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First Tastes: A look at 2013 in Boston dining

Here are the forthcoming spots we're anticipating the most, plus some brand-new eateries that just fired up their burners.

By MC SLIM JB  |  January 04, 2013

Bondir’s tiny kitchen welcomes its first sous-chef

Rachel Miller and Jason Bond are standing side by side — as they do for roughly 13 hours a day, every day but Tuesday — in Bondir's subterranean prep space.
Miller's Time
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  November 30, 2012

Six local chefs serve up quick summer recipe tips

A grill is always a grill, whether you rock a two-foot kettle charcoal number or a gas-fueled beast with more knobs than an airplane cockpit.
DIY Summer food
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  June 08, 2012

The Wes Welker Award for Awesomeness in a Compact Form

Jason Bond's debut as a chef/owner, Bondir (279A Broadway, Cambridge, 617.661.0009), doesn't make a gaudy first impression. His off-the-beaten-path space in Area IV is tiny...
By MC Slim JB  |  October 03, 2011
Letter from the Editor: Food Issue 2011

Letter from the Editor: Food Issue 2011

Photo: MICHAEL DISKIN Boston has come a hell of a long way from its days as the home of the bean and the cod. Our...
By Stuff Boston  |  June 13, 2011
Mallard Duck Breast at Bondir

Mallard Duck Breast at Bondir

Photo: JOEL VEAK My friends who know about my undercover food-writing job often say, "What a fantastic gig! How lucky you are!" I agree: it...
By MC Slim JB  |  June 13, 2011

Spotlight on Boston’s BEST: What is the best new restaurant?

We want to know which new Boston restaurant serves up grub and good times that makes you loosen your belt -- for dessert. Nominees were...
By Ariel Shearer  |  February 22, 2011

Most Anticipated Fine-Dining Opening

  Jason Bond is leaving his cushy perch at the Beacon Hill Bistro, where his contemporary French fare garnered awards and glowing reviews. He heads...
By Stuff Boston  |  October 04, 2010
Taking the leap

Taking the leap

Photo: JOEL VEAK The name of Jason Bond's forthcoming restaurant, Bondir (279A Broadway, Cambridge), is obviously a play on his own name. It's also French...
By Ruth Tobias  |  July 26, 2010