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Review: Tucker's Bistro

Tucker's Bistro has always held a kind of enchantment for us, as for many other customers. The tree outside the restaurant wrapped in tiny white lights is only the beginning.
Singular dining by the sea
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  October 15, 2010
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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
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  February 12, 2010

Slice of Heaven

Like mama used to say, don't fix what's not broken. In the kitchen, after requisite recipe fine-tuning and repair, after you have it tasting wonderful, slowly step away from that mixing bowl.
All this and bagels, too
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 10, 2009
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Estoril

Usually, an ethnic restaurant in Rhode Island means one of two things: cheap eats or fancy surroundings. Estoril, in Fall River, offers a twofer — chandelier and cloth napkin elegance, plus good Portuguese food that’s surprisingly inexpensive.
Inexpensive elegance
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 12, 2008

The West Deck

Shame on us. There we were, scratching our heads over which Newport restaurant to choose as the destination for an visitor, and we didn’t think of the West Deck until last.
Not to be forgotten
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 27, 2008
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Gaslight Brasserie du Coin

This week I give four stars to Gaslight, where nothing costs more than $20.
At the head of  its class
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  November 19, 2007


d. carlo trattoria

Stepping into d.carlo trattoria from a nondescript strip mall next to a 7-Eleven is almost like being Dorothy venturing into the Land of Oz.
A bit of southern/Italian up north
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  August 22, 2007

The Hi-Hat

The Hi-Hat has gained a rep as a comfortable place to sip a brew and listen to some great music.
Putting the supper back into the club
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  May 02, 2007
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Editors' picks: Romance

Sloane Design, Sal's Productions, Mill's Creek Natural Market, and more.
Best humor in your bouquet, best romantic vista, best hot liquid sin, and more
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 17, 2007
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Play, big spender

Once you’ve sampled premium vodka or the crème-de-la-crème of cognac, you’ll be reluctant to order anything less.
Why burn money when you can drink it?
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 16, 2007
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Stuff to drink

It's no secret that we love a good cocktail, but when said cocktail is created with us in mind, it become struly impossible to resist.
We challenged nine local mixologists create the perfect cocktail. They didn’t disappoint us.
By HEATHER BOUZAN  |  January 08, 2007


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Polcari Coffee’s flavor extracts

Sure, you could bake cookies this holiday season.
  Got holiday spirits?
By GENEVIEVE RAJEWSKI  |  December 13, 2006
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Settle down

Ginger is God’s way of forgiving greed.
Ginger makes cocktails easy on the stomach
By RUTH TOBIAS  |  November 21, 2006
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Summer’s ending

With Labor Day here, many would think it time to put away the barbecue grill and pack up the party. Not so
So drink up, and choose wisely
By TODD RICHARD  |  August 30, 2006
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Gleam and grit

This article originally appeared in the August 1 issue of  Stuff@Night .
Central Square thrives with new bars and old veterans
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  August 18, 2006

Liquid masterpieces

In honor of the exhibition, a number of bars and restaurants around Boston are offering drinks inspired by the art, the artists, and la Ville Lumière. Sqaures in Paris: What American painters didn't learn on their summer vacation. By Greg Cook.
An MFA exhibit inspires a host of beautiful cocktails
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  June 23, 2006


The Rhumbline

A nautical rhumb line is akin to the shortest distance between two points. The Rhumbline, on the other hand,  has zigged and zagged over the past decade to its current captain, Ian McIntyre.
A talented touch at the helm Rhode Island's the
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  January 19, 2006
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Sham-pagne

"Champagne for my real friends, real pain for my sham friends!"
Getting acquainted with the other sparkling wines  
By RUTH TOBIAS  |  January 12, 2006