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2009: The year in cheap eats

In the wake of the Bush Recession, it's been gratifying to spend 2009 noting how many good budget-priced restaurants Boston has.
A good year to dine 'On the Cheap,' for many reasons
By MC SLIM JB  |  December 25, 2009

Bon Savor

With so many worthy unreviewed restaurants out there, it’s difficult to re-review a place the Phoenix has already covered.
A gifted new chef prompts a rare critical reassessment
By MC SLIM JB  |  October 16, 2009
5 Courses with Marco Suarez, Executive Chef at Bon Savor

5 Courses with Marco Suarez, Executive Chef at Bon Savor

The word “hotshot” doesn’t usually convey likeable qualities. But what can you say about a 27-year-old Culinary Institute of America–trained chef who won the top...
By Louisa Kasdon  |  September 21, 2009

Bon Savor

Oleg Konovalov and Ibonne Zabala read French cookbooks to open a French restaurant, but they ended up using some things French, some things vaguely tropical, plenty of vegan options, and some recipes from a Russian grandmother
What if your Russian grandmother added a pinch of french and a dollop of tropical?
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  June 21, 2006