5. RED LENTIL VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN RESTAURANT
This all-vegetarian restaurant is bringing back a popular special from last winter: sweet, earthy Moroccan tagine with garbanzos, butternut squash, walnuts, apricots, carrots, and celery simmered in a tomato base. Other winter dishes include pumpkin bisque and roasted beet and walnut arugula salad (pictured).
> 600 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown; 617-972-9188; theredlentil.com