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Review: Skyfall

By the end of its perhaps overlong 145 minutes Skyfall has earned the franchise the right to yet another sequel, if not another 50 years.
Blond on Bond
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 09, 2012
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Review: One for the Money

TV director Julie Anne Robinson's insipid adaptation of this first volume in Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series has more in common with Young Adult than with the average gumshoe yarn.
Julie Anne Robinson's insipid adaptation
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 03, 2012
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Review: Restless

Gus Van Sant's Restless follows a similar template to Jonathan Levin's 50/50 , with more precious results.
Death-obsessed teens in love
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 30, 2011
Letter From the Editor: Salons Issue 2011

Letter From the Editor: Salons Issue 2011


As the editor of a local city guide, I get asked to try out salons all the time. Super glamorous, right? It's actually not all...
By Erica Corsano  |  May 02, 2011
Barroom botany

Barroom botany


Photo: JOEL VEAK It's warming up around here at long last, and that means it's the time of year for a couple of great traditions:...
By Luke ONeil  |  May 02, 2011
The many sides of splurging: A guide to decadent local dishes worth the cash and calories

The many sides of splurging: A guide to decadent local dishes worth the cash and calories


Photo: JOEL VEAK From a single ounce of sturgeon caviar at L'Espalier to a fat slice of seven-layer chocolate cake from your neighborhood bakery (bonus...
By Ruth Tobias  |  March 21, 2011


December 31 | Red Carpet Affair at Bond, Top 40 Dance Scene at Game On!

December 31 | Red Carpet Affair at Bond, Top 40 Dance Scene at Game On!


Dear 2010: thanks for the memories (or at least those we hazily recall). And pleased to meet you, 2011: we look forward to continuing the...
By Scott Kearnan  |  December 13, 2010
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Drinking stories

Twenty-five thousand members of the Lutheran Youth Congress are leaving New Orleans. Replacing them are another kind of faithful, equally dedicated in their way to their calling: 15,000 eager bartenders.
How Boston's best barkeeps survived five days of around-the-clock cocktails
By LIZA WEISSTUCH  |  August 13, 2010
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Team spirits

Up in Vancouver, the red, white, and blue are riding high on gold (medals that is) for feats of awe-inspiring athleticism.
Competitive Drinking Dept.
By SCOTT KEARNAN  |  February 26, 2010
Great Minds Drink Alike: Local booze crews give the term "social drinking" a whole new meaning

Great Minds Drink Alike: Local booze crews give the term "social drinking" a whole new meaning


 Maybe our early years were just inundated with a few too many fear tactics from after-school specials, but it seems like whenever we hear about...
By Scott Kearnan  |  January 25, 2010
On Top of the Liberty and Bond New Years Events | December 31

On Top of the Liberty and Bond New Years Events | December 31


New Year's Eve stresses us out. There, we said it. And no, it's not just the careful self-examination and philosophical "What's my life purpose?" ruminating:...
By webteam  |  December 14, 2009


Dandy brandy

Dandy brandy


 


The ambrosia of hip-hop artists and status-obsessed socialites alike, Remy Martin Louis XIII Cognac is the champagne of cognacs, made solely from grapes grown, but of course, in the Grande Champagne area of the Cognac region of France.

That was a mouthful.

But the cognac is, too. An absurdly expensive mouthful, one that the most finicky cognac aficionados will find well worth the $250 per shot price tag at Bond (The Langham Hotel, 250 Franklin Street, Boston, 617.451.1900), the new upscale playground for Boston’s elite and discreet. This Remy Martin is not for the novices, but for the real McCoy of cognac devotees, who have cash to throw down and an appreciation for intricate flavors; it boasts a complicated palate of exotic flowers and spices, with an epic finish. Whil
By Sara Faith Alterman  |  March 20, 2009

Lamb Chops Small Plate at Bond

Lamb Chops Small Plate at Bond


 

Bond, the swank new restaurant/lounge at the Langham Hotel (250 Franklin Street, Boston, 617.451.1900), looks surpassingly rich, with its soaring ceilings, framed blowups of US currency, and luxe leather furnishings in tones of chocolate, chestnut, and honey. While 2009 may not be the best moment to celebrate the banking world, Bond’s pretty, oversized small-plates are surprisingly sensibly priced. These are not teenytiny tapas: the Moroccan-spiced lamb ($18) might qualify as an entrée at many restaurants. Three gorgeous, medium-rare chops form a teepee atop a mound of cranberry-hued fruit that turns out to be that humble staple of regularity-challenged diners: stewed prunes. You’ll stop snickering once you discover what a sensational combination of flavors is made by a bite of grass-fed lamb on the sam

By MC Slim JB  |  February 20, 2009
Bonding Time

Bonding Time




Bond at the Langham Hotel (250 Franklin Street, Boston, 617.451.1900) is the latest incarnation of hotel bar chic: the seats are plush, the colors are rich, and the vibe is retroglam meets modernday lounge. The seemingly mile-high ceilings, luxe red barstools set against a 12-foot-tall mirrored bar backdrop,and original glistening chandeliers add a sense of subdued opulence to the former home of the Federal Reserve Bank. And the drinks? They pay homage to the building’s money-lending roots. Sip the Sawbuck Martini (pearflavored Grey Goose, fresh lime juice, ginger, and basil) or a quarter martini (tequila, pomegranate juice, lime juice, and chili flakes). But don’t expect to pay face value for them; Bond cocktails average between $12 and $14. Or you could really stimulate the eco

By Staff@Night  |  January 23, 2009