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Review: Cresta Bar & Ristorante

Cresta Bar & Ristorante, the new restaurant in Pawtucket, is really classing up the place.
Diamond in the rough
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 17, 2012

One sings, one doesn’t

This year, at least one element in “Boston Film Festival” is no longer true.
The BFF has little to celebrate; the HFA has ‘Edward Yang’
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 10, 2008

High times in Canada

Two weeks ago, we ran a story about how the seemingly tranquil, inoffensive, and pristine little Canadian province of Prince Edward Island was actually a relative hotbed of marijuana growing.
Letters to the Boston editor, August 29, 2008
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  August 27, 2008

Pot Edward Island

It seems modern-day islanders have discovered another way to smile through the summer and avoid the blues during the bleak local winters.
Canada's most picturesque province is surprisingly also the fertile center of an underground marijuana explosion
By ALAN R. EARLS  |  August 13, 2008

Red Stripe(1)

Now it’s starting to get scary.
Moules frites for the masses
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 06, 2008

A six-pack for the Fourth

There’s no better holiday for throwing back a few cold ones and listening to tunes on the dock, boat, front lawn, or backyard, and there are plenty of discs I’ve been meaning to make people aware of.
Looking for the right buzz for your Independence party?
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 02, 2008


Welcome to Atlantica

Big companies in northern New England and eastern Canada have launched another initiative to free themselves from what they consider to be onerous government regulation and oversight.
Free trade
By KIMBERLY FISCHER  |  February 06, 2008

McCormick + Schmick’s Seafood

There are trickier culinary specialties out there — preparing fugu comes to mind, since a death or two from blowfish nerve poison can affect a place’s Chowhound rating.
Where familiar dishes don't get old
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 30, 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
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  November 14, 2007


What would we do without the place? With no apologies to H.P. Lovecraft, CAV is Providence.
Exotic fusion, African masks
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 09, 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


North Street Grille

In almost any neighborhood with fewer restaurants than the North End, the North Street Grille would be a real jewel.
A playful Italian place that flirts with other styles  
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  October 11, 2006