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BEST Restaurant Debut

2009 BEST Restaurant Debut
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Sportello

Boston

It’s a puzzle, how Barbara Lynch can manage to launch four restaurants, a bar, and two retail operations, all in different genres, while preserving the quality and essential Lynchness of each. And so we come to her most casual spot,… read more»

2008 BEST Restaurant Debut
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L’Andana

Burlington

When a city chef branches out to the ‘burbs, it’s generally assumed that something—service, culinary ingenuity, aesthetics—will get lost in the move. Then there’s L’Andana. While some of chef Jamie Mammano’s Italian-tinged offerings, like Maine lobster tortellini, are inspired by… read more»