety.  People talk about the Elephant Walk, and I’ve heard it all: the mix of French and Cambodian menus that reflect the owners’ international upbringings; the reputation for extensive vegetarian and gluten-free options; the amazing tastes of the food.

But what I found, over multiple visits, was an inconsistency in food and service, and a startling duality between reality and a longstanding reputation.
Read the rest of this review at the Brookline Patch...


  1. I went to the paper and read the article. Unfortunately, they refuse to let me post a comment unless I sign in and I don't want to do that.

    Otherwise, your honesty about the places you go is extremely refreshing. You've written about so many places I want to try that I am continually salivating. Wonderful description, both good and not-so-good.
    G Tep