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Buta Ramen at Yume Wo Katare

At Yume Wo Katare, a new thimble-sized Japanese joint, you can expect 90-minute waits for one of its 15 or so seats. Is it worth it?
Food Coma
By MC SLIM JB  |  November 16, 2012

On the Cheap: Café Mami

Forget Chinatown or Allston. The Shops at Porter boasts an Asian food hub that does away with the rambunctiousness of Cantonese hotpot and Korean barbecue, opting instead for simple elegance.
A simply elegant culinary gem nestled near Porter
By WEI-HUAN CHEN  |  July 06, 2012

The all-seeing eye of rock and roll

The Masons of Amicable Lodge have tattoos curling out from under their button-down shirts. They wear giant rings and waist aprons that look like oversize satin envelopes. They wear ties and medals and amulets. They carry staffs. Each month, they gather
How the Boston rock scene grew up, got real jobs, and became — Freemasons?
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  February 18, 2011

Review: Darul Kabab

The latest evidence for the encouraging trend of Indian-restaurant diversity: the debut of Darul Kabab, a Cambridge spot that features halal Bangladeshi, Pakistani, and Northern Indian fare, prepared by a chef from Delhi.
Outstanding Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi fare in an unlikely setting  
By MC SLIM JB  |  January 28, 2011