Wicked Good Guide to Bizarro Boston /

Fine Dining

Compiled by Adam Gaffin

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The 99 Restaurant

31 Austin St., Charlestown

The steak tips here are to die for. On Nov. 6, 1995, four alleged goodfellas were killed (and one was injured) while getting ready for a huge mid-day meal of steak tips. "There was so much beef spread out in front of the five victims that their table-top resembled a cattle drive,'' Mike Barnicle of the Globe wrote at the time.

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The world's largest tea kettle?

Nice cuppa

Sears Crescent, Cambridge Street, Government Center

Incongruously placed atop a Starbucks, the steaming kettle (erected in 1873) holds 227 gallons, 2 quarts, 1 pint and 3 gills.

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