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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

Pollos a la Brasa El Chalan

Sometimes having a great restaurant next door to yours is a good thing, sometimes it’s not.
Peerless Peruvian charcoal rotisserie chicken in an easily overlooked spot
By MC SLIM JB  |  September 17, 2010

Restaurante Montechristo

East Boston is a treasure trove of Latin American restaurants serving delicious, filling fare.
Another budget-priced Eastie winner serving traditional Central American fare
By MC SLIM JB  |  April 02, 2010

Pupusería Mama Blanca

Pupusería Mama Blanca sits on a corner of residential East Boston that you'd never pass if you didn't live nearby.
A pan of Salvadoran gold in residential Eastie
By MC SLIM JB  |  March 04, 2009