By his own estimation, comedian and “Eighth Grade” director and screenwriter Bo Burnham manages to make the trip home to Massachusetts from Los Angeles around four times a year to visit friends and family. And when he’s back, the Hamilton native told Boston.com that he has a few favorite establishments he makes sure to frequent.
Super Sub Shop
At this family-owned spot in Beverly that specializes in steak sandwiches, Burnham said his go-to order is the roast beef.
New Brothers Restaurant & Deli
Burnham prizes this Greek-American restaurant in Danvers for its “Turkey Dinner.”
Liberty Tree Mall
When Burnham was home last month, he visited the AMC theater attached to this Danvers destination to host a friends and family screening of “Eighth Grade.” Burnham said it was “really awesome” to be back at the mall that meant so much to him growing up. A mall is also part of the plot of his new film. The movie’s protagonist, 13-year-old Kayla, achieves a personal triumph at the mall, when the high school senior she shadows invites her to hang out with her and her friends.
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