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2011: The year in cheap eats

We uncovered amazing value-priced restaurants in every corner of Greater Boston this year.
Twelve months of terrific budget-priced dining
By MC SLIM JB  |  December 23, 2011

The Susan Boyle Award for Unexpected Transcendence in a Homely Package


Eastie Salvadoran joint La Frontera (290 Bennington Street, Boston, 617.569.8600) is an unprepossessing storefront that on many days is staffed only by one taciturn, middle-aged...
By MC Slim JB  |  October 03, 2011
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Review: La Frontera

An old adage says, "Never eat at a place called 'Mom's,' " which of course is not a snipe at actual mothers, but the folly of marketing a restaurant as somehow capable of channeling the love, care, and multi-generational lore that the ideal of mom's co
Your own mom should cook so beautifully
By MC SLIM JB  |  April 15, 2011