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Poké seems to be all the rage these days. We stopped by Pokéworks in Somerville to try out some special fruit bowls. They’re only available today, Friday, 9/29 until Sunday 10/1 and next weekend 10/6 until 10/8. While the poké bowls you see here are served in fun fruit bowls, if you order one, they won’t […]

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Blackbird Doughnuts, the popular South End spot for artisan doughnuts has come to the Fenway. We stopped there on the way out of town on Labor Day Weekend to pick up a half dozen for the ride since we were able to get an earlier jump on the road (when does that ever happen?). Anything […]

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I had to go to the Prudential Center to pick up a prize that I had won, and while I was there, I thought I would do some shopping and pick up some dinner. I hadn’t been there since the opening of Eataly, and was pleasantly surprised at some new things that popped up in […]

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Allston and Brighton are becoming quite the new hot spots for restaurants these days. Beard Papa’s is just one of the new-ish restaurants in the neighborhood. This chain boasts that they have the world’s best cream puff. Let me tell you, they’re pretty darn good. This location has a good amount of seating – so […]

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I recently had the opportunity to try out VERTS Mediterranean Grill with my girls from Go Local Boston. They have two locations in Boston, the Financial District down on Summer Street and the location we visited in the Back Bay on Boylston at Clarendon. They are also planning on opening a location at Washington and School […]

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Do you ever wonder why bagels in New York taste so much better than anywhere else? Some people think it’s the water, The Brooklyn Water Bagel Company sure thinks so. They have a proprietary water treatment system call the Brooklyn Water Works. They say it replicates the natural composition of the water that flows from […]

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Located in Cambridge, Mix It serves a mix of Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Indonesian and Korean food. They have noodles, rice, soups, salads and sushi to boot. The restaurant has great light at the tables in the front by the windows – we will certainly be back when the weather gets a little warmer! Can’t make […]

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The Concord Ave. location of Hi Rise Bread Company is the original location. Patrons can watch breads and pastries being made in the open kitchen, pick up beer and wine or even grab dinner to go (fresh or frozen). There’s a great communal table here as well as some smaller tables by the window. It’s […]

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Franco’s Trattoria is located in a small strip mall in Sudbury. It’s a family owned and operated restaurant that puts out some delicious pizza. They have a nice selection of items on their menu: pizza, pasta, calzones, sandwiches, salads, wraps and more. They have an affordable kids menu with most items ranging in at $4-$6. […]

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The Smoke Shop is Chef Andy Husbands’ newest venture and passion project. You may know him tom his other restaurants, Tremont 647 and Sister Sorel. The Smoke Shop opened last spring and is open for lunch and dinner. There are many different styles of BBQ going on here: Memphis, Texas AND Kansas City. They have […]

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