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Bistro du Midi
Tallulah on Thames
The buzz about any new restaurant often takes a few months to circulate. For Tallulah on Thames, it took just a few days.
World-class dining in Newport
| March 26, 2010
Bistro du Midi
Bistro du Midi purports to serve "authentic Provençal" cuisine, but Midi actually refers to all of southern France.
Fine, but not necessarily French
| February 12, 2010
Some strong choices
A pan-Asian restaurant comes in handy if you are having trouble making a decision. But thanks to several openings in the last year, Portlanders looking for a menu with several Asian cuisines will have to make a choice.
Shima melds tastes, traditions well
| November 27, 2009
A haute time
My introduction to the concept that a bottle of wine must breathe did not go well. I was already in a state from drinking nonvintage stuff when I arrived at the small dinner party. Then, the hostess announced she would let the bottle breathe and placed
My dinner with Julia
| August 07, 2009
Here's something I never thought I'd write: Nora Ephron has made one of the best movies of the year.
Ephron and Streep cook up a feast
| August 07, 2009
I've enjoyed the revival of 1950s-style French bistros, but it's been quite a while since I could review a full-tilt example of 1980s French "nouvelle cuisine," which brought on bipolar reform.
An old twist for a new French restaurant
| May 08, 2009
Review: Mr. Peabody's
It's the kind of neighborhood spot where locals gather for an annual get-together with their state senator, there's a rotating library of book donations on the window sills, and the coffee and tea have their own self-serve corner.
Proud home of 'white trash/gourmet fusion'
| February 18, 2009
Review: Craigie on Main
While culinary fads have come and gone, Chef Tony Maws has stuck by his sound principles.
Local, fresh, and fantastic
| January 28, 2009
Le Central’s décor, like its menu, is a mix of bistro fare with updates on French classics.
A winning French touch in Bristol
| July 09, 2008
I will be in one of those ice-cream parlors where the special is rye-whiskey-macadamia-nut-blue-cheese sorbet, and I will hear myself ordering . . . vanilla.
Good start to finish
| November 14, 2007
A taste of Brasserie Jo
Do you know the way to Beaujolais?
| November 07, 2007
Bravo seems to have really adapted to the neighborhood and made itself a place for all seasons, all appetites — and all those demands of “get me to the show on time!”
A place for every season
| June 20, 2007
In plain English
He may have a culinary empire — including Olives, Figs, Bonfire, and Kingfish Hall — but that doesn’t mean you know Todd English. The most recognizable chef in Boston opens up about his goals, his fears, and the inevitable backlash that comes with being famous.
| June 01, 2007
Editors' picks: Food
Spark, Bliss, Pam's Pizza, Duffy's and more.
Best eats in Quahog County, best Thursday night two-fer, best destination dinner, and more
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF
| April 17, 2007
Miel Brasserie Provençale
What does it mean when Boston’s leading daily doesn’t review a major new restaurant until three months after it opens?
A little bit of everything, with honey on top
| April 11, 2007
Bouchée does so many things well that even some of its drawbacks may be successful.
Standardized French fare, done well
| November 08, 2006
NuVo Kitchen & Wine Bar
This space used to be Gusto, an Italian-focused place that was the first upscale restaurant in Roslindale Square.
Irish-American bistro food hits Rozzie
| October 25, 2006
Battle to the death
The wineries of France and Australia have been at war for years now, their spent corks cluttering the countryside.
France vs. Australia
| September 06, 2006
The only puzzle at Conundrum is why they picked that name.
Relaxed ?ne dining, Cambridge-style
| May 31, 2006
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