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Big Fat Whale
Sashimi for the dancing set
I thought I had Privus figured out based on what owner Jarlath Quinn had done with his popular bar, The Kells, located right next door.
| August 27, 2008
Off the charts, off the map
Even a slice of zucchini makes you want more . . . zucchini. You are perhaps vegan? Order two of these and sneer at the carnivores of the world.
| August 20, 2008
Jo Jo Taipei
Seldom enjoyed; thoroughly enjoyable
The contemporary cuisine of Taiwan, for its part, is influenced by Chinese, Spanish, Dutch, and Japanese colonists.
| August 08, 2008
The soup is definitely on
A new generation of Japanese water-fondue restaurants has won me over.
| July 30, 2008
The Publick House
Grab a drink while you wait
The true focus here is the far frontiers of craft brewing, especially the many styles of Belgian ales.
| July 23, 2008
And you thought Taberna de Haro was authentic . . .
A divorce and new partners have put Julio de Haro in the position to open Estragon, a larger restaurant with a 1930s-tapas-bar theme. Nostalgia deepens authenticity, no?
| July 16, 2008
Fine Tibetan cuisine — freed from Chinese influences
The total Tashi Delek experience is larger than the food or the room, or even the caring service from the lone mid-week waitress.
| July 09, 2008
Simplify, simplify — and enjoy the wine
As often happens at wine festivals, the wine at Vintage is actually more exciting than the food.
| July 02, 2008
Newbury Street’s loss is Cambridge’s gain
As one of Boston’s first Taiwan-style restaurants, Wisteria House had a 10-year run on Newbury Street. It has now moved its operations to Cambridge.
| June 25, 2008
Won’t you be our neighbor?
It's a restaurant with a menu that goes from diner to bistro without missing a world beat. There’s some pretty good American roots music on the jukebox, too.
| June 18, 2008
Definitely worth the wait
So what’s all the excitement about?
| June 11, 2008
Refined fusion done right
Retro done right sits well with me, and the refined fusion dishes here can be remarkable.
| June 04, 2008
Fit for the gods
Modern, locavore, green, and dazzling.
| May 28, 2008
Beverly Hillbillies food goes to Paris
Platters such as “catfish pâté” can be visually hilarious, but also really delicious.
| May 21, 2008
Skip the sushi, stay for the serious Korean dishes
On two more visits, it became clear that Minsok is mainly a very serious Korean restaurant, rather than a Japanese sushi place.
| May 14, 2008
The Blarney Stone
A Dorchester bar transfomrs, with mixed results
What’s the unlikeliest restaurant transformation?
| May 07, 2008
Lobby Bar & Kitchen
Room for improvement
We walked into Lobby the same day the Boston Globe ’s critic slammed the place — meaning, she gave it only one star.
| April 30, 2008
No religious experience, but decent Italian food
The former occupant of this space, the old Linwood Grill, wasn’t such a bad bar.
| April 23, 2008
Another Brookline sushi place? It’s actually a welcome addition.
I recently learned I made an error when I wrote that 147 places sell sushi in Brookline.
| April 16, 2008
Good food, small packages
Why spend a lot of money on advertising when you have a menu dedicated to small plates and can name the restaurant after the concept?
| April 09, 2008
Style and substance, hold the meat
The Vee and Vee here are owners Kristen and Dan Valachovic.
| April 02, 2008
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