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Five Food Spots in the Polish Triangle

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining, Reviews by on September 3, 2009 3 Comments
Five Food Spots in the Polish Triangle

The Polish Triangle is an area of Boston that starts on the border of South Boston and Dorchester and extends into the Edward Everett Square portion of Dorchester. Bordered by Columbia Road, Boston Street and Dorchester Avenue, the Polish Triangle became an officially recognized part of the city on October 18, 2008. Traditionally it was […]

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Not Much of a Thrill: Dinner at The Daily Grill

Filed in Food & Dining, Reviews by on July 31, 2009 1 Comment
Not Much of a Thrill: Dinner at The Daily Grill

The Daily Grill is an overpriced restaurant on Huntington Avenue. Read about Gabby’s experience.

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Will the South Street Diner Survive?

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Will the South Street Diner Survive?

It’s 4:00 AM. You’re tired, hungry, and walking the streets of downtown Boston in search of a hot meal. Here are your options: Bova’s Bakery South Street Diner Miel Random Dunkin Donuts, McDonald’s or a street cart. If four local residents have their way, that list will be even shorter. In direct contrast to New […]

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A Gay Reality

A Gay Reality

Join the Boston Observer in exploring Boston Pride, 2009.

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Boston’s Best Vegetarian Restaurants

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining, Headline by on May 1, 2009 3 Comments
Boston’s Best Vegetarian Restaurants

Last night the boyfriend and I ate dinner at Ten Tables in Jamaica Plain. This cozy, intimate restaurant (it actually has eleven tables) has been on our to do list for awhile, but we don’t often get to JP for dinner. Well, it was definitely worth the drive. Service was polite and attentive. In fact, when I stepped away to the lady’s room, the waiter asked my boyfriend if we were celebrating a birthday or anniversary.

But the food is the real reason to go. It’s a small menu filled with local produce and fresh seasonal ingredients prepared to perfection. I ordered the four course vegetarian tasting menu, which at $28, is one of the best values I’ve seen. Each course was small so I didn’t feel stuffed at the end of the night. The dessert, a simple but sublime angel food cake with three different sauces for topping, was a sweet complement to the more savory dishes (and though my boyfriend is decidedly not a vegetarian, he made an exception for dessert).

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Boston’s Best Outdoor Dining Options

Filed in Food & Dining by on April 28, 2009 9 Comments
Boston’s Best Outdoor Dining Options

As any of my friends will tell you, I’m a sucker for outdoor dining. There’s just something so enticing about the idea of sitting outside while dining al fresco and people-watching along Newbury Street or perhaps Harvard Square. Even if there are tables available inside, I will often insist that we wait for an outdoor […]

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