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Braised short ribs with prunes

At Charlestown’s Tangierino, a sweet and savory stew.

01/31/2013 CHARLESTOWN, MA Boneless short ribs with sesame, roasted prunes, asparagus, and mashed potatoes at Tangierino (cq) in Charlestown. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Boneless short ribs with sesame, roasted prunes, asparagus, and mashed potatoes at Tangierino in Charlestown.

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At Tangierino in Charlestown, chef de cuisine Abdelhadi Zoubir braises boneless short ribs for hours with stock, wine, cinnamon, nutmeg, and a reduction of prunes. The sweet and savory dish, available as an appetizer or an entree, comes with whole roasted prunes, sesame seeds, and roasted asparagus.  —  Rachel Travers

TANGIERINO83 Main Street, Charlestown, 617-242-6009, tangierino.com

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