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Coming Full Circle

When Bob’s Southern Bistro vacated its Columbus Ave. digs in 2007, I’ll admit I mourned the loss. Sure, owner Darryl Settles went on to give […]

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Luna’s on the Move

Little more than five months after opening Aroa Fine Chocolate, which he often described as the fulfillment of a lifelong dream, Alejandro Luna has abruptly […]

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Sofra Opens, and We Are Hooked

Two good reasons why you should be glad to be living in Boston this week (aside from the fact that it’s been, what, five days […]

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Waiter, There’s No Salt in My Soup!

About a month ago I attended a very posh prosecco tasting at the Back Bay restaurant Azure. Included in the small, lunchtime gathering were about […]

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Tapas, Take Two

As if the South End doesn’t already overwhelm diners with tough choices (Chocolee or Aroa? Stella or Rocca? Flour or the Buttery?), Thursday night saw […]

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Bye Bye, Boston Public

Though the city’s not lacking in the overpriced-beef department, it’s always sad to see a restaurant go. As the Globe unceremoniously reported on Friday, chef […]

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Ken Oringer Bests Iron Chef, while Tim Cushman Shines Again

I’ve been spending a lot of time lately logging various awards, nominations, and victories for Boston chefs and restaurants. And today we have even more […]

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All the News That’s Fit to Eat

Keeping track of Boston’s dining scene can feel almost as daunting as completing the Eagle Deli’s Challenge Burger. Chowder scours the internet for the latest […]

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James Beard Award Nods: Boston Yawns

Every March, the James Beard Foundation announces its list of nominees for Beard Awards: the foodie equivalent of the Oscars. This prestigious list honors the […]

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Bubblicious

When most people have to work weekends, it means coming into an empty office and putting in hours of drudgery for no additional pay. Not […]

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Banging the Drum for Fresh, Local Food

Earlier this week, I enjoyed a terrific lunch hosted by Garden at the Cellar and sponsored by the Chef’s Collaborative. If you haven’t heard of […]