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What's the Dish?

Down:2:Earth’s Sustainable Living Expo April 3, 5-9 p.m. Hynes Convention Center The event kicks off with a “Local Bites” Preview Party featuring chefs, food producers, […]

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What's the Dish?

$35 Prix Fixe Menu Every day, 5-7 p.m. Sage Even after restaurant week, guests can enjoy a $35 three-course prix fixe menu at Sage every […]

Reconsidering Todd English

Twenty years after Olives exploded onto the scene in a hail of garnishes and shaved truffle, its celebrity-chef founder has gone from golden boy to tourist-feeding hack in the eyes of Boston’s food establishment. Problem is, we’ve been judging him by the wrong measures all along.

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Seeing Green

All right, people, get excited. While we’re not out of the woods yet (see: the April Fool’s Day blizzard), all signs point to spring. I’ve […]

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The Name Game

This morning, I had lard for breakfast. Grossed out? So were some of my colleagues. But this was no ordinary lard: It was the now-famous […]

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Restaurant L: Another One Bites the Dust

We’re sad to report that Marc Orfaly’s Restaurant L, opened only three months before, closed this weekend. There had been rumors that the restaurant was […]

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What's the Dish?

Your Chowder hounds have sniffed down the best culinary events in town. Check back every Friday for your weekly prix-fixe of foodie festivals, cooking classes, […]

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Potlucky

If you want to eat well, make friends with a chef. They like to cook, even when they’re not at work, and their parties are […]

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Last Bite: Excelsior

From the ashes of one, two shall arise. We’re all getting pretty tired of bad economy stories, but the shuttering of one of our favorite […]

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Tom Berry to Leave Temple Bar

The Boston foodie world is in a tizzy over the rumor that Tom Berry, chef of Temple Bar, is on the outs with the bustling […]

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The Foodie Scene Gets Cooking

Thank goodness for all the restaurants conceived and launched before the economy tanked. Per those best-laid plans, the past few months have seen a flurry […]

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First Bite: A Ruff Crowd at L'Espalier

The generic, large, loud, bustling spaces that make up the new L’Espalier at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel mean an entirely new concept has risen from […]

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Notes on a Truffle Scandal

Recently I was perusing Tremont 647 chef Andy Husbands‘s blog, The Fearless Chef, and read an interesting post on truffle oil—specifically, his decision to not […]

Restaurants

What’s the Dish?

Your Chowder hounds have sniffed down the best culinary events in town. Check back every Friday for your weekly prix-fixe of foodie festivals, cooking classes, […]

Restaurants

What’s the Dish?

Your Chowder hounds have sniffed down the best culinary events in town. Check back every Friday for your weekly prix-fixe of foodie festivals, cooking classes, […]