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Best Kept Secret

1996 Best Kept Secret


The room couldn't be cozier, the ingredients couldn't be fresher, the Portuguese cuisine couldn't be tastier, and the wine couldn't be cheaper. Who knew the [...] read more»
1995 Best Kept Secret

The late Charles “Chick” Mahoney’s

Even his friend and mentor, former governor Ed King, didn't know. Several months after appointing him secretary of administration and finance, King was finally informed [...] read more»
1994 Best Kept Secret

Cafe Promenade at the Colonnade Hotel

How is it that this sparkling little dining room goes virtually unnoticed by the native population? The menu is remarkably inventive (the spinach salad with [...] read more»
1989 Best Kept Secret

State treasurer Robert Crane.

Has anyone figured out yet what he does to earn that $100,000-plus-a-year consultant's fee from Merkert Enterprises? read more»
1988 Best Kept Secret

The Bankruptcy of Telelogic

The Somerville telecommunications company's Chapter 11 filing was so hush-hush that even top execs were kept in the dark until the last minute. The shrewder [...] read more»
1986 Best Kept Secret

Charles Square

Upscale shops, pleasant environment. An overdue boost for Harvard Square. read more»