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Best Restaurant Comeback

2008 Best Restaurant Comeback

Hungry Mother

Cambridge
How we grieved when Alon Munzer and Rachel Miller Munzer shuttered their popular Rachel’s Kitchen last year. The Bay Village café (now reopened under new […] read more»
2004 Best Restaurant Comeback

Mistral

Boston
Mistral chef and owner Jamie Mammano and his staff have hit a new, super-hot stride. The food, service, and energy have never been better. Ever-popular […] read more»
1982 Best Restaurant Comeback

Upstairs at the Pudding

Cambridge
Chef Michael Silver has turned this former preppie club-dining room into an adventurous (and expensive) restaurant. read more»
1982 Best Restaurant Comeback, Kitchen

Harvest

Cambridge
Chef Bob Kinkead has made this attractive cluster of rooms much more than the most upscale dating bar in the city. read more»
1981 Best Restaurant Comeback

Ciro & Sal’s

Boston
It used to house a Howard Johnson’s. Now it’s gourmet Italian for Provincetown refugees (and anyone else who appreciates fine modern art and an attractive […] read more»
1980 Best Restaurant Comeback

Top of the Hub

Boston
This Stouffer’s restaurant once microwaved nearly everything out of packages. Now there’s a real kitchen, with a real stove and a real staff. Caveat: it’s […] read more»