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The Ageless Allure of an Aperitif

The Ageless Allure of an Aperitif


Consider the little black dress. Since Coco Chanel ushered it to the forefront of fashion in the 1920s, it's been a cornerstone of every woman's...
By Liza Weisstuch  |  May 31, 2010
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2009: The year in dining

This was an unusual food year for me, in that the recession did not have the expected effect on the local dining scene.
My year in food
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  December 25, 2009

Best Brand Extension (tie)


Great food at popular prices is less appealing if your always-packed dining room forces potential customers to head elsewhere in frustration. Solution? Open a shiny,...
By Stuff Boston  |  October 05, 2009
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Franklin Southie

The original Franklin Café in the South End won friends quickly with a unique combination of minimalist but inventive cuisine, comfort food like turkey meatloaf, an innovative wine-pricing scheme ($15 over wholesale), a terrific selection of draft beers
A popular chef's hangout branches out
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  July 03, 2009