Spike Gjerde

Wicked Good: Wicked Sisters offers insanity burgers, magnificent fries, and a touch of McCabe's vibe

Wicked Good: Wicked Sisters offers insanity burgers, magnificent fries, and a touch of McCabe's vibe

When McCabe's suffered a fire in December 2014 that ended up closing the restaurant permanently, it was a loss felt keenly in Hampden. Sure, there were (and are) plenty of other taverns and restaurants just blocks away. But McCabe's had its own particular casual vibe, one that drew patrons from a range of ages and neighborhoods for well-executed pub food in an authentically friendly setting. It was a place to go after a softball game, for a meal with kids and grandparents, or an inexpensive option on a night when no one wanted to cook. It was an easy go-to.

Wicked Sisters stepped into McCabe's shoes when in opened in the spot late last year. The service is still...

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